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Table 152. Revenues for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: Selected years, 1919-20 through 2002-03
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            |           |           |       |           |           |     Percentage distribution
            |           |           |       |           |      Local|______________________________
            |           |           |Federal|           | (including|     |       |     |    Local
            |           |           |revenue|           | intermedi-|     |       |     |(including
            |  Total (in|Federal (in|    per|  State (in|ate)\1\ (in|     |       |     | interme-
School year | thousands)| thousands)|student| thousands)| thousands)|Total|Federal|State|diate)\1\
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1           |          2|          3|      4|          5|          6|    7|      8|    9|        10
____________|___________|___________|_______|___________|___________|_____|_______|_____|__________
1919-20 ....|   $970,121|     $2,475|     # |   $160,085|   $807,561|100.0|    0.3| 16.5|      83.2
1929-30 ....|  2,088,557|      7,334|     # |    353,670|  1,727,553|100.0|    0.4| 16.9|      82.7
1939-40 ....|  2,260,527|     39,810|     $2|    684,354|  1,536,363|100.0|    1.8| 30.3|      68.0
1941-42 ....|  2,416,580|     34,305|      1|    759,993|  1,622,281|100.0|    1.4| 31.4|      67.1
1943-44 ....|  2,604,322|     35,886|      2|    859,183|  1,709,253|100.0|    1.4| 33.0|      65.6
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1945-46 ....|  3,059,845|     41,378|      2|  1,062,057|  1,956,409|100.0|    1.4| 34.7|      63.9
1947-48 ....|  4,311,534|    120,270|      5|  1,676,362|  2,514,902|100.0|    2.8| 38.9|      58.3
1949-50 ....|  5,437,044|    155,848|      6|  2,165,689|  3,115,507|100.0|    2.9| 39.8|      57.3
1951-52 ....|  6,423,816|    227,711|      9|  2,478,596|  3,717,507|100.0|    3.5| 38.6|      57.9
1953-54 ....|  7,866,852|    355,237|     12|  2,944,103|  4,567,512|100.0|    4.5| 37.4|      58.1
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1955-56 ....|  9,686,677|    441,442|     14|  3,828,886|  5,416,350|100.0|    4.6| 39.5|      55.9
1957-58 ....| 12,181,513|    486,484|     15|  4,800,368|  6,894,661|100.0|    4.0| 39.4|      56.6
1959-60 ....| 14,746,618|    651,639|     19|  5,768,047|  8,326,932|100.0|    4.4| 39.1|      56.5
1961-62 ....| 17,527,707|    760,975|     20|  6,789,190|  9,977,542|100.0|    4.3| 38.7|      56.9
1963-64 ....| 20,544,182|    896,956|     22|  8,078,014| 11,569,213|100.0|    4.4| 39.3|      56.3
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1965-66 ....| 25,356,858|  1,996,954|     47|  9,920,219| 13,439,686|100.0|    7.9| 39.1|      53.0
1967-68 ....| 31,903,064|  2,806,469|     64| 12,275,536| 16,821,063|100.0|    8.8| 38.5|      52.7
1969-70 ....| 40,266,923|  3,219,557|     71| 16,062,776| 20,984,589|100.0|    8.0| 39.9|      52.1
1970-71 ....| 44,511,292|  3,753,461|     82| 17,409,086| 23,348,745|100.0|    8.4| 39.1|      52.5
1971-72 ....| 50,003,645|  4,467,969|     97| 19,133,256| 26,402,420|100.0|    8.9| 38.3|      52.8
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1972-73 ....| 52,117,930|  4,525,000|     99| 20,699,752| 26,893,180|100.0|    8.7| 39.7|      51.6
1973-74 ....| 58,230,892|  4,930,351|    108| 24,113,409| 29,187,132|100.0|    8.5| 41.4|      50.1
1974-75 ....| 64,445,239|  5,811,595|    129| 27,060,563| 31,573,079|100.0|    9.0| 42.0|      49.0
1975-76 ....| 71,206,073|  6,318,345|    141| 31,602,885| 33,284,840|100.0|    8.9| 44.4|      46.7
1976-77 ....| 75,332,532|  6,629,498|    150| 32,526,018| 36,177,019|100.0|    8.8| 43.2|      48.0
