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Table 194. Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2008-09
State or jurisdiction Unadjusted dollars Constant 2009-10 dollars1
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1998-99 1999-
2000
2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1998-99 1999-
2000
2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
United States $751 $2,088 $4,643 $6,508 $6,912 $7,380 $7,727 $8,044 $8,310 $8,711 $9,145 $9,679 $10,298 $10,591 $4,310 $5,830 $7,925 $8,572 $8,849 $9,135 $9,399 $9,574 $9,679 $9,849 $9,960 $10,276 $10,543 $10,694
Alabama 512 1,520 3,144 5,188 5,638 5,885 6,029 6,300 6,581 7,073 7,683 8,398 9,197 9,042 2,936 4,245 5,366 6,833 7,218 7,285 7,333 7,497 7,665 7,997 8,368 8,916 9,415 9,130
Alaska 1,059 4,267 7,577 8,404 8,806 9,216 9,564 9,870 10,116 10,847 11,476 12,324 14,641 15,353 6,077 11,913 12,934 11,069 11,274 11,408 11,632 11,747 11,782 12,264 12,500 13,085 14,989 15,502
Arizona 674 1,865 3,717 4,672 5,030 5,521 5,851 6,283 5,999 6,307 6,515 7,316 7,727 7,929 3,869 5,207 6,345 6,155 6,440 6,835 7,117 7,478 6,987 7,131 7,096 7,768 7,911 8,006
Arkansas 511 1,472 3,229 4,956 5,277 5,568 6,276 6,482 6,842 7,659 8,030 8,391 8,677 8,854 2,931 4,109 5,512 6,528 6,756 6,892 7,633 7,715 7,968 8,660 8,746 8,909 8,883 8,940
California 833 2,227 4,502 5,801 6,314 6,987 7,405 7,552 7,673 7,905 8,301 8,952 9,706 9,503 4,781 6,216 7,685 7,642 8,084 8,649 9,007 8,988 8,937 8,937 9,041 9,504 9,937 9,595
                                                         
Colorado 686 2,258 4,357 5,923 6,215 6,567 6,941 7,384 7,478 7,826 8,166 8,286 9,152 8,782 3,936 6,304 7,437 7,801 7,957 8,129 8,442 8,788 8,710 8,848 8,894 8,797 9,370 8,867
Connecticut 911 2,167 7,463 9,318 9,753 10,127 10,577 11,057 11,436 12,263 13,072 13,659 14,610 15,353 5,226 6,050 12,738 12,274 12,486 12,536 12,864 13,160 13,319 13,865 14,237 14,502 14,957 15,502
Delaware 833 2,587 5,326 7,706 8,310 8,958 9,285 9,693 10,212 10,911 11,621 11,760 12,153 12,109 4,782 7,222 9,091 10,150 10,638 11,088 11,293 11,537 11,894 12,336 12,658 12,486 12,442 12,226
District of Columbia 947 2,811 7,872 9,650 10,107 12,046 12,102 11,847 12,959 13,915 13,752 15,511 16,353 19,698 5,433 7,849 13,436 12,711 12,939 14,911 14,720 14,099 15,093 15,733 14,978 16,469 16,742 19,889
Florida 683 1,834 4,597 5,790 5,831 6,170 6,213 6,439 6,793 7,215 7,812 8,567 9,084 8,867 3,917 5,120 7,847 7,626 7,465 7,638 7,557 7,664 7,912 8,158 8,509 9,096 9,300 8,952
                                                         
Georgia 539 1,491 4,000 6,092 6,437 6,929 7,380 7,774 7,742 8,065 8,595 9,102 9,718 9,649 3,091 4,163 6,827 8,025 8,241 8,576 8,976 9,253 9,017 9,119 9,362 9,664 9,949 9,742
Hawaii 792 2,086 4,130 6,081 6,530 6,596 7,306 8,100 8,533 8,997 9,876 11,316 11,800 12,399 4,544 5,825 7,050 8,010 8,360 8,164 8,887 9,641 9,938 10,172 10,757 12,015 12,081 12,519
Idaho 573 1,548 2,921 5,066 5,315 5,725 6,011 6,081 6,168 6,319 6,469 6,648 6,951 7,118 3,289 4,322 4,986 6,673 6,804 7,086 7,311 7,238 7,183 7,145 7,046 7,058 7,116 7,187
Illinois 816 2,241 4,521 6,762 7,133 7,631 7,956 8,287 8,606 8,896 9,113 9,596 10,353 11,592 4,680 6,257 7,717 8,908 9,132 9,446 9,677 9,863 10,024 10,058 9,926 10,188 10,599 11,704
Indiana 661 1,708 4,270 6,772 7,192 7,630 7,734 8,057 8,431 8,919 8,929 9,080 8,867 9,254 3,793 4,769 7,289 8,920 9,208 9,445 9,407 9,590 9,819 10,084 9,725 9,640 9,078 9,343
                                                         
