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


Table 8.  Total expenditures for public elementary and secondary education and other related programs, by type of expenditure and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2007
 
State or jurisdiction Expenditures [in thousands of dollars]
Total   Current for public elementary/
secondary education1
  Facilities acquisition and construction   Replacement Equipment   Other programs2   Interest on debt  
United States3  $562,252,677 4,5  $476,825,866 4  $56,409,429   $6,500,246 4,5  $7,804,253 4,5  $14,712,882 4 
                         
Alabama  7,211,897   6,245,031   602,605   87,520   137,255   139,486  
Alaska  1,940,429   1,634,316   241,069   17,597   7,754   39,694  
Arizona  9,539,185 5  7,815,720   1,142,947   300,232 5  53,296 5  226,990  
Arkansas  4,644,397   3,997,701   427,948   85,924   25,899   106,925  
California  70,071,235   57,352,599   9,739,585   241,160 4  1,122,084   1,615,807  
                         
Colorado  8,067,005   6,579,053   936,388   153,170   53,486   344,908  
Connecticut  9,300,606 5  7,855,459   1,045,277   105,797 4,5  140,237 5  153,836  
Delaware  1,739,840   1,437,707   241,136   13,321 4  16,357 4  31,319  
District of Columbia6  1,389,995   1,130,006   201,500   39,229 4  19,260   0  
Florida  30,107,621   22,887,024   5,807,462   185,889   497,754   729,492  
                         
Georgia  17,301,301   14,828,715   2,043,840   228,100   36,425   164,222  
Hawaii6  2,300,383   1,998,913   82,018   57,164   62,647   99,643  
Idaho  2,148,752   1,777,491   288,216   28,566   4,324   50,155  
Illinois  23,157,195   20,326,591   1,569,987   512,253   152,743   595,621  
Indiana  10,869,170 4  9,497,077   720,801   144,891   59,077   447,323 4 
                         
Iowa  4,991,024   4,231,932   551,256   101,031   27,150   79,655  
Kansas  4,868,048   4,339,477   199,153   179,418   4,762   145,239  
Kentucky  6,386,594   5,424,621   598,751   151,208   81,339   130,676  
Louisiana  6,828,819   6,040,368   507,354   121,943   56,749   102,405  
Maine  2,420,878   2,258,764   56,761   36,864   24,061   44,429  
                         
Maryland  11,547,486   10,198,084   1,083,933   115,867   24,872   124,730  
Massachusetts  13,409,188   12,453,611   612,924   5,122   51,117   286,414  
Michigan  19,931,731   17,013,259   1,533,998   226,627   345,899   811,948  
Minnesota  9,944,675   8,060,410   929,182   138,690   376,478   439,914  
Mississippi  4,086,883   3,692,358   158,051   136,399 4  29,547   70,527  
                         
Missouri  9,345,921   7,957,705   702,879   223,806   174,707   286,825  
Montana  1,447,251   1,320,112   85,711   21,061   7,220   13,148  
Nebraska  3,242,741   2,825,608   263,988   83,962 4  2,785 4  66,399  
Nevada  4,278,047   3,311,471   665,091   70,180   22,790   208,516  
New Hampshire  2,512,692   2,246,692   176,251   31,757   5,949   52,043  
                         
New Jersey  24,911,786   22,448,262   1,817,856   93,148 4  197,857 4  354,663  
New Mexico  3,240,023   2,904,474   318,376   14,301   2,701   171  
New York  49,552,219   43,679,908   2,608,051   332,717   1,833,250   1,098,293  
North Carolina  12,829,210   11,248,336   1,402,354   61,770   49,765   66,985  
North Dakota  946,658   838,221   63,221   26,968   6,028   12,220  
                         
Ohio  21,729,555   18,251,361   2,199,866   379,064   453,159   446,105  
Oklahoma  5,229,868   4,750,536   349,723   66,464   14,074   49,071  
Oregon  5,573,769   5,039,632   255,006   38,272   19,703   221,154  
Pennsylvania  24,459,545   20,404,304   2,290,028   285,230   581,392   898,591  
Rhode Island  2,169,474   2,039,633   28,796   13,803   52,235   35,007  
                         
South Carolina  7,676,692   6,023,043   1,183,223   80,209   68,883   321,335  
South Dakota  1,106,123   977,006   72,806   32,582   3,074   20,655  
Tennessee  7,755,934 4  6,975,099 4  451,584   114,993   53,063   161,196  
Texas  45,189,026   36,105,784   6,204,938   449,146   316,528   2,112,630  
Utah  3,807,310   2,987,810   583,414   60,961   89,863   85,262  
                         
Vermont  1,393,637   1,300,149   47,863   22,852   7,525   15,247  
Virginia  14,234,484   12,465,858   1,238,396   280,959   76,783   172,487  
Washington  10,814,992 4  8,752,007 4  1,534,893   95,636   49,955   382,500  
West Virginia  2,845,230   2,742,344   20,375   33,833   37,156   11,521  
Wisconsin  10,372,911   9,029,660   317,605   130,891   258,456   636,298  
Wyoming  1,383,239   1,124,564   204,994   41,700   8,779   3,203  
                         
Other jurisdictions                         
American Samoa  67,085   57,093   3,938   1,826   4,227   0  
Guam  224,611   219,881   0   3,948   0   782  
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands 
60,363   55,048   4,546   395   375   0  
Puerto Rico  3,465,934   3,268,200   24,101   57,129   103,478   13,025  
U.S. Virgin Islands  180,028   157,446   19,755   1,157   1,670   0  
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 expenditures for community services, adult education, community colleges, private schools, and other programs that are not part of public elementary and secondary education.
3 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
4 Value affected by redistribution of reported values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
5 Value contains imputation for missing data.
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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