- 363 of 545 school districts (66.6 percent) contract out for food, custodial or
- 182 districts contract out at least two of these services, up from 160 in 2013. Districts began 55 new private contracts in 2014.
- Districts terminated 17 private contracts and brought services back in-house.
Graphic 1: Outsourcing in Michigan School Districts
As Graphic 1 shows, contracting out increased from 31.0 percent of school districts in 2001 to 66.6 percent of school districts in 2014.