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Table 217. Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2009-10
State or jurisdiction Unadjusted dollars Constant 2011-12 dollars1
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
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 $6,912 $7,380 $7,727 $8,044 $8,310 $8,711 $9,145 $9,679 $10,298 $10,540 $10,652 $4,525 $6,122 $8,321 $9,292 $9,592 $9,868 $10,052 $10,163 $10,341 $10,458 $10,790 $11,070 $11,173 $11,184
Alabama 512 1,520 3,144 5,638 5,885 6,029 6,300 6,581 7,073 7,683 8,398 9,197 8,964 8,907 3,082 4,457 5,634 7,578 7,649 7,699 7,872 8,048 8,397 8,786 9,362 9,886 9,503 9,352
Alaska 1,059 4,267 7,577 8,806 9,216 9,564 9,870 10,116 10,847 11,476 12,324 14,641 15,363 15,829 6,381 12,508 13,580 11,838 11,978 12,213 12,334 12,370 12,876 13,124 13,739 15,738 16,286 16,620
Arizona 674 1,865 3,717 5,030 5,521 5,851 6,283 5,999 6,307 6,515 7,316 7,727 8,022 7,968 4,063 5,467 6,662 6,762 7,176 7,472 7,852 7,336 7,487 7,450 8,156 8,307 8,505 8,366
Arkansas 511 1,472 3,229 5,277 5,568 6,276 6,482 6,842 7,659 8,030 8,391 8,677 8,854 9,281 3,078 4,315 5,787 7,094 7,236 8,015 8,100 8,366 9,092 9,183 9,354 9,327 9,387 9,744
California 833 2,227 4,502 6,314 6,987 7,405 7,552 7,673 7,905 8,301 8,952 9,706 9,503 9,300 5,020 6,527 8,069 8,488 9,082 9,457 9,437 9,383 9,384 9,493 9,979 10,433 10,074 9,764
                                                         
Colorado 686 2,258 4,357 6,215 6,567 6,941 7,384 7,478 7,826 8,166 8,286 9,152 8,782 8,926 4,133 6,619 7,808 8,355 8,536 8,864 9,227 9,145 9,290 9,339 9,237 9,838 9,310 9,371
Connecticut 911 2,167 7,463 9,753 10,127 10,577 11,057 11,436 12,263 13,072 13,659 14,610 15,353 15,698 5,487 6,352 13,375 13,110 13,162 13,507 13,818 13,984 14,558 14,949 15,227 15,705 16,276 16,483
Delaware 833 2,587 5,326 8,310 8,958 9,285 9,693 10,212 10,911 11,621 11,760 12,153 12,109 12,222 5,021 7,582 9,546 11,170 11,642 11,857 12,113 12,488 12,952 13,290 13,110 13,063 12,837 12,833
District of Columbia 947 2,811 7,872 10,107 12,046 12,102 11,847 12,959 13,915 13,752 15,511 16,353 19,698 20,910 5,704 8,241 14,108 13,586 15,657 15,456 14,804 15,847 16,519 15,726 17,292 17,578 20,883 21,955
Florida 683 1,834 4,597 5,831 6,170 6,213 6,439 6,793 7,215 7,812 8,567 9,084 8,867 8,863 4,113 5,376 8,239 7,838 8,019 7,935 8,047 8,307 8,565 8,934 9,550 9,764 9,400 9,306
                                                         
Georgia 539 1,491 4,000 6,437 6,929 7,380 7,774 7,742 8,065 8,595 9,102 9,718 9,649 9,432 3,246 4,371 7,169 8,653 9,005 9,425 9,715 9,468 9,575 9,829 10,147 10,446 10,229 9,904
Hawaii 792 2,086 4,130 6,530 6,596 7,306 8,100 8,533 8,997 9,876 11,316 11,800 12,400 11,714 4,771 6,116 7,402 8,778 8,572 9,331 10,122 10,435 10,680 11,294 12,615 12,684 13,145 12,300
Idaho 573 1,548 2,921 5,315 5,725 6,011 6,081 6,168 6,319 6,469 6,648 6,951 7,118 7,100 3,453 4,538 5,235 7,144 7,440 7,676 7,599 7,542 7,502 7,398 7,411 7,472 7,546 7,455
Illinois 816 2,241 4,521 7,133 7,631 7,956 8,287 8,606 8,896 9,113 9,596 10,353 11,097 11,739 4,914 6,570 8,102 9,588 9,918 10,161 10,355 10,525 10,560 10,422 10,697 11,129 11,764 12,325
Indiana 661 1,708 4,270 7,192 7,630 7,734 8,057 8,431 8,919 8,929 9,080 8,867 9,254 9,479 3,983 5,007 7,653 9,668 9,917 9,877 10,069 10,310 10,588 10,211 10,122 9,531 9,810 9,953
                                                         
