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Table 235.10. Revenues for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: Selected years, 1919-20 through 2010-11
School year Revenues (in thousands) Revenues per pupil
Total Federal State Local (including intermediate
sources below the state level)
Total Federal State Local (including intermediate sources below the state level)
Total Property taxes Other public revenue Private1 Total Proper- ty taxes Other public revenue Pri- vate1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
  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
2008-09 592,422,033 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
                             
2009-102 596,390,664 75,997,858 258,863,973 261,528,833 210,837,095 38,771,186 11,920,551 12,089 1,540 5,247 5,301 4,274 786 242
2010-11 604,293,209 75,541,475 266,786,402 261,965,331 211,651,391 38,478,546 11,835,394 12,217 1,527 5,394 5,296 4,279 778 239
  Constant 2012-13 dollars3
1919-20 $11,776,652 $30,045 $1,943,330 $9,803,277 $546 $1 $90 $454
1929-30 28,228,769 99,126 4,780,175 23,349,468 1,099 4 186 909
1939-40 37,422,357 659,043 11,329,278 25,434,036 1,471 26 445 1,000
1949-50 53,112,824 1,522,432 21,155,955 30,434,437 2,115 61 842 1,212
1959-60 116,109,981 5,130,789 45,415,690 65,563,502 3,300 146 1,291 1,864
1969-70 246,613,711 19,718,093 98,376,052 128,519,567 5,414 433 2,160 2,821
1979-80 288,712,932 28,321,233 135,142,772 125,248,927 6,932 680 3,245 3,007
                             
1989-90 379,979,509 23,141,183 178,993,535 177,844,791 $136,410,910 $31,128,426 $10,305,455 9,372 571 4,415 4,387 $3,365 $768 $254
1990-91 385,838,094 23,799,222 181,956,296 180,082,576 138,851,533 31,012,524 10,218,519 9,361 577 4,415 4,369 3,369 752 248
1991-92 392,675,333 25,934,916 182,097,046 184,643,371 143,749,158 30,488,734 10,405,478 9,339 617 4,331 4,391 3,419 725 247
1992-93 401,956,213 28,019,120 184,080,770 189,856,323 141,455,382 37,523,691 10,877,250 9,386 654 4,299 4,433 3,303 876 254
1993-94 411,637,588 29,020,831 185,873,689 196,743,068 154,685,592 31,108,841 10,948,635 9,471 668 4,276 4,526 3,559 716 252
                             
1994-95 420,148,339 28,582,384 196,468,890 195,097,065 150,706,319 33,163,041 11,227,705 9,525 648 4,454 4,423 3,416 752 255
1995-96 430,813,128 28,606,816 204,654,059 197,552,253 152,416,581 33,725,498 11,410,174 9,608 638 4,564 4,406 3,399 752 254
1996-97 444,140,271 29,236,073 213,193,579 201,710,620 155,118,702 35,361,578 11,230,340 9,738 641 4,674 4,422 3,401 775 246
1997-98 466,196,562 31,757,176 225,492,279 208,947,107 159,035,225 38,157,079 11,754,803 10,107 688 4,889 4,530 3,448 827 255
1998-99 488,426,016 34,478,562 238,039,434 215,908,021 167,998,102 35,641,441 12,268,478 10,495 741 5,115 4,639 3,610 766 264
                             
1999-2000 509,659,608 37,031,552 252,289,938 220,338,118 170,461,753 37,757,286 12,119,079 10,877 790 5,384 4,702 3,638 806 259
2000-01 530,318,581 38,450,560 263,712,498 228,155,523 175,174,796 40,814,515 12,166,213 11,235 815 5,587 4,833 3,711 865 258
2001-02 544,651,955 43,032,668 268,159,383 233,459,904 183,188,746 37,553,965 12,717,194 11,425 903 5,625 4,897 3,843 788 267
2002-03 559,122,670 47,660,622 272,220,367 239,241,680 188,671,002 37,577,791 12,992,887 11,604 989 5,650 4,965 3,916 780 270
2003-04 574,396,869 52,119,761 270,254,859 252,022,249 199,662,568 39,349,544 13,010,137 11,833 1,074 5,568 5,192 4,113 811 268
                             
2004-05 588,666,994 54,080,373 275,840,033 258,746,589 202,649,497 42,764,476 13,332,616 12,064 1,108 5,653 5,303 4,153 876 273
2005-06 605,285,096 55,286,954 281,529,588 268,468,554 207,271,134 47,796,531 13,400,889 12,324 1,126 5,732 5,466 4,220 973 273
2006-07 629,793,552 53,436,340 298,750,891 277,606,322 213,388,212 50,779,645 13,438,464 12,784 1,085 6,064 5,635 4,332 1,031 273
2007-08 638,953,529 52,224,151 308,855,305 277,874,073 214,762,534 49,521,061 13,590,477 12,981 1,061 6,275 5,645 4,363 1,006 276
2008-09 638,494,825 61,077,520 298,031,060 279,386,245 221,828,655 44,399,081 13,158,509 12,968 1,241 6,053 5,674 4,505 902 267
                             
2009-102 636,612,328 81,123,291 276,322,227 279,166,810 225,056,330 41,385,985 12,724,494 12,904 1,644 5,601 5,659 4,562 839 258
2010-11 632,350,353 79,048,842 279,173,211 274,128,299 221,478,298 40,265,093 12,384,908 12,784 1,598 5,644 5,542 4,478 814 250
  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
2008-09 100.0 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
                             
2009-102 100.0 12.7 43.4 43.9 35.4 6.5 2.0 100.0 12.7 43.4 43.9 35.4 6.5 2.0
2010-11 100.0 12.5 44.1 43.4 35.0 6.4 2.0 100.0 12.5 44.1 43.4 35.0 6.4 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.
3 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis.
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 2010-11. (This table was prepared July 2013.)
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