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Table 236.70. Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2010-11
State or jurisdiction Unadjusted dollars Constant 2012-13 dollars1
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
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 $8,259 $8,610 $8,900 $9,316 $9,778 $10,336 $10,982 $11,239 $11,427 $11,418 $4,997 $6,770 $9,073 $10,104 $10,723 $10,938 $11,064 $11,243 $11,368 $11,714 $12,001 $12,113 $12,198 $11,948
Alabama 544 1,612 3,327 5,758 6,327 6,642 6,812 7,309 7,980 8,743 9,345 9,385 9,554 9,296 3,332 4,803 6,062 7,869 8,215 8,438 8,469 8,821 9,277 9,908 10,212 10,115 10,198 9,728
Alaska 1,123 4,728 8,431 9,668 10,419 10,770 11,074 11,851 12,537 13,508 16,002 16,822 17,350 18,352 6,875 14,089 15,362 13,212 13,528 13,682 13,768 14,303 14,576 15,309 17,488 18,130 18,520 19,204
Arizona 720 1,971 4,053 5,478 6,470 6,784 6,908 7,218 7,637 8,038 8,630 8,732 8,756 8,646 4,410 5,873 7,385 7,487 8,400 8,618 8,589 8,711 8,879 9,109 9,431 9,411 9,347 9,047
Arkansas 568 1,574 3,485 5,628 6,676 6,981 7,307 8,243 8,748 9,152 9,460 9,651 10,237 10,332 3,476 4,692 6,350 7,691 8,668 8,869 9,084 9,949 10,171 10,372 10,338 10,401 10,927 10,811
California 867 2,268 4,391 6,401 7,439 7,601 7,708 7,989 8,416 9,029 9,673 9,439 9,680 9,540 5,311 6,758 8,000 8,747 9,659 9,657 9,583 9,641 9,785 10,233 10,571 10,173 10,333 9,983
                                                         
Colorado 738 2,421 4,720 6,702 7,284 7,826 8,416 8,558 8,938 9,110 9,977 9,611 9,747 9,709 4,519 7,214 8,601 9,158 9,457 9,942 10,463 10,328 10,392 10,325 10,903 10,358 10,405 10,160
Connecticut 951 2,420 7,837 10,122 11,022 11,302 11,755 12,655 13,461 14,143 15,063 15,840 16,133 16,932 5,826 7,212 14,279 13,832 14,310 14,358 14,614 15,274 15,650 16,029 16,462 17,072 17,221 17,718
Delaware 900 2,861 5,799 8,809 9,959 10,257 11,049 11,770 12,330 12,612 12,789 12,753 12,928 13,228 5,513 8,526 10,566 12,038 12,930 13,031 13,737 14,205 14,335 14,294 13,976 13,745 13,800 13,842
District of Columbia 1,018 3,259 8,955 11,935 14,557 14,735 15,414 15,074 17,877 18,285 20,807 19,766 21,283 21,304 6,237 9,712 16,316 16,310 18,899 18,720 19,163 18,193 20,784 20,723 22,738 21,303 22,718 22,293
Florida 732 1,889 4,997 6,383 6,679 6,922 7,269 7,731 8,376 9,055 9,711 9,452 9,363 9,394 4,485 5,630 9,105 8,723 8,671 8,794 9,037 9,330 9,739 10,263 10,613 10,187 9,995 9,830
                                                         
Georgia 588 1,625 4,275 6,903 7,870 8,308 8,278 8,577 9,164 9,615 10,263 10,178 9,855 9,577 3,601 4,843 7,789 9,434 10,217 10,554 10,292 10,351 10,654 10,896 11,216 10,969 10,520 10,022
Hawaii 841 2,322 4,448 7,090 7,919 8,770 9,341 9,705 10,747 12,364 12,774 13,397 12,887 12,603 5,148 6,919 8,105 9,689 10,282 11,141 11,612 11,712 12,494 14,012 13,960 14,439 13,756 13,188
Idaho 603 1,659 3,078 5,644 6,391 6,454 6,559 6,698 6,861 7,074 7,402 7,567 7,481 7,155 3,695 4,945 5,608 7,713 8,298 8,200 8,154 8,084 7,977 8,017 8,090 8,156 7,986 7,487
Illinois 909 2,587 5,118 8,084 8,967 9,309 9,710 10,020 10,282 10,816 11,624 12,489 13,083 13,180 5,570 7,708 9,325 11,047 11,643 11,826 12,071 12,094 11,955 12,258 12,703 13,460 13,966 13,792
Indiana 728 1,882 4,606 7,652 8,268 8,582 9,033 9,640 9,558 9,727 9,569 9,946 10,160 9,924 4,459 5,610 8,393 10,457 10,734 10,903 11,230 11,634 11,112 11,024 10,457 10,720 10,845 10,385
                                                         
