How much has Galva CUSD 224 overspent over the past 10 years?
Galva Community Unit School District 224 accumulated $377,102 in debt between fiscal years 2008 and 2017, according to a Rock Island Today analysis of public schools data.
Spending and revenue data obtained for this analysis comes from the Illinois Local Education Agency Retrieval Network (ILEARN), which is part of the Illinois State Board of Education and collects data annually on school district financials.
Over the 10-year span, Galva CUSD 224 reported 11.2 percent more revenue. At the same time, total spending went up 8.7 percent. The resulting deficit grew by 82.4 percent from 2008 to 2017.