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Table 185. Current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2008-09
  [In thousands of current dollars]
State or jurisdiction 1969-70 1979-80 1980-81 1989-90 1995-96 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-081 2008-09
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States $34,217,773 $86,984,142 $94,321,093 $188,229,359 $255,106,683 $302,876,294 $323,888,508 $348,360,841 $368,378,006 $387,593,617 $403,390,369 $425,047,565 $449,131,342 $476,814,206 $506,884,219 $518,997,430
Alabama 422,730 1,146,713 1,393,137 2,275,233 3,240,364 3,880,188 4,176,082 4,354,794 4,444,390 4,657,643 4,812,479 5,164,406 5,699,076 6,245,031 6,832,439 6,683,843
Alaska 81,374 377,947 476,368 828,051 1,045,022 1,137,610 1,183,499 1,229,036 1,284,854 1,326,226 1,354,846 1,442,269 1,529,645 1,634,316 1,918,375 2,006,114
Arizona 281,941 949,753 1,075,362 2,258,660 3,327,969 3,963,455 4,288,739 4,846,105 5,395,814 5,892,227 6,071,785 6,579,957 7,130,341 7,815,720 8,403,221 8,625,276
Arkansas 235,083 666,949 709,394 1,404,545 1,994,748 2,241,244 2,380,331 2,505,179 2,822,877 2,923,401 3,109,644 3,546,999 3,808,011 3,997,701 4,156,368 4,240,839
California 3,831,595 9,172,158 9,936,642 21,485,782 27,334,639 34,379,878 38,129,479 42,908,787 46,265,544 47,983,402 49,215,866 50,918,654 53,436,103 57,352,599 61,570,555 60,080,929
                                 
Colorado 369,218 1,243,049 1,369,883 2,451,833 3,360,529 4,140,699 4,401,010 4,758,173 5,151,003 5,551,506 5,666,191 5,994,440 6,368,289 6,579,053 7,338,766 7,187,267
Connecticut 588,710 1,227,892 1,440,881 3,444,520 4,366,123 5,075,580 5,402,836 5,693,207 6,031,062 6,302,988 6,600,767 7,080,396 7,517,025 7,855,459 8,336,789 8,708,294
Delaware 108,747 269,108 270,439 520,953 726,241 872,786 937,630 1,027,224 1,072,875 1,127,745 1,201,631 1,299,349 1,405,465 1,437,707 1,489,594 1,518,786
District of Columbia 141,138 298,448 295,155 639,983 679,106 693,712 780,192 830,299 912,432 902,318 1,011,536 1,067,500 1,057,166 1,130,006 1,282,437 1,352,905
Florida 961,273 2,766,468 3,336,657 8,228,531 11,480,359 13,534,374 13,885,988 15,023,514 15,535,864 16,355,123 17,578,884 19,042,877 20,897,327 22,887,024 24,224,114 23,328,028
                                 
Georgia 599,371 1,608,028 1,688,714 4,505,962 6,629,646 8,537,177 9,158,624 10,011,343 10,853,496 11,630,576 11,788,616 12,528,856 13,739,263 14,828,715 16,030,039 15,976,945
Hawaii 141,324 351,889 395,038 700,012 1,040,682 1,143,713 1,213,695 1,215,968 1,348,381 1,489,092 1,566,792 1,648,086 1,805,521 2,045,198 2,122,779 2,225,437
Idaho 103,107 313,927 352,912 627,794 1,019,594 1,239,755 1,302,817 1,403,190 1,481,803 1,511,862 1,555,006 1,618,215 1,694,827 1,777,491 1,891,505 1,957,740
Illinois 1,896,067 4,579,355 4,773,179 8,125,493 10,727,091 13,602,965 14,462,773 15,634,490 16,480,787 17,271,301 18,081,827 18,658,428 19,244,908 20,326,591 21,874,484 23,495,271
Indiana 809,105 1,851,292 1,898,194 4,074,578 5,493,653 6,697,468 7,110,930 7,548,487 7,704,547 8,088,684 8,524,980 9,108,931 9,241,986 9,497,077 9,281,709 9,680,895
                                 
