School districts (with more than 10,000 students) with the highest spending per pupil in 2009-10
Newark, NJ $22,391
Camden, NJ $22,117
East Orange, NJ $21,575
Jersey City, NJ $21,037
New Rochelle, NY $20,024
Yonkers, NY $19,805
Paterson, NJ $19,685
New York City $19,597
Trenton, NJ $19,473
Elizabeth, NJ $19,197
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Public Education Finances: 2010