Digest of Education Statistics
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Table 167. Current expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 to 2001-02

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                      |                                                       Unadjusted dollars                                       |                                             In constant 2001-02 dollars\1\
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State or jurisdiction |1969-70|1979-80|1980-81|1989-90|1990-91|1993-94|1994-95|1995-96|1996-97|1997-98|1998-99|  1999- |2000-01|2001-02|1969-70|1979-80|1980-81|1989-90|1990-91|1993-94|1994-95|1995-96|1996-97|1997-98|1998-99|  1999- |2000-01|2001-02
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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
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   United States .....|   $751| $2,088| $2,307| $4,643| $4,902| $5,327| $5,529| $5,689| $5,923| $6,189| $6,508|  $6,912| $7,380| $7,727| $3,544| $4,794| $4,746| $6,515| $6,522| $6,492| $6,550| $6,562| $6,642| $6,819| $7,048|  $7,276| $7,511| $7,727
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Alabama ..............|    512|  1,520|  1,836|  3,144|  3,429|  3,826|  4,109|  4,343|  4,595|  4,849|  5,188|   5,638|  5,885|  6,029|  2,413|  3,490|  3,777|  4,412|  4,563|  4,663|  4,868|  5,009|  5,152|  5,343|  5,618|   5,934|  5,989|  6,029
Alaska ...............|  1,059|  4,267|  5,506|  7,577|  7,502|  7,960|  8,033|  8,189|  8,231|  8,271|  8,404|   8,806|  9,216|  9,563|  4,996|  9,794| 11,327| 10,634|  9,982|  9,700|  9,517|  9,444|  9,230|  9,112|  9,101|   9,269|  9,379|  9,563
Arizona ..............|    674|  1,865|  2,093|  3,717|  3,860|  4,104|  4,264|  4,476|  4,413|  4,595|  4,672|   5,030|  5,521|  5,851|  3,181|  4,281|  4,305|  5,217|  5,136|  5,001|  5,052|  5,162|  4,949|  5,062|  5,060|   5,295|  5,619|  5,851
Arkansas .............|    511|  1,472|  1,585|  3,229|  3,461|  4,013|  4,186|  4,401|  4,535|  4,708|  4,956|   5,277|  5,568|  6,276|  2,410|  3,378|  3,259|  4,532|  4,606|  4,890|  4,959|  5,076|  5,085|  5,187|  5,367|   5,555|  5,666|  6,276
California ...........|    833|  2,227|  2,438|  4,502|  4,595|  4,719|  4,799|  4,937|  5,260|  5,644|  5,801|   6,314|  6,987|  7,405|  3,931|  5,111|  5,014|  6,319|  6,114|  5,751|  5,685|  5,694|  5,898|  6,218|  6,283|   6,646|  7,111|  7,405
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Colorado .............|    686|  2,258|  2,509|  4,357|  4,603|  4,727|  5,047|  5,121|  5,312|  5,656|  5,923|   6,215|  6,567|  6,941|  3,236|  5,183|  5,161|  6,114|  6,124|  5,761|  5,980|  5,906|  5,956|  6,232|  6,414|   6,542|  6,684|  6,941
Connecticut ..........|    911|  2,167|  2,711|  7,463|  7,547|  7,947|  8,380|  8,430|  8,580|  8,901|  9,318|   9,753| 10,127| 10,577|  4,296|  4,974|  5,577| 10,473| 10,042|  9,684|  9,928|  9,723|  9,621|  9,807| 10,091|  10,265| 10,306| 10,577
Delaware .............|    833|  2,587|  2,721|  5,326|  5,458|  6,101|  6,502|  6,696|  7,135|  7,420|  7,706|   8,310|  8,958|  9,284|  3,932|  5,937|  5,596|  7,475|  7,262|  7,435|  7,703|  7,723|  8,000|  8,175|  8,345|   8,747|  9,116|  9,284
