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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 35.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for current expenditures and current expenditures per pupil in average daily attendance (ADA) in public elementary and secondary schools: 1991–92 through 2016–17
 
School year    Current expenditures
ADA
(in thousands)
Constant 2004–05 dollars1   Current dollars
Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in ADA
  Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in ADA
Actual 
1991–92  38,961 $293.0 $7,521 $211.2 $5,421
1992–93  39,570 297.2 7,511 220.9 5,584
1993–94  40,146 303.5 7,560 231.5 5,767
1994–95  40,721 310.8 7,633 243.9 5,989
1995–96  41,502 316.5 7,627 255.1 6,147
1996–97  42,262 325.9 7,712 270.2 6,393
1997–98  42,766 338.3 7,912 285.5 6,676
1998–99  43,187 352.8 8,170 302.9 7,013
1999–2000  43,807 366.8 8,372 323.9 7,394
2000–01  44,076 381.4 8,653 348.4 7,904
2001–02  44,605 396.4 8,886 368.4 8,259
2002–03  45,017 408.0 9,063 387.6 8,610
2003–04  45,326 415.5 9,168 403.4 8,899
 
Middle alternative projections 
2004–05  45,393 428.3 9,435 428.3 9,435
2005–06  45,609 434.6 9,529 449.5 9,856
2006–07  45,927 451.0 9,821 474.8 10,338
2007–08  46,151 461.9 10,009 495.7 10,740
2008–09  46,339 474.3 10,235 519.0 11,199
2009–10  46,540 487.3 10,469 543.3 11,673
2010–11  46,796 499.1 10,665
2011–12  47,121 510.3 10,829
2012–13  47,530 523.3 11,009
2013–14  47,983 538.0 11,213
2014–15  48,500 555.1 11,446
2015–16  49,056 573.7 11,694
2016–17  49,583 592.2 11,944
 
Low alternative projections 
2004–05  45,393 428.3 9,435 428.3 9,435
2005–06  45,609 433.9 9,513 449.1 9,846
2006–07  45,927 446.9 9,731 473.9 10,318
2007–08  46,151 454.7 9,853 496.2 10,752
2008–09  46,339 464.6 10,026 523.0 11,287
2009–10  46,540 475.1 10,209 550.9 11,837
2010–11  46,796 484.0 10,342
2011–12  47,121 492.2 10,445
2012–13  47,530 503.1 10,584
2013–14  47,983 515.8 10,749
2014–15  48,500 531.4 10,958
2015–16  49,056 548.3 11,178
2016–17  49,583 564.9 11,392
 
High alternative projections 
2004–05  45,393 428.3 9,435 428.3 9,435
2005–06  45,609 434.8 9,534 449.3 9,850
2006–07  45,927 453.6 9,876 474.4 10,329
2007–08  46,151 468.5 10,151 496.8 10,765
2008–09  46,339 483.5 10,435 520.4 11,230
2009–10  46,540 499.1 10,725 544.8 11,707
2010–11  46,796 513.7 10,978
2011–12  47,121 527.6 11,196
2012–13  47,530 543.3 11,430
2013–14  47,983 560.0 11,672
2014–15  48,500 577.9 11,915
2015–16  49,056 597.5 12,180
2016–17  49,583 618.2 12,468  
—Not available.
1 Based on the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.
NOTE: Calculations were made using unrounded numbers. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1991–92 through 2003–04; National Elementary and Secondary Average Daily Attendance Model, 1992–93 through 2003–04; and Elementary and Secondary School Current Expenditures Model, 1969–70 through 2003–04. (This table was prepared December 2006.)
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