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


Table 6.  Student membership and current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2007
 
State or jurisdiction Fall 2006 student membership   Current expenditures1 per pupil
Total   Instruction and Instruction-related2   Student support services3   Administration   Operations  
United States4  49,245,840 5  $9,683 5,6  $6,373 5,6  $512 5,6  $1,050 5,6  $1,747 5,6 
                         
Alabama  743,632   8,398   5,326   445   913   1,715  
Alaska  132,608   12,324   7,708   794   1,367   2,455  
Arizona  1,065,082   7,338   4,635 6  521 6  776 6  1,406 6 
Arkansas  476,409   8,391   5,566 6  397 6  879 6  1,549 6 
California  6,406,821 5  8,952 5  5,974 5,6  426 5,6  1,076 5,6  1,475 5,6 
                         
Colorado  794,026   8,286   5,234   375   1,293   1,384  
Connecticut  575,100   13,659   9,026 6  829 6  1,355 6  2,449 6 
Delaware  122,254   11,760   7,210   597   1,526   2,427  
District of Columbia7  72,850   15,511   9,112 6  861 6  1,990 6  3,549 6 
Florida  2,671,513   8,567   5,682 6  397 6  809 6  1,679 6 
                         
Georgia  1,629,157   9,102   6,220 6  427 6  970 6  1,485 6 
Hawaii7  180,728   11,060   6,898   1,333   1,147   1,682  
Idaho  267,380   6,648   4,379 6  373 6  652 6  1,243 6 
Illinois  2,118,276   9,596   6,093 6  624 6  1,144 6  1,734 6 
Indiana  1,045,940   9,080   5,727 6  403 6  1,051 6  1,899 6 
                         
Iowa  481,368   8,791   5,697   503   1,055   1,537  
Kansas  469,506   9,243   6,028   521   1,046   1,647  
Kentucky  683,173 5  7,940 5  5,151 5  340 5  788 5  1,661 5 
Louisiana  675,851   8,937   5,652 6  385 6  951 6  1,950 6 
Maine  193,986   11,644   8,051 6  463 6  1,038 6  2,092  
                         
Maryland  851,640   11,975   7,995 6  502 6  1,217 6  2,260  
Massachusetts  968,661   12,857   8,896 6  722 6  1,132   2,107  
Michigan  1,714,709   9,922   6,121   737   1,262   1,802  
Minnesota  840,565   9,589   6,632 6  260 6  994 6  1,703 6 
Mississippi  495,026   7,459   4,741 6  342 6  799 6  1,576 6 
                         
Missouri  899,426   8,848   5,754   423   945   1,726  
Montana  143,624   9,191   5,918   513   996   1,764  
Nebraska  280,647   10,068   6,731   434   1,092   1,811  
Nevada  424,240   7,806   4,962   283   1,199   1,362  
New Hampshire  203,551   11,037   7,455   756   1,079   1,748  
                         
New Jersey  1,388,850   16,163   10,144 6  1,479 6  1,540 6  3,000 6 
New Mexico  328,220   8,849   5,285   865   1,090   1,609  
New York  2,809,649   15,546   11,173 6  500 6  1,352 6  2,522 6 
North Carolina  1,427,880   7,878   5,208   444   868   1,358  
North Dakota  96,670   8,671   5,308   370   1,046   1,947  
                         
Ohio  1,836,096   9,940   6,333   596   1,304   1,707  
Oklahoma  639,391   7,430   4,586   478   810   1,557  
Oregon  562,574   8,958   5,624   626   1,245   1,463  
Pennsylvania  1,871,060   10,905   7,088   535   1,194   2,088  
Rhode Island  151,612   13,453   8,731 6  1,560 6  1,166 6  1,997 6 
                         
South Carolina  703,119   8,566   5,526   606   867   1,568  
South Dakota  121,158   8,064   5,027   444   987   1,606  
Tennessee  978,368   7,129 6  4,945 6  248   670   1,266  
Texas  4,599,509   7,850   5,099 6  382 6  846 6  1,523 6 
Utah  523,586   5,706   3,859   213   550   1,085  
                         
Vermont  95,399   13,629   9,149   1,004   1,557   1,919  
Virginia  1,220,440   10,214   6,927   490   906   1,892  
Washington  1,026,774   8,524 6  5,450 6  554   975   1,545  
West Virginia  281,939   9,727   6,167 6  348 6  926 6  2,285 6 
Wisconsin  871,027   10,367   6,849   478   1,309   1,731  
Wyoming  84,770   13,266   8,699   777   1,489   2,300  
                         
Other jurisdictions                         
American Samoa  16,427   3,476   1,944   92   498   941  
Guam             
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands 
11,695   4,707   3,740 6  72 6  151 6  744 6 
Puerto Rico  544,138   6,006   4,181   464   110   1,251  
U.S. Virgin Islands  16,284   9,669   6,191   615   1,230 6  1,631  
— Not available.
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 The prekindergarten student membership was imputed, affecting the total student count and per pupil expenditures calculation.
6 Value affected by redistribution of reported expenditure values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
7 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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