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Table 175. Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1959-60 through 2004-05-Continued
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State or jurisdiction Constant 2006-07 dollars1
1959-60 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05
1 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
United States $2,606    $4,410 $5,974 $8,006 $8,122 $8,212 $8,425 $8,701 $8,915 $9,215 $9,461 $9,651 $9,763 $9,910
Alabama 1,675   2,940 4,238 5,349 6,231 6,299 6,520 6,838 6,944 7,056 7,249 7,446 7,473 7,783
Alaska 3,796   6,066 12,431 13,555 11,907 11,687 11,453 11,425 11,658 11,656 11,936 12,072 12,148 12,621
Arizona 2,804   3,892 5,182 6,516 6,422 6,346 6,465 6,494 6,606 7,032 7,412 7,605 7,578 7,537
Arkansas 1,564   3,067 4,140 5,603 6,223 6,218 6,309 6,442 6,786 6,927 7,648 7,825 8,016 8,778
California 2,946 2  4,686 5,963 7,059 6,749 6,955 7,314 7,500 7,718 8,235 8,522 8,521 8,456 8,507
                               
Colorado 2,752   3,987 6,366 7,589 7,295 7,358 7,698 7,923 8,081 8,256 8,344 8,773 9,232 9,113
Connecticut 3,030   5,141 6,364 12,599 11,650 11,435 11,635 11,935 12,205 12,270 12,627 12,669 12,895 13,477
Delaware 3,166   4,864 7,523 9,323 9,601 10,025 10,050 10,342 10,622 11,333 11,409 11,498 12,121 12,534
District of Columbia 2,995   5,503 8,570 14,397 12,638 11,586 11,643 13,164 14,391 15,395 16,676 16,518 16,909 15,398
Florida 2,207   3,957 4,967 8,034 7,788 7,689 7,804 7,993 7,697 7,718 7,651 7,759 7,974 8,232
                               
Georgia 1,761   3,177 4,274 6,872 7,105 7,332 7,647 8,106 8,324 8,664 9,015 9,312 9,081 9,134
Hawaii 2,255   4,542 6,105 7,152 7,995 7,892 8,089 8,248 8,550 8,285 9,072 9,831 10,246 10,335
Idaho 2,013   3,260 4,363 4,948 5,899 6,079 6,326 6,673 6,806 7,085 7,321 7,235 7,195 7,133
Illinois 3,046   4,915 6,801 8,228 8,097 8,424 8,975 9,523 9,748 10,095 10,273 10,435 10,651 10,671
Indiana 2,561   3,934 4,950 7,406 7,980 8,485 8,565 8,993 9,227 9,476 9,472 9,620 9,909 10,266
                               
Iowa 2,555   4,562 6,117 7,159 7,626 7,769 7,945 8,124 8,350 8,558 8,837 8,904 8,794 8,883
Kansas 2,416   4,166 5,714 7,639 7,890 7,911 8,085 8,322 8,395 8,955 9,557 9,386 9,658 9,623
Kentucky 1,619   2,946 4,473 6,021 7,327 7,617 7,730 8,065 8,181 8,364 8,633 8,663 8,749 8,923
Louisiana 2,584   3,502 4,712 6,276 6,590 6,681 7,123 7,468 7,543 7,640 8,090 8,398 8,607 8,826
Maine 1,964   3,742 4,795 8,638 8,649 8,838 9,135 9,539 9,944 10,352 10,903 11,337 11,523 11,877
                               
Maryland 2,728   4,963 6,831 10,089 9,754 9,690 9,860 9,758 9,976 10,299 10,615 10,987 11,123 11,490
Massachusetts 2,841   4,642 7,413 10,027 10,060 10,044 10,475 10,856 11,305 11,744 12,382 12,512 12,706 13,001
Michigan 2,884   4,885 6,943 8,917 9,468 9,722 9,740 10,102 10,715 10,529 10,801 11,038 11,023 10,998
Minnesota 2,954   4,883 6,276 7,991 8,142 8,185 8,576 8,912 9,043 9,281 9,223 9,461 9,801 9,875
Mississippi 1,431   2,707 4,375 4,974 5,616 5,540 5,774 6,043 6,458 6,453 6,552 6,935 7,242 7,448
                               
