Total schools budgeted expenditure per pupil
This amount includes the money retained by the local authority for central funding.
2020–21 = £6325 per pupil (2019–20 = £5774, 2018–19 = £5768)
An increase of 9.5% compared to 0.1% the previous year
Ranked 8th for funding per pupil from Welsh Government for schools budgets, up from 14th the previous year
% rate of delegation to schools
"In 2012, local government committed to a target set them by the Welsh Government to delegate 85% of all school funding directly to schools by 2014–15." (School Funding in Wales: Research Briefing, August 2018)
Rate of delegation in Pembrokeshire in 2020–21 = 83% (2019–20 = 84.1%) 11th highest in Wales, down from 8th the previous year
Rate excluding home to school transport in 2020–21 = 88.2% (2019-20 = 89.5%) 8th highest in Wales, down from 4th
How has this changed over time? How does Pembrokeshire compare to other local authorities?
Per pupil funding of schools in Pembrokeshire
We have mapped delegated per pupil funding for primary schools and secondary schools across Wales. The colours refer to Welsh averages. Purple indicates a school which receives funding in the top 25% per pupil, grey, the middle 50% and red, the bottom 25%.
Changes in the average delegated school budget per pupil, 2012–20
Ranks 10th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for all school types.
Ranks 10th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for primary schools.
Ranks 8th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for secondary schools.
School reserves in Pembrokeshire
The map shows which schools retain reserves within statutory limits (in black) and above statutory limits (in yellow). The statutory limits are £50,000 for a primary school and £100,000 for a secondary school. It also shows which schools are in deficit (in red). All figures are for the end of the financial year 2018–2019. Use the menu on the top left to choose type of school, and hover over a school marker to find out how much money is involved.
How have financial reserves in Pembrokeshire changed
Pembrokeshire's primary school sector's financial reserves are at a level of £179.14 per pupil (ranking 12th in Wales) Out of 52 primary schools, two ended 2018–19 in deficit.
Pembrokeshire's secondary school sector is in surplus for the first time in three years. They are at a level of £75.96 per pupil which is 8th in Wales. One of its six secondary schools is currently in deficit.
Pembrokeshire has two through schools—one in surplus and one in deficit. Overall there is a per pupil surplus of £1.
Pembrokeshire has one special school with a surplus of £1161 per pupil.