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Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and secondary School Districts in the United States: 2000-2001
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Table 10.-Revenues by source, current expenditures, and current expenditures per pupil for the 100 largest districts in the United States and jurisdictions: Fiscal year 1999 - Part 1  ||  Part 2
Name of
reporting
district
State
Total
students
Fall
19981
Revenues by source Current expenditures
Current
ex-
penditures
per pupil
Total
Federal State Local Total Instructional2
(in thousand dollars)
Total
  10,867,411 $79,227,569 $7,208,012 $38,353,367 $33,666,200 $68,224,283 $42,525,747 $6,278
 
New York City
Public Schools
NY
1,072,628 10,184,988 1,062,454 4,404,824 4,717,710 9,458,777 6,779,354 8,818
Los Angeles Unified
CA
695,885 5,007,524 504,997 3,421,992 1,080,535 4,346,100 2,752,226 6,245
Puerto Rico
Dept of
Education
PR
613,862 2,121,183 588,037 1,532,799 357 2,024,499 1,386,049 3,298
City of Chicago
School District
29
IL
430,914 3,454,513 468,595 1,358,953 1,626,965 3,107,953 1,947,877 7,212
Dade County School District
FL
352,536 2,818,299 230,441 1,551,412 1,036,446 2,165,093 1,277,498 6,141
 
Broward County School District
FL
231,187 1,616,902 103,898 823,238 689,766 1,306,137 721,832 5,650
Houston Independent School District
TX
210,179 1,284,159 127,948 381,639 774,572 1,178,189 683,972 5,606
Philadelphia City School District
PA
207,465 1,637,350 193,693 810,100 633,557 1,252,520 728,268 6,037
Clark County School District
NV
203,777 1,349,309 57,901 376,414 914,994 1,100,861 649,156 5,402
Hawaii Department of Education
HI
188,069 1,328,572 130,547 1,166,940 31,085 1,143,893 718,107 6,082
 
Detroit City School District
MI
173,557 1,479,712 173,472 1,111,083 195,157 1,364,479 820,909 7,862
Dallas Independent School District
TX
159,908 976,438 103,019 202,760 670,659 867,472 512,171 5,425
Hillsborough County School District
FL
156,452 1,139,989 115,426 638,421 386,142 915,473 521,255 5,851
Fairfax County Public Schools
VA
149,029 1,342,328 41,086 185,987 1,115,255 1,152,686 694,917 7,735
Palm Beach County School District
FL
146,568 1,233,974 93,373 483,410 657,191 860,464 527,056 5,871
 
Orange County School District
FL
138,866 969,240 58,791 423,218 487,231 766,290 420,393 5,518
San Diego City Unified
CA
138,433 991,479 86,720 466,380 438,379 847,555 510,447 6,122
Prince Georges County Public Schools
MD
130,259 1,026,408 53,348 465,096 507,964 909,134 464,475 6,979
Montgomery County Public Schools
MD
127,933 1,305,960 41,591 265,413 998,956 1,100,781 691,839 8,604
Duval County School District
FL
127,411 850,191 63,231 483,191 303,769 667,703 390,728 5,241
 
Memphis City School District
TN
111,682 709,216 72,322 276,454 360,440 635,754 395,801 5,693
Pinellas County School District
FL
110,582 779,336 53,101 373,321 352,914 620,521 366,413 5,611
Baltimore City Public School System
MD
106,540 874,926 110,213 538,243 226,470 775,840 501,900 7,282
Baltimore County Public Schools
MD
105,914 842,932 41,980 292,745 508,207 759,633 475,249 7,172
Jefferson (KY) County
KY
101,438 682,217 54,799 328,514 298,904 625,033 350,536 6,162
 
Milwaukee School District
WI
99,814 922,027 98,069 587,802 236,156 854,068 523,231 8,557
Gwinnett County School District
GA
98,784 774,283 19,023 342,289 412,971 574,391 379,587 5,815
Charlotte-
Mecklenburg Schools
NC
98,758 739,099 38,458 407,309 293,332 611,574 362,924 6,193
De Kalb County School District
GA
93,171 722,364 33,401 298,603 390,360 605,812 368,725 6,502
Wake County Schools
NC
92,256 639,738 24,088 378,538 237,112 515,960 323,741 5,593
 
