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Table 185. Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2006-07
  Unadjusted dollars Constant 2007-08 dollars1
  1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1995-96 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1995-96 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
State or jurisdiction
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
United States $751 $2,088 $4,643 $5,689 $6,189 $6,508 $6,912 $7,380 $7,727 $8,044 $8,310 $8,711 $9,145 $9,683 $4,210 $5,695 $7,741 $7,796 $8,101 $8,373 $8,644 $8,923 $9,181 $9,351 $9,454 $9,620 $9,729 $10,041
Alabama 512 1,520 3,144 4,343 4,849 5,188 5,638 5,885 6,029 6,300 6,581 7,073 7,683 8,398 2,867 4,146 5,241 5,951 6,347 6,674 7,050 7,115 7,163 7,323 7,487 7,812 8,174 8,709
Alaska 1,059 4,267 7,577 8,189 8,271 8,404 8,806 9,216 9,564 9,870 10,116 10,847 11,476 12,324 5,936 11,636 12,633 11,220 10,825 10,812 11,013 11,143 11,362 11,474 11,508 11,979 12,209 12,781
Arizona 674 1,865 3,717 4,476 4,595 4,672 5,030 5,521 5,851 6,283 5,999 6,307 6,515 7,338 3,779 5,086 6,198 6,133 6,014 6,012 6,290 6,676 6,951 7,304 6,825 6,965 6,931 7,610
Arkansas 511 1,472 3,229 4,401 4,708 4,956 5,277 5,568 6,276 6,482 6,842 7,659 8,030 8,391 2,863 4,014 5,384 6,030 6,162 6,376 6,600 6,732 7,456 7,536 7,783 8,458 8,543 8,702
California 833 2,227 4,502 4,937 5,644 5,801 6,314 6,987 7,405 7,552 7,673 7,905 8,301 8,952 4,670 6,072 7,507 6,765 7,388 7,464 7,896 8,448 8,798 8,779 8,729 8,730 8,831 9,283
                                                       
Colorado 686 2,258 4,357 5,121 5,656 5,923 6,215 6,567 6,941 7,384 7,478 7,826 8,166 8,286 3,845 6,157 7,264 7,016 7,404 7,620 7,772 7,941 8,246 8,584 8,507 8,643 8,688 8,593
Connecticut 911 2,167 7,463 8,430 8,901 9,318 9,753 10,127 10,577 11,057 11,436 12,263 13,072 13,659 5,104 5,909 12,442 11,551 11,651 11,989 12,196 12,244 12,566 12,854 13,010 13,543 13,907 14,165
Delaware 833 2,587 5,326 6,696 7,420 7,706 8,310 8,958 9,285 9,693 10,212 10,911 11,621 11,760 4,671 7,054 8,880 9,175 9,712 9,915 10,391 10,831 11,031 11,269 11,617 12,049 12,364 12,196
District of Columbia 947 2,811 7,872 8,510 8,393 9,650 10,107 12,046 12,102 11,847 12,959 13,915 13,752 15,511 5,307 7,667 13,124 11,661 10,986 12,416 12,639 14,565 14,378 13,772 14,742 15,368 14,630 16,086
Florida 683 1,834 4,597 5,275 5,552 5,790 5,831 6,170 6,213 6,439 6,793 7,215 7,812 8,567 3,826 5,002 7,665 7,229 7,267 7,449 7,292 7,460 7,382 7,486 7,728 7,968 8,311 8,885
                                                       
Georgia 539 1,491 4,000 5,056 5,647 6,092 6,437 6,929 7,380 7,774 7,742 8,065 8,595 9,102 3,020 4,066 6,669 6,929 7,391 7,839 8,050 8,377 8,768 9,038 8,808 8,907 9,144 9,439
Hawaii 792 2,086 4,130 5,560 5,858 6,081 6,530 6,596 7,306 8,100 8,533 8,997 9,876 11,060 4,438 5,689 6,886 7,618 7,667 7,824 8,166 7,975 8,680 9,417 9,708 9,936 10,507 11,470
Idaho 573 1,548 2,921 4,194 4,721 5,066 5,315 5,725 6,011 6,081 6,168 6,319 6,469 6,648 3,212 4,222 4,870 5,747 6,179 6,518 6,646 6,922 7,141 7,070 7,017 6,979 6,882 6,894
Illinois 816 2,241 4,521 5,519 6,242 6,762 7,133 7,631 7,956 8,287 8,606 8,896 9,113 9,596 4,571 6,112 7,537 7,563 8,170 8,701 8,920 9,227 9,453 9,634 9,791 9,824 9,696 9,951
Indiana 661 1,708 4,270 5,621 6,318 6,772 7,192 7,630 7,734 8,057 8,431 8,919 8,929 9,080 3,705 4,658 7,120 7,703 8,269 8,713 8,994 9,226 9,189 9,367 9,591 9,850 9,499 9,416
                                                       
