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Table 218. Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2009-10
State or jurisdiction Unadjusted dollars Constant 2011-12 dollars1
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
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 $816 $2,272 $4,980 $7,394 $7,904 $8,259 $8,610 $8,900 $9,316 $9,778 $10,336 $10,982 $11,239 $11,445 $4,916 $6,659 $8,925 $9,939 $10,272 $10,547 $10,759 $10,883 $11,059 $11,182 $11,522 $11,805 $11,914 $12,017
Alabama 544 1,612 3,327 5,758 6,052 6,327 6,642 6,812 7,309 7,980 8,743 9,345 9,385 9,554 3,277 4,725 5,963 7,741 7,866 8,080 8,300 8,330 8,677 9,125 9,746 10,045 9,949 10,031
Alaska 1,123 4,728 8,431 9,668 9,998 10,419 10,770 11,074 11,851 12,537 13,508 16,002 16,822 17,350 6,763 13,858 15,110 12,996 12,994 13,306 13,458 13,542 14,069 14,337 15,058 17,201 17,833 18,217
Arizona 720 1,971 4,053 5,478 6,032 6,470 6,784 6,908 7,218 7,637 8,038 8,630 8,732 8,865 4,338 5,777 7,264 7,364 7,839 8,262 8,477 8,448 8,568 8,734 8,960 9,277 9,257 9,308
Arkansas 568 1,574 3,485 5,628 5,942 6,676 6,981 7,307 8,243 8,748 9,152 9,460 9,651 10,237 3,419 4,615 6,246 7,565 7,722 8,526 8,723 8,935 9,786 10,005 10,202 10,169 10,231 10,748
California 867 2,268 4,391 6,401 7,063 7,439 7,601 7,708 7,989 8,416 9,029 9,673 9,439 9,680 5,224 6,647 7,869 8,604 9,180 9,500 9,499 9,426 9,484 9,625 10,066 10,398 10,006 10,164
                                                         
Colorado 738 2,421 4,720 6,702 7,082 7,284 7,826 8,416 8,558 8,938 9,110 9,977 9,611 9,747 4,445 7,096 8,460 9,009 9,204 9,302 9,780 10,291 10,159 10,222 10,156 10,725 10,189 10,234
Connecticut 951 2,420 7,837 10,122 10,525 11,022 11,302 11,755 12,655 13,461 14,143 15,063 15,840 16,133 5,731 7,094 14,045 13,606 13,679 14,076 14,123 14,375 15,024 15,394 15,766 16,192 16,792 16,939
Delaware 900 2,861 5,799 8,809 9,720 9,959 10,257 11,049 11,770 12,330 12,612 12,789 12,753 12,928 5,422 8,387 10,393 11,841 12,633 12,718 12,818 13,512 13,973 14,101 14,060 13,748 13,520 13,574
District of Columbia 1,018 3,259 8,955 11,935 13,204 14,557 14,735 15,414 15,074 17,877 18,285 20,807 19,766 21,283 6,135 9,553 16,049 16,043 17,161 18,590 18,413 18,849 17,895 20,443 20,384 22,366 20,954 22,347
Florida 732 1,889 4,997 6,383 6,620 6,679 6,922 7,269 7,731 8,376 9,055 9,711 9,452 9,363 4,411 5,537 8,956 8,580 8,604 8,529 8,650 8,889 9,177 9,579 10,095 10,439 10,020 9,831
                                                         
Georgia 588 1,625 4,275 6,903 7,431 7,870 8,308 8,278 8,577 9,164 9,615 10,263 10,178 9,855 3,542 4,764 7,661 9,279 9,658 10,050 10,381 10,123 10,182 10,479 10,718 11,032 10,790 10,347
Hawaii 841 2,322 4,448 7,090 7,106 7,919 8,770 9,341 9,705 10,747 12,364 12,774 13,397 12,734 5,063 6,806 7,973 9,531 9,236 10,113 10,959 11,422 11,521 12,290 13,783 13,731 14,202 13,370
Idaho 603 1,659 3,078 5,644 6,077 6,391 6,454 6,559 6,698 6,861 7,074 7,402 7,567 7,481 3,634 4,864 5,516 7,587 7,899 8,162 8,065 8,020 7,952 7,847 7,886 7,957 8,022 7,855
Illinois 909 2,587 5,118 8,084 8,659 8,967 9,309 9,710 10,020 10,282 10,816 11,624 12,489 13,083 5,479 7,582 9,172 10,866 11,254 11,452 11,632 11,873 11,896 11,759 12,057 12,495 13,240 13,737
Indiana 728 1,882 4,606 7,652 8,128 8,268 8,582 9,033 9,640 9,558 9,727 9,569 9,946 10,160 4,386 5,518 8,255 10,286 10,564 10,558 10,724 11,046 11,444 10,930 10,843 10,286 10,544 10,668
                                                         
