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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 34.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for current expenditures and current expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment for public elementary and secondary education: 199394 through 201819

School year Fall
enrollment
(in thousands)
Current expenditures
Constant 2006–07 dollars1   Current dollars
Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in fall
enrollment
Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in fall
enrollment
             
Actual
1993–94 43,465 $323.1 $7,435   $231.5 $5,327
1994–95 44,111 330.9 7,502   243.9 5,529
1995–96 44,840 337.0 7,515   255.1 5,689
1996–97 45,611 347.0 7,608   270.2 5,923
1997–98 46,127 360.2 7,810   285.5 6,189
1998–99 46,539 375.7 8,072   302.9 6,508
1999–2000 46,857 390.5 8,333   323.9 6,912
2000–01 47,204 406.1 8,604   348.4 7,380
2001–02 47,672 422.0 8,852   368.4 7,727
2002–03 48,183 434.4 9,016   387.6 8,044
2003–04 48,540 442.4 9,114   403.4 8,310
2004–05 48,795 452.6 9,275   425.0 8,711
2005–06 49,113 461.2 9,390   449.6 9,154
Middle alternative projections
2006–07 49,299 474.6 9,626   474.6 9,626
2007–08 49,470 482.4 9,751   500.3 10,113
2008–09 49,623 489.3 9,861   515.5 10,388
2009–10 49,788 492.7 9,897   520.3 10,451
2010–11 50,034 496.1 9,915   539.9 10,792
2011–12 50,349 507.0 10,070   566.2 11,245
2012–13 50,767 520.5 10,253  
2013–14 51,239 535.9 10,460  
2014–15 51,769 555.5 10,730  
2015–16 52,346 575.2 10,989  
2016–17 52,892 593.1 11,213  
2017–18 53,426 611.0 11,437  
2018–19 53,933 625.6 11,599  
Low alternative projections
2006–07 49,299 474.6 9,626   474.6 9,626
2007–08 49,470 482.4 9,751   500.3 10,113
2008–09 49,623 490.5 9,885   513.6 10,349
2009–10 49,788 491.2 9,867   510.6 10,256
2010–11 50,034 488.6 9,766   526.5 10,522
2011–12 50,349 495.2 9,836   555.5 11,033
2012–13 50,767 505.9 9,964  
2013–14 51,239 519.1 10,131  
2014–15 51,769 537.8 10,388  
2015–16 52,346 557.3 10,646  
2016–17 52,892 574.5 10,862  
2017–18 53,426 591.3 11,068  
2018–19 53,933 604.9 11,216  
High alternative projections
2006–07 49,299 474.6 9,626   474.6 9,626
2007–08 49,470 482.4 9,751   500.3 10,113
2008–09 49,623 489.5 9,864   517.6 10,432
2009–10 49,788 497.3 9,988   532.6 10,698
2010–11 50,034 504.7 10,088   557.1 11,134
2011–12 50,349 517.1 10,271   582.9 11,577
2012–13 50,767 531.7 10,473  
2013–14 51,239 549.3 10,721  
2014–15 51,769 570.4 11,018  
2015–16 52,346 591.7 11,303  
2016–17 52,892 611.1 11,554  
2017–18 53,426 630.3 11,797  
2018–19 53,933 645.4 11,967  
–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), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 199394 through 200607; "National Public Education Financial Survey," 199394 through 200506; National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 19722006; and Elementary and Secondary Education Current Expenditures Model, 196970 through 200506. (This table was prepared December 2008.)

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