The average cost for operating a private school is triangulated to range between $17,000 and $81,000 per child per year. This is a reasonable estimate given that the government of the united states spends roughly $12,509 per public school student and that private schools are known to be expensivehttps://askwonder.com/research/operating-costs-budgetary-items-running-private-school-seeing-few-school-budgets-0k7jrsnkj
Eliminate facilities cost via home care?
Currently, the absolute cheapest home care for an infant in the USA is in Mississippi @ $3.5k per year.
Family child care homes in Mississippi serve five or fewer unrelated children in a residence and are not regulated or inspected by the state.
At $1k per year per kid, one person supervising 10 kids would earn $10k. Less than ~15k minimum wage.
Maybe I’m assuming wrong, and stuffing more kids into a warehouse-sized facility is the way to reduce costs.
The Wal-Mart method
This is Yeshiva Avir Yakov
With almost 5000 kids, we would generate $5 million per year!
Maintaining a 1:25 teacher student ratio (ballpark average of state’s requirements) would require 200 teachers. At minimum wage thats $3 million in staff expenses per year. Leaving a whopping $2 million to cover facilities!
To be continued…