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Table 195. Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance 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 $816 $2,272 $4,980 $7,013 $7,394 $7,904 $8,259 $8,610 $8,900 $9,316 $9,778 $10,336 $10,982 $11,231 $4,682 $6,342 $8,500 $9,238 $9,466 $9,783 $10,045 $10,247 $10,365 $10,533 $10,650 $10,974 $11,243 $11,339
Alabama 544 1,612 3,327 5,512 5,758 6,052 6,327 6,642 6,812 7,309 7,980 8,743 9,345 9,385 3,121 4,500 5,679 7,260 7,372 7,491 7,696 7,905 7,934 8,264 8,691 9,282 9,567 9,476
Alaska 1,123 4,728 8,431 9,209 9,668 9,998 10,419 10,770 11,074 11,851 12,537 13,508 16,002 16,811 6,441 13,198 14,391 12,130 12,378 12,375 12,673 12,817 12,898 13,399 13,655 14,342 16,383 16,974
Arizona 720 1,971 4,053 5,235 5,478 6,032 6,470 6,784 6,908 7,218 7,637 8,038 8,630 8,631 4,132 5,502 6,918 6,895 7,014 7,466 7,869 8,074 8,046 8,161 8,318 8,534 8,835 8,714
Arkansas 568 1,574 3,485 5,193 5,628 5,942 6,676 6,981 7,307 8,243 8,748 9,152 9,460 9,651 3,257 4,396 5,949 6,840 7,205 7,355 8,120 8,308 8,510 9,320 9,529 9,717 9,685 9,744
California 867 2,268 4,391 6,045 6,401 7,063 7,439 7,601 7,708 7,989 8,416 9,029 9,673 9,439 4,976 6,331 7,495 7,963 8,194 8,743 9,048 9,047 8,977 9,032 9,167 9,587 9,903 9,530
                                                         
Colorado 738 2,421 4,720 6,386 6,702 7,082 7,284 7,826 8,416 8,558 8,938 9,110 9,977 9,611 4,233 6,759 8,057 8,412 8,580 8,766 8,859 9,314 9,802 9,676 9,735 9,672 10,214 9,704
Connecticut 951 2,420 7,837 9,620 10,122 10,525 11,022 11,302 11,755 12,655 13,461 14,143 15,063 15,840 5,458 6,757 13,377 12,671 12,958 13,028 13,406 13,451 13,691 14,309 14,661 15,016 15,422 15,993
Delaware 900 2,861 5,799 8,336 8,809 9,720 9,959 10,257 11,049 11,770 12,330 12,612 12,789 12,753 5,164 7,988 9,898 10,980 11,277 12,032 12,113 12,208 12,869 13,308 13,430 13,391 13,093 12,876
District of Columbia 1,018 3,259 8,955 10,611 11,935 13,204 14,557 14,735 15,414 15,074 17,877 18,285 20,807 19,766 5,843 9,098 15,285 13,977 15,280 16,345 17,705 17,537 17,952 17,043 19,471 19,414 21,301 19,957
Florida 732 1,889 4,997 6,443 6,383 6,620 6,679 6,922 7,269 7,731 8,376 9,055 9,711 9,452 4,202 5,274 8,530 8,487 8,172 8,195 8,123 8,238 8,466 8,740 9,123 9,614 9,942 9,543
                                                         
Georgia 588 1,625 4,275 6,534 6,903 7,431 7,870 8,308 8,278 8,577 9,164 9,615 10,263 10,178 3,373 4,537 7,297 8,607 8,838 9,199 9,572 9,887 9,642 9,697 9,981 10,208 10,507 10,276
Hawaii 841 2,322 4,448 6,648 7,090 7,106 7,919 8,770 9,341 9,705 10,747 12,364 12,774 13,397 4,822 6,482 7,593 8,757 9,077 8,796 9,632 10,437 10,879 10,972 11,705 13,127 13,078 13,526
Idaho 603 1,659 3,078 5,379 5,644 6,077 6,391 6,454 6,559 6,698 6,861 7,074 7,402 7,567 3,461 4,632 5,253 7,085 7,226 7,523 7,773 7,681 7,639 7,573 7,473 7,510 7,578 7,640
Illinois 909 2,587 5,118 7,676 8,084 8,659 8,967 9,309 9,710 10,020 10,282 10,816 11,624 12,489 5,218 7,221 8,735 10,110 10,349 10,718 10,907 11,079 11,308 11,329 11,199 11,484 11,901 12,610
Indiana 728 1,882 4,606 7,249 7,652 8,128 8,268 8,582 9,033 9,640 9,558 9,727 9,569 9,946 4,177 5,255 7,863 9,548 9,797 10,061 10,056 10,214 10,521 10,899 10,410 10,327 9,797 10,042
                                                         
