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Table 193. Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2007-08
  Unadjusted dollars Constant 2008-09 dollars1
  1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
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 $6,189 $6,508 $6,912 $7,380 $7,727 $8,044 $8,310 $8,711 $9,145 $9,679 $10,297 $4,269 $5,775 $7,849 $8,214 $8,490 $8,765 $9,048 $9,309 $9,482 $9,586 $9,754 $9,865 $10,178 $10,441
Alabama 512 1,520 3,144 4,849 5,188 5,638 5,885 6,029 6,300 6,581 7,073 7,683 8,398 9,197 2,907 4,204 5,315 6,436 6,768 7,149 7,215 7,263 7,425 7,592 7,921 8,288 8,831 9,325
Alaska 1,059 4,267 7,577 8,271 8,404 8,806 9,216 9,564 9,870 10,116 10,847 11,476 12,324 14,641 6,019 11,799 12,810 10,977 10,963 11,166 11,299 11,521 11,635 11,669 12,146 12,380 12,960 14,845
Arizona 674 1,865 3,717 4,595 4,672 5,030 5,521 5,851 6,283 5,999 6,307 6,515 7,316 7,727 3,832 5,157 6,284 6,098 6,096 6,378 6,769 7,049 7,406 6,920 7,062 7,028 7,693 7,835
Arkansas 511 1,472 3,229 4,708 4,956 5,277 5,568 6,276 6,482 6,842 7,659 8,030 8,391 8,677 2,903 4,070 5,459 6,248 6,465 6,692 6,826 7,560 7,641 7,892 8,577 8,662 8,824 8,798
California 833 2,227 4,502 5,644 5,801 6,314 6,987 7,405 7,552 7,673 7,905 8,301 8,952 9,706 4,736 6,156 7,612 7,491 7,569 8,006 8,566 8,921 8,902 8,851 8,852 8,955 9,413 9,842
                                                         
Colorado 686 2,258 4,357 5,656 5,923 6,215 6,567 6,941 7,384 7,478 7,826 8,166 8,286 9,152 3,899 6,243 7,365 7,507 7,727 7,881 8,052 8,361 8,703 8,626 8,763 8,809 8,713 9,280
Connecticut 911 2,167 7,463 8,901 9,318 9,753 10,127 10,577 11,057 11,436 12,263 13,072 13,659 14,610 5,175 5,992 12,616 11,813 12,156 12,366 12,415 12,741 13,034 13,191 13,732 14,101 14,363 14,814
Delaware 833 2,587 5,326 7,420 7,706 8,310 8,958 9,285 9,693 10,212 10,911 11,621 11,760 12,153 4,736 7,152 9,004 9,847 10,053 10,536 10,982 11,185 11,426 11,780 12,218 12,536 12,366 12,322
District of Columbia 947 2,811 7,872 8,393 9,650 10,107 12,046 12,102 11,847 12,959 13,915 13,752 15,511 16,353 5,381 7,774 13,308 11,139 12,589 12,815 14,769 14,579 13,964 14,948 15,582 14,834 16,311 16,581
Florida 683 1,834 4,597 5,552 5,790 5,831 6,170 6,213 6,439 6,793 7,215 7,812 8,567 9,084 3,879 5,071 7,772 7,369 7,553 7,394 7,565 7,485 7,590 7,836 8,079 8,427 9,009 9,210
                                                         
Georgia 539 1,491 4,000 5,647 6,092 6,437 6,929 7,380 7,774 7,742 8,065 8,595 9,102 9,718 3,062 4,123 6,762 7,495 7,948 8,162 8,494 8,890 9,164 8,931 9,032 9,272 9,571 9,853
Hawaii 792 2,086 4,130 5,858 6,081 6,530 6,596 7,306 8,100 8,533 8,997 9,876 11,316 11,800 4,500 5,769 6,982 7,774 7,934 8,280 8,086 8,802 9,548 9,843 10,075 10,654 11,900 11,965
Idaho 573 1,548 2,921 4,721 5,066 5,315 5,725 6,011 6,081 6,168 6,319 6,469 6,648 6,951 3,257 4,281 4,938 6,265 6,609 6,739 7,018 7,241 7,168 7,114 7,076 6,979 6,990 7,048
Illinois 816 2,241 4,521 6,242 6,762 7,133 7,631 7,956 8,287 8,606 8,896 9,113 9,596 10,353 4,635 6,197 7,643 8,284 8,822 9,044 9,355 9,585 9,768 9,928 9,961 9,831 10,090 10,498
Indiana 661 1,708 4,270 6,318 6,772 7,192 7,630 7,734 8,057 8,431 8,919 8,929 9,080 8,867 3,757 4,723 7,219 8,385 8,835 9,120 9,355 9,317 9,498 9,725 9,987 9,632 9,548 8,991
                                                         
