High School Size: The Effects on Budgets and Performance in New York City

Stiefel, L., Berne, R., Iatarola, P. & Fruchter, N.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Spring

Combines budget and performance information to study the effects of high school size. Suggests that since small high schools are more effective for minority and poor students, and the budget per student is found to be similar for small and large schools, policymakers might support the creation of more small high schools.

Wagner Faculty