Q. How are Michigan's public schools funded?
Public schools in Michigan receive most of their funding on a per pupil basis from the state. The amount a school district receives per pupil is called the Foundation Allowance. The per pupil foundation allowance for Grand Ledge Public Schools is currently $7,126. This represents the major portion of Grand Ledge Public Schools revenues which are funded from two sources:
- Local revenue - 18 mills collected on Non-Homestead poperty in the district
- State revenue