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Table 202. Revenues for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: Selected years, 1919-20 through 2009-10
School year Revenues (in thousands) Revenues per pupil
Total Federal State Local (including intermediate) Total Federal State Local (including intermediate)
Total Property
taxes
Other
public
revenue
Private1 Total Property
taxes
Other
public
revenue
Pri-
vate1
1 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
  Current dollars
1919-20 $970,121 $2,475 $160,085 $807,561 $45 # $7 $37
1929-30 2,088,557 7,334 353,670 1,727,553 81 # 14 67
1939-40 2,260,527 39,810 684,354 1,536,363 89 $2 27 60
1949-50 5,437,044 155,848 2,165,689 3,115,507 217 6 86 124
1959-60 14,746,618 651,639 5,768,047 8,326,932 419 19 164 237
1969-70 40,266,922 3,219,557 16,062,776 20,984,589 884 71 353 461
1979-80 96,881,164 9,503,537 45,348,814 42,028,813 2,326 228 1,089 1,009
                             
1989-90 208,547,573 12,700,784 98,238,633 97,608,157 $74,867,627 $17,084,494 $5,656,036 5,144 313 2,423 2,408 $1,847 $421 $140
1990-91 223,340,537 13,776,066 105,324,533 104,239,939 80,373,547 17,951,451 5,914,941 5,419 334 2,555 2,529 1,950 436 144
1991-92 234,581,384 15,493,330 108,783,449 110,304,605 85,874,700 18,213,748 6,216,157 5,579 368 2,587 2,623 2,042 433 148
1992-93 247,626,168 17,261,252 113,403,436 116,961,481 87,143,955 23,116,567 6,700,958 5,783 403 2,648 2,731 2,035 540 156
1993-94 260,159,468 18,341,483 117,474,209 124,343,776 97,762,990 19,661,128 6,919,657 5,986 422 2,703 2,861 2,249 452 159
                             
1994-95 273,149,449 18,582,157 127,729,576 126,837,717 97,978,129 21,560,162 7,299,425 6,192 421 2,896 2,875 2,221 489 165
1995-96 287,702,844 19,104,019 136,670,754 131,928,071 101,785,858 22,522,345 7,619,869 6,416 426 3,048 2,942 2,270 502 170
1996-97 305,065,192 20,081,287 146,435,584 138,548,321 106,545,881 24,288,693 7,713,747 6,688 440 3,211 3,038 2,336 533 169
1997-98 325,925,708 22,201,965 157,645,372 146,078,370 111,184,150 26,676,244 8,217,977 7,066 481 3,418 3,167 2,410 578 178
1998-99 347,377,993 24,521,817 169,298,232 153,557,944 119,483,487 25,348,879 8,725,578 7,464 527 3,638 3,300 2,567 545 187
                             
1999-2000 372,943,802 27,097,866 184,613,352 161,232,584 124,735,516 27,628,923 8,868,145 7,959 578 3,940 3,441 2,662 590 189
2000-01 401,356,120 29,100,183 199,583,097 172,672,840 132,575,925 30,889,273 9,207,643 8,503 616 4,228 3,658 2,809 654 195
2001-02 419,501,976 33,144,633 206,541,793 179,815,551 141,095,685 28,924,825 9,795,041 8,800 695 4,333 3,772 2,960 607 205
2002-03 440,111,653 37,515,909 214,277,407 188,318,337 148,511,786 29,579,240 10,227,310 9,134 779 4,447 3,908 3,082 614 212
2003-04 462,026,099 41,923,435 217,384,191 202,718,474 160,602,055 31,651,489 10,464,930 9,518 864 4,478 4,176 3,309 652 216
                             