Iowa 798 2,164 4,190 6,243 6,564 6,930 7,338 7,574 7,626 7,962 8,355 8,791 9,520 10,055 4,579 6,042 7,152 8,224 8,404 8,578 8,925 9,014 8,882 9,002 9,100 9,334 9,746 10,153
Kansas 699 1,963 4,290 6,015 6,294 6,937 7,339 7,454 7,776 7,926 8,640 9,243 9,894 10,201 4,009 5,480 7,322 7,923 8,057 8,587 8,927 8,872 9,056 8,961 9,410 9,813 10,130 10,300
Kentucky 502 1,557 3,384 5,637 5,921 6,079 6,523 6,661 6,864 7,132 7,668 7,941 8,740 9,038 2,880 4,348 5,776 7,426 7,580 7,524 7,934 7,928 7,994 8,064 8,352 8,431 8,947 9,125
Louisiana 589 1,629 3,625 5,548 5,804 6,037 6,567 6,922 7,271 7,669 8,486 8,937 10,006 10,625 3,382 4,548 6,187 7,308 7,431 7,473 7,987 8,239 8,468 8,671 9,243 9,489 10,244 10,728
Maine 649 1,692 4,903 7,155 7,667 8,232 8,818 9,344 9,746 10,342 10,841 11,644 11,761 12,183 3,725 4,724 8,369 9,424 9,816 10,190 10,725 11,120 11,351 11,693 11,808 12,362 12,041 12,300
                                                         
Maryland 809 2,293 5,573 7,326 7,731 8,260 8,692 9,153 9,433 10,031 10,909 11,989 13,257 13,737 4,643 6,401 9,513 9,650 9,898 10,224 10,572 10,893 10,986 11,342 11,881 12,729 13,572 13,870
Massachusetts 791 2,548 5,766 8,260 8,816 9,509 10,232 10,460 11,015 11,642 12,087 12,784 13,690 14,540 4,536 7,113 9,842 10,880 11,287 11,770 12,445 12,449 12,829 13,163 13,164 13,573 14,016 14,681
Michigan 841 2,495 5,090 7,432 8,110 8,278 8,653 8,781 9,094 9,338 9,575 9,876 10,075 10,373 4,828 6,967 8,688 9,790 10,382 10,247 10,524 10,450 10,591 10,558 10,429 10,486 10,314 10,473
Minnesota 855 2,296 4,698 6,814 7,190 7,645 7,736 8,109 8,405 8,718 9,159 9,589 10,060 11,088 4,905 6,411 8,019 8,976 9,205 9,463 9,410 9,651 9,789 9,857 9,976 10,181 10,299 11,196
Mississippi 457 1,568 2,934 4,565 5,014 5,175 5,354 5,792 6,199 6,548 7,173 7,459 7,890 8,064 2,621 4,379 5,007 6,013 6,419 6,406 6,512 6,894 7,220 7,404 7,812 7,919 8,077 8,142
                                                         
