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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 18.  Actual and projected numbers for current expenditures and current expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment for public elementary and secondary education: 199495 through 201920

School year Fall
enrollment
(in thousands)
Current expenditures
Constant 2007–08 dollars1   Current dollars
Total
(in billions)
Per pupil in fall
enrollment
  Total
(in billions)
Per pupil in fall
enrollment
Actual            
1994–95 44,111 $343.3 $7,782   $243.9 $5,529
1995–96 44,840 349.5 7,795   255.1 5,689
1996–97 45,611 359.9 7,892   270.2 5,923
1997–98 46,127 373.6 8,100   285.5 6,189
1998–99 46,539 389.7 8,373   302.9 6,508
1999–2000 46,857 405.0 8,644   323.9 6,912
2000–01 47,204 421.3 8,923   348.4 7,380
2001–02 47,672 437.7 9,181   368.4 7,727
2002–03 48,183 450.6 9,351   387.6 8,044
2003–04 48,540 458.9 9,454   403.4 8,310
2004–05 48,795 469.4 9,620   425.0 8,711
2005–06 49,113 477.9 9,729   449.1 9,145
2006–07 2 49,246 494.5 10,041   476.8 9,683
Projected            
2007–08 49,293 495.0 10,042   495.0 10,042
2008–09 49,265 491.0 9,967   497.8 10,105
2009–10 49,312 488.1 9,899   499.3 10,126
2010–11 49,386 489.9 9,920   508.7 10,300
2011–12 49,554 494.9 9,987   524.8 10,591
2012–13 49,795 503.9 10,119   544.3 10,930
2013–14 50,088 514.3 10,268  
2014–15 50,446 529.7 10,500  
2015–16 50,827 543.1 10,684  
2016–17 51,198 556.3 10,866  
2017–18 51,583 570.2 11,053  
2018–19 51,946 585.3 11,267  
2019–20 52,342 598.4 11,432  
–Not available.
1Based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all urban consumers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. For more detail on the CPI, see table B-6 in appendix B.
2Fall enrollment pertains only to students for whom finance data were collected. This enrollment count differs slightly from enrollment counts reproted on other tables.
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 A-2, appendix A. The fall enrollment number for 2007–08 is an actual number.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1994–95 through 2007–08; "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1994–95 through 2006–07; National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2007; and Public Elementary and Secondary Education Current Expenditures Model, 1969–70 through 2006–07. (This table was prepared January 2010.)

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