Iowa 798 2,164 4,190 6,564 6,930 7,338 7,574 7,626 7,962 8,355 8,791 9,520 9,704 9,748 4,808 6,344 7,509 8,824 9,007 9,371 9,464 9,325 9,452 9,554 9,800 10,233 10,288 10,235
Kansas 699 1,963 4,290 6,294 6,937 7,339 7,454 7,776 7,926 8,640 9,243 9,894 10,204 9,972 4,210 5,754 7,688 8,460 9,016 9,373 9,315 9,509 9,409 9,881 10,303 10,636 10,817 10,470
Kentucky 502 1,557 3,384 5,921 6,079 6,523 6,661 6,864 7,132 7,668 7,941 8,740 8,786 8,957 3,024 4,565 6,064 7,959 7,900 8,331 8,324 8,394 8,467 8,770 8,852 9,394 9,314 9,405
Louisiana 589 1,629 3,625 5,804 6,037 6,567 6,922 7,271 7,669 8,486 8,937 10,006 10,625 10,701 3,551 4,775 6,496 7,802 7,846 8,386 8,650 8,891 9,105 9,704 9,963 10,756 11,264 11,236
Maine 649 1,692 4,903 7,667 8,232 8,818 9,344 9,746 10,342 10,841 11,644 11,761 12,183 12,452 3,911 4,960 8,788 10,307 10,700 11,261 11,676 11,918 12,278 12,398 12,980 12,642 12,915 13,075
                                                         
Maryland 809 2,293 5,573 7,731 8,260 8,692 9,153 9,433 10,031 10,909 11,989 13,257 13,737 14,007 4,875 6,720 9,988 10,392 10,735 11,100 11,437 11,535 11,908 12,475 13,365 14,250 14,563 14,707
Massachusetts 791 2,548 5,766 8,816 9,509 10,232 10,460 11,015 11,642 12,087 12,784 13,690 14,534 14,699 4,763 7,468 10,334 11,851 12,358 13,067 13,071 13,470 13,821 13,822 14,251 14,716 15,408 15,433
Michigan 841 2,495 5,090 8,110 8,278 8,653 8,781 9,094 9,338 9,575 9,876 10,075 10,373 10,447 5,069 7,315 9,122 10,901 10,759 11,050 10,972 11,120 11,086 10,950 11,010 10,829 10,996 10,969
Minnesota 855 2,296 4,698 7,190 7,645 7,736 8,109 8,405 8,718 9,159 9,589 10,060 10,983 10,665 5,150 6,732 8,420 9,665 9,936 9,880 10,133 10,278 10,350 10,474 10,690 10,814 11,643 11,198
Mississippi 457 1,568 2,934 5,014 5,175 5,354 5,792 6,199 6,548 7,173 7,459 7,890 8,064 8,104 2,752 4,597 5,258 6,739 6,726 6,837 7,238 7,581 7,774 8,203 8,315 8,481 8,549 8,509
                                                         