Iowa 527,086 1,186,659 1,337,504 2,004,742 2,753,425 3,110,585 3,264,336 3,430,885 3,565,796 3,652,022 3,669,797 3,808,200 4,039,389 4,231,932 4,499,236 4,731,463
Kansas 362,593 830,133 958,281 1,848,302 2,488,077 2,841,147 2,971,814 3,264,698 3,450,923 3,510,675 3,658,421 3,718,153 4,039,417 4,339,477 4,633,517 4,805,310
Kentucky 353,265 1,054,459 1,096,472 2,134,011 3,171,495 3,696,331 3,837,794 4,047,392 4,268,608 4,401,627 4,553,382 4,812,591 5,213,620 5,424,621 5,822,550 5,886,890
Louisiana 503,217 1,303,902 1,767,692 2,838,283 3,545,832 4,264,981 4,391,189 4,485,878 4,802,565 5,056,583 5,290,964 5,554,766 5,554,278 6,040,368 6,814,455 7,276,651
Maine 155,907 385,492 401,355 1,048,195 1,313,759 1,510,024 1,604,438 1,704,422 1,812,798 1,909,268 1,969,497 2,056,266 2,119,408 2,258,764 2,308,071 2,350,447
                                 
Maryland 721,794 1,783,056 1,937,159 3,894,644 5,311,207 6,165,934 6,545,135 7,044,881 7,480,723 7,933,055 8,198,454 8,682,586 9,381,613 10,210,303 11,211,176 11,591,965
Massachusetts 907,341 2,638,734 2,794,762 4,760,390 6,435,458 7,948,502 8,564,039 9,272,387 9,957,292 10,281,820 10,799,765 11,357,857 11,747,010 12,383,447 13,182,987 13,942,586
Michigan 1,799,945 4,642,847 5,196,249 8,025,621 11,137,877 12,785,480 13,994,294 14,243,597 14,975,150 15,674,698 15,983,044 16,353,921 16,681,981 17,013,259 17,053,521 17,217,584
Minnesota 781,243 1,786,768 1,900,322 3,474,398 4,844,879 5,836,186 6,140,442 6,531,198 6,586,559 6,867,403 7,084,005 7,310,284 7,686,638 8,060,410 8,426,264 9,270,281
Mississippi 262,760 756,018 716,878 1,472,710 2,000,321 2,293,188 2,510,376 2,576,457 2,642,116 2,853,531 3,059,569 3,243,888 3,550,261 3,692,358 3,898,401 3,967,232
                                 
Missouri 642,030 1,504,988 1,643,258 3,288,738 4,531,192 5,348,366 5,655,531 6,076,169 6,491,885 6,793,957 6,832,454 7,115,207 7,592,485 7,957,705 8,526,641 8,827,224
Montana 127,176 358,118 380,092 641,345 868,892 955,695 994,770 1,041,760 1,073,005 1,124,291 1,160,838 1,193,182 1,254,360 1,320,112 1,392,449 1,436,062
Nebraska 231,612 581,615 629,017 1,233,431 1,648,104 1,821,310 1,926,500 2,067,290 2,206,946 2,304,223 2,413,404 2,512,914 2,672,629 2,825,608 2,970,323 3,053,575
Nevada 87,273 281,901 287,752 712,898 1,296,629 1,738,009 1,875,467 1,978,480 2,169,000 2,251,044 2,470,581 2,722,264 2,959,728 3,311,471 3,515,004 3,606,035
New Hampshire 101,370 295,400 340,518 821,671 1,114,540 1,316,946 1,418,503 1,518,792 1,641,378 1,781,594 1,900,240 2,021,144 2,139,113 2,246,692 2,399,330 2,490,623
                                 
New Jersey 1,343,564 3,638,533 3,648,914 8,119,336 11,208,558 12,874,579 13,327,645 14,773,650 15,822,609 17,185,966 18,416,695 19,669,576 20,869,993 22,448,262 24,357,079 23,589,224
New Mexico 183,736 515,451 560,213 1,020,148 1,517,517 1,788,382 1,890,274 2,022,093 2,204,165 2,281,608 2,446,115 2,554,638 2,729,707 2,904,474 3,057,061 3,186,252
New York 4,111,839 8,760,500 9,259,948 18,090,978 23,522,461 26,885,444 28,433,240 30,884,292 32,218,975 34,546,965 36,205,111 38,866,853 41,149,457 43,679,908 46,443,426 48,635,363
North Carolina 676,193 1,880,862 2,112,417 4,342,826 5,582,994 7,097,882 7,713,293 8,201,901 8,543,290 8,766,968 8,994,620 9,835,550 10,476,056 11,248,336 11,482,912 12,470,470
North Dakota 97,895 228,483 254,197 459,391 557,043 625,428 638,946 668,814 711,437 716,007 749,697 832,157 857,774 838,221 886,317 928,528
                                 
