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Table 4.  Percentage distribution of current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by function, subfunction, and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2008
 
Current expenditures1
Support services2
State or jurisdiction   Instruction   Total Student support services3 Instruc-
tional staff support
General admini-
stration
School admini-
stration
Operations and main-
tenance
Student transpor-
tation
Other support services Food services Enterprise operations4
United States5    60.8   35.2 5.4 5.0 2.0 5.6 9.7 4.2 3.2 3.8 0.2
                           
Alabama    58.7   34.8 5.4 4.8 2.5 6.1 9.0 4.9 2.0 6.5 0.0
Alaska    58.2   38.7 7.2 5.2 1.5 6.1 12.3 3.0 3.5 2.6 0.4
Arizona    56.5   38.5 10.7 2.6 1.5 4.8 11.0 3.9 4.0 4.4 0.5
Arkansas    58.4   36.0 4.9 7.7 2.5 5.3 9.3 3.8 2.6 5.5 0.1
California    60.0   36.2 5.0 6.9 0.9 6.6 10.1 2.4 4.2 3.6 0.2
                           
Colorado    57.9   38.5 4.7 5.4 1.9 7.0 9.6 3.1 6.8 3.1 0.5
Connecticut    62.7   33.9 6.1 3.2 2.1 5.7 9.6 4.9 2.3 2.5 0.9
Delaware    60.2   35.6 5.1 1.3 1.2 5.7 10.3 6.5 5.5 4.2 0.0
District of Columbia6    53.7   41.7 5.7 5.4 2.8 4.7 10.5 6.9 5.8 4.6 0.0
Florida    60.2   35.4 4.6 6.7 0.9 5.6 10.7 4.2 2.7 4.3 0.0
                           
Georgia    63.2   31.7 4.6 5.1 1.3 5.9 7.1 4.1 3.6 4.8 0.3
Hawaii6    60.4   35.0 11.3 3.7 0.8 6.2 7.4 2.5 3.2 4.6 0.0
Idaho    61.0   34.2 5.7 4.1 2.3 5.6 9.4 4.9 2.2 4.8 #
Illinois    58.8   38.1 6.5 4.7 3.2 5.1 10.0 5.0 3.5 3.2 0.0
Indiana    54.3   41.6 4.2 10.6 1.8 5.2 10.9 5.7 3.3 4.1 0.0
                           
Iowa    60.5   34.8 5.7 4.5 2.7 5.9 9.1 3.7 3.2 4.5 0.1
Kansas    60.1   35.4 5.7 4.7 3.1 5.7 9.6 4.0 2.6 4.5 0.0
Kentucky    59.3   34.8 4.3 5.4 2.2 5.5 9.2 5.9 2.3 5.7 0.2
Louisiana    58.9   35.7 4.4 5.2 2.5 5.4 9.9 5.6 2.7 5.4 #
Maine    64.1   32.6 4.5 4.2 1.9 5.5 10.4 4.6 1.6 3.3 #
                           
Maryland    61.2   34.6 4.5 5.6 0.7 6.6 9.3 5.1 2.9 2.7 1.5
Massachusetts    65.1   32.1 5.6 4.6 1.8 4.2 9.1 4.3 2.6 2.8 0.0
Michigan    56.7   40.1 7.5 4.8 2.1 5.8 10.7 4.5 4.8 3.2 0.0
Minnesota    64.4   31.0 2.7 4.8 3.1 4.2 7.7 5.7 2.9 4.3 0.3
Mississippi    58.9   35.2 4.7 4.7 2.9 5.7 10.4 4.7 2.1 5.9 #
                           
Missouri    60.0   35.6 4.7 4.6 3.1 5.7 10.0 5.2 2.3 4.5 0.0
Montana    60.3   35.5 5.5 3.8 2.9 5.5 10.8 4.7 2.4 4.1 0.2
Nebraska    64.3   29.0 3.9 3.3 3.3 5.0 8.6 2.8 2.1 4.0 2.7
Nevada    59.4   36.9 4.7 5.1 2.1 7.0 10.6 4.2 3.2 3.6 0.0
New Hampshire    64.5   32.7 6.9 3.0 3.3 5.4 8.8 4.3 1.0 2.8 0.0
                           
New Jersey    59.4   37.7 9.5 3.3 2.3 6.7 10.2 5.2 0.5 2.0 0.9
New Mexico    57.5   38.3 10.3 3.3 2.2 5.9 10.2 3.5 2.8 4.1 0.1
New York    68.9   29.0 3.3 2.8 2.0 4.1 8.8 5.3 2.6 2.1 0.0
North Carolina    63.6   30.6 4.9 2.0 2.8 6.4 7.6 3.9 3.0 5.8 0.0
North Dakota    58.1   33.7 4.2 3.2 4.6 4.9 9.7 4.6 2.5 5.3 2.9
                           
Ohio    57.2   39.5 6.0 6.4 3.0 5.7 9.3 4.7 4.4 3.3 #
Oklahoma    57.7   35.7 6.7 3.6 3.0 5.4 11.0 3.4 2.7 5.7 0.9
Oregon    58.4   38.1 6.9 4.1 1.5 6.3 8.5 4.4 6.4 3.5 #
Pennsylvania    60.7   35.4 5.0 3.9 3.0 4.4 10.5 5.0 3.6 3.4 0.4
Rhode Island    60.3   37.2 11.8 5.0 1.4 4.8 8.5 3.7 1.9 2.5 #
                           
South Carolina    57.1   37.5 7.3 6.9 1.2 5.8 9.4 3.7 3.2 5.1 0.3
South Dakota    58.1   36.2 5.5 4.2 3.6 5.0 10.8 3.7 3.6 5.2 0.5
Tennessee    63.1   31.9 4.0 5.8 2.0 5.6 9.0 3.7 1.9 5.0 0.0
Texas    59.8   35.0 4.9 5.4 1.5 5.5 11.3 2.9 3.6 5.2 0.0
Utah    65.0   29.4 3.7 4.3 1.1 5.9 9.1 3.2 2.2 5.1 0.5
                           
Vermont    62.9   34.4 7.3 3.9 2.3 6.8 8.4 3.3 2.4 2.6 #
Virginia    61.0   35.4 4.8 6.7 1.6 5.9 9.7 5.2 1.6 3.6 #
Washington    59.5   35.7 6.6 4.5 1.9 5.8 9.1 4.1 3.7 3.4 1.3
West Virginia    59.2   35.1 3.7 4.1 2.4 5.3 10.5 7.5 1.7 5.7 0.0
Wisconsin    60.8   35.7 4.6 4.9 2.5 5.0 9.4 3.8 5.5 3.5 #
Wyoming    59.1   37.8 5.8 6.3 1.9 5.5 9.8 4.7 3.7 3.1 #
                           
Other jurisdictions                           
American Samoa    49.1   27.4 2.7 6.7 1.3 10.3 2.4 1.9 2.0 23.6 0.0
Guam    56.5   37.2 10.9 3.4 1.4 5.0 14.0 0.5 2.0 5.6 0.7
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands
  77.9   9.8 0.9 1.9 3.6 0.4 2.6 0.4 1.1 11.2
Puerto Rico    67.7   24.9 6.4 2.1 1.7 9.9 3.1 1.7 7.3 0.0
U.S. Virgin Islands    56.8   37.8 6.4 3.1 2.4 5.1 9.3 8.2 3.4 5.0 0.4
— Not available. Data 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 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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