Missouri 596 1,724 4,071 6,187 6,657 7,136 7,495 7,542 7,858 8,273 8,848 9,532 9,617 9,721 3,590 5,054 7,295 8,317 8,652 9,113 9,366 9,223 9,329 9,461 9,863 10,247 10,195 10,206
Montana 728 2,264 4,240 6,314 6,726 7,062 7,496 7,825 8,133 8,626 9,191 9,786 10,120 10,565 4,383 6,635 7,599 8,487 8,742 9,018 9,367 9,569 9,655 9,865 10,246 10,520 10,729 11,093
Nebraska 700 2,025 4,553 6,683 7,223 7,741 8,074 8,452 8,794 9,324 10,068 10,565 10,846 11,460 4,215 5,934 8,159 8,984 9,388 9,886 10,089 10,336 10,439 10,663 11,224 11,356 11,498 12,033
Nevada 706 1,908 3,816 5,760 5,807 6,079 6,092 6,410 6,804 7,177 7,796 8,187 8,321 8,376 4,251 5,593 6,838 7,742 7,547 7,763 7,613 7,839 8,078 8,207 8,691 8,800 8,821 8,795
New Hampshire 666 1,732 4,786 6,860 7,286 7,935 8,579 9,161 9,771 10,396 11,036 11,951 12,583 13,072 4,013 5,077 8,577 9,221 9,469 10,134 10,720 11,203 11,599 11,889 12,303 12,846 13,340 13,725
                                                         
New Jersey 924 2,825 7,546 10,337 11,248 11,793 12,568 13,338 14,117 14,954 16,163 17,620 16,973 17,379 5,565 8,282 13,524 13,896 14,619 15,061 15,705 16,311 16,759 17,101 18,018 18,940 17,994 18,247
New Mexico 665 1,870 3,446 5,825 6,313 6,882 7,125 7,572 7,834 8,354 8,849 9,291 9,648 9,621 4,006 5,483 6,176 7,830 8,205 8,789 8,903 9,259 9,300 9,553 9,865 9,987 10,228 10,101
New York 1,194 2,950 7,051 9,846 10,716 11,218 11,961 12,638 13,703 14,615 15,546 16,794 17,746 18,167 7,195 8,649 12,636 13,235 13,927 14,326 14,947 15,455 16,268 16,713 17,331 18,053 18,813 19,075
North Carolina 570 1,635 4,018 6,045 6,340 6,495 6,562 6,613 7,098 7,396 7,878 7,798 8,463 8,225 3,436 4,794 7,202 8,126 8,240 8,295 8,200 8,086 8,426 8,458 8,782 8,382 8,972 8,636
North Dakota 662 1,941 3,899 5,667 6,125 6,709 6,870 7,333 8,279 8,728 8,671 9,324 9,802 10,519 3,991 5,691 6,988 7,618 7,960 8,568 8,585 8,968 9,828 9,981 9,666 10,023 10,391 11,045
                                                         
Ohio 677 1,894 4,531 7,065 7,571 8,069 8,632 9,029 9,330 9,692 9,937 10,340 10,669 11,224 4,076 5,553 8,120 9,496 9,840 10,305 10,787 11,042 11,076 11,083 11,077 11,114 11,311 11,784
Oklahoma 554 1,810 3,293 5,395 6,019 6,229 6,092 6,154 6,610 6,941 7,430 7,683 7,878 7,929 3,336 5,305 5,902 7,251 7,823 7,955 7,612 7,525 7,847 7,938 8,282 8,259 8,352 8,326
Oregon 843 2,412 4,864 7,149 7,528 7,642 7,491 7,618 8,069 8,645 8,958 9,565 9,611 9,268 5,080 7,071 8,718 9,609 9,784 9,760 9,361 9,316 9,579 9,886 9,986 10,281 10,188 9,731
Pennsylvania 815 2,328 5,737 7,772 8,210 8,537 8,997 9,708 10,235 10,723 10,905 11,741 12,299 12,729 4,911 6,825 10,282 10,448 10,670 10,902 11,242 11,872 12,151 12,263 12,157 12,621 13,039 13,365
Rhode Island 807 2,340 5,908 8,904 9,315 9,703 10,349 11,078 11,667 12,609 13,453 14,459 14,719 14,723 4,860 6,860 10,589 11,970 12,107 12,391 12,932 13,547 13,851 14,419 14,997 15,543 15,604 15,459
                                                         