Iowa 798 2,164 4,190 5,998 6,243 6,564 6,930 7,338 7,574 7,626 7,962 8,355 8,791 9,520 4,535 5,984 7,083 7,961 8,145 8,323 8,496 8,840 8,927 8,797 8,915 9,013 9,245 9,653
Kansas 699 1,963 4,290 5,727 6,015 6,294 6,937 7,339 7,454 7,776 7,926 8,640 9,243 9,883 3,971 5,427 7,252 7,601 7,847 7,980 8,505 8,841 8,787 8,969 8,875 9,320 9,719 10,021
Kentucky 502 1,557 3,384 5,213 5,637 5,921 6,079 6,523 6,661 6,864 7,132 7,668 7,941 8,740 2,853 4,306 5,720 6,919 7,354 7,508 7,452 7,858 7,852 7,918 7,986 8,272 8,350 8,862
Louisiana 589 1,629 3,625 5,187 5,548 5,804 6,037 6,567 6,922 7,271 7,669 8,486 8,937 10,006 3,349 4,504 6,128 6,884 7,238 7,359 7,401 7,911 8,160 8,387 8,588 9,154 9,398 10,146
Maine 649 1,692 4,903 6,742 7,155 7,667 8,232 8,818 9,344 9,746 10,342 10,841 11,644 11,761 3,689 4,679 8,289 8,948 9,334 9,722 10,093 10,622 11,014 11,242 11,581 11,695 12,244 11,925
                                                         
Maryland 809 2,293 5,573 7,034 7,326 7,731 8,260 8,692 9,153 9,433 10,031 10,909 11,989 13,235 4,598 6,339 9,422 9,336 9,557 9,803 10,126 10,471 10,789 10,881 11,233 11,767 12,607 13,420
Massachusetts 791 2,548 5,766 7,778 8,260 8,816 9,509 10,232 10,460 11,015 11,642 12,087 12,784 13,667 4,493 7,045 9,748 10,323 10,775 11,178 11,657 12,326 12,329 12,706 13,037 13,038 13,443 13,857
Michigan 841 2,495 5,090 7,050 7,432 8,110 8,278 8,653 8,781 9,094 9,338 9,575 9,876 10,075 4,782 6,900 8,605 9,356 9,696 10,283 10,149 10,424 10,350 10,490 10,457 10,329 10,385 10,215
Minnesota 855 2,296 4,698 6,388 6,814 7,190 7,645 7,736 8,109 8,405 8,718 9,159 9,589 10,048 4,858 6,350 7,942 8,477 8,890 9,117 9,372 9,319 9,558 9,695 9,763 9,880 10,083 10,188
Mississippi 457 1,568 2,934 4,288 4,565 5,014 5,175 5,354 5,792 6,199 6,548 7,173 7,459 7,890 2,595 4,337 4,959 5,691 5,955 6,357 6,344 6,449 6,828 7,151 7,333 7,738 7,843 8,000
                                                         