Iowa 844 2,326 4,453 6,925 7,714 7,943 8,017 8,341 8,460 8,789 9,128 10,482 10,524 10,924 5,170 6,933 8,113 9,464 10,015 10,091 9,966 10,067 9,835 9,960 9,975 11,297 11,233 11,431
Kansas 771 2,173 4,752 6,962 8,342 8,373 8,804 9,037 9,905 10,280 11,065 11,485 10,859 10,909 4,722 6,476 8,658 9,514 10,831 10,637 10,946 10,906 11,516 11,650 12,092 12,379 11,591 11,415
Kentucky 545 1,701 3,745 6,784 7,536 7,728 7,976 8,379 8,975 9,303 9,940 10,054 10,376 10,469 3,339 5,069 6,824 9,271 9,784 9,818 9,915 10,112 10,434 10,543 10,863 10,835 11,076 10,955
Louisiana 648 1,792 3,903 6,256 7,061 7,492 7,846 8,288 8,568 9,650 10,797 11,410 11,492 11,500 3,969 5,340 7,112 8,549 9,168 9,518 9,755 10,002 9,962 10,937 11,799 12,297 12,267 12,034
Maine 692 1,824 5,373 8,247 9,517 10,114 10,504 11,153 11,760 12,628 13,177 13,558 14,090 14,406 4,241 5,434 9,790 11,270 12,356 12,849 13,059 13,460 13,672 14,311 14,400 14,613 15,040 15,074
                                                         
Maryland 918 2,598 6,275 8,273 9,266 9,801 10,140 10,790 11,719 12,836 14,122 14,612 14,937 15,064 5,624 7,742 11,434 11,306 12,030 12,452 12,606 13,022 13,625 14,547 15,433 15,748 15,945 15,764
Massachusetts 859 2,819 6,237 9,375 10,808 11,161 11,583 12,208 12,629 13,263 14,373 15,249 14,632 14,991 5,261 8,402 11,364 12,812 14,033 14,179 14,400 14,734 14,683 15,031 15,707 16,435 15,619 15,687
Michigan 904 2,640 5,546 8,886 9,428 9,847 10,049 10,328 10,598 10,932 11,155 11,493 11,661 11,560 5,536 7,868 10,106 12,143 12,241 12,509 12,493 12,464 12,322 12,389 12,190 12,387 12,448 12,097
Minnesota 904 2,387 4,971 7,499 8,050 8,440 8,934 9,273 9,761 10,185 10,663 11,602 11,366 11,368 5,534 7,113 9,056 10,248 10,452 10,722 11,107 11,191 11,348 11,543 11,653 12,504 12,132 11,896
Mississippi 501 1,664 3,094 5,356 5,719 6,186 6,601 6,994 7,699 7,988 8,448 8,610 8,670 8,436 3,067 4,958 5,637 7,319 7,426 7,859 8,207 8,441 8,951 9,053 9,232 9,279 9,254 8,827
                                                         