Cobb County School District
GA
91,208 687,734 26,447 332,278 329,009 595,536 409,949 6,529
Long Beach Unified
CA
89,214 571,384 72,122 380,982 118,280 490,167 309,964 5,494
Jefferson (CO) County R-1
CO
88,654 582,215 16,316 252,223 313,676 573,453 289,023 6,468
Albuquerque Public Schools
NM
85,847 528,303 43,870 395,557 88,876 445,559 267,300 5,190
Orleans Parish School Board
LA
82,176 485,828 73,077 235,556 177,195 433,962 272,549 5,281
 
Austin
Independent School District
TX
79,496 526,315 36,436 63,696 426,183 433,019 259,317 5,447
Fresno Unified
CA
78,942 531,804 65,592 359,726 106,486 446,174 276,884 5,652
Fort Worth Independent School District
TX
77,956 473,873 47,388 219,860 206,625 436,965 253,014 5,605
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
VA
77,442 516,939 30,687 206,403 279,849 421,291 274,519 5,440
Polk County School District
FL
77,300 511,310 41,473 312,104 157,733 422,236 249,326 5,462
 
Cleveland City School District
OH
75,386 697,926 78,511 358,770 260,645 554,705 336,221 7,358
Anne Arundel County Public Schools
MD
74,079 548,398 22,790 187,011 338,597 490,785 300,731 6,625
Granite School District
UT
73,474 341,354 26,891 211,943 102,520 296,436 197,599 4,035
Jordan School District
UT
73,286 343,812 18,671 215,737 109,404 284,388 189,804 3,881
District of Columbia Public Schools
DC
71,889 758,072 122,970 0 635,102 693,386 314,138 9,645
 
Mesa Unified School District
AZ
71,284 417,031 24,685 206,667 185,679 347,388 214,130 4,873
Denver County
CO
68,790 514,052 42,367 157,713 313,972 405,629 240,632 5,897
Brevard County School District
FL
68,681 448,084 25,956 251,490 170,638 345,023 210,156 5,024
Nashville-
Davidson County SD
TN
67,016 446,326 38,509 137,613 270,204 442,847 289,818 6,608
Fulton County School District
GA
65,642 624,787 17,054 181,240 426,493 442,299 265,166 6,738
 
Mobile County School District
AL
65,324 352,925 43,789 231,086 78,050 326,670 204,211 5,001
Columbus City School District
OH
64,612 572,596 46,282 210,500 315,814 468,350 267,401 7,249
Boston School District
MA
63,043 746,256 49,752 267,134 429,370 695,965 446,048 11,040
El Paso Independent School District
TX
62,945 390,018 43,714 197,862 148,442 347,853 214,914 5,526
Tucson Unified District
AZ
62,670 375,423 35,589 175,828 164,006 316,570 180,675 5,051
 
Northside Independent School District
TX
61,308 372,271 23,315 152,328 196,628 331,136 206,168 5,401
Guilford County Schools
NC
61,154 436,664 24,297 260,772 151,595 369,973 222,878 6,050
San Francisco Unified
CA
61,042 518,115 46,411 158,750 312,954 353,238 236,107 5,787
Atlanta City School District
GA
60,541 652,553 50,803 200,552 401,198 480,961 288,342 7,944
Volusia County School District
FL
59,851 408,348 27,724 205,047 175,577 329,151 193,651 5,500
 
1In a few cases, the student membership received from the fiscal district collection varies slightly from the student membership received from the non-fiscal collection.
2Instructional expenditures are current expenditures for activities directly associated with the interaction between teachers and students. These include teacher salaries and benefits, supplies (such as textbooks), and purchased instructional services. New York City Public Schools includes guidance counselor costs in their instructional figures.
NOTE: The universe for this table includes outlying areas, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Department of Defense schools. Detail may not add to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1999 "Annual Survey of Local Government Finances: School Systems." Data for Puerto Rico were obtained from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1998-99.

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