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Table 3.  Student membership and current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary education, by function, subfunction, and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2008 (Return to Table 3)
 
State or jurisdiction Current expenditures1 per pupil
Support services2 per pupil
General adminis-
tration
  School adminis-
tration
  Operations and maintenance   Student trans-
portation
  Other support services   Food services   Enterprise operations4  
United States5  $202 6,7  $576 6,7  $1,003 6,7  $438 6,7  $331 6,7  $390 6,7  $24 6 
                             
Alabama  234   566   827   455   181   600   0  
Alaska  217   891   1,795   444   505   381   60  
Arizona  117 7  368 7  851 7  299 7  309 7  343   41  
Arkansas  218 7  458 7  804 7  332 7  222 7  478 7  9  
California  90 6,7  643 6,7  983 6,7  235 6,7  408 6,7  346 6  20 6 
                             
Colorado  175   644   878   280   620   284   49  
Connecticut  308 7  832 7  1,408 7  713 7  341 7  366 7  126  
Delaware  151   691   1,250   793   665   506   0  
District of Columbia8  454 7  773 7  1,723 7  1,121 7  942   751 7  0  
Florida  83 7  513 7  973 7  381 7  244 7  392   0  
                             
Georgia  126   569   690   402   350   464   28  
Hawaii8  97   728   871   295   377   545   0  
Idaho  157 7  392 7  656 7  339 7  150 7  336 7  1  
Illinois  333 7  531 7  1,035 7  518 7  367 7  327   0  
Indiana  163 7  464 7  963 7  501 7  289 7  359   0  
                             
Iowa  255   562   865   353   305   431   12  
Kansas  304   567   944   399   253   447   0  
Kentucky  190   479   806   517   197   500   18  
Louisiana  245 7  540 7  995 7  563 7  273 7  545   #  
Maine  224 7  644 7  1,218   536   187   388   #  
                             
Maryland  90   873 7  1,234   676   381 7  355   204  
Massachusetts  243   571   1,237   588   356   386   0  
Michigan  208   582   1,075   455   488   323   0  
Minnesota  307 7  422 7  777 7  568 7  287 7  428   33  
Mississippi  232 7  451 7  819 7  371 7  167 7  466   1  
                             
Missouri  291   541   950   495   222   425   0  
Montana  280   534   1,056   458   231   399   17  
Nebraska  351   524   911   297   222   418   286  
Nevada  173   571   870   342   264   297   0  
New Hampshire  399   645   1,047   510   118   337   0  
                             
New Jersey  404 7  1,186 7  1,794 7  924 7  90   356   151  
New Mexico  206   553   944   330   263   379   5  
New York  338 7  691 7  1,475 7  896 7  436 7  358   0  
North Carolina  217 7  502 7  589 7  302 7  235 7  449   0  
North Dakota  429   460   900   430   230   492   275  
                             
Ohio  309   586   965   491   457   343   1  
Oklahoma  227   415   844   258   205   438   71  
Oregon  143   604   811   419   608   333   4  
Pennsylvania  349   520   1,236   588   425   404   48  
Rhode Island  206 7  695 7  1,231 7  539 7  274 7  358 7  #  
                             
South Carolina  113   526   851   338   292   463   28  
South Dakota  306   424   919   315   304   445   40  
Tennessee  153   439   702   289   149   393   0  
Texas  124 7  460 7  945 7  239 7  299 7  435 7  0  
Utah  68   351   543   190   132   304   27  
                             
Vermont  333   978   1,214   479   345   376   6  
Virginia  170   629   1,029   555   170   386   1  
Washington  173   528   824   372   337   306   122  
West Virginia  237 7  537 7  1,058 7  752 7  168 7  575 7  0  
Wisconsin  274   541   1,017   408   590   380   #  
Wyoming  267   760   1,357   648   514   425   4  
                             
Other jurisdictions                             
American Samoa               
Guam               
Commonwealth of the
   Northern Mariana
   Islands
162 7  19 7    116 7  20 7  49   508  
Puerto Rico  110     642   203   111   475   0  
U.S. Virgin Islands  291   624   1,144 7  1,018 7  415 7  622   50  
— Not available. Data are missing for American Samoa and Guam because they did not report student membership. Missing data for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico are reported in other support services data items and included in the total.
# Rounds to zero.
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 An expenditure function divided into seven subfunctions: student support services, instructional staff support, general administration, school administration, operations and maintenance, student transportation, and other support services.
3 Include attendance and social work, guidance, health, psychological services, speech pathology, audiology, and other student support services.
4 Include operations that are operated as a business and receipts from the operation are expected to fund the enterprise (e.g., school bookstores and certain after school activities).
5 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
6 The prekindergarten student membership was imputed, affecting the total student count and per pupil expenditures calculation.
7 Value affected by redistribution of reported expenditure values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
8 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 2008, Version 1a.


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