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Table 212. Public elementary and secondary revenues and expenditures, by type of locale: 2009-10
Selected characteristic Total City, large1 City, mid-size2 City, small3 Suburban, large4 Suburban, mid-size5 Suburban, small6 Town, fringe7 Town, distant8 Town,
remote9
Rural, fringe10 Rural, distant11 Rural, remote12
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Revenues, 2009-10                          
Total revenue (in millions of dollars) $610,943 $107,879 $40,502 $46,032 $203,374 $18,372 $10,717 $9,930 $34,664 $21,858 $64,658 $38,056 $14,896
Federal 75,266 16,456 5,971 6,177 19,485 2,027 1,171 1,022 4,617 3,530 7,535 4,845 2,426
Title I 16,941 5,011 1,481 1,417 3,713 361 231 196 1,007 753 1,281 976 513
Child Nutrition Act 12,009 2,563 983 987 3,029 321 193 167 802 526 1,254 851 333
Children with disabilities (IDEA) 14,291 2,384 1,027 1,291 4,695 500 287 201 863 547 1,497 732 267
Impact aid 1,256 90 81 51 186 19 10 28 42 164 167 124 295
Bilingual education 364 97 32 40 99 8 5 6 16 9 22 17 12
Indian education 100 12 3 5 6 1 1 2 7 14 12 10 26
Math, science, and professional
        development
1,662 384 161 141 374 48 29 23 109 92 135 105 61
Safe and drug-free schools 251 60 20 22 59 4 6 5 19 15 19 14 10
Vocational and technical education 632 139 49 52 162 14 10 5 39 36 74 37 16
Other and unclassified 27,761 5,716 2,134 2,173 7,162 750 400 391 1,713 1,374 3,075 1,980 892
                           
State (in millions of dollars) 258,865 44,928 18,096 20,760 75,649 8,053 4,861 4,619 16,760 10,283 28,613 19,316 6,926
Special education programs 16,754 3,495 1,125 1,327 6,011 520 283 266 815 509 1,346 776 283
Compensatory and basic skills 4,654 867 382 466 1,600 172 88 69 230 118 330 235 95
Bilingual education 608 38 24 35 395 34 3 3 18 8 38 8 4
Gifted and talented 431 18 28 12 277 20 2 1 13 6 37 14 3
Vocational education 786 41 41 59 227 25 10 8 60 53 153 78 29
Other 235,633 40,469 16,495 18,861 67,139 7,282 4,475 4,272 15,625 9,588 26,709 18,206 6,513
                           
Local (in millions of dollars)13 276,812 46,495 16,435 19,095 108,239 8,291 4,685 4,288 13,287 8,045 28,510 13,895 5,543
Property tax14 169,186 21,840 9,494 11,617 71,802 4,533 3,095 2,896 8,717 5,583 17,099 8,750 3,759
Parent government contribution14 48,162 15,539 3,007 2,476 17,123 1,988 528 402 801 240 4,286 1,481 292
Private (fees from individuals) 13,787 1,192 720 914 5,283 430 256 269 850 522 1,948 1,028 375
Other13 45,678 7,925 3,215 4,088 14,031 1,340 807 722 2,919 1,700 5,178 2,636 1,118
                           
Total revenue (percentage distribution) 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Federal 12.3 15.3 14.7 13.4 9.6 11.0 10.9 10.3 13.3 16.2 11.7 12.7 16.3
State 42.4 41.6 44.7 45.1 37.2 43.8 45.4 46.5 48.4 47.0 44.3 50.8 46.5
Local 45.3 43.1 40.6 41.5 53.2 45.1 43.7 43.2 38.3 36.8 44.1 36.5 37.2
                           
