Eau Claire (WQOW) - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its certified list of general aid each public school district will receive for the 2017-2018 school year Friday.
Overall, 55 percent of the state's districts will receive less general state aid this school year than they did in 2016-17. Payments are based on a number of factors, including membership, property value, and eligible expenditures.
In the Chippewa Valley, the Eau Claire School District is seeing an increase, up $411,117 to $58,528,210 from the 2016-17 school year. Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District is also seeing an increase. It's receiving an increase of $496,484 to $29,287,817 from the 2016-17 school year. The Altoona School District, on the other hand, is seeing a drop of more than four percent. It is getting $453,551 less than the 2016-17 school year for a total of $10,540,093.
A full list of general aid by school district is available here.