Average amount of educational grant received per pupil
The average amount of funding received per pupil have continued to increase but remain lower than those for West Midlands and England but higher than our statistical neighbours ( authorities most similar to Shropshire). Grant figures for 2017/18 are:
West Midlands £4637.49
Statistical Neighbours £4353.15
Whilst grant levels per pupil have improved the total DSG grant has reduced, reflecting a reduction in pupil numbers.