Missouri 709 1,936 4,507 6,764 7,700 8,002 8,022 8,360 8,834 9,266 10,007 10,341 10,468 10,348 4,339 5,770 8,212 9,244 9,997 10,166 9,973 10,089 10,271 10,501 10,935 11,146 11,174 10,828
Montana 782 2,476 4,736 6,990 7,861 8,391 8,771 9,108 9,653 10,244 10,541 10,881 11,463 11,599 4,788 7,380 8,630 9,552 10,206 10,660 10,904 10,993 11,223 11,609 11,519 11,727 12,236 12,137
Nebraska 736 2,150 4,842 7,360 8,238 8,550 9,270 9,638 10,170 10,711 11,217 11,457 11,920 12,151 4,510 6,407 8,822 10,058 10,695 10,862 11,524 11,632 11,823 12,139 12,258 12,347 12,724 12,715
Nevada 769 2,088 4,117 6,148 6,477 6,496 6,780 7,198 7,720 8,372 8,891 8,865 8,869 9,035 4,713 6,223 7,502 8,401 8,410 8,253 8,429 8,687 8,975 9,488 9,716 9,554 9,468 9,455
New Hampshire 723 1,916 5,304 7,082 8,230 8,900 9,391 10,043 10,698 11,347 12,280 12,912 13,424 13,964 4,428 5,709 9,664 9,679 10,686 11,306 11,675 12,121 12,438 12,859 13,420 13,916 14,329 14,612
                                                         
New Jersey 1,016 3,191 8,139 10,903 12,197 13,093 13,776 14,666 15,362 16,650 18,174 17,466 18,060 17,654 6,224 9,511 14,830 14,899 15,836 16,633 17,126 17,700 17,860 18,869 19,861 18,825 19,278 18,474
New Mexico 707 2,034 3,515 5,835 6,886 7,126 7,653 7,933 8,426 8,876 9,377 9,727 9,716 9,356 4,330 6,061 6,404 7,974 8,941 9,053 9,514 9,574 9,796 10,059 10,247 10,484 10,371 9,790
New York 1,327 3,462 8,062 10,957 12,343 13,211 13,926 15,054 16,095 17,182 18,423 19,373 19,965 20,491 8,126 10,318 14,688 14,973 16,025 16,784 17,312 18,169 18,712 19,472 20,133 20,879 21,312 21,442
North Carolina 612 1,754 4,290 6,505 6,970 7,057 7,114 7,628 7,940 8,373 8,415 9,167 8,930 8,492 3,750 5,228 7,817 8,890 9,050 8,966 8,845 9,206 9,232 9,490 9,196 9,880 9,533 8,886
North Dakota 690 1,920 4,189 6,078 7,112 7,315 7,791 8,776 9,239 9,203 9,637 10,113 10,976 11,356 4,223 5,722 7,633 8,306 9,234 9,293 9,685 10,592 10,741 10,430 10,531 10,899 11,717 11,884
                                                         
Ohio 730 2,075 5,045 7,816 8,928 9,427 9,799 9,984 10,306 10,792 11,374 11,905 12,307 12,484 4,471 6,183 9,191 10,682 11,591 11,976 12,182 12,049 11,982 12,231 12,430 12,831 13,137 13,063
Oklahoma 604 1,926 3,508 5,770 6,672 6,540 6,599 7,086 7,449 7,968 8,270 8,423 8,511 8,165 3,702 5,741 6,391 7,885 8,662 8,308 8,204 8,552 8,660 9,031 9,038 9,078 9,085 8,544
Oregon 925 2,692 5,474 8,129 8,725 8,514 8,640 8,799 9,294 9,762 10,487 10,673 10,476 10,497 5,663 8,022 9,974 11,109 11,328 10,816 10,741 10,620 10,805 11,063 11,461 11,503 11,182 10,984
Pennsylvania 882 2,535 6,228 8,380 9,196 9,648 10,393 11,014 11,530 11,995 12,493 12,989 13,678 14,072 5,400 7,554 11,348 11,452 11,939 12,256 12,921 13,293 13,405 13,594 13,652 13,999 14,601 14,725
Rhode Island 891 2,601 6,368 9,646 10,552 11,377 12,279 12,685 13,917 14,674 15,843 16,211 16,243 16,346 5,458 7,751 11,602 13,183 13,699 14,454 15,265 15,310 16,180 16,631 17,313 17,472 17,339 17,105
                                                         