Iowa 798 2,164 4,190 5,481 5,998 6,243 6,564 6,930 7,338 7,574 7,626 7,962 8,355 8,791 4,473 5,902 6,985 7,511 7,851 8,033 8,209 8,379 8,718 8,804 8,675 8,793 8,888 9,117
Kansas 699 1,963 4,290 5,374 5,727 6,015 6,294 6,937 7,339 7,454 7,776 7,926 8,640 9,243 3,916 5,353 7,152 7,363 7,496 7,739 7,870 8,388 8,719 8,666 8,846 8,753 9,192 9,585
Kentucky 502 1,557 3,384 4,807 5,213 5,637 5,921 6,079 6,523 6,661 6,864 7,132 7,668 7,940 2,813 4,247 5,641 6,586 6,823 7,253 7,404 7,349 7,750 7,744 7,809 7,876 8,158 8,235
Louisiana 589 1,629 3,625 4,447 5,187 5,548 5,804 6,037 6,567 6,922 7,271 7,669 8,486 8,937 3,303 4,442 6,043 6,093 6,789 7,138 7,258 7,299 7,802 8,047 8,271 8,470 9,028 9,269
Maine 649 1,692 4,903 6,151 6,742 7,155 7,667 8,232 8,818 9,344 9,746 10,342 10,841 11,644 3,638 4,614 8,175 8,429 8,824 9,205 9,588 9,954 10,476 10,862 11,087 11,422 11,534 12,075
                                                       
Maryland 809 2,293 5,573 6,593 7,034 7,326 7,731 8,260 8,692 9,153 9,433 10,031 10,909 11,975 4,535 6,252 9,292 9,034 9,207 9,426 9,668 9,987 10,327 10,640 10,731 11,078 11,605 12,418
Massachusetts 791 2,548 5,766 7,033 7,778 8,260 8,816 9,509 10,232 10,460 11,015 11,642 12,087 12,857 4,431 6,948 9,614 9,637 10,181 10,627 11,024 11,497 12,156 12,160 12,531 12,858 12,859 13,333
Michigan 841 2,495 5,090 6,785 7,050 7,432 8,110 8,278 8,653 8,781 9,094 9,338 9,575 9,922 4,716 6,805 8,486 9,298 9,227 9,562 10,141 10,009 10,280 10,207 10,345 10,313 10,186 10,290
Minnesota 855 2,296 4,698 5,801 6,388 6,814 7,190 7,645 7,736 8,109 8,405 8,718 9,159 9,589 4,791 6,262 7,833 7,949 8,361 8,767 8,991 9,243 9,191 9,427 9,561 9,628 9,744 9,945
Mississippi 457 1,568 2,934 3,951 4,288 4,565 5,014 5,175 5,354 5,792 6,199 6,548 7,173 7,459 2,560 4,277 4,891 5,414 5,613 5,873 6,270 6,257 6,361 6,734 7,052 7,232 7,631 7,735
                                                       