Iowa 844 2,326 4,453 6,925 7,340 7,714 7,943 8,017 8,341 8,460 8,789 9,128 10,482 10,524 5,085 6,819 7,980 9,309 9,540 9,851 9,926 9,803 9,902 9,674 9,797 9,812 11,112 11,049
Kansas 771 2,173 4,752 6,962 7,681 8,342 8,373 8,804 9,037 9,905 10,280 11,065 11,485 11,045 4,645 6,370 8,516 9,359 9,983 10,654 10,463 10,766 10,728 11,327 11,459 11,894 12,176 11,597
Kentucky 545 1,701 3,745 6,784 7,174 7,536 7,728 7,976 8,379 8,975 9,303 9,940 10,054 10,376 3,284 4,986 6,712 9,119 9,324 9,624 9,658 9,753 9,947 10,263 10,371 10,685 10,658 10,895
Louisiana 648 1,792 3,903 6,256 6,553 7,061 7,492 7,846 8,288 8,568 9,650 10,797 11,410 11,492 3,904 5,253 6,996 8,409 8,517 9,018 9,362 9,595 9,839 9,799 10,758 11,606 12,096 12,066
Maine 692 1,824 5,373 8,247 8,879 9,517 10,114 10,504 11,153 11,760 12,628 13,177 13,558 14,008 4,172 5,345 9,629 11,085 11,540 12,154 12,639 12,845 13,240 13,449 14,077 14,164 14,374 14,708
                                                         
Maryland 918 2,598 6,275 8,273 8,833 9,266 9,801 10,140 10,790 11,719 12,836 14,122 14,612 14,937 5,532 7,615 11,247 11,121 11,481 11,833 12,248 12,399 12,809 13,402 14,309 15,180 15,490 15,684
Massachusetts 859 2,819 6,237 9,375 10,073 10,808 11,161 11,583 12,208 12,629 13,263 14,373 15,249 15,411 5,175 8,264 11,178 12,602 13,092 13,803 13,947 14,164 14,493 14,443 14,785 15,450 16,166 16,181
Michigan 904 2,640 5,546 8,886 9,031 9,428 9,847 10,049 10,328 10,598 10,932 11,155 11,493 11,661 5,445 7,740 9,940 11,945 11,737 12,041 12,304 12,288 12,260 12,120 12,186 11,991 12,184 12,244
Minnesota 904 2,387 4,971 7,499 7,960 8,050 8,440 8,934 9,273 9,761 10,185 10,663 11,602 11,366 5,443 6,996 8,908 10,080 10,346 10,281 10,547 10,925 11,008 11,162 11,354 11,462 12,300 11,934
Mississippi 501 1,664 3,094 5,356 5,535 5,719 6,186 6,601 6,994 7,699 7,988 8,448 8,610 8,670 3,017 4,877 5,544 7,199 7,193 7,304 7,730 8,073 8,303 8,805 8,904 9,081 9,127 9,103
                                                         
