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Table 5.  Current expenditures and percentage distribution of current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2008
 
Current expenditures1 [in thousands of dollars]   Percentage distribution
State or jurisdiction Total   Instruction and instruction-
related2
  Student support services3   Admin-
istration4
  Operations5     Instruc-
tion and instruc-
tion-
related2
Student support services3 Admin-
istration4
Opera-
tions5
United States6  $506,827,246 7  $333,598,810 7  $27,385,688 7  $54,571,056 7  $91,271,692 7    65.8 5.4 10.8 18.0
                               
Alabama  6,832,439   4,336,775   369,939   727,897   1,397,827     63.5 5.4 10.7 20.5
Alaska  1,918,375   1,217,916   137,986   211,401   351,072     63.5 7.2 11.0 18.3
Arizona  8,403,221   4,971,462 7  901,085 7  863,409 7  1,667,265 7    59.2 10.7 10.3 19.8
Arkansas  4,156,368   2,744,622 7  204,167 7  429,615 7  777,964 7    66.0 4.9 10.3 18.7
California  61,570,555 7  41,221,735 7  3,062,280 7  7,235,517 7  10,051,023 7    67.0 5.0 11.8 16.3
                               
Colorado  7,338,766   4,646,517   343,099   1,153,086   1,196,065     63.3 4.7 15.7 16.3
Connecticut  8,336,789 7  5,494,291 7  506,672 7  845,212 7  1,490,614 7    65.9 6.1 10.1 17.9
Delaware  1,489,594   916,082   76,411   184,631   312,470     61.5 5.1 12.4 21.0
District of Columbia8  1,282,437 7  757,501 7  72,931 7  170,086 7  281,920 7    59.1 5.7 13.3 22.0
Florida  24,224,114 7  16,218,702 7  1,107,958 7  2,240,879 7  4,656,575 7    67.0 4.6 9.3 19.2
                               
Georgia  16,030,039   10,947,252   743,695   1,724,996   2,614,096     68.3 4.6 10.8 16.3
Hawaii8  2,122,779   1,359,347   239,459   216,125   307,848     64.0 11.3 10.2 14.5
Idaho  1,891,505 7  1,230,970 7  107,754 7  190,314 7  362,467 7    65.1 5.7 10.1 19.2
Illinois  21,874,484 7  13,878,223 7  1,421,224 7  2,602,559 7  3,972,479 7    63.4 6.5 11.9 18.2
Indiana  9,281,709 7  6,025,607 7  388,487 7  958,429 7  1,909,186 7    64.9 4.2 10.3 20.6
                               
Iowa  4,499,236   2,927,176   257,575   530,109   784,376     65.1 5.7 11.8 17.4
Kansas  4,627,994   3,000,653   262,588   526,292   838,462     64.8 5.7 11.4 18.1
Kentucky  5,822,550   3,768,146   251,346   576,758   1,226,300     64.7 4.3 9.9 21.1
Louisiana  6,814,455 7  4,364,322 7  297,598 7  720,162 7  1,432,372 7    64.0 4.4 10.6 21.0
Maine  2,308,071   1,576,821 7  104,008 7  206,884 7  420,357     68.3 4.5 9.0 18.2
                               
Maryland  11,192,623 7  7,469,581 7  498,920 7  1,136,692 7  2,087,431     66.7 4.5 10.2 18.7
Massachusetts  13,160,383   9,168,460 7  736,133 7  1,126,219   2,129,571     69.7 5.6 8.6 16.2
Michigan  17,053,521   10,477,065   1,276,683   2,162,825   3,136,948     61.4 7.5 12.7 18.4
Minnesota  8,415,969 7  5,822,654 7  228,804 7  851,355 7  1,513,155 7    69.2 2.7 10.1 18.0
Mississippi  3,898,401 7  2,478,077 7  181,505 7  420,501 7  818,319 7    63.6 4.7 10.8 21.0
                               
