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Table 168. Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1959-60 to 2001-02

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                      |                                                     Unadjusted dollars                                             |                                                     Constant 2001-02 dollars\1\
State or jurisdiction |____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                      |  1959-6|1969-70|1979-80|1980-81|1989-90|1990-91|1994-95|1995-96|1996-97|1997-98|1998-99 |1999-2000 |2000-01|2001-02|   1959-60|1969-70|1979-80|1980-81|1989-90|1990-91|1994-95|1995-96|1996-97|1997-98|1998-99|1999-2000 |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 .....|    $375|   $816| $2,272| $2,502| $4,980| $5,258| $5,989| $6,147| $6,393| $6,676|  $7,013|    $7,394| $7,904| $8,259|    $2,275| $3,849| $5,214| $5,146| $6,988| $6,996| $7,095| $7,090| $7,169| $7,354| $7,595|    $7,782|  $8,044|  $8,259
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Alabama ..............|     241|    544|  1,612|  1,985|  3,327|  3,627|  4,405|  4,716|  4,903|  5,166|   5,512|     5,758|  6,052|  6,327|     1,462|  2,566|  3,700|  4,083|  4,669|  4,826|  5,218|  5,439|  5,498|  5,691|  5,969|     6,061|   6,159|   6,327
Alaska ...............|     546|  1,123|  4,728|  5,688|  8,431|  8,330|  8,963|  9,012|  9,097|  9,074|   9,209|     9,668|  9,998| 10,419|     3,313|  5,295| 10,851| 11,701| 11,832| 11,084| 10,619| 10,394| 10,201|  9,997|  9,973|    10,176|  10,175|  10,419
Arizona ..............|     404|    720|  1,971|  2,258|  4,053|  4,309|  4,778|  4,860|  4,940|  5,122|   5,235|     5,478|  6,032|  6,470|     2,447|  3,397|  4,524|  4,646|  5,688|  5,733|  5,661|  5,605|  5,540|  5,643|  5,669|     5,766|   6,138|   6,470
Arkansas .............|     225|    568|  1,574|  1,701|  3,485|  3,700|  4,459|  4,710|  4,840|  4,999|   5,193|     5,628|  5,942|  6,676|     1,366|  2,678|  3,614|  3,499|  4,891|  4,923|  5,282|  5,432|  5,427|  5,507|  5,624|     5,924|   6,047|   6,676
California ...........|\2\  424|    867|  2,268|  2,475|  4,391|  4,491|  4,992|  5,108|  5,414|  5,795|   6,045|     6,401|  7,063|  7,439|\2\  2,571|  4,091|  5,205|  5,091|  6,162|  5,975|  5,914|  5,891|  6,071|  6,385|  6,547|     6,737|   7,188|   7,439
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Colorado .............|     396|    738|  2,421|  2,693|  4,720|  5,064|  5,443|  5,521|  5,728|  6,099|   6,386|     6,702|  7,082|  7,284|     2,402|  3,481|  5,557|  5,539|  6,624|  6,738|  6,448|  6,368|  6,423|  6,719|  6,916|     7,054|   7,207|   7,284
Connecticut ..........|     436|    951|  2,420|  2,876|  7,837|  7,853|  8,817|  8,817|  8,901|  9,218|   9,620|    10,122| 10,525| 11,022|     2,645|  4,487|  5,555|  5,915| 10,998| 10,450| 10,445| 10,169|  9,981| 10,156| 10,418|    10,654|  10,711|  11,022
Delaware .............|     456|    900|  2,861|  3,018|  5,799|  5,974|  7,030|  7,267|  7,804|  7,963|   8,336|     8,809|  9,720|  9,959|     2,764|  4,246|  6,567|  6,208|  8,138|  7,949|  8,328|  8,381|  8,751|  8,773|  9,028|     9,272|   9,892|   9,959
District of Columbia .|     431|  1,018|  3,259|  3,441|  8,955|  9,377|  9,335|  9,565|  9,019|  9,225|  10,611|    11,935| 13,204| 14,557|     2,615|  4,804|  7,480|  7,079| 12,567| 12,478| 11,059| 11,031| 10,113| 10,163| 11,491|    12,562|  13,438|  14,557