South Carolina 567 1,597 3,769 6,130 6,631 7,017 7,040 7,177 7,549 8,120 8,507 9,060 9,228 9,080 3,417 4,682 6,756 8,240 8,619 8,961 8,797 8,776 8,962 9,286 9,483 9,739 9,783 9,534
South Dakota 656 1,781 3,511 5,632 6,191 6,424 6,547 7,068 7,464 7,775 8,064 8,535 8,543 9,020 3,953 5,220 6,293 7,571 8,046 8,204 8,181 8,644 8,861 8,892 8,989 9,174 9,056 9,470
Tennessee 531 1,523 3,405 5,383 5,687 5,948 6,118 6,466 6,850 7,004 7,129 7,820 7,992 8,117 3,198 4,465 6,102 7,236 7,391 7,596 7,645 7,907 8,132 8,010 7,947 8,406 8,473 8,523
Texas 551 1,740 3,835 6,288 6,539 6,771 7,136 7,151 7,246 7,480 7,850 8,350 8,562 8,788 3,320 5,100 6,873 8,452 8,499 8,647 8,918 8,744 8,602 8,555 8,751 8,975 9,077 9,227
Utah 595 1,556 2,577 4,378 4,674 4,899 4,838 4,991 5,216 5,464 5,709 5,978 6,612 6,452 3,586 4,561 4,618 5,885 6,074 6,257 6,045 6,104 6,193 6,249 6,364 6,426 7,010 6,775
                                                         
Vermont 790 1,930 5,770 8,323 9,153 9,806 10,454 11,211 11,972 12,805 13,629 14,421 15,096 16,006 4,756 5,658 10,342 11,187 11,896 12,523 13,064 13,709 14,213 14,644 15,193 15,502 16,003 16,806
Virginia 654 1,824 4,690 6,841 7,281 7,496 7,822 8,219 8,886 9,452 10,214 10,664 10,928 10,594 3,943 5,347 8,405 9,196 9,463 9,573 9,775 10,051 10,549 10,809 11,386 11,463 11,586 11,124
Washington 853 2,387 4,382 6,376 6,750 7,039 7,252 7,391 7,717 7,984 8,524 9,058 9,585 9,497 5,139 6,997 7,854 8,571 8,773 8,989 9,063 9,039 9,161 9,131 9,502 9,736 10,162 9,972
West Virginia 621 1,749 4,020 7,152 7,534 7,844 8,319 8,588 9,024 9,440 9,727 10,059 10,606 11,730 3,743 5,126 7,204 9,613 9,792 10,018 10,396 10,502 10,712 10,796 10,843 10,813 11,244 12,316
Wisconsin 793 2,225 5,020 7,806 8,243 8,634 9,004 9,240 9,755 9,993 10,372 10,791 11,183 11,453 4,778 6,521 8,996 10,494 10,713 11,026 11,252 11,299 11,580 11,427 11,562 11,600 11,856 12,025
Wyoming 805 2,369 5,239 7,425 7,835 8,645 8,985 9,308 10,190 11,437 13,266 13,856 14,628 15,232 4,849 6,945 9,389 9,981 10,183 11,040 11,228 11,382 12,097 13,079 14,788 14,894 15,508 15,993
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,781 2,739 2,588 2,906 2,976 3,493 3,607 3,561 3,481 3,193 3,682 3,364 3,711 3,719 4,272 4,282 4,073 3,881
Guam 766 3,817 5,781 6,781 4,618 6,841 7,069 7,755
Northern Marianas 3,356 5,120 4,913 4,438 4,519 4,241 5,034 4,924 4,707 4,535 5,753 5,676 6,015 6,883 6,386 5,668 5,647 5,186 5,976 5,631 5,247 4,875 6,099 5,959
Puerto Rico 1,605 3,404 3,685 3,563 4,260 4,147 4,979 5,470 6,006 6,520 6,955 7,021 2,877 4,575 4,789 4,550 5,324 5,071 5,910 6,255 6,695 7,009 7,373 7,372
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,043 6,478 6,437 5,716 6,840 7,239 8,387 8,768 9,669 12,358 12,768 14,118 10,830 8,708 8,366 7,300 8,548 8,853 9,957 10,028 10,778 13,284 13,536 14,824
—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 2009-10. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
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