Iowa 844 2,326 4,453 6,548 6,925 7,340 7,714 7,943 8,017 8,341 8,460 8,789 9,128 9,569 4,843 6,495 7,600 8,625 8,866 9,086 9,382 9,454 9,337 9,431 9,214 9,331 9,345 9,662
Kansas 771 2,173 4,752 6,708 6,962 7,681 8,342 8,373 8,804 9,037 9,905 10,280 11,065 11,482 4,424 6,067 8,111 8,835 8,913 9,508 10,147 9,965 10,254 10,217 10,788 10,914 11,328 11,593
Kentucky 545 1,701 3,745 6,501 6,784 7,174 7,536 7,728 7,976 8,379 8,975 9,303 9,940 10,054 3,128 4,749 6,393 8,563 8,685 8,880 9,166 9,198 9,289 9,473 9,775 9,877 10,176 10,151
Louisiana 648 1,792 3,903 6,019 6,256 6,553 7,061 7,492 7,846 8,288 8,568 9,650 10,797 11,410 3,718 5,003 6,663 7,928 8,009 8,111 8,589 8,916 9,138 9,370 9,332 10,246 11,053 11,520
Maine 692 1,824 5,373 7,688 8,247 8,879 9,517 10,114 10,504 11,153 11,760 12,628 13,177 13,558 3,973 5,091 9,171 10,127 10,558 10,991 11,576 12,037 12,234 12,610 12,808 13,407 13,490 13,690
                                                         
Maryland 918 2,598 6,275 7,865 8,273 8,833 9,266 9,801 10,140 10,790 11,719 12,836 14,122 14,612 5,269 7,253 10,712 10,360 10,592 10,934 11,270 11,665 11,809 12,200 12,764 13,628 14,458 14,753
Massachusetts 859 2,819 6,237 8,750 9,375 10,073 10,808 11,161 11,583 12,208 12,629 13,263 14,373 15,255 4,929 7,871 10,646 11,526 12,002 12,469 13,146 13,284 13,490 13,803 13,755 14,081 14,715 15,402
Michigan 904 2,640 5,546 8,142 8,886 9,031 9,428 9,847 10,049 10,328 10,598 10,932 11,155 11,493 5,186 7,371 9,467 10,725 11,376 11,178 11,468 11,719 11,703 11,677 11,543 11,606 11,420 11,604
Minnesota 904 2,387 4,971 7,183 7,499 7,960 8,050 8,440 8,934 9,273 9,761 10,185 10,663 11,713 5,184 6,663 8,484 9,462 9,601 9,854 9,792 10,045 10,406 10,484 10,631 10,813 10,917 11,827
Mississippi 501 1,664 3,094 4,871 5,356 5,535 5,719 6,186 6,601 6,994 7,699 7,988 8,448 8,610 2,874 4,645 5,281 6,416 6,856 6,851 6,957 7,363 7,688 7,908 8,386 8,481 8,649 8,693
                                                         