Florida ..............|     318|    732|  1,889|  2,401|  4,997|  5,276|  5,718|  5,894|  5,986|  6,183|   6,443|     6,383|  6,620|  6,679|     1,926|  3,454|  4,336|  4,940|  7,013|  7,021|  6,774|  6,798|  6,712|  6,812|  6,977|     6,719|   6,737|   6,679
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Georgia ..............|     253|    588|  1,625|  1,708|  4,275|  4,466|  5,193|  5,377|  5,708|  6,059|   6,534|     6,903|  7,431|  7,870|     1,537|  2,773|  3,730|  3,514|  5,999|  5,943|  6,152|  6,202|  6,400|  6,675|  7,076|     7,266|   7,563|   7,870
Hawaii ...............|     325|    841|  2,322|  2,604|  4,448|  5,166|  6,078|  6,051|  6,144|  6,409|   6,648|     7,090|  7,106|  7,919|     1,968|  3,965|  5,329|  5,356|  6,243|  6,874|  7,201|  6,979|  6,889|  7,061|  7,200|     7,463|   7,232|   7,919
Idaho ................|     290|    603|  1,659|  1,856|  3,078|  3,386|  4,210|  4,465|  4,732|  5,012|   5,379|     5,644|  6,077|  6,391|     1,757|  2,846|  3,808|  3,818|  4,319|  4,506|  4,987|  5,149|  5,306|  5,522|  5,825|     5,941|   6,185|   6,391
Illinois .............|     438|    909|  2,587|  2,704|  5,118|  5,520|  6,136|  6,128|  6,557|  7,111|   7,676|     8,084|  8,659|  8,967|     2,659|  4,290|  5,937|  5,562|  7,182|  7,346|  7,269|  7,068|  7,353|  7,835|  8,312|     8,509|   8,812|   8,967
Indiana ..............|     369|    728|  1,882|  2,010|  4,606|  4,930|  5,826|  6,040|  6,605|  6,786|   7,249|     7,652|  8,128|  8,268|     2,236|  3,434|  4,321|  4,134|  6,464|  6,561|  6,903|  6,966|  7,407|  7,476|  7,850|     8,054|   8,272|   8,268
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Iowa .................|     368|    844|  2,326|  2,668|  4,453|  4,679|  5,483|  5,772|  6,047|  6,295|   6,548|     6,925|  7,340|  7,714|     2,230|  3,982|  5,340|  5,487|  6,249|  6,226|  6,496|  6,657|  6,781|  6,935|  7,091|     7,289|   7,470|   7,714
Kansas ...............|     348|    771|  2,173|  2,559|  4,752|  4,874|  5,817|  5,971|  6,158|  6,406|   6,708|     6,962|  7,681|  8,342|     2,109|  3,637|  4,988|  5,264|  6,668|  6,486|  6,892|  6,887|  6,906|  7,058|  7,264|     7,328|   7,817|   8,342
Kentucky .............|     233|    545|  1,701|  1,784|  3,745|  4,354|  5,217|  5,545|  5,929|  6,125|   6,501|     6,784|  7,174|  7,536|     1,413|  2,572|  3,905|  3,669|  5,256|  5,793|  6,180|  6,396|  6,648|  6,748|  7,040|     7,141|   7,301|   7,536
Louisiana ............|     372|    648|  1,792|  2,469|  3,903|  4,196|  4,761|  4,988|  5,201|  5,644|   6,019|     6,256|  6,553|  7,061|     2,256|  3,057|  4,113|  5,080|  5,478|  5,584|  5,640|  5,752|  5,832|  6,218|  6,518|     6,585|   6,669|   7,061
Maine ................|     283|    692|  1,824|  1,934|  5,373|  5,458|  6,428|  6,546|  6,880|  7,238|   7,688|     8,247|  8,879|  9,517|     1,715|  3,267|  4,186|  3,978|  7,540|  7,262|  7,616|  7,550|  7,714|  7,974|  8,326|     8,680|   9,036|   9,517
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Maryland .............|     393|    918|  2,598|  2,914|  6,275|  6,654|  7,245|  7,382|  7,543|  7,812|   7,865|     8,273|  8,833|  9,266|     2,382|  4,332|  5,963|  5,993|  8,807|  8,854|  8,584|  8,515|  8,458|  8,607|  8,518|     8,708|   8,990|   9,266
