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Table 6.  Student membership and current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2008
 
Fall 2007
student membership
    Current expenditures1 per pupil
State or jurisdiction     Total   Instruction and Instruction-related2   Student support services3   Admin-
istration4
  Operations5  
United States6  49,220,707 7    $10,297 7,8  $6,778 7,8  $556 7,8  $1,109 7,8  $1,854 7,8 
                           
Alabama  742,919     9,197   5,837   498   980   1,882  
Alaska  131,029     14,641   9,295   1,053   1,613   2,679  
Arizona  1,087,447     7,727   4,572 8  829 8  794 8  1,533 8 
Arkansas  479,016     8,677   5,730 8  426 8  897 8  1,624 8 
California  6,343,471 7    9,706 7,8  6,498 7,8  483 7,8  1,141 7,8  1,584 7,8 
                           
Colorado  801,867     9,152   5,795   428   1,438   1,492  
Connecticut  570,626     14,610 8  9,629 8  888 8  1,481 8  2,612 8 
Delaware  122,574     12,153   7,474   623   1,506   2,549  
District of Columbia9  78,422     16,353 8  9,659 8  930 8  2,169 8  3,595 8 
Florida  2,666,811     9,084 8  6,082 8  415 8  840 8  1,746 8 
                           
Georgia  1,649,589     9,718   6,636   451   1,046   1,585  
Hawaii9  179,897     11,800   7,556   1,331   1,201   1,711  
Idaho  272,119     6,951 8  4,524 8  396 8  699 8  1,332 8 
Illinois  2,112,805     10,353 8  6,569 8  673 8  1,232 8  1,880 8 
Indiana  1,046,764     8,867 8  5,756 8  371 8  916 8  1,824 8 
                           
Iowa  472,628     9,520   6,193   545   1,122   1,660  
Kansas  468,295     9,883   6,408   561   1,124   1,790  
Kentucky  666,225     8,740   5,656   377   866   1,841  
Louisiana  681,038     10,006 8  6,408 8  437 8  1,057 8  2,103 8 
Maine  196,245     11,761   8,035 8  530 8  1,054 8  2,142  
                           
Maryland  845,700     13,235 8  8,832 8  590 8  1,344 8  2,468  
Massachusetts  962,958     13,667   9,521 8  764 8  1,170   2,211  
Michigan  1,692,739     10,075   6,189   754   1,278   1,853  
Minnesota  837,578     10,048 8  6,952 8  273 8  1,016 8  1,807 8 
Mississippi  494,122     7,890 8  5,015 8  367 8  851 8  1,656 8 
                           
Missouri  894,497     9,532   6,160   448   1,054   1,871  
Montana  142,284     9,786   6,269   543   1,044   1,931  
Nebraska  281,153     10,565   7,146   410   1,096   1,912  
Nevada  429,362     8,187   5,287   383   1,008   1,509  
New Hampshire  200,772     11,951   8,075   819   1,162   1,894  
                           
New Jersey  1,382,348     17,620 8  11,048 8  1,666 8  1,680 8  3,226 8 
New Mexico  329,040     9,291   5,654   957   1,022   1,658  
New York  2,765,435     16,794 8  12,043 8  556 8  1,465 8  2,730 8 
North Carolina  1,472,565     7,798 8  5,120 8  383 8  954 8  1,340 8 
North Dakota  95,059     9,324   5,719   389   1,119   2,097  
                           
Ohio  1,827,184     10,340   6,569   620   1,352   1,800  
Oklahoma  642,065     7,683   4,709   516   848   1,610  
Oregon  565,586     9,565   5,981   662   1,355   1,567  
Pennsylvania  1,801,971     11,741   7,586   584   1,295   2,277  
Rhode Island  147,629     14,459   9,447 8  1,711 8  1,175 8  2,127 8 
                           
South Carolina  712,317     9,060   5,791   660   931   1,679  
South Dakota  121,606     8,535   5,313   468   1,034   1,719  
Tennessee  964,259     7,820 8  5,385 8  310   740   1,384  
Texas  4,674,832     8,350 8  5,443 8  405 8  883 8  1,619 8 
Utah  576,244     5,978   4,141   220   551   1,065  
                           
Vermont  94,038     14,421   9,632   1,057   1,656   2,076  
Virginia  1,230,857     10,664   7,214   510   968   1,972  
Washington  1,030,247     9,058 8  5,800 8  594   1,038   1,625  
West Virginia  282,535     10,059 8  6,365 8  367 8  942 8  2,385 8 
Wisconsin  867,929     10,791   7,087   494   1,405   1,805  
Wyoming  86,009     13,856   9,075   806   1,541   2,434  
                           
Other jurisdictions                           
American Samoa               
Guam               
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands 
11,299     4,535   3,620 8  40   202 8  673 8 
Puerto Rico  526,565     6,483   4,525   417   221   1,320  
U.S. Virgin Islands  15,903     12,358 8  7,402   792   1,330 8  2,834 8 
— Not available. Data are missing for American Samoa and Guam because they did not report student membership.
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 The prekindergarten student membership was imputed, affecting the total student count and per pupil expenditures calculation.
8 Value affected by redistribution of reported expenditure values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
9 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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