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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 35.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for current expenditures and current expenditures per pupil in average daily attendance (ADA) for public elementary and secondary education: 199394 through 201819

School year   Current expenditures
ADA
(in thousands)
Constant 2006–07 dollars1   Current dollars
Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in ADA
  Total
(in billions)
Per pupil
in ADA
             
Actual
1993–94 40,146 $323.1 $8,049   $231.5 $5,767
1994–95 40,721 330.9 8,127   243.9 5,989
1995–96 41,502 337.0 8,120   255.1 6,147
1996–97 42,262 347.0 8,211   270.2 6,393
1997–98 42,766 360.2 8,423   285.5 6,676
1998–99 43,187 375.7 8,699   302.9 7,013
1999–2000 43,807 390.5 8,914   323.9 7,394
2000–01 44,076 406.1 9,214   348.4 7,904
2001–02 44,605 422.0 9,461   368.4 8,259
2002–03 45,017 434.4 9,650   387.6 8,610
2003–04 45,326 442.4 9,761   403.4 8,900
2004–05 45,625 452.6 9,919   425.0 9,316
2005–06 45,932 461.2 10,040   449.6 9,788
Middle alternative projections
2006–07 45,968 474.6 10,324   474.6 10,324
2007–08 46,127 482.4 10,457   500.3 10,846
2008–09 46,270 489.3 10,575   515.5 11,141
2009–10 46,424 492.7 10,614   520.3 11,208
2010–11 46,653 496.1 10,634   539.9 11,574
2011–12 46,947 507.0 10,799   566.2 12,060
2012–13 47,337 520.5 10,996  
2013–14 47,777 535.9 11,218  
2014–15 48,271 555.5 11,507  
2015–16 48,809 575.2 11,786  
2016–17 49,318 593.1 12,025  
2017–18 49,816 611.0 12,266  
2018–19 50,289 625.6 12,439  
Low alternative projections
2006–07 45,968 474.6 10,324   474.6 10,324
2007–08 46,127 482.4 10,457   500.3 10,846
2008–09 46,270 490.5 10,601   513.6 11,099
2009–10 46,424 491.2 10,582   510.6 10,999
2010–11 46,653 488.6 10,473   526.5 11,285
2011–12 46,947 495.2 10,549   555.5 11,833
2012–13 47,337 505.9 10,687  
2013–14 47,777 519.1 10,866  
2014–15 48,271 537.8 11,141  
2015–16 48,809 557.3 11,417  
2016–17 49,318 574.5 11,649  
2017–18 49,816 591.3 11,870  
2018–19 50,289 604.9 12,029  
High alternative projections
2006–07 45,968 474.6 10,324   474.6 10,324
2007–08 46,127 482.4 10,457   500.3 10,846
2008–09 46,270 489.5 10,579   517.6 11,188
2009–10 46,424 497.3 10,712   532.6 11,473
2010–11 46,653 504.7 10,819   557.1 11,941
2011–12 46,947 517.1 11,015   582.9 12,416
2012–13 47,337 531.7 11,232  
2013–14 47,777 549.3 11,498  
2014–15 48,271 570.4 11,817  
2015–16 48,809 591.7 12,122  
2016–17 49,318 611.1 12,391  
2017–18 49,816 630.3 12,652  
2018–19 50,289 645.4 12,835  
–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," 199394 through 200506; National Elementary and Secondary Average Daily Attendance Model, 199394 through 200506; and Elementary and Secondary Education Current Expenditures Model, 196970 through 200506. (This table was prepared December 2008.)

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