District of Columbia .|    947|  2,811|  2,950|  7,872|  8,029|  8,843|  8,290|  8,510|  8,048|  8,393|  9,650|  10,107| 12,046| 12,102|  4,467|  6,453|  6,069| 11,047| 10,684| 10,777|  9,821|  9,815|  9,025|  9,247| 10,450|  10,638| 12,260| 12,102
Florida ..............|    683|  1,834|  2,209|  4,597|  4,859|  5,063|  5,220|  5,275|  5,360|  5,552|  5,790|   5,831|  6,170|  6,213|  3,220|  4,210|  4,545|  6,451|  6,466|  6,170|  6,184|  6,084|  6,011|  6,117|  6,270|   6,138|  6,280|  6,213
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Georgia ..............|    539|  1,491|  1,580|  4,000|  4,171|  4,569|  4,828|  5,056|  5,369|  5,647|  6,092|   6,437|  6,929|  7,380|  2,542|  3,422|  3,250|  5,613|  5,551|  5,568|  5,720|  5,832|  6,020|  6,221|  6,598|   6,776|  7,051|  7,380
Hawaii ...............|    792|  2,086|  2,393|  4,130|  4,820|  5,533|  5,597|  5,560|  5,633|  5,858|  6,081|   6,530|  6,596|  7,306|  3,736|  4,789|  4,923|  5,796|  6,413|  6,743|  6,631|  6,412|  6,317|  6,454|  6,586|   6,873|  6,712|  7,306
Idaho ................|    573|  1,548|  1,736|  2,921|  3,206|  3,628|  3,957|  4,194|  4,447|  4,721|  5,066|   5,315|  5,725|  6,011|  2,704|  3,554|  3,572|  4,099|  4,266|  4,422|  4,687|  4,837|  4,986|  5,201|  5,486|   5,594|  5,826|  6,011
Illinois .............|    816|  2,241|  2,406|  4,521|  4,904|  5,323|  5,553|  5,519|  5,940|  6,242|  6,762|   7,133|  7,631|  7,956|  3,848|  5,144|  4,950|  6,344|  6,526|  6,487|  6,579|  6,365|  6,661|  6,877|  7,323|   7,508|  7,766|  7,956
Indiana ..............|    661|  1,708|  1,798|  4,270|  4,588|  5,245|  5,411|  5,621|  6,161|  6,318|  6,772|   7,192|  7,630|  7,734|  3,119|  3,921|  3,699|  5,993|  6,105|  6,392|  6,411|  6,483|  6,908|  6,960|  7,334|   7,570|  7,765|  7,734
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Iowa .................|    798|  2,164|  2,505|  4,190|  4,418|  5,070|  5,240|  5,481|  5,738|  5,998|  6,243|   6,564|  6,930|  7,338|  3,765|  4,967|  5,154|  5,880|  5,878|  6,179|  6,208|  6,322|  6,434|  6,608|  6,761|   6,909|  7,053|  7,338
Kansas ...............|    699|  1,963|  2,307|  4,290|  4,434|  5,081|  5,222|  5,374|  5,508|  5,727|  6,015|   6,294|  6,937|  7,339|  3,296|  4,505|  4,747|  6,020|  5,901|  6,192|  6,187|  6,198|  6,177|  6,310|  6,514|   6,625|  7,060|  7,339
Kentucky .............|    502|  1,557|  1,637|  3,384|  3,897|  4,505|  4,545|  4,807|  5,155|  5,213|  5,637|   5,921|  6,079|  6,523|  2,368|  3,574|  3,367|  4,748|  5,186|  5,490|  5,384|  5,544|  5,780|  5,743|  6,105|   6,232|  6,186|  6,523
Louisiana ............|    589|  1,629|  2,273|  3,625|  3,853|  4,133|  4,356|  4,447|  4,724|  5,187|  5,548|   5,804|  6,037|  6,567|  2,780|  3,739|  4,676|  5,087|  5,127|  5,037|  5,161|  5,129|  5,297|  5,714|  6,008|   6,109|  6,144|  6,567
Maine ................|    649|  1,692|  1,804|  4,903|  4,978|  5,569|  6,029|  6,151|  6,426|  6,742|  7,155|   7,667|  8,232|  8,818|  3,062|  3,884|  3,711|  6,881|  6,624|  6,787|  7,142|  7,095|  7,206|  7,428|  7,748|   8,071|  8,378|  8,818
