27 School Districts participated in the Economic Impact Survey. Highlights from the 2011-12 CSDGKC Economic Impact Survey: Quality public schools help make the region and state more economically competitive. School districts significantly influence residential property values. Cumulatively over the past 5 years more than $2.1 billion have been infused in the regional economy in construction, technology upgrades, and capital expenditures alone. We are proud of CSDGKC member districts and all they continue to do to support the regional economy. We know your communities as well as the region at large will find reason to celebrate the positive impact we have on the economy. 11 counties represented in the survey results are: Bates Buchanan Caldwell Cass Clay Clinton Jackson Johnson Lafayette Platte Ray Cooperating School Districts of Greater Kansas City Dr. Gayden Carruth Executive Director Paul A. Shrout Director of Business Services Liz Sedlock Executive Assistant 3217 Broadway Suite 310 Kansas City, MO 64111 Phone: 816.753.7275 Fax: 816.756.5403 www. CSDGKC.ORG Cooperating School Districts of Greater Kansas City 2011-2012 Economic Impact Survey reveals over $1.8 billion added to the economy by school districts in the region. CSDGKC Economic Impact Survey Results Fall 2012 During the 2011-12 school year over $1.2 billion was spent in payroll and health-related benefits for employees in the school districts within the region. Largest custodial, lawn, and maintenance services. Celebrating Success 7,139 acres maintained. Over 31.6 million square feet of buildings cleaned daily and maintained. School districts provide quality before and after school programs for over 20,000 students. In addition to the economic impact our districts have on the region, the CSDGKC member districts continue to perform at high levels of achievement. Most of the districts received 13 or 14 points for the Distinction in Performance recognition for 2011 -12. Economic impact survey reveals a variety of services provided to the school district's students in the region: Largest transportation services provided with over 20 million miles driven annually. Almost 11,000 - 3 to 5 year old children are enrolled in quality pre-school programs throughout the region. Largest food services program with almost 28.5 million meals served including breakfast and lunch. This resulted in over $61 million in meal sales. School districts continue to provide affordable, exciting sporting and entertainment venues to the patrons of their districts. Performance of a play or musical - $5 to $10. Varsity level sporting events - $3 for students/$5 for adults/ senior citizens free of charge.