Missouri 596 1,724 4,071 5,565 5,855 6,187 6,657 7,136 7,495 7,542 7,858 8,273 8,848 9,532 3,387 4,767 6,881 7,386 7,638 7,845 8,161 8,596 8,834 8,700 8,800 8,925 9,303 9,665
Montana 728 2,264 4,240 5,724 5,974 6,314 6,726 7,062 7,496 7,825 8,133 8,626 9,191 9,786 4,135 6,259 7,168 7,597 7,793 8,006 8,246 8,507 8,835 9,026 9,108 9,305 9,665 9,923
Nebraska 700 2,025 4,553 5,958 6,256 6,683 7,223 7,741 8,074 8,452 8,794 9,324 10,068 10,565 3,976 5,598 7,697 7,907 8,161 8,474 8,856 9,325 9,517 9,749 9,847 10,058 10,587 10,712
Nevada 706 1,908 3,816 5,295 5,587 5,760 5,807 6,079 6,092 6,410 6,804 7,177 7,796 8,187 4,010 5,276 6,451 7,027 7,289 7,303 7,119 7,323 7,181 7,394 7,619 7,742 8,198 8,301
New Hampshire 666 1,732 4,786 6,156 6,433 6,860 7,286 7,935 8,579 9,161 9,771 10,396 11,036 11,951 3,785 4,789 8,090 8,170 8,393 8,698 8,932 9,559 10,112 10,568 10,942 11,214 11,605 12,117
                                                         
New Jersey 924 2,825 7,546 9,643 10,145 10,337 11,248 11,793 12,568 13,338 14,117 14,954 16,163 17,620 5,250 7,812 12,757 12,798 13,236 13,108 13,790 14,207 14,814 15,386 15,808 16,131 16,996 17,866
New Mexico 665 1,870 3,446 5,005 5,440 5,825 6,313 6,882 7,125 7,572 7,834 8,354 8,849 9,291 3,779 5,172 5,825 6,642 7,097 7,386 7,740 8,291 8,398 8,734 8,772 9,012 9,305 9,421
New York 1,194 2,950 7,051 8,852 9,344 9,846 10,716 11,218 11,961 12,638 13,703 14,615 15,546 16,794 6,787 8,158 11,920 11,748 12,191 12,485 13,137 13,513 14,099 14,578 15,345 15,765 16,348 17,029
North Carolina 570 1,635 4,018 5,257 5,656 6,045 6,340 6,495 6,562 6,613 7,098 7,396 7,878 7,798 3,241 4,522 6,793 6,976 7,379 7,665 7,773 7,824 7,735 7,628 7,948 7,978 8,284 7,907
North Dakota 662 1,941 3,899 5,056 5,442 5,667 6,125 6,709 6,870 7,333 8,279 8,728 8,671 9,324 3,764 5,368 6,592 6,709 7,099 7,185 7,509 8,082 8,098 8,459 9,271 9,415 9,118 9,454
                                                         
Ohio 677 1,894 4,531 6,198 6,590 7,065 7,571 8,069 8,632 9,029 9,330 9,692 9,937 10,340 3,844 5,238 7,660 8,226 8,597 8,958 9,282 9,720 10,175 10,415 10,448 10,455 10,449 10,484
Oklahoma 554 1,810 3,293 5,033 5,303 5,395 6,019 6,229 6,092 6,154 6,610 6,941 7,430 7,683 3,147 5,004 5,567 6,679 6,918 6,840 7,379 7,504 7,181 7,099 7,402 7,488 7,813 7,790
Oregon 843 2,412 4,864 6,419 6,828 7,149 7,528 7,642 7,491 7,618 8,069 8,645 8,958 9,565 4,792 6,670 8,224 8,519 8,907 9,064 9,229 9,206 8,830 8,787 9,035 9,326 9,420 9,698
Pennsylvania 815 2,328 5,737 7,209 7,450 7,772 8,210 8,537 8,997 9,708 10,235 10,723 10,905 11,741 4,633 6,438 9,699 9,567 9,719 9,855 10,065 10,284 10,605 11,199 11,462 11,568 11,467 11,905
Rhode Island 807 2,340 5,908 7,928 8,294 8,904 9,315 9,703 10,349 11,078 11,667 12,609 13,453 14,459 4,584 6,471 9,988 10,522 10,821 11,291 11,420 11,688 12,199 12,779 13,065 13,601 14,146 14,661
                                                         