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Maryland .............|    809|  2,293|  2,581|  5,573|  5,930|  6,191|  6,427|  6,593|  6,755|  7,034|  7,326|   7,731|  8,260|  8,692|  3,817|  5,262|  5,308|  7,821|  7,890|  7,544|  7,614|  7,604|  7,574|  7,750|  7,934|   8,138|  8,406|  8,692
Massachusetts ........|    791|  2,548|  2,735|  5,766|  5,881|  6,423|  6,783|  7,033|  7,331|  7,778|  8,260|   8,816|  9,509| 10,232|  3,730|  5,848|  5,626|  8,092|  7,826|  7,827|  8,036|  8,112|  8,221|  8,570|  8,945|   9,279|  9,677| 10,232
Michigan .............|    841|  2,495|  2,892|  5,090|  5,394|  6,138|  6,465|  6,785|  6,932|  7,050|  7,432|   8,110|  8,278|  8,653|  3,970|  5,728|  5,948|  7,143|  7,177|  7,480|  7,660|  7,826|  7,774|  7,767|  8,049|   8,536|  8,425|  8,653
Minnesota ............|    855|  2,296|  2,519|  4,698|  4,946|  5,342|  5,626|  5,801|  6,005|  6,388|  6,814|   7,190|  7,645|  7,736|  4,032|  5,271|  5,182|  6,593|  6,581|  6,510|  6,665|  6,691|  6,734|  7,037|  7,380|   7,568|  7,780|  7,736
Mississippi ..........|    457|  1,568|  1,503|  2,934|  3,007|  3,410|  3,798|  3,951|  4,039|  4,288|  4,565|   5,014|  5,175|  5,354|  2,155|  3,600|  3,091|  4,117|  4,001|  4,156|  4,499|  4,557|  4,529|  4,724|  4,943|   5,277|  5,267|  5,354
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Missouri .............|    596|  1,724|  1,945|  4,071|  4,271|  4,596|  4,866|  5,092|  5,304|  5,565|  5,855|   6,187|  6,657|  7,136|  2,811|  3,957|  4,002|  5,712|  5,683|  5,601|  5,765|  5,873|  5,947|  6,131|  6,341|   6,512|  6,775|  7,136
Montana ..............|    728|  2,264|  2,449|  4,240|  4,706|  5,043|  5,137|  5,249|  5,481|  5,724|  5,974|   6,314|  6,726|  7,062|  3,432|  5,196|  5,038|  5,950|  6,262|  6,146|  6,086|  6,053|  6,146|  6,306|  6,469|   6,646|  6,846|  7,062
Nebraska .............|    700|  2,025|  2,243|  4,553|  4,735|  5,310|  5,555|  5,688|  5,848|  5,958|  6,256|   6,683|  7,223|  7,741|  3,301|  4,647|  4,614|  6,389|  6,300|  6,472|  6,582|  6,560|  6,558|  6,564|  6,775|   7,035|  7,351|  7,741
Nevada ...............|    706|  1,908|  1,925|  3,816|  4,294|  4,664|  4,730|  4,892|  5,084|  5,295|  5,587|   5,760|  5,807|  6,079|  3,329|  4,380|  3,960|  5,355|  5,713|  5,683|  5,604|  5,642|  5,701|  5,833|  6,051|   6,063|  5,910|  6,079
New Hampshire ........|    666|  1,732|  2,036|  4,786|  5,152|  5,433|  5,567|  5,740|  5,920|  6,156|  6,433|   6,860|  7,286|  7,935|  3,142|  3,976|  4,189|  6,716|  6,855|  6,622|  6,596|  6,620|  6,638|  6,782|  6,967|   7,221|  7,415|  7,935
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New Jersey ...........|    924|  2,825|  2,928|  7,546|  8,166|  9,075|  9,178|  9,361|  9,588|  9,643| 10,145|  10,337| 11,248| 11,793|  4,358|  6,485|  6,024| 10,590| 10,865| 11,060| 10,874| 10,796| 10,751| 10,624| 10,987|  10,881| 11,448| 11,793
New Mexico ...........|    665|  1,870|  2,066|  3,446|  3,757|  4,106|  4,404|  4,604|  4,682|  5,005|  5,440|   5,825|  6,313|  6,882|  3,137|  4,293|  4,249|  4,836|  4,999|  5,004|  5,217|  5,309|  5,250|  5,514|  5,891|   6,132|  6,425|  6,882
New York .............|  1,194|  2,950|  3,225|  7,051|  7,510|  8,069|  8,311|  8,361|  8,525|  8,852|  9,344|   9,846| 10,716| 11,218|  5,634|  6,772|  6,633|  9,895|  9,993|  9,834|  9,846|  9,644|  9,559|  9,752| 10,120|  10,364| 10,905| 11,218
