But Chicago’s Public Schools already spend more per-pupil than 17 of McHenry County’s 18 public school districts.more money to Chicago and less to suburban and downstate districts.

82 percent of McHenry County school funding comes from local property taxes ut only 49 percent of CPS funding comes from Chicago property taxpayers.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau Annual Survey of School Systems, average per-pupil public school spending in Illinois is $13,077, ranking 14th out of 50 states. Illinois public schools have had the sixth largest percentage increase in spending since 2010.