South Carolina 567 1,597 3,769 5,320 5,656 6,130 6,631 7,017 7,040 7,177 7,549 8,120 8,507 9,060 3,223 4,417 6,372 7,060 7,379 7,773 8,130 8,453 8,298 8,278 8,454 8,759 8,945 9,187
South Dakota 656 1,781 3,511 4,669 5,259 5,632 6,191 6,424 6,547 7,068 7,464 7,775 8,064 8,535 3,729 4,924 5,936 6,197 6,861 7,141 7,590 7,738 7,717 8,153 8,358 8,387 8,479 8,654
Tennessee 531 1,523 3,405 4,937 5,123 5,383 5,687 5,948 6,118 6,466 6,850 7,004 7,129 7,820 3,017 4,212 5,756 6,553 6,684 6,825 6,972 7,165 7,211 7,459 7,671 7,556 7,497 7,929
Texas 551 1,740 3,835 5,444 5,685 6,288 6,539 6,771 7,136 7,151 7,246 7,480 7,850 8,350 3,132 4,810 6,483 7,226 7,417 7,973 8,017 8,157 8,412 8,248 8,114 8,069 8,254 8,466
Utah 595 1,556 2,577 3,969 4,210 4,378 4,674 4,899 4,838 4,991 5,216 5,464 5,709 5,978 3,382 4,303 4,356 5,267 5,492 5,551 5,730 5,902 5,702 5,757 5,841 5,895 6,003 6,062
                                                         
Vermont 790 1,930 5,770 7,075 7,541 8,323 9,153 9,806 10,454 11,211 11,972 12,805 13,629 14,421 4,487 5,337 9,755 9,389 9,837 10,553 11,221 11,813 12,323 12,932 13,406 13,813 14,331 14,623
Virginia 654 1,824 4,690 6,065 6,350 6,841 7,281 7,496 7,822 8,219 8,886 9,452 10,214 10,664 3,719 5,044 7,928 8,049 8,284 8,674 8,926 9,030 9,220 9,481 9,950 10,196 10,741 10,813
Washington 853 2,387 4,382 6,040 6,110 6,376 6,750 7,039 7,252 7,391 7,717 7,984 8,524 9,058 4,848 6,600 7,409 8,016 7,971 8,085 8,275 8,480 8,549 8,526 8,641 8,613 8,963 9,184
West Virginia 621 1,749 4,020 6,323 6,677 7,152 7,534 7,844 8,319 8,588 9,024 9,440 9,727 10,059 3,531 4,835 6,796 8,392 8,710 9,068 9,237 9,449 9,806 9,906 10,105 10,184 10,228 10,199
Wisconsin 793 2,225 5,020 7,123 7,527 7,806 8,243 8,634 9,004 9,240 9,755 9,993 10,372 10,791 4,507 6,152 8,486 9,453 9,820 9,898 10,105 10,401 10,614 10,658 10,923 10,779 10,906 10,942
Wyoming 805 2,369 5,239 6,218 6,842 7,425 7,835 8,645 8,985 9,308 10,190 11,437 13,266 13,856 4,574 6,551 8,857 8,253 8,926 9,415 9,606 10,414 10,591 10,737 11,411 12,337 13,950 14,049
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,781 2,175 2,283 2,739 2,588 2,906 2,976 3,493 3,607 3,561 3,481 3,012 2,886 2,978 3,473 3,173 3,500 3,508 4,030 4,039 3,842 3,661
Guam 766 3,817 5,200 5,781 6,781 4,356 6,453 6,902 6,668 7,315
Northern Marianas 3,356 6,112 5,312 5,120 4,913 4,438 4,519 4,241 5,034 4,924 4,707 4,535 5,674 8,112 6,929 6,493 6,023 5,346 5,327 4,891 5,637 5,311 4,949 4,598
Puerto Rico 1,605 3,211 3,298 3,404 3,685 3,563 4,260 4,147 4,979 5,470 6,006 6,483 2,714 4,261 4,302 4,316 4,518 4,292 5,022 4,783 5,575 5,901 6,316 6,574
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,043 5,932 6,983 6,478 6,437 5,716 6,840 7,239 8,387 8,768 9,669 12,358 10,216 7,873 9,110 8,214 7,891 6,886 8,063 8,350 9,392 9,459 10,167 12,531
—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 2007-08. (This table was prepared August 2010.)                  
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