North Carolina .......|    570|  1,635|  1,870|  4,018|  4,237|  4,540|  4,703|  4,719|  4,929|  5,257|  5,656|   6,045|  6,340|  6,495|  2,690|  3,754|  3,848|  5,639|  5,638|  5,533|  5,572|  5,443|  5,527|  5,791|  6,126|   6,363|  6,452|  6,495
North Dakota .........|    662|  1,941|  2,175|  3,899|  3,909|  4,385|  4,482|  4,677|  4,808|  5,056|  5,442|   5,667|  6,125|  6,709|  3,125|  4,456|  4,474|  5,472|  5,201|  5,344|  5,310|  5,394|  5,391|  5,570|  5,893|   5,965|  6,233|  6,709
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Ohio .................|    677|  1,894|  2,120|  4,531|  4,747|  5,319|  5,529|  5,669|  5,935|  6,198|  6,590|   7,065|  7,571|  8,069|  3,191|  4,348|  4,361|  6,359|  6,316|  6,482|  6,550|  6,538|  6,655|  6,829|  7,136|   7,436|  7,705|  8,069
Oklahoma .............|    554|  1,810|  2,065|  3,293|  3,639|  4,437|  4,533|  4,549|  4,817|  5,033|  5,303|   5,395|  6,019|  6,229|  2,612|  4,154|  4,249|  4,621|  4,843|  5,407|  5,370|  5,247|  5,402|  5,544|  5,743|   5,678|  6,126|  6,229
Oregon ...............|    843|  2,412|  2,782|  4,864|  5,195|  5,522|  5,649|  5,790|  5,920|  6,419|  6,828|   7,149|  7,528|  7,642|  3,978|  5,537|  5,723|  6,827|  6,912|  6,730|  6,693|  6,678|  6,638|  7,071|  7,394|   7,525|  7,661|  7,642
Pennsylvania .........|    815|  2,328|  2,595|  5,737|  6,048|  6,443|  6,565|  6,922|  7,106|  7,209|  7,450|   7,772|  8,210|  8,537|  3,846|  5,345|  5,339|  8,051|  8,048|  7,851|  7,778|  7,984|  7,968|  7,942|  8,068|   8,181|  8,355|  8,537
Rhode Island .........|    807|  2,340|  2,654|  5,908|  5,934|  6,797|  7,126|  7,304|  7,612|  7,928|  8,294|   8,904|  9,315|  9,703|  3,806|  5,372|  5,460|  8,291|  7,895|  8,283|  8,442|  8,424|  8,536|  8,735|  8,983|   9,373|  9,480|  9,703
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South Carolina .......|    567|  1,597|  1,625|  3,769|  4,009|  4,336|  4,501|  4,779|  5,050|  5,320|  5,656|   6,130|  6,631|  7,017|  2,676|  3,666|  3,342|  5,290|  5,335|  5,284|  5,333|  5,512|  5,663|  5,861|  6,125|   6,452|  6,749|  7,017
South Dakota .........|    656|  1,781|  1,885|  3,511|  3,726|  4,095|  4,271|  4,220|  4,387|  4,669|  5,259|   5,632|  6,191|  6,424|  3,095|  4,087|  3,877|  4,927|  4,958|  4,991|  5,060|  4,868|  4,919|  5,144|  5,695|   5,928|  6,300|  6,424
Tennessee ............|    531|  1,523|  1,675|  3,405|  3,521|  3,815|  4,017|  4,172|  4,581|  4,937|  5,123|   5,383|  5,687|  5,948|  2,504|  3,496|  3,446|  4,778|  4,685|  4,649|  4,759|  4,811|  5,137|  5,440|  5,548|   5,666|  5,788|  5,948
Texas ................|    551|  1,740|  1,831|  3,835|  4,048|  4,488|  4,779|  5,016|  5,267|  5,444|  5,685|   6,288|  6,539|  6,771|  2,600|  3,993|  3,767|  5,382|  5,387|  5,469|  5,661|  5,785|  5,906|  5,998|  6,157|   6,618|  6,655|  6,771
Utah .................|    595|  1,556|  1,710|  2,577|  2,767|  3,206|  3,409|  3,604|  3,783|  3,969|  4,210|   4,378|  4,674|  4,900|  2,808|  3,572|  3,518|  3,616|  3,682|  3,907|  4,038|  4,157|  4,242|  4,372|  4,559|   4,608|  4,756|  4,900
