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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Figure 13.  Actual and projected current expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools (in constant 2008–09 dollars): School years 1995–96 through 2020–21
 
Actual and projected current expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools (in constant 2008–09 dollars): School years 1995–96 through 2020–21
NOTE: Numbers were placed in constant dollars using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all urban consumers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. For more detail about CPI, see table B-6 in appendix B. 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “National Public Education Financial Survey,” 1995–96 through 2007–08; Public Elementary and Secondary School Current Expenditures Model, 1969–70 through 2007–08. (This figure was prepared March 2011.)
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