Missouri 709 1,936 4,507 6,393 6,764 7,265 7,700 8,002 8,022 8,360 8,834 9,266 10,007 10,341 4,065 5,406 7,693 8,421 8,660 8,992 9,365 9,523 9,343 9,452 9,622 9,838 10,244 10,441
Montana 782 2,476 4,736 6,768 6,990 7,484 7,861 8,391 8,771 9,108 9,653 10,244 10,541 10,881 4,486 6,914 8,085 8,915 8,949 9,264 9,561 9,986 10,215 10,298 10,513 10,876 10,791 10,986
Nebraska 736 2,150 4,842 6,856 7,360 7,688 8,238 8,550 9,270 9,638 10,170 10,711 11,217 11,457 4,225 6,002 8,264 9,031 9,422 9,517 10,019 10,176 10,796 10,897 11,076 11,372 11,483 11,567
Nevada 769 2,088 4,117 5,934 6,148 6,150 6,477 6,496 6,780 7,198 7,720 8,372 8,891 8,865 4,415 5,830 7,028 7,816 7,871 7,613 7,879 7,732 7,896 8,139 8,408 8,889 9,102 8,950
New Hampshire 723 1,916 5,304 6,780 7,082 7,656 8,230 8,900 9,391 10,043 10,698 11,347 12,280 12,912 4,148 5,349 9,053 8,930 9,067 9,476 10,011 10,592 10,937 11,355 11,652 12,047 12,572 13,037
                                                         
New Jersey 1,016 3,191 8,139 10,748 10,903 11,752 12,197 13,093 13,776 14,666 15,362 16,650 18,174 17,605 5,831 8,910 13,893 14,158 13,958 14,547 14,836 15,583 16,044 16,582 16,732 17,677 18,606 17,775
New Mexico 707 2,034 3,515 5,363 5,835 6,320 6,886 7,126 7,653 7,933 8,426 8,876 9,377 9,727 4,056 5,678 5,999 7,065 7,470 7,823 8,376 8,481 8,913 8,969 9,177 9,423 9,599 9,821
New York 1,327 3,462 8,062 10,514 10,957 11,887 12,343 13,211 13,926 15,054 16,095 17,182 18,423 19,373 7,612 9,666 13,760 13,849 14,027 14,714 15,013 15,723 16,219 17,021 17,530 18,242 18,861 19,560
North Carolina 612 1,754 4,290 6,088 6,505 6,817 6,970 7,057 7,114 7,628 7,940 8,373 8,415 9,074 3,513 4,898 7,323 8,019 8,328 8,438 8,478 8,399 8,286 8,624 8,648 8,890 8,615 9,162
North Dakota 690 1,920 4,189 5,820 6,078 6,467 7,112 7,315 7,791 8,776 9,239 9,203 9,637 10,113 3,957 5,361 7,151 7,666 7,781 8,005 8,651 8,706 9,073 9,922 10,063 9,771 9,866 10,211
                                                         
Ohio 730 2,075 5,045 7,254 7,816 8,403 8,928 9,427 9,799 9,984 10,306 10,792 11,374 11,911 4,188 5,792 8,611 9,556 10,007 10,402 10,859 11,219 11,412 11,288 11,225 11,458 11,645 12,026
Oklahoma 604 1,926 3,508 5,684 5,770 6,458 6,672 6,540 6,599 7,086 7,449 7,968 8,270 8,423 3,468 5,378 5,988 7,487 7,387 7,994 8,115 7,783 7,686 8,012 8,113 8,460 8,467 8,504
Oregon 925 2,692 5,474 7,787 8,129 8,545 8,725 8,514 8,640 8,799 9,294 9,762 10,487 10,673 5,305 7,515 9,344 10,258 10,407 10,577 10,612 10,132 10,062 9,949 10,122 10,364 10,736 10,776
Pennsylvania 882 2,535 6,228 8,026 8,380 8,847 9,196 9,648 10,393 11,014 11,530 11,995 12,493 12,989 5,059 7,076 10,631 10,572 10,729 10,951 11,185 11,482 12,105 12,453 12,558 12,735 12,790 13,115
Rhode Island 891 2,601 6,368 9,049 9,646 10,116 10,552 11,377 12,279 12,685 13,917 14,674 15,843 16,211 5,113 7,261 10,869 11,919 12,350 12,521 12,834 13,541 14,301 14,342 15,158 15,580 16,219 16,368
                                                         