Missouri 709 1,936 4,507 6,764 7,265 7,700 8,002 8,022 8,360 8,834 9,266 10,007 10,341 10,468 4,268 5,676 8,077 9,092 9,442 9,833 9,999 9,809 9,924 10,103 10,329 10,756 10,963 10,991
Montana 782 2,476 4,736 6,990 7,484 7,861 8,391 8,771 9,108 9,653 10,244 10,541 10,881 11,463 4,710 7,259 8,489 9,396 9,727 10,039 10,486 10,725 10,813 11,039 11,419 11,330 11,535 12,036
Nebraska 736 2,150 4,842 7,360 7,688 8,238 8,550 9,270 9,638 10,170 10,711 11,217 11,457 12,048 4,436 6,302 8,677 9,893 9,992 10,520 10,684 11,336 11,442 11,630 11,940 12,057 12,145 12,650
Nevada 769 2,088 4,117 6,148 6,150 6,477 6,496 6,780 7,198 7,720 8,372 8,891 8,865 8,869 4,635 6,121 7,379 8,264 7,994 8,272 8,118 8,291 8,545 8,828 9,333 9,557 9,398 9,313
New Hampshire 723 1,916 5,304 7,082 7,656 8,230 8,900 9,391 10,043 10,698 11,347 12,280 12,912 13,424 4,356 5,616 9,506 9,520 9,950 10,511 11,121 11,484 11,923 12,234 12,649 13,200 13,689 14,095
                                                         
New Jersey 1,016 3,191 8,139 10,903 11,752 12,197 13,093 13,776 14,666 15,362 16,650 18,174 17,466 18,060 6,122 9,355 14,587 14,655 15,274 15,577 16,361 16,846 17,411 17,568 18,560 19,536 18,516 18,962
New Mexico 707 2,034 3,515 5,835 6,320 6,886 7,126 7,653 7,933 8,426 8,876 9,377 9,727 9,716 4,259 5,961 6,299 7,843 8,214 8,794 8,905 9,358 9,417 9,636 9,894 10,079 10,312 10,201
New York 1,327 3,462 8,062 10,957 11,887 12,343 13,211 13,926 15,054 16,095 17,182 18,423 19,373 19,965 7,993 10,149 14,448 14,728 15,449 15,763 16,509 17,029 17,872 18,406 19,153 19,804 20,537 20,963
North Carolina 612 1,754 4,290 6,505 6,817 6,970 7,057 7,114 7,628 7,940 8,373 8,415 9,167 8,930 3,689 5,142 7,689 8,744 8,860 8,902 8,819 8,700 9,055 9,081 9,334 9,045 9,719 9,377
North Dakota 690 1,920 4,189 6,078 6,467 7,112 7,315 7,791 8,776 9,239 9,203 9,637 10,113 10,976 4,154 5,629 7,508 8,170 8,405 9,083 9,141 9,527 10,418 10,566 10,260 10,359 10,721 11,525
                                                         
Ohio 730 2,075 5,045 7,816 8,403 8,928 9,427 9,799 9,984 10,306 10,792 11,374 11,905 12,307 4,398 6,081 9,041 10,507 10,922 11,402 11,780 11,982 11,852 11,785 12,030 12,227 12,621 12,922
Oklahoma 604 1,926 3,508 5,770 6,458 6,672 6,540 6,599 7,086 7,449 7,968 8,270 8,423 8,511 3,641 5,647 6,287 7,756 8,393 8,520 8,172 8,070 8,412 8,519 8,883 8,890 8,929 8,937
Oregon 925 2,692 5,474 8,129 8,545 8,725 8,514 8,640 8,799 9,294 9,762 10,487 10,673 10,476 5,571 7,891 9,811 10,927 11,106 11,143 10,639 10,565 10,446 10,628 10,882 11,273 11,315 10,999
Pennsylvania 882 2,535 6,228 8,380 8,847 9,196 9,648 10,393 11,014 11,530 11,995 12,493 12,989 13,678 5,312 7,430 11,162 11,265 11,498 11,744 12,056 12,710 13,076 13,186 13,372 13,429 13,770 14,362
Rhode Island 891 2,601 6,368 9,646 10,116 10,552 11,377 12,279 12,685 13,917 14,674 15,843 16,211 16,073 5,369 7,624 11,412 12,967 13,147 13,475 14,217 15,015 15,059 15,915 16,358 17,030 17,186 16,876
                                                         