Expenditures, 2009-10                          
Total expenditures (in millions of                          
dollars) $622,954 $112,783 $41,259 $46,806 $206,018 $18,687 $11,011 $10,034 $35,001 $22,484 $65,561 $38,233 $15,050
Current expenditures for schools 517,627 90,971 34,476 39,015 173,283 15,433 9,164 8,364 29,518 18,687 53,964 32,194 12,556
Instruction 316,167 56,623 20,681 23,739 106,281 9,402 5,554 5,126 17,953 11,349 32,611 19,409 7,438
Support services, students 28,808 4,425 2,051 2,361 10,456 877 527 465 1,540 1,041 3,050 1,495 519
Support services, instructional
        staff
24,940 4,607 1,946 2,110 8,217 756 431 350 1,370 829 2,501 1,340 483
Administration 38,490 5,963 2,554 2,782 12,616 1,146 694 649 2,341 1,558 4,189 2,796 1,202
Operation and maintenance 49,502 8,842 3,224 3,641 16,699 1,494 881 775 2,782 1,799 5,067 3,016 1,284
Transportation 22,257 3,467 1,279 1,395 7,682 626 399 396 1,276 707 2,605 1,771 654
Food service 19,546 3,282 1,352 1,490 5,633 580 347 320 1,310 845 2,289 1,505 593
Other 17,917 3,762 1,390 1,497 5,700 554 330 284 946 558 1,652 863 383
                           
Other current expenditures 20,805 3,392 1,396 1,571 6,138 661 370 332 1,350 878 2,485 1,568 639
Interest on school debt 17,720 3,557 1,104 1,164 6,082 496 331 321 852 462 2,249 886 215
Capital outlay 59,843 12,348 3,850 4,441 17,348 1,932 1,048 1,005 3,343 2,544 6,640 3,760 1,584
                           
Current expenditures (percentage
   distribution)
100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Instruction 61.1 62.2 60.0 60.8 61.3 60.9 60.6 61.3 60.8 60.7 60.4 60.3 59.2
Support services 10.4 9.9 11.6 11.5 10.8 10.6 10.5 9.7 9.9 10.0 10.3 8.8 8.0
Administration 7.4 6.6 7.4 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.8 7.9 8.3 7.8 8.7 9.6
Operation and maintenance 9.6 9.7 9.4 9.3 9.6 9.7 9.6 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.4 9.4 10.2
Transportation 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.6 4.4 4.1 4.4 4.7 4.3 3.8 4.8 5.5 5.2
Food service and other 7.2 7.7 8.0 7.7 6.5 7.3 7.4 7.2 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.4 7.8
                           
Current expenditure per student
   (in dollars)
$10,519 $11,537 $10,114 $10,439 $10,876 $10,073 $9,854 $9,921 $9,797 $9,715 $9,579 $9,889 $11,271
Instruction expenditure per student
    (in dollars)
6,425 7,181 6,067 6,351 6,670 6,136 5,973 6,081 5,958 5,900 5,789 5,962 6,678
1 Located inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population of at least 250,000.
2 Located inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population of at least 100,000, but less than 250,000.
3 Located inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 100,000.
4 Located inside an urbanized area and outside a principal city with a population of 250,000 or more.
5 Located inside an urbanized area and outside a principal city with a population of at least 100,000, but less than 250,000.
6 Located inside an urbanized area and outside a principal city with a population less than 100,000.
7 Located inside an urban cluster that is 10 miles or less from an urbanized area.
8 Located inside an urban cluster that is more than 10 but less than or equal to 35 miles from an urbanized area.
9 Located inside an urban cluster that is more than 35 miles from an urbanized area.
10 Located outside any urbanized area or urban cluster, but 5 miles or less from an urbanized area or 2.5 miles or less from an urban cluster.
11 Located outside any urbanized area or urban cluster and more than 5 miles but less than or equal to 25 miles from an urbanized area, or more than 2.5 miles but less than or equal to 10 miles from an urban cluster.
12 Located outside any urbanized area or urban cluster, more than 25 miles from an urbanized area, and more than 10 miles from an urban cluster.
13 Includes tuition and fee revenues from other in-state school systems, which are excluded from state data reported through the "National Public Education Financial Survey."
14 Property tax and parent government contributions are determined on the basis of independence or dependence of the local school system and are mutually exclusive.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, "School District Finance Survey (Form F-33)," 2009-10. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
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