Massachusetts ........|     409|    859|  2,819|  2,940|  6,237|  6,366|  7,287|  7,613|  7,818|  8,299|   8,750|     9,375| 10,073| 10,808|     2,480|  4,052|  6,471|  6,047|  8,753|  8,471|  8,633|  8,781|  8,767|  9,144|  9,476|     9,868|  10,251|  10,808
Michigan .............|     415|    904|  2,640|  3,037|  5,546|  5,883|  6,994|  7,166|  7,568|  7,717|   8,142|     8,886|  9,031|  9,428|     2,517|  4,264|  6,060|  6,247|  7,784|  7,828|  8,286|  8,264|  8,486|  8,502|  8,818|     9,353|   9,190|   9,428
Minnesota ............|     425|    904|  2,387|  2,673|  4,971|  5,239|  6,000|  6,162|  6,371|  6,795|   7,183|     7,499|  7,960|  8,050|     2,579|  4,262|  5,478|  5,499|  6,975|  6,971|  7,108|  7,107|  7,144|  7,486|  7,779|     7,893|   8,101|   8,050
Mississippi ..........|     206|    501|  1,664|  1,605|  3,094|  3,187|  4,080|  4,250|  4,312|  4,575|   4,871|     5,356|  5,535|  5,719|     1,249|  2,363|  3,819|  3,303|  4,341|  4,240|  4,833|  4,902|  4,836|  5,040|  5,275|     5,637|   5,633|   5,719
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Missouri .............|     344|    709|  1,936|  2,172|  4,507|  4,754|  5,383|  5,626|  5,823|  6,096|   6,393|     6,764|  7,265|  7,700|     2,086|  3,342|  4,444|  4,468|  6,325|  6,326|  6,378|  6,489|  6,530|  6,716|  6,924|     7,120|   7,393|   7,700
Montana ..............|     411|    782|  2,476|  2,683|  4,736|  5,204|  5,692|  5,847|  6,112|  6,448|   6,768|     6,990|  7,484|  7,861|     2,491|  3,688|  5,684|  5,520|  6,647|  6,925|  6,743|  6,743|  6,853|  7,104|  7,330|     7,357|   7,617|   7,861
Nebraska .............|     337|    736|  2,150|  2,384|  4,842|  5,038|  5,935|  6,083|  6,472|  6,584|   6,856|     7,360|  7,688|  8,238|     2,044|  3,474|  4,935|  4,905|  6,795|  6,703|  7,031|  7,016|  7,257|  7,254|  7,425|     7,747|   7,824|   8,238
Nevada ...............|     430|    769|  2,088|  2,078|  4,117|  4,653|  5,160|  5,320|  5,541|  5,758|   5,934|     6,148|  6,150|  6,477|     2,610|  3,630|  4,793|  4,274|  5,778|  6,192|  6,113|  6,136|  6,213|  6,343|  6,426|     6,471|   6,259|   6,477
New Hampshire ........|     347|    723|  1,916|  2,265|  5,304|  5,685|  5,859|  5,958|  6,236|  6,487|   6,780|     7,082|  7,656|  8,230|     2,106|  3,411|  4,397|  4,660|  7,443|  7,564|  6,941|  6,872|  6,993|  7,147|  7,342|     7,455|   7,791|   8,230
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New Jersey ...........|     388|  1,016|  3,191|  3,254|  8,139|  8,756|  9,774|  9,955| 10,211| 10,233|  10,748|    10,903| 11,752| 12,197|     2,350|  4,794|  7,325|  6,694| 11,422| 11,651| 11,580| 11,482| 11,450| 11,274| 11,640|    11,476|  11,960|  12,197
New Mexico ...........|     363|    707|  2,034|  2,329|  3,515|  3,895|  4,577|  4,587|  4,674|  4,984|   5,363|     5,835|  6,320|  6,886|     2,199|  3,335|  4,668|  4,792|  4,933|  5,182|  5,423|  5,290|  5,241|  5,490|  5,808|     6,142|   6,432|   6,886
New York .............|     562|  1,327|  3,462|  3,741|  8,062|  8,565|  9,623|  9,549|  9,658|  9,970|  10,514|    10,957| 11,887| 12,343|     3,406|  6,259|  7,947|  7,696| 11,313| 11,396| 11,401| 11,013| 10,830| 10,983| 11,387|    11,533|  12,097|  12,343
North Carolina .......|     237|    612|  1,754|  2,001|  4,290|  4,548|  5,077|  5,090|  5,315|  5,667|   6,088|     6,505|  6,817|  6,970|     1,439|  2,888|  4,027|  4,116|  6,021|  6,052|  6,015|  5,871|  5,960|  6,244|  6,593|     6,847|   6,938|   6,970
