Full report from ClarkCountyToday.com " Camas schools had 16.3 students per staff member at the end of the 2020 school year Numbers and budgets are generally very unexciting. They are a challenge to understand when wading through spreadsheets and financial statements. Yet ferreting out numbers can be important to help voters understand how their tax dollars are being spent. As our previous story reported, in the aftermath of the McCleary decision the Washington State Legislature has doubled its funding of K-12 education. The “per pupil” funding has risen from $6,775 in 2012 to an estimated $13,600 in 2020. Education spending is now over half the state’s general fund budget, despite the fact that the state “model is intended to provide ample funding.” '