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1977-78 ....| 81,443,160|  7,694,194|    177| 35,013,266| 38,735,700|100.0|    9.4| 43.0|      47.6
1978-79 ....| 87,994,143|  8,600,116|    202| 40,132,136| 39,261,891|100.0|    9.8| 45.6|      44.6
1979-80 ....| 96,881,165|  9,503,537|    228| 45,348,814| 42,028,813|100.0|    9.8| 46.8|      43.4
1980-81 ....|105,949,087|  9,768,262|    239| 50,182,659| 45,998,166|100.0|    9.2| 47.4|      43.4
1981-82 ....|110,191,257|  8,186,466|    204| 52,436,435| 49,568,356|100.0|    7.4| 47.6|      45.0
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1982-83 ....|117,497,502|  8,339,990|    211| 56,282,157| 52,875,354|100.0|    7.1| 47.9|      45.0
1983-84 ....|126,055,419|  8,576,547|    218| 60,232,981| 57,245,892|100.0|    6.8| 47.8|      45.4
1984-85 ....|137,294,678|  9,105,569|    232| 67,168,684| 61,020,425|100.0|    6.6| 48.9|      44.4
1985-86 ....|149,127,779|  9,975,622|    253| 73,619,575| 65,532,582|100.0|    6.7| 49.4|      43.9
1986-87 ....|158,523,693| 10,146,013|    255| 78,830,437| 69,547,243|100.0|    6.4| 49.7|      43.9
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1987-88 ....|169,561,974| 10,716,687|    268| 84,004,415| 74,840,873|100.0|    6.3| 49.5|      44.1
1988-89 ....|192,016,374| 11,902,001|    296| 91,768,911| 88,345,462|100.0|    6.2| 47.8|      46.0
1989-90 ....|208,547,573| 12,700,784|    313| 98,238,633| 97,608,157|100.0|    6.1| 47.1|      46.8
1990-91 ....|223,340,537| 13,776,066|    334|105,324,533|104,239,939|100.0|    6.2| 47.2|      46.7
1991-92 ....|234,581,384| 15,493,330|    368|108,783,449|110,304,605|100.0|    6.6| 46.4|      47.0
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1992-93 ....|247,626,168| 17,261,252|    403|113,403,436|116,961,481|100.0|    7.0| 45.8|      47.2
1993-94 ....|260,159,468| 18,341,483|    422|117,474,209|124,343,776|100.0|    7.1| 45.2|      47.8
1994-95 ....|273,149,449| 18,582,157|    421|127,729,576|126,837,717|100.0|    6.8| 46.8|      46.4
1995-96 ....|287,702,844| 19,104,019|    426|136,670,754|131,928,071|100.0|    6.6| 47.5|      45.9
1996-97 ....|305,065,192| 20,081,287|    440|146,435,584|138,548,321|100.0|    6.6| 48.0|      45.4
            |           |           |       |           |           |     |       |     |
1997-98 ....|325,925,708| 22,201,965|    481|157,645,372|146,078,370|100.0|    6.8| 48.4|      44.8
1998-99 ....|347,377,993| 24,521,817|    527|169,298,232|153,557,944|100.0|    7.1| 48.7|      44.2
1999-2000 ..|372,943,802| 27,097,866|    578|184,613,352|161,232,584|100.0|    7.3| 49.5|      43.2
2000-01 ....|401,355,325| 29,100,183|    616|199,583,097|172,672,045|100.0|    7.3| 49.7|      43.0
2001-02\2\ .|419,501,976| 33,144,633|    695|206,541,793|179,815,551|100.0|    7.9| 49.2|      42.9
2002-03 ....|440,157,299| 37,515,909|    779|214,277,407|188,363,983|100.0|    8.5| 48.7|      42.8
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#Rounds to zero.
\1\Includes a relatively small amount from nongovernmental private sources (gifts and tuition and transportation fees from patrons). These sources accounted for 2.3 percent of total revenues in 2002-03.
\2\Revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Beginning in 1980-81, revenues for state education agencies are excluded. Beginning in 1988-89, data reflect new survey collection procedures and may not be entirely comparable with figures for earlier years. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1919-20 through 1955-56; Statistics of State School Systems, 1957-58 through 1969-70; Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, 1970-71 through 1986-87; and The NCES Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1987-88 through 2002-03. (This table was prepared July 2005.)

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