Missouri 596 1,724 4,071 5,855 6,187 6,657 7,136 7,495 7,542 7,858 8,273 8,848 9,532 9,891 3,419 4,813 6,948 7,712 7,921 8,240 8,679 8,920 8,784 8,885 9,011 9,394 9,759 9,987
Montana 728 2,264 4,240 5,974 6,314 6,726 7,062 7,496 7,825 8,133 8,626 9,191 9,786 10,189 4,175 6,319 7,237 7,868 8,083 8,326 8,589 8,921 9,113 9,196 9,395 9,759 10,019 10,288
Nebraska 700 2,025 4,553 6,256 6,683 7,223 7,741 8,074 8,452 8,794 9,324 10,068 10,565 10,846 4,015 5,652 7,771 8,240 8,556 8,941 9,415 9,609 9,844 9,943 10,155 10,689 10,816 10,951
Nevada 706 1,908 3,816 5,587 5,760 5,807 6,079 6,092 6,410 6,804 7,177 7,796 8,187 8,321 4,049 5,327 6,513 7,360 7,374 7,188 7,394 7,251 7,466 7,693 7,817 8,277 8,381 8,401
New Hampshire 666 1,732 4,786 6,433 6,860 7,286 7,935 8,579 9,161 9,771 10,396 11,036 11,951 12,583 3,822 4,836 8,169 8,474 8,782 9,019 9,652 10,210 10,670 11,047 11,323 11,717 12,235 12,705
                                                         
New Jersey 924 2,825 7,546 10,145 10,337 11,248 11,793 12,568 13,338 14,117 14,954 16,163 17,620 17,076 5,300 7,888 12,880 13,364 13,234 13,924 14,344 14,958 15,534 15,961 16,287 17,161 18,039 17,241
New Mexico 665 1,870 3,446 5,440 5,825 6,313 6,882 7,125 7,572 7,834 8,354 8,849 9,291 9,648 3,816 5,222 5,882 7,165 7,458 7,814 8,371 8,480 8,818 8,857 9,099 9,395 9,512 9,742
New York 1,194 2,950 7,051 9,344 9,846 10,716 11,218 11,961 12,638 13,703 14,615 15,546 16,794 17,746 6,852 8,237 12,035 12,309 12,605 13,264 13,644 14,236 14,719 15,493 15,918 16,506 17,194 17,918
North Carolina 570 1,635 4,018 5,656 6,045 6,340 6,495 6,562 6,613 7,098 7,396 7,878 7,798 8,518 3,272 4,566 6,859 7,451 7,739 7,848 7,900 7,810 7,702 8,025 8,056 8,364 7,983 8,601
North Dakota 662 1,941 3,899 5,442 5,667 6,125 6,709 6,870 7,333 8,279 8,728 8,671 9,324 9,802 3,801 5,420 6,656 7,168 7,255 7,581 8,160 8,176 8,541 9,361 9,506 9,206 9,546 9,897
                                                         
Ohio 677 1,894 4,531 6,590 7,065 7,571 8,069 8,632 9,029 9,330 9,692 9,937 10,340 10,902 3,882 5,289 7,734 8,680 9,044 9,372 9,814 10,274 10,516 10,549 10,556 10,550 10,585 11,007
Oklahoma 554 1,810 3,293 5,303 5,395 6,019 6,229 6,092 6,154 6,610 6,941 7,430 7,683 7,878 3,177 5,052 5,621 6,985 6,906 7,451 7,577 7,250 7,167 7,474 7,560 7,888 7,866 7,954
Oregon 843 2,412 4,864 6,828 7,149 7,528 7,642 7,491 7,618 8,069 8,645 8,958 9,565 9,611 4,838 6,734 8,303 8,993 9,152 9,319 9,295 8,916 8,872 9,123 9,416 9,511 9,792 9,704
Pennsylvania 815 2,328 5,737 7,450 7,772 8,210 8,537 8,997 9,708 10,235 10,723 10,905 11,741 12,299 4,678 6,501 9,793 9,813 9,950 10,163 10,383 10,707 11,307 11,572 11,679 11,578 12,020 12,418
Rhode Island 807 2,340 5,908 8,294 8,904 9,315 9,703 10,349 11,078 11,667 12,609 13,453 14,459 14,719 4,629 6,534 10,085 10,925 11,400 11,531 11,801 12,317 12,902 13,191 13,733 14,283 14,803 14,862
                                                         
