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Table 184. Total and current expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: 2005-06
State or jurisdiction Current expenditures, capital expenditures, and interest on school debt
Total1 Current expenditures Capital out-lay2 In-terest on school debt
Total Instruc-tion Student services Food ser-vices Enter-prise opera-tions3
Total Student sup-port4 Instruc-tional staff5 General admini-stration School admini-stration Operation and main-tenance Student transpor-tation Other support services
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
United States $10,603 $9,145 $5,574 $3,198 $475 $446 $182 $515 $902 $384 $294 $352 $21 $1,168 $292
Alabama 8,755 7,683 4,493 2,679 395 378 208 475 715 355 153 510 0 902 171
Alaska 13,538 11,476 6,562 4,536 724 624 174 678 1,510 400 427 330 48 1,778 284
Arizona 7,748 6,515 4,037 2,174 366 154 104 316 718 248 268 304 0 1,033 201
Arkansas 9,277 8,030 4,834 2,780 368 511 234 428 747 289 203 410 6 1,046 202
California 10,068 8,301 5,009 2,976 382 560 75 562 836 203 358 299 17 1,550 217
                             
Colorado 9,896 8,166 4,587 3,306 358 424 126 531 845 234 789 253 21 1,319 411
Connecticut 15,217 13,072 8,281 4,327 786 420 257 737 1,219 617 292 353 110 1,893 254
Delaware 13,796 11,621 7,014 4,062 555 152 137 647 1,136 688 748 545 0 1,926 249
District of Columbia 15,625 13,752 7,164 6,248 863 978 349 729 1,731 973 625 340 0 1,875 0
Florida 9,848 7,812 4,618 2,833 368 528 79 444 879 331 204 361 0 1,815 227
                             
Georgia 9,909 8,595 5,379 2,776 410 469 112 529 639 352 264 413 27 1,207 106
Hawaii 10,723 9,876 5,893 3,521 1,184 360 76 663 773 190 275 462 0 416 466
Idaho 7,343 6,469 3,988 2,179 362 278 145 366 598 307 124 301 1 732 142
Illinois 10,323 9,113 5,365 3,450 577 424 310 463 911 452 314 299 0 953 257
Indiana 10,289 8,929 5,363 3,201 393 283 166 507 976 508 368 365 0 939 422
                             
Iowa 9,729 8,355 4,993 2,972 494 397 233 496 781 305 266 379 10 1,234 141
Kansas 9,629 8,640 5,175 3,064 487 397 282 505 836 345 212 400 0 699 290
Kentucky 8,846 7,668 4,563 2,659 316 426 172 418 716 438 175 431 15 992 187
Louisiana 9,349 8,486 4,948 3,058 349 425 203 444 958 461 217 480 0 703 160
Maine 11,637 10,841 7,127 3,350 401 378 228 576 1,093 486 189 365 0 562 235
                             
Maryland 12,201 10,909 6,685 3,731 455 582 109 741 990 558 296 306 187 1,155 138
Massachusetts 13,617 12,087 7,756 3,943 669 589 208 521 1,106 501 349 387 0 1,235 296
Michigan 11,207 9,575 5,420 3,854 695 474 196 574 1,041 424 449 301 0 1,144 489
Minnesota 10,925 9,159 5,898 2,848 245 422 283 390 717 504 288 387 26 1,293 476
Mississippi 7,799 7,173 4,239 2,520 324 341 208 395 792 317 143 414 1 488 140
                             
Missouri 9,385 8,273 5,021 2,883 390 371 245 464 835 420 159 369 0 827 287
Montana 9,409 8,626 5,211 3,056 464 342 260 473 903 398 215 347 12 698 91
Nebraska 10,358 9,324 5,921 2,773 391 303 337 471 810 258 204 364 266 842 193
Nevada 9,513 7,177 4,388 2,543 271 197 126 499 720 269 461 246 0 1,827 510
New Hampshire 11,614 10,396 6,710 3,383 713 319 349 564 901 441 97 303 0 980 239
                             
New Jersey 16,586 14,954 8,832 5,653 1,349 494 368 1,001 1,546 811 85 335 134 1,385 248
New Mexico 9,619 8,354 4,698 3,288 806 389 255 518 829 343 148 364 4 1,149 116
New York 15,834 14,615 10,109 4,180 468 412 282 592 1,305 768 353 326 0 779 443
North Carolina 8,531 7,396 4,575 2,409 401 296 144 481 598 290 198 412 0 876 260
North Dakota 9,785 8,728 5,304 2,717 349 257 394 407 750 368 192 438 268 946 113
                             
Ohio 11,114 9,692 5,549 3,823 580 626 285 567 903 448 414 319 1 1,177 260
Oklahoma 7,623 6,941 3,935 2,548 449 278 200 376 812 229 205 390 69 614 68
Oregon 9,632 8,645 5,074 3,262 611 345 118 547 728 385 529 306 3 578 409
Pennsylvania 12,285 10,723 6,586 3,726 520 408 332 469 1,110 513 373 368 44 1,112 452
Rhode Island 13,015 12,609 7,589 4,696 1,502 604 153 642 1,048 476 271 323 0 199 208
                             
South Carolina 9,863 8,120 4,728 2,961 558 545 99 466 759 291 243 405 27 1,399 345
South Dakota 8,649 7,775 4,506 2,835 428 335 281 387 847 273 284 402 32 707 167
Tennessee 7,742 7,004 4,502 2,163 238 391 145 386 640 255 107 339 0 579 159
Texas 9,247 7,480 4,448 2,638 363 413 117 415 858 210 263 394 0 1,364 404
Utah 6,626 5,464 3,453 1,684 202 256 64 332 534 179 117 293 34 1,007 158
                             
Vermont 13,560 12,805 8,152 4,304 948 472 312 849 1,020 419 283 344 5 610 146
Virginia 10,809 9,452 5,789 3,275 452 606 142 549 920 461 145 386 2 1,070 287
Washington 9,693 7,984 4,725 2,872 509 374 167 474 741 329 278 271 115 1,384 326
West Virginia 9,657 9,440 5,659 3,251 337 361 240 505 972 682 153 530 0 178 39
Wisconsin 11,305 9,993 6,116 3,542 457 492 263 507 952 378 493 334 0 585 732
Wyoming 13,461 11,437 6,774 4,298 672 622 253 638 1,210 499 403 357 7 1,993 42
                             
Other jurisdictions                              
American Samoa 3,837 3,561 1,859 976 142 379 43 143 150 46 73 727 0 276 0
Guam 6,907 6,781 3,873 2,547 741 188 135 369 837 53 224 361 0 106 20
Northern Marianas 5,061 4,924 3,990 439 91 28 183 24 13 81 20 41 453 138 0
Puerto Rico 5,653 5,470 3,839 1,192 273 47 24 0 549 138 161 438 0 160 24
U.S. Virgin Islands 9,529 8,768 5,657 2,862 533 279 417 517 596 342 178 207 42 761 0
1 Excludes "Other current expenditures," such as community services, private school programs, adult education, and other programs not allocable to expenditures per pupil in public schools.
2 Includes expenditures for property and for buildings and alterations completed by school district staff or contractors. Excludes capital outlay related to "Other current expenditures."
3 Includes expenditures for operations funded by sales of products or services (e.g., school bookstore or computer time).
4 Includes expenditures for health, attendance, and speech pathology services.
5 Includes expenditures for curriculum development, staff training, libraries, and media and computer centers.
NOTE: Excludes expenditures for state education agencies. "0" indicates none or less than $0.50. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 2005-06. (This table was prepared May 2009.)
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