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Vermont ..............|    790|  1,930|  2,347|  5,770|  6,255|  6,266|  6,367|  6,488|  6,753|  7,075|  7,541|   8,323|  9,153|  9,806|  3,724|  4,430|  4,828|  8,098|  8,323|  7,636|  7,543|  7,482|  7,572|  7,794|  8,166|   8,760|  9,315|  9,806
Virginia .............|    654|  1,824|  2,024|  4,690|  4,965|  5,205|  5,421|  5,528|  5,788|  6,065|  6,350|   6,841|  7,281|  7,496|  3,087|  4,187|  4,164|  6,581|  6,607|  6,343|  6,422|  6,376|  6,490|  6,682|  6,877|   7,201|  7,410|  7,496
Washington ...........|    853|  2,387|  2,365|  4,382|  4,652|  5,342|  5,477|  5,639|  5,734|  6,040|  6,110|   6,376|  6,750|  7,039|  4,024|  5,479|  4,864|  6,150|  6,190|  6,510|  6,488|  6,504|  6,430|  6,654|  6,617|   6,711|  6,869|  7,039
West Virginia ........|    621|  1,749|  1,968|  4,020|  4,571|  5,292|  5,663|  5,881|  6,076|  6,323|  6,677|   7,152|  7,534|  7,844|  2,931|  4,014|  4,049|  5,641|  6,082|  6,450|  6,710|  6,782|  6,814|  6,966|  7,231|   7,528|  7,668|  7,844
Wisconsin ............|    793|  2,225|  2,452|  5,020|  5,382|  6,126|  6,301|  6,517|  6,796|  7,123|  7,527|   7,806|  8,243|  8,634|  3,741|  5,107|  5,044|  7,044|  7,161|  7,466|  7,465|  7,516|  7,620|  7,847|  8,152|   8,217|  8,388|  8,634
Wyoming ..............|    805|  2,369|  2,758|  5,239|  5,310|  5,534|  5,753|  5,826|  5,971|  6,218|  6,842|   7,425|  7,835|  8,645|  3,797|  5,438|  5,674|  7,352|  7,065|  6,744|  6,816|  6,720|  6,696|  6,851|  7,409|   7,816|  7,974|  8,645
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  American Samoa .....|   --- |   --- |   --- |  1,781|  2,002|  1,737|  1,983|  2,084|  2,288|  2,175|  2,283|   2,739|  2,588|  2,906|   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,500|  2,663|  2,117|  2,349|  2,404|  2,565|  2,396|  2,472|   2,883|  2,634|  2,906
  Guam ...............|    766|   --- |   --- |  3,817|  4,411|  5,200|  5,016|  4,803|  4,688|  5,200|   --- |    --- |   --- |   --- |  3,616|   --- |   --- |  5,357|  5,869|  6,338|  5,942|  5,539|  5,257|  5,729|   --- |    --- |   ---|   ---
  Northern Marianas ..|   --- |   --- |   --- |  3,356|  4,159|  4,009|  5,340|  4,999|  5,878|  6,112|  5,312|   5,120|  4,913|  4,438|   --- |   --- |   --- |  4,710|  5,534|  4,885|  6,326|  5,766|  6,591|  6,734|  5,752|   5,390|  5,000|  4,438
  Puerto Rico ........|   --- |   --- |  1,000|  1,605|  1,773|  2,155|  2,417|  2,657|  2,812|  3,211|  3,298|   3,404|  3,685|  3,563|   --- |   --- |  2,057|  2,253|  2,359|  2,626|  2,864|  3,065|  3,153|  3,537|  3,572|   3,582|  3,750|  3,563
  Virgin Islands .....|   --- |   --- |   --- |  6,043|  5,515|  5,299|  5,280|  5,378|  5,458|  5,932|  6,983|   6,478|  6,437|  5,716|   --- |   --- |   --- |  8,480|  7,338|  6,457|  6,255|  6,203|  6,121|  6,536|  7,562|   6,819|  6,551|  5,716
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\1\Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school year basis. These data do not reflect differences in inflation rates from state to state.

NOTE: Beginning in 1980-81, expenditures for state administration are excluded. 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 1980-81; and The NCES Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989-90 through 2001-02. (This table was prepared April 2005.)