South Carolina 613 1,752 4,082 6,545 7,210 7,549 7,759 7,893 8,302 8,795 9,226 9,823 10,007 9,887 3,690 5,136 7,315 8,799 9,371 9,641 9,696 9,652 9,855 10,058 10,285 10,559 10,608 10,381
South Dakota 690 1,908 3,731 6,037 6,581 6,890 7,192 7,607 7,960 8,273 8,506 9,047 9,457 9,683 4,156 5,592 6,687 8,115 8,554 8,798 8,987 9,302 9,449 9,461 9,482 9,725 10,025 10,167
Tennessee 566 1,635 3,664 5,837 6,108 6,476 6,674 7,047 7,426 7,580 7,843 8,459 8,676 8,810 3,410 4,794 6,566 7,846 7,938 8,271 8,340 8,617 8,816 8,669 8,743 9,092 9,198 9,250
Texas 624 1,916 4,150 6,771 7,039 7,302 7,714 7,711 7,814 8,085 8,484 9,029 9,260 9,528 3,760 5,615 7,438 9,102 9,148 9,326 9,640 9,430 9,276 9,246 9,457 9,706 9,817 10,004
Utah 626 1,657 2,764 4,692 5,029 5,294 5,247 5,427 5,654 5,809 6,116 6,841 7,081 6,877 3,773 4,856 4,953 6,308 6,536 6,761 6,557 6,636 6,712 6,644 6,818 7,354 7,507 7,220
                                                         
Vermont 807 1,997 6,227 8,799 9,559 10,229 10,903 11,675 12,579 13,377 14,219 15,089 16,073 16,946 4,863 5,854 11,159 11,828 12,423 13,063 13,624 14,277 14,933 15,297 15,851 16,219 17,040 17,793
Virginia 708 1,970 4,672 6,491 7,664 7,928 8,300 8,761 9,441 10,046 10,913 11,410 11,696 11,383 4,264 5,775 8,372 8,725 9,961 10,125 10,372 10,713 11,208 11,489 12,165 12,265 12,399 11,951
Washington 915 2,568 4,702 6,914 7,312 7,626 7,882 8,051 8,362 8,702 9,233 9,846 10,423 10,242 5,514 7,528 8,427 9,293 9,503 9,739 9,850 9,845 9,927 9,952 10,293 10,583 11,049 10,753
West Virginia 670 1,920 4,360 7,637 8,148 8,451 9,025 9,076 9,321 9,756 10,080 10,605 11,122 12,332 4,036 5,629 7,815 10,265 10,590 10,792 11,278 11,099 11,065 11,157 11,237 11,399 11,790 12,948
Wisconsin 883 2,477 5,524 8,299 8,797 9,237 9,538 9,834 10,141 10,484 10,813 11,370 11,773 12,136 5,317 7,260 9,900 11,155 11,434 11,796 11,918 12,025 12,039 11,989 12,054 12,222 12,481 12,743
Wyoming 856 2,527 5,577 7,944 8,466 9,321 9,906 10,351 11,087 12,415 14,219 14,936 15,658 16,535 5,157 7,407 9,996 10,678 11,003 11,903 12,379 12,657 13,162 14,198 15,851 16,055 16,600 17,361
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,908 2,807 2,743 2,983 3,121 3,671 3,801 3,842 3,909 4,309 4,468 4,881 3,419 3,774 3,565 3,809 3,899 4,489 4,512 4,394 4,357 4,632 4,736 5,125
Guam 820 4,234 6,449 7,095 7,450 8,084 8,264 8,398 4,938 7,589 7,886 8,113 8,305 8,690 8,761 8,818
Northern Marianas 3,007 5,720 5,481 4,934 5,221 4,746 5,669 5,307 5,356 5,162 6,397 6,284 5,390 7,689 7,123 6,301 6,524 5,803 6,730 6,069 5,971 5,549 6,782 6,598
Puerto Rico 1,750 3,859 4,191 4,013 4,743 4,534 5,304 5,897 6,152 6,937 7,329 7,426 3,136 5,187 5,447 5,124 5,926 5,544 6,296 6,744 6,858 7,457 7,770 7,797
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,767 7,238 7,795 6,248 7,747 8,077 8,698 9,637 10,548 12,358 12,768 14,118 12,128 9,729 10,131 7,979 9,681 9,877 10,326 11,020 11,758 13,284 13,536 14,824
—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: State administration expenditures are excluded in all years except 1969-70 and 1979-80. Beginning in 1989-90, extensive changes were made in the data collection procedures. There are discrepancies in average daily attendance reporting practices from state to state. 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 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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