Missouri 596 1,724 4,071 5,092 5,565 5,855 6,187 6,657 7,136 7,495 7,542 7,858 8,273 8,848 3,340 4,701 6,787 6,977 7,284 7,533 7,737 8,049 8,477 8,713 8,580 8,678 8,802 9,175
Montana 728 2,264 4,240 5,249 5,724 5,974 6,314 6,726 7,062 7,496 7,825 8,133 8,626 9,191 4,078 6,173 7,069 7,192 7,492 7,686 7,895 8,133 8,390 8,714 8,902 8,982 9,177 9,532
Nebraska 700 2,025 4,553 5,688 5,958 6,256 6,683 7,223 7,741 8,074 8,452 8,794 9,324 10,068 3,922 5,521 7,591 7,794 7,798 8,049 8,357 8,734 9,197 9,386 9,615 9,712 9,919 10,441
Nevada 706 1,908 3,816 4,892 5,295 5,587 5,760 5,807 6,079 6,092 6,410 6,804 7,177 7,806 3,955 5,203 6,362 6,703 6,930 7,189 7,203 7,021 7,222 7,082 7,293 7,515 7,635 8,095
New Hampshire 666 1,732 4,786 5,740 6,156 6,433 6,860 7,286 7,935 8,579 9,161 9,771 10,396 11,037 3,733 4,723 7,979 7,865 8,058 8,277 8,578 8,809 9,427 9,973 10,422 10,791 11,060 11,446
                                                       
New Jersey 924 2,825 7,546 9,361 9,643 10,145 10,337 11,248 11,793 12,568 13,338 14,117 14,954 16,163 5,177 7,705 12,581 12,827 12,622 13,053 12,927 13,600 14,011 14,610 15,174 15,590 15,909 16,762
New Mexico 665 1,870 3,446 4,604 5,005 5,440 5,825 6,313 6,882 7,125 7,572 7,834 8,354 8,849 3,727 5,101 5,745 6,308 6,550 6,999 7,285 7,633 8,177 8,283 8,614 8,652 8,887 9,177
New York 1,194 2,950 7,051 8,361 8,852 9,344 9,846 10,716 11,218 11,961 12,638 13,703 14,615 15,546 6,693 8,046 11,755 11,457 11,586 12,023 12,313 12,956 13,327 13,905 14,377 15,134 15,548 16,122
North Carolina 570 1,635 4,018 4,719 5,257 5,656 6,045 6,340 6,495 6,562 6,613 7,098 7,396 7,878 3,196 4,460 6,700 6,466 6,880 7,278 7,560 7,666 7,716 7,629 7,523 7,839 7,868 8,170
North Dakota 662 1,941 3,899 4,677 5,056 5,442 5,667 6,125 6,709 6,870 7,333 8,279 8,728 8,671 3,712 5,294 6,501 6,409 6,617 7,002 7,087 7,405 7,970 7,986 8,342 9,143 9,285 8,992
                                                       
Ohio 677 1,894 4,531 5,669 6,198 6,590 7,065 7,571 8,069 8,632 9,029 9,330 9,692 9,940 3,791 5,166 7,554 7,768 8,113 8,478 8,834 9,154 9,586 10,035 10,272 10,304 10,311 10,309
Oklahoma 554 1,810 3,293 4,549 5,033 5,303 5,395 6,019 6,229 6,092 6,154 6,610 6,941 7,430 3,103 4,935 5,491 6,233 6,587 6,823 6,746 7,278 7,401 7,082 7,001 7,300 7,385 7,705
Oregon 843 2,412 4,864 5,790 6,419 6,828 7,149 7,528 7,642 7,491 7,618 8,069 8,645 8,958 4,726 6,578 8,110 7,934 8,401 8,784 8,940 9,102 9,079 8,709 8,666 8,911 9,197 9,290
Pennsylvania 815 2,328 5,737 6,922 7,209 7,450 7,772 8,210 8,537 8,997 9,708 10,235 10,723 10,905 4,569 6,350 9,566 9,485 9,435 9,585 9,719 9,927 10,142 10,459 11,044 11,304 11,408 11,309
Rhode Island 807 2,340 5,908 7,304 7,928 8,294 8,904 9,315 9,703 10,349 11,078 11,667 12,609 13,453 4,521 6,382 9,851 10,009 10,377 10,672 11,135 11,263 11,527 12,031 12,603 12,885 13,414 13,951
                                                       