South Carolina 613 1,752 4,082 6,545 7,549 7,759 7,893 8,302 8,795 9,226 9,823 10,007 9,887 9,730 3,751 5,221 7,437 8,945 9,801 9,857 9,812 10,019 10,225 10,456 10,735 10,785 10,554 10,182
South Dakota 690 1,908 3,731 6,037 6,890 7,192 7,607 7,960 8,273 8,506 9,047 9,457 9,683 9,431 4,225 5,685 6,798 8,250 8,945 9,137 9,457 9,607 9,618 9,640 9,887 10,192 10,336 9,869
Tennessee 566 1,635 3,664 5,837 6,476 6,674 7,047 7,426 7,580 7,843 8,459 8,676 8,810 9,315 3,467 4,874 6,675 7,977 8,408 8,478 8,760 8,962 8,813 8,889 9,244 9,351 9,404 9,747
Texas 624 1,916 4,150 6,771 7,302 7,714 7,711 7,814 8,085 8,484 9,029 9,260 9,528 9,418 3,823 5,709 7,562 9,254 9,481 9,800 9,587 9,431 9,400 9,615 9,867 9,980 10,171 9,856
Utah 626 1,657 2,764 4,692 5,294 5,247 5,427 5,654 5,809 6,116 6,841 7,081 6,877 6,851 3,835 4,937 5,036 6,413 6,873 6,666 6,746 6,824 6,754 6,931 7,476 7,632 7,340 7,169
                                                         
Vermont 807 1,997 6,227 8,799 10,229 10,903 11,675 12,579 13,377 14,219 15,089 16,073 16,586 16,661 4,944 5,951 11,345 12,025 13,280 13,851 14,515 15,181 15,552 16,115 16,489 17,323 17,705 17,434
Virginia 708 1,970 4,672 6,491 7,928 8,300 8,761 9,441 10,046 10,913 11,410 11,696 11,383 11,123 4,335 5,871 8,512 8,871 10,294 10,544 10,891 11,394 11,680 12,367 12,470 12,606 12,150 11,640
Washington 915 2,568 4,702 6,914 7,626 7,882 8,051 8,362 8,702 9,233 9,846 10,423 10,242 10,402 5,606 7,653 8,568 9,448 9,901 10,014 10,009 10,092 10,118 10,464 10,759 11,233 10,932 10,885
West Virginia 670 1,920 4,360 7,637 8,451 9,025 9,076 9,321 9,756 10,080 10,605 11,122 12,378 12,505 4,103 5,723 7,945 10,436 10,972 11,466 11,284 11,249 11,343 11,424 11,589 11,987 13,213 13,085
Wisconsin 883 2,477 5,524 8,299 9,237 9,538 9,834 10,141 10,484 10,813 11,370 11,773 12,194 12,515 5,406 7,381 10,064 11,341 11,993 12,117 12,226 12,239 12,188 12,255 12,425 12,689 13,017 13,097
Wyoming 856 2,527 5,577 7,944 9,321 9,906 10,351 11,087 12,415 14,219 14,936 15,658 16,535 17,126 5,242 7,530 10,162 10,856 12,102 12,585 12,868 13,381 14,434 16,114 16,323 16,876 17,650 17,922
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,908 2,807 2,983 3,121 3,671 3,801 3,842 3,909 4,309 4,468 4,881 4,877 3,476 3,836 3,872 3,964 4,564 4,587 4,467 4,430 4,709 4,815 5,210 5,103
Guam 820 4,234 6,449 7,095 7,450 8,084 8,264 8,393 9,280 5,020 7,715 8,017 8,248 8,443 8,834 8,907 8,959 9,711
Northern Marianas 3,007 5,720 4,934 5,221 4,746 5,669 5,307 5,356 5,162 6,397 6,284 8,495 5,479 7,817 6,406 6,632 5,900 6,842 6,170 6,070 5,641 6,894 6,708 8,890
Puerto Rico 1,750 3,859 4,013 4,743 4,534 5,304 5,897 6,152 6,937 7,329 7,426 8,560 3,188 5,274 5,210 6,025 5,637 6,401 6,856 6,972 7,581 7,899 7,927 8,957
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,767 7,238 6,248 7,747 8,077 8,698 9,637 10,548 12,358 12,768 14,215 13,470 12,330 9,891 8,112 9,842 10,042 10,498 11,204 11,954 13,505 13,761 15,174 14,095
—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: Current expenditures include instruction, support services, food services, and enterprise operations. Expenditures for state administration 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 2010-11. (This table was prepared July 2013.)
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