South Carolina 613 1,752 4,082 6,003 6,545 7,210 7,549 7,759 7,893 8,302 8,795 9,226 9,823 10,007 3,514 4,891 6,967 7,907 8,380 8,925 9,182 9,235 9,192 9,386 9,579 9,796 10,057 10,104
South Dakota 690 1,908 3,731 5,613 6,037 6,581 6,890 7,192 7,607 7,960 8,273 8,506 9,047 9,457 3,958 5,326 6,369 7,394 7,728 8,147 8,380 8,560 8,859 9,000 9,010 9,031 9,262 9,548
Tennessee 566 1,635 3,664 5,521 5,837 6,108 6,476 6,674 7,047 7,426 7,580 7,843 8,459 8,676 3,248 4,566 6,253 7,273 7,473 7,560 7,877 7,943 8,207 8,396 8,256 8,327 8,660 8,760
Texas 624 1,916 4,150 6,161 6,771 7,039 7,302 7,714 7,711 7,814 8,085 8,484 9,029 9,260 3,581 5,348 7,084 8,116 8,669 8,713 8,882 9,181 8,981 8,835 8,806 9,007 9,244 9,350
Utah 626 1,657 2,764 4,478 4,692 5,029 5,294 5,247 5,427 5,654 5,809 6,116 6,841 7,081 3,593 4,625 4,717 5,898 6,007 6,225 6,439 6,245 6,320 6,392 6,327 6,494 7,004 7,149
                                                         
Vermont 807 1,997 6,227 7,984 8,799 9,559 10,229 10,903 11,675 12,579 13,377 14,219 15,089 16,073 4,631 5,575 10,628 10,516 11,265 11,832 12,441 12,976 13,598 14,222 14,569 15,097 15,447 16,229
Virginia 708 1,970 4,672 6,129 6,491 7,664 7,928 8,300 8,761 9,441 10,046 10,913 11,410 11,696 4,061 5,500 7,974 8,073 8,310 9,487 9,643 9,878 10,203 10,675 10,942 11,586 11,682 11,809
Washington 915 2,568 4,702 6,595 6,914 7,312 7,626 7,882 8,051 8,362 8,702 9,233 9,846 10,436 5,252 7,170 8,026 8,687 8,851 9,051 9,275 9,381 9,377 9,455 9,478 9,803 10,080 10,537
West Virginia 670 1,920 4,360 7,189 7,637 8,148 8,451 9,025 9,076 9,321 9,756 10,080 10,605 11,347 3,844 5,361 7,443 9,469 9,777 10,086 10,279 10,741 10,571 10,538 10,626 10,703 10,857 11,457
Wisconsin 883 2,477 5,524 8,062 8,299 8,797 9,237 9,538 9,834 10,141 10,484 10,813 11,370 11,773 5,064 6,915 9,428 10,620 10,624 10,890 11,235 11,351 11,453 11,466 11,418 11,480 11,640 11,887
Wyoming 856 2,527 5,577 7,393 7,944 8,466 9,321 9,906 10,351 11,087 12,415 14,219 14,936 15,658 4,911 7,054 9,520 9,738 10,170 10,479 11,337 11,790 12,055 12,535 13,522 15,096 15,291 15,810
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,908 2,354 2,807 2,743 2,983 3,121 3,671 3,801 3,842 3,909 4,309 4,468 3,256 3,101 3,594 3,395 3,628 3,714 4,276 4,298 4,184 4,150 4,411 4,511
Guam 820 4,234 6,449 7,095 7,450 8,084 8,264 4,703 7,228 7,511 7,727 7,910 8,276 8,344
Northern Marianas 3,007 5,973 5,720 5,481 4,934 5,221 4,746 5,669 5,307 5,356 5,162 6,397 5,133 7,868 7,323 6,784 6,001 6,213 5,527 6,410 5,780 5,687 5,284 6,459
Puerto Rico 1,750 3,771 3,859 4,191 4,013 4,743 4,534 5,304 5,897 6,152 6,937 7,329 2,987 4,967 4,940 5,188 4,881 5,644 5,280 5,997 6,423 6,531 7,102 7,400
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,767 7,714 7,238 7,795 6,248 7,747 8,077 8,698 9,637 10,548 12,358 12,768 11,551 10,161 9,266 9,648 7,599 9,220 9,407 9,835 10,496 11,199 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: State administration expenditures are excluded in all years except 1959-60, 1969-70, and 1979-80. Beginning in 1989-90, extensive changes were made in the data collection procedures. There are discrepancies in average daily attendance reporting practices from state to state. 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 Education, 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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