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Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education
NCES 2009-337
March 2009


Table 5.  Current expenditures and percentage distribution of current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2007
 
  Current expenditures1 [in thousands of dollars]   Percentage distribution
State or jurisdiction Total   Instruction and instruction-
related2
  Student support services3   Admin-
istration
  Operations   Instruction and instruction-
related2
Student support services3 Admin-
istration
Oper-
ations
United States4  $476,825,866 5  $313,862,823 5  $25,200,234 5  $51,724,435 5  $86,038,374 5  65.8 5.3 10.8 18.0
                             
Alabama  6,245,031   3,960,248   330,677   678,635   1,275,472   63.4 5.3 10.9 20.4
Alaska  1,634,316   1,022,198   105,339   181,212   325,567   62.5 6.4 11.1 19.9
Arizona  7,815,720   4,936,967 5  554,492 5  826,969 5  1,497,292 5  63.2 7.1 10.6 19.2
Arkansas  3,997,701   2,651,821 5  189,033 5  418,924 5  737,923 5  66.3 4.7 10.5 18.5
California  57,352,599   38,276,679 5  2,731,324 5  6,893,014 5  9,451,582 5  66.7 4.8 12.0 16.5
                             
Colorado  6,579,053   4,155,564   297,656   1,026,637   1,099,197   63.2 4.5 15.6 16.7
Connecticut  7,855,459   5,190,598 5  476,950 5  779,389 5  1,408,521 5  66.1 6.1 9.9 17.9
Delaware  1,437,707   881,451   72,979   186,510   296,767   61.3 5.1 13.0 20.6
District of Columbia6  1,130,006   663,782 5  62,726 5  144,960 5  258,538 5  58.7 5.6 12.8 22.9
Florida  22,887,024   15,180,148 5  1,061,831 5  2,160,418 5  4,484,626 5  66.3 4.6 9.4 19.6
                             
Georgia  14,828,715   10,133,310 5  695,559 5  1,579,920 5  2,419,925 5  68.3 4.7 10.7 16.3
Hawaii6  1,998,913   1,246,664   240,925   207,385   303,939   62.4 12.1 10.4 15.2
Idaho  1,777,491   1,170,971 5  99,815 5  174,319 5  332,386 5  65.9 5.6 9.8 18.7
Illinois  20,326,591   12,906,634 5  1,322,640 5  2,423,429 5  3,673,888 5  63.5 6.5 11.9 18.1
Indiana  9,497,077   5,989,952 5  421,863 5  1,099,532 5  1,985,730 5  63.1 4.4 11.6 20.9
                             
Iowa  4,231,932   2,742,371   242,162   507,670   739,730   64.8 5.7 12.0 17.5
Kansas  4,339,477   2,830,175   244,480   491,313   773,509   65.2 5.6 11.3 17.8
Kentucky  5,424,621   3,519,095   232,617   538,419   1,134,490   64.9 4.3 9.9 20.9
Louisiana  6,040,368   3,819,786 5  260,297 5  642,708 5  1,317,578 5  63.2 4.3 10.6 21.8
Maine  2,258,764   1,561,823 5  89,734 5  201,409 5  405,797   69.1 4.0 8.9 18.0
                             
Maryland  10,198,084   6,808,734 5  427,815 5  1,036,481 5  1,925,054   66.8 4.2 10.2 18.9
Massachusetts  12,453,611   8,617,436 5  698,998 5  1,096,282   2,040,895   69.2 5.6 8.8 16.4
Michigan  17,013,259   10,495,173   1,264,116   2,164,797   3,089,173   61.7 7.4 12.7 18.2
Minnesota  8,060,410   5,574,400 5  218,944 5  835,323 5  1,431,744 5  69.2 2.7 10.4 17.8
Mississippi  3,692,358   2,347,146 5  169,541 5  395,360 5  780,312 5  63.6 4.6 10.7 21.1
                             
