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Table 236.25. Current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2010-11
[In thousands of current dollars]  
State or jurisdiction 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1995-96 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-101 2010-11
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 $188,229,359 $255,106,683 $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 $518,922,842 $524,715,242 $527,166,106
Alabama 422,730 1,146,713 2,275,233 3,240,364 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 6,670,517 6,592,925
Alaska 81,374 377,947 828,051 1,045,022 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 2,007,319 2,084,019 2,201,270
Arizona 281,941 949,753 2,258,660 3,327,969 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 8,726,755 8,482,552 8,340,211
Arkansas 235,083 666,949 1,404,545 1,994,748 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 4,459,910 4,578,136
California 3,831,595 9,172,158 21,485,782 27,334,639 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 58,248,662 57,526,835
                                 
Colorado 369,218 1,243,049 2,451,833 3,360,529 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 7,429,302 7,409,462
Connecticut 588,710 1,227,892 3,444,520 4,366,123 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 8,853,337 9,094,036
Delaware 108,747 269,108 520,953 726,241 937,630 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 1,549,812 1,613,304
District of Columbia 141,138 298,448 639,983 679,106 780,192 830,299 912,432 902,318 1,011,536 1,067,500 1,057,166 1,130,006 1,282,437 1,352,905 1,451,870 1,482,202
Florida 961,273 2,766,468 8,228,531 11,480,359 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 23,349,314 23,870,090
                                 
Georgia 599,371 1,608,028 4,505,962 6,629,646 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 15,730,409 15,527,907
Hawaii 141,324 351,889 700,012 1,040,682 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 2,225,438 2,136,144 2,141,561
Idaho 103,107 313,927 627,794 1,019,594 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 1,961,857 1,881,746
Illinois 1,896,067 4,579,355 8,125,493 10,727,091 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 24,695,773 24,554,467
Indiana 809,105 1,851,292 4,074,578 5,493,653 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 9,921,243 9,687,949
                                 
Iowa 527,086 1,186,659 2,004,742 2,753,425 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 4,794,308 4,855,871
Kansas 362,593 830,133 1,848,302 2,488,077 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 4,806,603 4,731,676 4,741,372
Kentucky 353,265 1,054,459 2,134,011 3,171,495 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 6,091,814 6,211,453
Louisiana 503,217 1,303,902 2,838,283 3,545,832 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 7,393,452 7,522,098
Maine 155,907 385,492 1,048,195 1,313,759 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 2,370,085 2,377,878
                                 
Maryland 721,794 1,783,056 3,894,644 5,311,207 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 11,883,677 12,035,719
Massachusetts 907,341 2,638,734 4,760,390 6,435,458 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 13,937,097 13,356,373 13,649,965
Michigan 1,799,945 4,642,847 8,025,621 11,137,877 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 17,227,515 16,786,444
Minnesota 781,243 1,786,768 3,474,398 4,844,879 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 9,182,281 8,927,288 8,944,867
Mississippi 262,760 756,018 1,472,710 2,000,321 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 3,990,876 3,887,981
                                 
Missouri 642,030 1,504,988 3,288,738 4,531,192 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 8,923,448 8,691,887
Montana 127,176 358,118 641,345 868,892 994,770 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 1,498,252 1,518,818
Nebraska 231,612 581,615 1,233,431 1,648,104 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 3,213,646 3,298,536
Nevada 87,273 281,901 712,898 1,296,629 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 3,592,994 3,676,997
New Hampshire 101,370 295,400 821,671 1,114,540 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 2,576,956 2,637,911
                                 
New Jersey 1,343,564 3,638,533 8,119,336 11,208,558 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 23,446,911 24,261,392 23,639,281
New Mexico 183,736 515,451 1,020,148 1,517,517 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 3,217,328 3,127,463
New York 4,111,839 8,760,500 18,090,978 23,522,461 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 50,251,461 51,509,285
North Carolina 676,193 1,880,862 4,342,826 5,582,994 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 12,598,382 12,200,362 12,322,555
North Dakota 97,895 228,483 459,391 557,043 638,946 668,814 711,437 716,007 749,697 832,157 857,774 838,221 886,317 928,528 1,000,095 1,049,772
                                 
Ohio 1,639,805 3,836,576 7,994,379 10,408,022 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 19,387,318 19,801,670 19,988,921
Oklahoma 339,105 1,055,844 1,905,332 2,804,088 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 5,192,124 5,036,031
Oregon 403,844 1,126,812 2,297,944 3,056,801 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 5,401,667 5,430,888
Pennsylvania 1,912,644 4,584,320 9,496,788 12,374,073 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 22,733,518 23,485,203
Rhode Island 145,443 362,046 801,908 1,094,185 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 2,136,582 2,149,366
                                 
South Carolina 367,689 997,984 2,322,618 3,085,495 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 6,566,165 6,461,884
South Dakota 109,375 238,332 447,074 610,640 737,998 796,133 819,296 851,429 887,328 916,563 948,671 977,006 1,037,875 1,080,054 1,115,861 1,126,503
Tennessee 473,226 1,319,303 2,790,808 3,728,486 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 7,768,063 7,894,661 8,377,599
Texas 1,518,181 4,997,689 12,763,954 18,801,462 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 42,621,886 42,864,291
Utah 179,981 518,251 1,130,135 1,719,782 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 3,635,085 3,704,133
                                 
Vermont 78,921 189,811 546,901 684,864 870,198 934,031 992,149 1,045,213 1,111,029 1,177,478 1,237,442 1,300,149 1,356,165 1,413,329 1,432,683 1,424,507
Virginia 704,677 1,881,519 4,621,071 5,969,608 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 13,193,633 12,968,457
Washington 699,984 1,825,782 3,550,819 5,394,507 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 9,940,325 9,832,913 10,040,312
West Virginia 249,404 678,386 1,316,637 1,806,004 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 2,998,657 3,328,177 3,388,294
Wisconsin 777,288 1,908,523 3,929,920 5,670,826 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 9,966,244 10,333,016
Wyoming 69,584 226,067 509,084 581,817 683,918 704,695 761,830 791,732 814,092 863,423 965,350 1,124,564 1,191,736 1,268,407 1,334,655 1,398,444
                                 
Other jurisdictions                                
American Samoa 21,838 30,382 42,395 40,642 46,192 47,566 55,519 58,163 58,539 57,093 63,105 65,436 70,305 75,355
Guam 16,652 101,130 182,506 210,119 219,881 229,243 235,711 235,639 266,952
Northern Marianas 20,476 44,037 49,832 49,151 46,508 50,843 47,681 58,400 57,694 55,048 51,241 62,787 62,210 84,657
Puerto Rico 1,045,407 1,667,640 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 3,464,044 3,519,547
U.S. Virgin Islands 128,065 122,286 135,174 125,252 107,343 125,405 128,250 137,793 146,872 157,446 196,533 201,326 220,234 212,112
—Not available.
1 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Current expenditures include instruction, support services, food services, and enterprise operations. Beginning in 1989-90, 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 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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