Missouri  8,526,641   5,509,910   400,600   942,872   1,673,259     64.6 4.7 11.1 19.6
Montana  1,392,449   891,913   77,242   148,575   274,720     64.1 5.5 10.7 19.7
Nebraska  2,970,323   2,009,116   115,328   308,272   537,607     67.6 3.9 10.4 18.1
Nevada  3,515,004   2,270,090   164,350   432,782   647,782     64.6 4.7 12.3 18.4
New Hampshire  2,399,330   1,621,275   164,418   233,288   380,349     67.6 6.9 9.7 15.9
                               
New Jersey  24,357,079 7  15,271,767 7  2,303,520 7  2,322,227 7  4,459,565 7    62.7 9.5 9.5 18.3
New Mexico  3,057,061   1,860,370   314,843   336,372   545,476     60.9 10.3 11.0 17.8
New York  46,443,426 7  33,305,098 7  1,536,857 7  4,051,984 7  7,549,487 7    71.7 3.3 8.7 16.3
North Carolina  11,482,912 7  7,539,482 7  564,546 7  1,405,457 7  1,973,427 7    65.7 4.9 12.2 17.2
North Dakota  886,317   543,680   36,992   106,351   199,293     61.3 4.2 12.0 22.5
                               
Ohio  18,892,374   12,002,759   1,131,996   2,469,521   3,288,098     63.5 6.0 13.1 17.4
Oklahoma  4,932,913   3,023,423   331,037   544,559   1,033,893     61.3 6.7 11.0 21.0
Oregon  5,409,630   3,382,515   374,495   766,235   886,384     62.5 6.9 14.2 16.4
Pennsylvania  21,157,430   13,668,997   1,051,775   2,332,731   4,103,927     64.6 5.0 11.0 19.4
Rhode Island  2,134,609   1,394,592 7  252,541 7  173,421 7  314,055 7    65.3 11.8 8.1 14.7
                               
South Carolina  6,453,817   4,124,810   469,949   662,865   1,196,193     63.9 7.3 10.3 18.5
South Dakota  1,037,875   646,115   56,942   125,726   209,092     62.3 5.5 12.1 20.1
Tennessee  7,540,306 7  5,192,953 7  298,693   713,896   1,334,764     68.9 4.0 9.5 17.7
Texas  39,033,235 7  25,442,790 7  1,893,545 7  4,128,351 7  7,568,549 7    65.2 4.9 10.6 19.4
Utah  3,444,936   2,386,355   126,893   317,787   613,900     69.3 3.7 9.2 17.8
                               
Vermont  1,356,165   905,735   99,426   155,773   195,231     66.8 7.3 11.5 14.4
Virginia  13,125,666   8,879,325   627,358   1,191,811   2,427,172     67.6 4.8 9.1 18.5
Washington  9,331,539 7  5,975,610 7  612,168   1,069,852   1,673,909     64.0 6.6 11.5 17.9
West Virginia  2,841,962 7  1,798,224 7  103,735 7  266,270 7  673,733 7    63.3 3.7 9.4 23.7
Wisconsin  9,366,134   6,151,439   428,833   1,219,547   1,566,315     65.7 4.6 13.0 16.7
Wyoming  1,191,736   780,511   69,303   132,575   209,347     65.5 5.8 11.1 17.6
                               
Other jurisdictions                               
American Samoa  63,105   35,180   1,732   8,566   17,627     55.7 2.7 13.6 27.9
Guam  229,243 7  137,201 7  24,976 7  19,350 7  47,716 7    59.8 10.9 8.4 20.8
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands 
51,241   40,904 7  450   2,278 7  7,609 7    79.8 0.9 4.4 14.8
Puerto Rico  3,413,884   2,382,930   219,663   116,215   695,076     69.8 6.4 3.4 20.4
U.S. Virgin Islands  196,533 7  117,715   12,600   21,146 7  45,071 7    59.9 6.4 10.8 22.9
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 Include general administration, school administration, and other support services.
5 Include operations and maintenance, student transportation, food services, and enterprise operations.
6 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
7 Value affected by redistribution of reported 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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