North Dakota .........|     367|    690|  1,920|  2,275|  4,189|  4,199|  4,795|  4,979|  5,198|  5,353|   5,820|     6,078|  6,467|  7,112|     2,224|  3,253|  4,408|  4,679|  5,879|  5,587|  5,681|  5,743|  5,829|  5,898|  6,303|     6,398|   6,581|   7,112
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Ohio .................|     365|    730|  2,075|  2,303|  5,045|  5,245|  6,162|  6,266|  6,517|  6,808|   7,254|     7,816|  8,403|  8,928|     2,214|  3,444|  4,762|  4,737|  7,079|  6,979|  7,300|  7,227|  7,307|  7,500|  7,856|     8,227|   8,552|   8,928
Oklahoma .............|     311|    604|  1,926|  2,199|  3,508|  3,843|  4,845|  4,881|  5,150|  5,389|   5,684|     5,770|  6,458|  6,672|     1,888|  2,851|  4,422|  4,523|  4,923|  5,114|  5,740|  5,629|  5,775|  5,937|  6,156|     6,073|   6,572|   6,672
Oregon ...............|     448|    925|  2,692|  3,100|  5,474|  5,683|  6,436|  6,615|  6,792|  7,348|   7,787|     8,129|  8,545|  8,725|     2,719|  4,362|  6,179|  6,376|  7,682|  7,562|  7,625|  7,629|  7,617|  8,095|  8,434|     8,556|   8,696|   8,725
Pennsylvania .........|     409|    882|  2,535|  2,824|  6,228|  6,541|  7,109|  7,492|  7,686|  7,777|   8,026|     8,380|  8,847|  9,196|     2,483|  4,159|  5,818|  5,809|  8,740|  8,704|  8,422|  8,640|  8,618|  8,567|  8,692|     8,821|   9,004|   9,196
Rhode Island .........|     413|    891|  2,601|  2,927|  6,368|  6,343|  7,715|  7,936|  8,307|  8,627|   9,049|     9,646| 10,116| 10,552|     2,507|  4,204|  5,970|  6,020|  8,936|  8,440|  9,140|  9,153|  9,315|  9,504|  9,800|    10,153|  10,295|  10,552
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South Carolina .......|     220|    613|  1,752|  1,734|  4,082|  4,352|  4,797|  5,096|  5,371|  5,643|   6,003|     6,545|  7,210|  7,549|     1,335|  2,889|  4,021|  3,567|  5,728|  5,791|  5,684|  5,877|  6,023|  6,217|  6,501|     6,890|   7,338|   7,549
South Dakota .........|     347|    690|  1,908|  1,991|  3,731|  3,965|  4,775|  4,780|  4,936|  5,281|   5,613|     6,037|  6,581|  6,890|     2,103|  3,254|  4,379|  4,095|  5,236|  5,275|  5,657|  5,513|  5,535|  5,818|  6,079|     6,354|   6,698|   6,890
Tennessee ............|     238|    566|  1,635|  1,794|  3,664|  3,782|  4,388|  4,548|  5,011|  5,274|   5,521|     5,837|  6,108|  6,476|     1,444|  2,670|  3,754|  3,690|  5,141|  5,032|  5,199|  5,245|  5,619|  5,810|  5,979|     6,144|   6,216|   6,476
Texas ................|     332|    624|  1,916|  2,006|  4,150|  4,438|  5,222|  5,473|  5,736|  5,910|   6,161|     6,771|  7,039|  7,302|     2,015|  2,944|  4,397|  4,126|  5,825|  5,906|  6,187|  6,313|  6,432|  6,511|  6,672|     7,127|   7,163|   7,302
Utah .................|     322|    626|  1,657|  1,819|  2,764|  2,960|  3,656|  3,867|  4,045|  4,256|   4,478|     4,692|  5,029|  5,294|     1,955|  2,954|  3,803|  3,742|  3,879|  3,938|  4,331|  4,461|  4,536|  4,689|  4,849|     4,939|   5,118|   5,294
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Vermont ..............|     344|    807|  1,997|  2,475|  6,227|  6,738|  6,750|  6,837|  7,171|  7,500|   7,984|     8,799|  9,559| 10,229|     2,086|  3,808|  4,584|  5,090|  8,738|  8,966|  7,996|  7,886|  8,041|  8,263|  8,646|     9,262|   9,728|  10,229