2004-05 487,753,525 44,809,532 228,553,579 214,390,414 167,909,883 35,433,486 11,047,044 9,996 918 4,684 4,394 3,441 726 226
2005-06 520,621,788 47,553,778 242,151,076 230,916,934 178,279,408 41,111,066 11,526,460 10,600 968 4,930 4,702 3,630 837 235
2006-07 555,710,762 47,150,608 263,608,741 244,951,413 188,287,298 44,806,422 11,857,694 11,281 957 5,351 4,972 3,822 910 241
2007-08 584,683,686 47,788,467 282,622,523 254,272,697 196,521,569 45,314,965 12,436,163 11,879 971 5,742 5,166 3,993 921 253
2008-092 592,422,033 56,670,261 276,525,603 259,226,169 205,821,844 41,195,313 12,209,012 12,032 1,151 5,616 5,265 4,180 837 248
2009-10 597,485,869 75,997,858 259,809,768 261,678,243 210,913,105 38,813,077 11,952,061 12,111 1,540 5,266 5,304 4,275 787 242
  Constant 2011-12 dollars
1919-20 $11,583,880 $29,553 $1,911,520 $9,642,807 $537 $1 $89 $447
1929-30 27,766,692 97,503 4,701,929 22,967,261 1,081 4 183 894
1939-40 36,809,791 648,255 11,143,830 25,017,706 1,447 25 438 984
1949-50 52,243,420 1,497,511 20,809,653 29,936,256 2,080 60 829 1,192
1959-60 114,209,377 5,046,804 44,672,280 64,490,293 3,246 143 1,270 1,833
1969-70 242,576,892 19,395,327 96,765,734 126,415,830 5,325 426 2,124 2,775
1979-80 283,986,991 27,857,643 132,930,620 123,198,728 6,818 669 3,192 2,958
                             
1989-90 373,759,626 22,762,385 176,063,591 174,933,650 $134,178,000 $30,618,885 $10,136,765 9,219 561 4,343 4,315 $3,310 $755 $250
1990-91 379,522,311 23,409,653 178,977,854 177,134,805 136,578,673 30,504,880 10,051,252 9,208 568 4,342 4,298 3,314 740 244
1991-92 386,247,632 25,510,387 179,116,300 181,620,944 141,396,129 29,989,664 10,235,151 9,186 607 4,260 4,319 3,363 713 243
1992-93 395,376,593 27,560,475 181,067,553 186,748,566 139,139,900 36,909,466 10,699,200 9,233 644 4,228 4,361 3,249 862 250
1993-94 404,899,494 28,545,789 182,831,123 193,522,582 152,153,545 30,599,620 10,769,417 9,316 657 4,206 4,452 3,501 704 248
                             
1994-95 413,270,932 28,114,519 193,252,891 191,903,522 148,239,408 32,620,196 11,043,919 9,369 637 4,381 4,350 3,361 739 250
1995-96 423,761,150 28,138,551 201,304,078 194,318,521 149,921,675 33,173,446 11,223,401 9,450 628 4,489 4,334 3,343 740 250
1996-97 436,870,141 28,757,508 209,703,814 198,408,820 152,579,564 34,782,745 11,046,510 9,578 630 4,598 4,350 3,345 763 242
1997-98 458,565,392 31,237,342 221,801,197 205,526,853 156,431,978 37,532,486 11,562,389 9,941 677 4,809 4,456 3,391 814 251
1998-99 480,430,972 33,914,182 234,142,967 212,373,823 165,248,141 35,058,026 12,067,655 10,323 729 5,031 4,563 3,551 753 259
                             
1999-2000 501,316,992 36,425,383 248,160,205 216,731,404 167,671,465 37,139,237 11,920,702 10,699 777 5,296 4,625 3,578 793 254
2000-01 521,637,799 37,821,163 259,395,789 224,420,846 172,307,360 40,146,422 11,967,064 11,051 801 5,495 4,754 3,650 850 254
2001-02 535,736,549 42,328,266 263,769,883 229,638,400 180,190,130 36,939,244 12,509,026 11,238 888 5,533 4,817 3,780 775 262
2002-03 549,970,393 46,880,466 267,764,393 235,325,534 185,582,647 36,962,681 12,780,206 11,414 973 5,557 4,884 3,852 767 265
2003-04 564,994,569 51,266,612 265,831,058 247,896,898 196,394,292 38,705,432 12,797,174 11,640 1,056 5,477 5,107 4,046 797 264
                             