Missouri  7,957,705   5,174,953   380,342   849,775   1,552,634   65.0 4.8 10.7 19.5
Montana  1,320,112   849,987   73,700   143,048   253,377   64.4 5.6 10.8 19.2
Nebraska  2,825,608   1,889,049   121,838   306,394   508,326   66.9 4.3 10.8 18.0
Nevada  3,311,471   2,105,054   120,117   508,684   577,616   63.6 3.6 15.4 17.4
New Hampshire  2,246,692   1,517,393   153,969   219,603   355,727   67.5 6.9 9.8 15.8
                             
New Jersey  22,448,262   14,088,042 5  2,053,895 5  2,139,210 5  4,167,114 5  62.8 9.1 9.5 18.6
New Mexico  2,904,474   1,734,677   283,957   357,798   528,042   59.7 9.8 12.3 18.2
New York  43,679,908   31,392,067 5  1,405,184 5  3,798,036 5  7,084,621 5  71.9 3.2 8.7 16.2
North Carolina  11,248,336   7,435,928   633,899   1,239,838   1,938,670   66.1 5.6 11.0 17.2
North Dakota  838,221   513,113   35,790   101,074   188,244   61.2 4.3 12.1 22.5
                             
Ohio  18,251,361   11,628,759   1,094,606   2,394,344   3,133,651   63.7 6.0 13.1 17.2
Oklahoma  4,750,536   2,931,941   305,355   517,971   995,268   61.7 6.4 10.9 21.0
Oregon  5,039,632   3,163,791   352,399   700,525   822,917   62.8 7.0 13.9 16.3
Pennsylvania  20,404,304   13,262,302   1,000,133   2,234,494   3,907,375   65.0 4.9 11.0 19.1
Rhode Island  2,039,633   1,323,688 5  236,532 5  176,710 5  302,702 5  64.9 11.6 8.7 14.8
                             
South Carolina  6,023,043   3,885,166   426,341   609,265   1,102,272   64.5 7.1 10.1 18.3
South Dakota  977,006   609,080   53,780   119,578   194,569   62.3 5.5 12.2 19.9
Tennessee  6,975,099 5  4,838,021 5  242,800   655,301   1,238,978   69.4 3.5 9.4 17.8
Texas  36,105,784   23,452,450 5  1,759,204 5  3,891,272 5  7,002,858 5  65.0 4.9 10.8 19.4
Utah  2,987,810   2,020,640   111,389   287,895   567,886   67.6 3.7 9.6 19.0
                             
Vermont  1,300,149   872,828   95,756   148,516   183,049   67.1 7.4 11.4 14.1
Virginia  12,465,858   8,453,779   597,727   1,105,501   2,308,851   67.8 4.8 8.9 18.5
Washington  8,752,007 5  5,595,506 5  569,081   1,000,655   1,586,765   63.9 6.5 11.4 18.1
West Virginia  2,742,344   1,738,798 5  98,081 5  261,204 5  644,261 5  63.4 3.6 9.5 23.5
Wisconsin  9,029,660   5,965,270   415,956   1,140,480   1,507,954   66.1 4.6 12.6 16.7
Wyoming  1,124,564   737,415   65,890   126,249   195,010   65.6 5.9 11.2 17.3
                             
Other jurisdictions                             
American Samoa  57,093   31,936   1,519   8,182   15,456   55.9 2.7 14.3 27.1
Guam  219,881   134,937 5  24,317   21,291   39,337   61.4 11.1 9.7 17.9
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands 
55,048   43,742 5  843 5  1,762 5  8,700 5  79.5 1.5 3.2 15.8
Puerto Rico  3,268,200   2,275,134   252,424   60,108   680,534   69.6 7.7 1.8 20.8
U.S. Virgin Islands  157,446   100,822   10,022   20,036   26,566 5  64.0 6.4 12.7 16.9
1 Include instruction, instruction-related, support services, and other elementary/secondary current expenditures, but exclude expenditures on capital outlay, other programs, and interest on long-term debt.
2 Include current expenditures for classroom instruction (including teachers and teaching assistants), libraries, in-service teacher training, curriculum development, student assessment, and instruction technology.
3 Include attendance and social work, guidance, health, psychological services, speech pathology, audiology, and other student support services.
4 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
5 Value affected by redistribution of reported values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
6 Both the District of Columbia and Hawaii have only one school district each; therefore, neither is comparable to other states.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)," fiscal year 2007, Version 1a.


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