The price of education: Figures on Lawrence schools, salaries, cost per student. The Lawrence school district presented how much it costs to operate each elementary school to the school board as part of a budget study session. The chart includes select figures on salaries, number of teachers and students, and the cost to educate one student at each school. * Some schools have more veteran teachers on staff, which can cause both cost per student and teacher salary figures to go up. But if a school with veteran teachers were to close, those teachers would be moved to another school.


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