2004-05 579,031,106 53,195,131 271,324,808 254,511,167 199,332,328 42,064,464 13,114,374 11,866 1,090 5,560 5,216 4,085 862 269
2005-06 595,377,187 54,381,963 276,921,231 264,073,993 203,878,314 47,014,150 13,181,530 12,123 1,107 5,638 5,377 4,151 957 268
2006-07 619,484,464 52,561,640 293,860,639 273,062,185 209,895,261 49,948,434 13,218,490 12,575 1,067 5,965 5,543 4,261 1,014 268
2007-08 628,494,501 51,369,295 303,799,654 273,325,553 211,247,087 48,710,451 13,368,015 12,769 1,044 6,172 5,553 4,292 990 272
2008-092 628,043,305 60,077,742 293,152,591 274,812,973 218,197,542 43,672,313 12,943,118 12,756 1,220 5,954 5,582 4,432 887 263
2009-10 627,341,555 79,795,384 272,792,165 274,754,006 221,452,191 40,752,522 12,549,292 12,716 1,617 5,530 5,569 4,489 826 254
  Percentage distribution
1919-20 100.0 0.3 16.5 83.2 100.0 0.3 16.5 83.2
1929-30 100.0 0.4 16.9 82.7 100.0 0.4 16.9 82.7
1939-40 100.0 1.8 30.3 68.0 100.0 1.8 30.3 68.0
1949-50 100.0 2.9 39.8 57.3 100.0 2.9 39.8 57.3
1959-60 100.0 4.4 39.1 56.5 100.0 4.4 39.1 56.5
1969-70 100.0 8.0 39.9 52.1 100.0 8.0 39.9 52.1
1979-80 100.0 9.8 46.8 43.4 100.0 9.8 46.8 43.4
                             
1989-90 100.0 6.1 47.1 46.8 35.9 8.2 2.7 100.0 6.1 47.1 46.8 35.9 8.2 2.7
1990-91 100.0 6.2 47.2 46.7 36.0 8.0 2.6 100.0 6.2 47.2 46.7 36.0 8.0 2.6
1991-92 100.0 6.6 46.4 47.0 36.6 7.8 2.6 100.0 6.6 46.4 47.0 36.6 7.8 2.6
1992-93 100.0 7.0 45.8 47.2 35.2 9.3 2.7 100.0 7.0 45.8 47.2 35.2 9.3 2.7
1993-94 100.0 7.1 45.2 47.8 37.6 7.6 2.7 100.0 7.1 45.2 47.8 37.6 7.6 2.7
                             
1994-95 100.0 6.8 46.8 46.4 35.9 7.9 2.7 100.0 6.8 46.8 46.4 35.9 7.9 2.7
1995-96 100.0 6.6 47.5 45.9 35.4 7.8 2.6 100.0 6.6 47.5 45.9 35.4 7.8 2.6
1996-97 100.0 6.6 48.0 45.4 34.9 8.0 2.5 100.0 6.6 48.0 45.4 34.9 8.0 2.5
1997-98 100.0 6.8 48.4 44.8 34.1 8.2 2.5 100.0 6.8 48.4 44.8 34.1 8.2 2.5
1998-99 100.0 7.1 48.7 44.2 34.4 7.3 2.5 100.0 7.1 48.7 44.2 34.4 7.3 2.5
                             
1999-2000 100.0 7.3 49.5 43.2 33.4 7.4 2.4 100.0 7.3 49.5 43.2 33.4 7.4 2.4
2000-01 100.0 7.3 49.7 43.0 33.0 7.7 2.3 100.0 7.3 49.7 43.0 33.0 7.7 2.3
2001-02 100.0 7.9 49.2 42.9 33.6 6.9 2.3 100.0 7.9 49.2 42.9 33.6 6.9 2.3
2002-03 100.0 8.5 48.7 42.8 33.7 6.7 2.3 100.0 8.5 48.7 42.8 33.7 6.7 2.3
2003-04 100.0 9.1 47.1 43.9 34.8 6.9 2.3 100.0 9.1 47.1 43.9 34.8 6.9 2.3
                             
2004-05 100.0 9.2 46.9 44.0 34.4 7.3 2.3 100.0 9.2 46.9 44.0 34.4 7.3 2.3
2005-06 100.0 9.1 46.5 44.4 34.2 7.9 2.2 100.0 9.1 46.5 44.4 34.2 7.9 2.2
2006-07 100.0 8.5 47.4 44.1 33.9 8.1 2.1 100.0 8.5 47.4 44.1 33.9 8.1 2.1
2007-08 100.0 8.2 48.3 43.5 33.6 7.8 2.1 100.0 8.2 48.3 43.5 33.6 7.8 2.1
2008-092 100.0 9.6 46.7 43.8 34.7 7.0 2.1 100.0 9.6 46.7 43.8 34.7 7.0 2.1
2009-10 100.0 12.7 43.5 43.8 35.3 6.5 2.0 100.0 12.7 43.5 43.8 35.3 6.5 2.0
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
1 Includes revenues from gifts, and tuition and fees from patrons.
2 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Beginning in 1989-90, revenues for state education agencies were excluded and new survey collection procedures were initiated; data may not be entirely comparable with figures for earlier years. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1919-20 through 1949-50; 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 2009-10. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
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