Virginia .............|     274|    708|  1,970|  2,179|  4,672|  4,902|  5,327|  5,433|  5,677|  5,936|   6,129|     6,491|  7,664|  7,928|     1,663|  3,339|  4,522|  4,482|  6,556|  6,522|  6,311|  6,266|  6,366|  6,540|  6,637|     6,832|   7,800|   7,928
Washington ...........|     420|    915|  2,568|  2,542|  4,702|  5,000|  5,906|  6,074|  6,182|  6,535|   6,595|     6,914|  7,312|  7,626|     2,550|  4,318|  5,895|  5,230|  6,599|  6,652|  6,997|  7,005|  6,932|  7,199|  7,142|     7,277|   7,441|   7,626
West Virginia ........|     258|    670|  1,920|  2,146|  4,360|  4,911|  6,107|  6,325|  6,519|  6,779|   7,189|     7,637|  8,148|  8,451|     1,567|  3,160|  4,408|  4,414|  6,119|  6,535|  7,236|  7,295|  7,311|  7,469|  7,785|     8,038|   8,292|   8,451
Wisconsin ............|     413|    883|  2,477|  2,738|  5,524|  5,871|  6,930|  7,094|  7,398|  7,680|   8,062|     8,299|  8,797|  9,237|     2,505|  4,164|  5,685|  5,633|  7,752|  7,812|  8,211|  8,182|  8,296|  8,461|  8,731|     8,735|   8,953|   9,237
Wyoming ..............|     450|    856|  2,527|  2,967|  5,577|  5,638|  6,160|  6,243|  6,448|  6,718|   7,393|     7,944|  8,466|  9,321|     2,731|  4,038|  5,800|  6,104|  7,827|  7,502|  7,298|  7,201|  7,231|  7,401|  8,006|     8,362|   8,615|   9,321
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Other jurisdictions   |        |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |          |       |       |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |          |        |
  American Samoa .....|    --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  1,908|  2,033|  2,046|  2,159|  2,393|  2,243|   2,354|     2,807|  2,743|  2,983|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,677|  2,705|  2,424|  2,490|  2,684|  2,471|  2,550|     2,955|   2,791|   2,983
  Guam ...............|     236|    820|   --- |   --- |  4,234|  4,596|  5,080|  4,947|  5,124|  5,286|    --- |      --- |   --- |   --- |     1,434|  3,867|   --- |   --- |  5,942|  6,115|  6,018|  5,706|  5,746|  5,824|   --- |      --- |    --- |    ---
  Northern Marianas ..|    --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  3,007|  4,425|  6,123|  5,863|  6,827|  7,016|   5,973|     5,720|  5,481|  4,934|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  4,220|  5,887|  7,254|  6,762|  7,655|  7,730|  6,469|     6,021|   5,578|   4,934
  Puerto Rico ........|     106|   --- |   --- |   --- |  1,750|  1,913|  2,742|  3,039|  3,229|  3,648|   3,771|     3,859|  4,191|  4,013|       644|   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,456|  2,545|  3,249|  3,505|  3,621|  4,019|  4,084|     4,062|   4,265|   4,013
  Virgin Islands .....|     271|   --- |   --- |   --- |  6,767|  6,002|  6,003|  6,155|  6,274|  6,758|   7,714|     7,238|  7,795|  6,248|     1,641|   --- |   --- |   --- |  9,497|  7,987|  7,112|  7,099|  7,036|  7,446|  8,354|     7,618|   7,933|   6,248
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\1\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.
\2\Estimated by the National Center for Education Statistics.

NOTE: Beginning in 1980-81, state administration expenditures are excluded. 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, 1959-60 and 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.)

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