South Carolina 567 1,597 3,769 5,656 6,130 6,631 7,017 7,040 7,177 7,549 8,120 8,507 9,060 9,228 3,255 4,459 6,434 7,450 7,848 8,209 8,535 8,378 8,358 8,536 8,844 9,032 9,276 9,317
South Dakota 656 1,781 3,511 5,259 5,632 6,191 6,424 6,547 7,068 7,464 7,775 8,064 8,535 8,543 3,765 4,971 5,993 6,927 7,210 7,663 7,813 7,792 8,232 8,439 8,469 8,562 8,738 8,625
Tennessee 531 1,523 3,405 5,123 5,383 5,687 5,948 6,118 6,466 6,850 7,004 7,129 7,820 7,992 3,046 4,253 5,812 6,748 6,891 7,040 7,234 7,281 7,531 7,745 7,629 7,569 8,006 8,070
Texas 551 1,740 3,835 5,685 6,288 6,539 6,771 7,136 7,151 7,246 7,480 7,850 8,350 8,562 3,162 4,857 6,546 7,489 8,050 8,094 8,236 8,493 8,328 8,192 8,147 8,334 8,548 8,645
Utah 595 1,556 2,577 4,210 4,378 4,674 4,899 4,838 4,991 5,216 5,464 5,709 5,978 6,612 3,415 4,344 4,399 5,545 5,605 5,785 5,959 5,758 5,813 5,898 5,952 6,061 6,120 6,676
                                                         
Vermont 790 1,930 5,770 7,541 8,323 9,153 9,806 10,454 11,211 11,972 12,805 13,629 14,421 15,096 4,530 5,389 9,849 9,932 10,655 11,330 11,927 12,442 13,057 13,536 13,947 14,470 14,764 15,242
Virginia 654 1,824 4,690 6,350 6,841 7,281 7,496 7,822 8,219 8,886 9,452 10,214 10,664 10,928 3,755 5,093 8,005 8,364 8,758 9,012 9,117 9,309 9,573 10,047 10,294 10,845 10,917 11,034
Washington 853 2,387 4,382 6,110 6,376 6,750 7,039 7,252 7,391 7,717 7,984 8,524 9,058 9,688 4,895 6,664 7,480 8,048 8,163 8,355 8,562 8,631 8,609 8,725 8,696 9,050 9,273 9,782
West Virginia 621 1,749 4,020 6,677 7,152 7,534 7,844 8,319 8,588 9,024 9,440 9,727 10,059 10,821 3,565 4,882 6,861 8,795 9,156 9,326 9,541 9,901 10,002 10,202 10,282 10,327 10,298 10,926
Wisconsin 793 2,225 5,020 7,527 7,806 8,243 8,634 9,004 9,240 9,755 9,993 10,372 10,791 11,183 4,550 6,211 8,568 9,915 9,994 10,203 10,501 10,716 10,761 11,029 10,883 11,012 11,048 11,291
Wyoming 805 2,369 5,239 6,842 7,425 7,835 8,645 8,985 9,308 10,190 11,437 13,266 13,856 14,628 4,619 6,614 8,943 9,012 9,506 9,699 10,514 10,694 10,841 11,521 12,456 14,085 14,185 14,770
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,781 2,283 2,739 2,588 2,906 2,976 3,493 3,607 3,561 3,481 3,041 3,007 3,507 3,204 3,534 3,542 4,069 4,078 3,879 3,696
Guam 766 3,817 5,781 6,781 4,398 6,516 6,733 7,386
Northern Marianas 3,356 5,312 5,120 4,913 4,438 4,519 4,241 5,034 4,924 4,707 4,535 5,753 5,729 6,996 6,555 6,082 5,398 5,378 4,939 5,692 5,363 4,997 4,643 5,809
Puerto Rico 1,605 3,298 3,404 3,685 3,563 4,260 4,147 4,979 5,470 6,006 6,520 6,955 2,740 4,344 4,357 4,561 4,334 5,071 4,829 5,629 5,958 6,377 6,675 7,022
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,043 6,983 6,478 6,437 5,716 6,840 7,239 8,387 8,768 9,669 12,358 12,768 10,315 9,198 8,294 7,968 6,952 8,141 8,431 9,483 9,550 10,265 12,652 12,892
—Not available.
1 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis. The CPI does not account for differences in inflation rates from state to state.
NOTE: Expenditures for state administration are excluded in all years except 1969-70 and 1979-80. Beginning in 1989-90, survey was expanded and coverage of state expenditures for public school districts was improved. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of State School Systems, 1969-70; Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, 1979-80; and Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989-90 through 2008-09. (This table was prepared June 2011.)
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