South Carolina 567 1,597 3,769 4,779 5,320 5,656 6,130 6,631 7,017 7,040 7,177 7,549 8,120 8,566 3,179 4,356 6,285 6,549 6,963 7,277 7,666 8,018 8,336 8,184 8,164 8,337 8,639 8,884
South Dakota 656 1,781 3,511 4,220 4,669 5,259 5,632 6,191 6,424 6,547 7,068 7,464 7,775 8,064 3,677 4,856 5,854 5,783 6,111 6,766 7,043 7,485 7,632 7,611 8,041 8,243 8,272 8,363
Tennessee 531 1,523 3,405 4,172 4,937 5,123 5,383 5,687 5,948 6,118 6,466 6,850 7,004 7,129 2,975 4,154 5,677 5,716 6,463 6,592 6,731 6,876 7,066 7,112 7,356 7,565 7,452 7,393
Texas 551 1,740 3,835 5,016 5,444 5,685 6,288 6,539 6,771 7,136 7,151 7,246 7,480 7,850 3,089 4,744 6,394 6,873 7,126 7,315 7,863 7,906 8,044 8,296 8,135 8,002 7,958 8,141
Utah 595 1,556 2,577 3,604 3,969 4,210 4,378 4,674 4,899 4,838 4,991 5,216 5,464 5,706 3,336 4,243 4,296 4,939 5,195 5,417 5,475 5,651 5,821 5,624 5,678 5,761 5,813 5,918
                                                       
Vermont 790 1,930 5,770 6,488 7,075 7,541 8,323 9,153 9,806 10,454 11,211 11,972 12,805 13,629 4,425 5,264 9,621 8,890 9,260 9,702 10,407 11,067 11,650 12,153 12,754 13,222 13,623 14,134
Virginia 654 1,824 4,690 5,528 6,065 6,350 6,841 7,281 7,496 7,822 8,219 8,886 9,452 10,214 3,668 4,975 7,819 7,575 7,938 8,170 8,555 8,803 8,906 9,093 9,351 9,813 10,055 10,593
Washington 853 2,387 4,382 5,639 6,040 6,110 6,376 6,750 7,039 7,252 7,391 7,717 7,984 8,524 4,781 6,509 7,307 7,727 7,906 7,861 7,974 8,161 8,363 8,431 8,409 8,522 8,494 8,840
West Virginia 621 1,749 4,020 5,881 6,323 6,677 7,152 7,534 7,844 8,319 8,588 9,024 9,440 9,727 3,482 4,768 6,702 8,058 8,276 8,591 8,943 9,110 9,319 9,671 9,770 9,966 10,043 10,087
Wisconsin 793 2,225 5,020 6,517 7,123 7,527 7,806 8,243 8,634 9,004 9,240 9,755 9,993 10,367 4,445 6,067 8,369 8,930 9,323 9,685 9,762 9,966 10,257 10,467 10,511 10,773 10,631 10,751
Wyoming 805 2,369 5,239 5,826 6,218 6,842 7,425 7,835 8,645 8,985 9,308 10,190 11,437 13,266 4,511 6,461 8,735 7,984 8,139 8,803 9,286 9,473 10,270 10,445 10,589 11,254 12,167 13,758
                                                       
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,781 2,084 2,175 2,283 2,739 2,588 2,906 2,976 3,493 3,607 3,561 3,476 2,970 2,856 2,847 2,937 3,425 3,130 3,452 3,459 3,974 3,983 3,789 3,604
Guam 766 3,817 4,803 5,200 5,781 6,781 4,296 6,364 6,581 6,807 6,576 7,214
Northern Marianas 3,356 4,999 6,112 5,312 5,120 4,913 4,438 4,519 4,241 5,034 4,924 4,707 5,596 6,850 8,000 6,834 6,403 5,940 5,273 5,253 4,824 5,560 5,238 4,881
Puerto Rico 1,605 2,657 3,211 3,298 3,404 3,685 3,563 4,260 4,147 4,979 5,470 6,006 2,676 3,641 4,203 4,243 4,256 4,455 4,233 4,953 4,717 5,498 5,819 6,229
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,043 5,378 5,932 6,983 6,478 6,437 5,716 6,840 7,239 8,387 8,768 9,669 10,075 7,370 7,765 8,984 8,101 7,783 6,791 7,952 8,235 9,263 9,329 10,027
—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.
NOTE: Expenditures for state administration are excluded in all years except 1969-70 and 1979-80. 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 Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989-90 through 2006-07. (This table was prepared May 2009.)
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