Missouri 2,390   3,829 5,091 7,246 7,434 7,480 7,694 7,932 8,156 8,470 8,821 8,970 8,800 8,903
Montana 2,854   4,225 6,512 7,615 7,725 7,851 8,138 8,397 8,429 8,726 9,006 9,406 9,621 9,700
Nebraska 2,341   3,980 5,653 7,784 8,037 8,314 8,310 8,506 8,874 8,963 9,437 9,584 10,169 10,264
Nevada 2,990   4,158 5,491 6,619 7,029 7,118 7,267 7,362 7,413 7,171 7,421 7,282 7,437 7,666
New Hampshire 2,412   3,907 5,038 8,527 7,872 8,011 8,188 8,411 8,540 8,926 9,429 9,976 10,301 10,695
                               
New Jersey 2,692   5,492 8,392 13,085 13,154 13,118 12,915 13,335 13,147 13,701 13,973 14,677 15,112 15,618
New Mexico 2,520   3,821 5,348 5,651 6,060 6,004 6,290 6,654 7,036 7,369 7,889 7,988 8,395 8,448
New York 3,902   7,170 9,104 12,961 12,617 12,407 12,583 13,045 13,212 13,859 14,140 14,809 15,276 16,032
North Carolina 1,648   3,309 4,613 6,897 6,726 6,828 7,153 7,553 7,844 7,948 7,985 7,911 7,804 7,901
North Dakota 2,548   3,727 5,049 6,735 6,579 6,677 6,756 7,221 7,329 7,540 8,148 8,200 8,546 8,837
                               
Ohio 2,536   3,945 5,455 8,110 8,279 8,371 8,592 9,000 9,425 9,797 10,228 10,567 10,749 10,632
Oklahoma 2,163   3,267 5,066 5,639 6,449 6,616 6,801 7,052 6,957 7,529 7,643 7,331 7,239 7,546
Oregon 3,115   4,997 7,078 8,801 8,740 8,726 9,273 9,661 9,802 9,963 9,995 9,543 9,477 9,371
Pennsylvania 2,845   4,765 6,665 10,013 9,898 9,873 9,815 9,957 10,105 10,315 10,535 10,815 11,401 11,729
Rhode Island 2,872   4,816 6,839 10,237 10,486 10,671 10,888 11,226 11,632 11,794 12,088 12,754 13,469 13,509
                               
South Carolina 1,529   3,310 4,607 6,562 6,733 6,900 7,122 7,448 7,893 8,407 8,649 8,698 8,658 8,841
South Dakota 2,410   3,728 5,016 5,999 6,315 6,341 6,665 6,964 7,279 7,673 7,893 8,062 8,344 8,477
Tennessee 1,654   3,059 4,300 5,890 6,009 6,437 6,656 6,850 7,039 7,121 7,419 7,481 7,730 7,908
Texas 2,309   3,373 5,037 6,673 7,232 7,368 7,459 7,644 8,165 8,206 8,365 8,647 8,459 8,321
Utah 2,240   3,384 4,356 4,443 5,110 5,197 5,371 5,555 5,658 5,864 6,065 5,882 5,953 6,021
                               
Vermont 2,389   4,362 5,251 10,011 9,034 9,212 9,466 9,905 10,610 11,144 11,718 12,222 12,808 13,396
Virginia 1,905   3,825 5,180 7,510 7,178 7,293 7,492 7,603 7,827 8,936 9,083 9,304 9,610 10,054
Washington 2,921   4,946 6,753 7,560 8,025 7,942 8,247 8,182 8,337 8,525 8,736 8,836 8,832 8,905
West Virginia 1,796   3,620 5,050 7,010 8,357 8,375 8,556 8,918 9,209 9,500 9,681 10,117 9,957 9,926
Wisconsin 2,870   4,770 6,513 8,880 9,373 9,504 9,693 10,003 10,007 10,257 10,582 10,691 10,787 10,799
Wyoming 3,129   4,626 6,644 8,967 8,249 8,284 8,479 9,172 9,579 9,870 10,678 11,105 11,354 11,807
Other jurisdictions                              
American Samoa   3,067 2,852 3,075 2,831 2,921 3,385 3,198 3,417 3,498 4,027 4,048
Guam 1,642   4,430 6,808 6,537 6,582 6,672 7,074
Northern Marianas   4,835 7,747 8,770 8,855 7,411 6,897 6,390 5,652 5,852 5,206 6,037
Puerto Rico 738   2,813 4,015 4,148 4,605 4,678 4,653 4,886 4,597 5,316 4,974 5,648
Virgin Islands 1,880   10,880 8,133 8,060 8,530 9,570 8,728 9,088 7,158 8,684 8,861 9,263
— 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.
2 Estimated by the National Center for Education Statistics.
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, 1959-60 and 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 2004-05. (This table was prepared July 2007.)
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