Ohio 1,639,805 3,836,576 4,149,858 7,994,379 10,408,022 12,138,937 12,974,575 13,893,495 14,774,065 15,868,494 16,662,985 17,167,866 17,829,599 18,251,361 18,892,374 19,397,511
Oklahoma 339,105 1,055,844 1,193,373 1,905,332 2,804,088 3,332,697 3,382,581 3,750,542 3,875,547 3,804,570 3,853,308 4,161,024 4,406,002 4,750,536 4,932,913 5,082,062
Oregon 403,844 1,126,812 1,292,624 2,297,944 3,056,801 3,706,044 3,896,287 4,112,069 4,214,512 4,150,747 4,199,485 4,458,028 4,773,751 5,039,632 5,409,630 5,529,831
Pennsylvania 1,912,644 4,584,320 4,955,115 9,496,788 12,374,073 13,532,211 14,120,112 14,895,316 15,550,975 16,344,439 17,680,332 18,711,100 19,631,006 20,404,304 21,157,430 21,831,816
Rhode Island 145,443 362,046 395,389 801,908 1,094,185 1,283,859 1,393,143 1,465,703 1,533,455 1,647,587 1,765,585 1,825,900 1,934,429 2,039,633 2,134,609 2,139,317
                                 
South Carolina 367,689 997,984 1,006,088 2,322,618 3,085,495 3,759,042 4,087,355 4,492,161 4,744,809 4,888,250 5,017,833 5,312,739 5,696,629 6,023,043 6,453,817 6,626,763
South Dakota 109,375 238,332 242,215 447,074 610,640 696,785 737,998 796,133 819,296 851,429 887,328 916,563 948,671 977,006 1,037,875 1,080,054
Tennessee 473,226 1,319,303 1,429,938 2,790,808 3,728,486 4,638,924 4,931,734 5,170,379 5,501,029 5,674,773 6,056,657 6,446,691 6,681,445 6,975,099 7,540,306 7,768,052
Texas 1,518,181 4,997,689 5,310,181 12,763,954 18,801,462 22,430,153 25,098,703 26,546,557 28,191,128 30,399,603 30,974,890 31,919,107 33,851,773 36,105,784 39,033,235 40,688,181
Utah 179,981 518,251 587,648 1,130,135 1,719,782 2,025,714 2,102,655 2,250,339 2,374,702 2,366,897 2,475,550 2,627,022 2,778,236 2,987,810 3,444,936 3,638,775
                                 
Vermont 78,921 189,811 224,901 546,901 684,864 792,664 870,198 934,031 992,149 1,045,213 1,111,029 1,177,478 1,237,442 1,300,149 1,356,165 1,413,329
Virginia 704,677 1,881,519 2,045,412 4,621,071 5,969,608 7,137,419 7,757,598 8,335,805 8,718,554 9,208,329 9,798,239 10,705,162 11,470,735 12,465,858 13,125,666 13,505,290
Washington 699,984 1,825,782 1,791,477 3,550,819 5,394,507 6,098,008 6,399,885 6,782,136 7,103,817 7,359,566 7,549,235 7,870,979 8,239,716 8,752,007 9,331,539 9,940,056
West Virginia 249,404 678,386 754,889 1,316,637 1,806,004 1,986,562 2,086,937 2,157,568 2,219,013 2,349,833 2,415,043 2,527,767 2,651,491 2,742,344 2,841,962 3,059,420
Wisconsin 777,288 1,908,523 2,035,879 3,929,920 5,670,826 6,620,653 6,852,178 7,249,081 7,592,176 7,934,755 8,131,276 8,435,359 8,745,195 9,029,660 9,366,134 9,696,228
Wyoming 69,584 226,067 271,153 509,084 581,817 651,622 683,918 704,695 761,830 791,732 814,092 863,423 965,350 1,124,564 1,191,736 1,268,407
                                 
Other jurisdictions                                
American Samoa 21,838 30,382 35,092 42,395 40,642 46,192 47,566 55,519 58,163 58,539 57,093 63,105 65,436
Guam 16,652 101,130 182,506 210,119 219,881 229,243 235,711
Northern Marianas 20,476 44,037 50,450 49,832 49,151 46,508 50,843 47,681 58,400 57,694 55,048 51,241 62,787
Puerto Rico 713,000 1,045,407 1,667,640 2,024,499 2,086,414 2,257,837 2,152,724 2,541,385 2,425,372 2,865,945 3,082,295 3,268,200 3,433,229 3,502,757
U.S. Virgin Islands 128,065 122,286 146,474 135,174 125,252 107,343 125,405 128,250 137,793 146,872 157,446 196,533 201,326
—Not available.
1 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Beginning in 1980-81, expenditures for state administration are excluded. Data are not adjusted for changes in the purchasing power of the dollar due to inflation. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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 Education, 1979-80 and 1980-81; and Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989-90 through 2008-09. (This table was prepared June 2011).
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