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Table 7.  Total students, revenues, current expenditures, and current expenditures per pupil for the 100 largest public elementary and secondary school districts in the United States, by school district: Fiscal year 2008

Total
students (fall membership)1
Current expenditures
[in thousands of dollars]
Current expenditures per pupil
Revenues by source [in thousands of dollars] Total current2 Instruction and instruction-related
Name of reporting district State Total Federal State Local
New York City School District New York 989,941   $19,885,693 $1,785,145 $9,335,189 $8,765,359   $17,742,868 $13,579,095 $17,923
Los Angeles Unified School District California 693,680   9,551,053 1,053,853 6,660,389 1,836,811   7,878,168 5,369,564 11,357
City Of Chicago School District 299 Illinois 407,510   4,844,616 808,902 1,845,925 2,189,789   4,235,025 2,843,497 10,392
Miami-Dade County Public School
  District
Florida 348,128   3,959,408 427,479 1,431,109 2,100,820   3,457,902 2,315,134 9,933
Clark County School District Nevada 309,051   3,111,868 196,022 852,790 2,063,056   2,486,063 1,599,505 8,044
                   
Broward County School District Florida 258,893   2,874,695 233,523 1,132,545 1,508,627   2,339,595 1,551,639 9,037
Houston Independent School District
  912
Texas 199,534   2,059,689 267,705 597,926 1,194,058   1,716,764 1,106,808 8,604
Hillsborough County School District Florida 193,180   2,068,665 247,129 1,034,236 787,300   1,613,384 1,113,859 8,352
Hawaii Public Schools Hawaii 179,897   2,541,703 310,732 2,154,313 76,658   2,122,779 1,359,347 11,800
Orange County School Board Florida 174,142   1,974,283 155,268 726,790 1,092,225   1,524,737 1,042,541 8,756
                   
Philadelphia School District Pennsylvania 172,704   2,567,483 311,595 1,368,208 887,680   1,623,187 937,052 9,399
Palm Beach County School District Florida 170,883   2,183,132 138,401 494,375 1,550,356   1,605,194 1,106,702 9,394
Fairfax County Schools Virginia 165,722   2,313,386 87,266 456,974 1,769,146   2,199,910 1,501,261 13,275
Dallas Independent School District
  905
Texas 157,804   1,613,014 216,482 473,768 922,764   1,457,429 986,852 9,236
Gwinnett County School District Georgia 155,618   1,764,516 95,838 789,298 879,380   1,489,304 1,022,600 9,570
                   
Montgomery County Schools Maryland 137,717   2,604,887 93,751 564,940 1,946,196   2,066,022 1,433,552 15,002
Wake County Schools North Carolina 133,649   1,264,960 68,546 691,684 504,730   1,030,073 695,737 7,707
San Diego City Unified School
  District
California 131,577   1,560,549 144,969 623,080 792,500   1,355,940 863,079 10,305
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools North Carolina 130,979   1,345,133 105,771 690,492 548,870   1,062,880 682,134 8,115
Prince Georges County Schools Maryland 129,752   1,926,633 117,772 1,039,575 769,286   1,757,026 1,077,527 13,541
                   
Duval County School District Florida 124,740   1,238,175 106,117 577,864 554,194   1,079,389 735,878 8,653
Memphis City Schools Tennessee 115,342   1,119,814 160,100 441,915 517,799   1,024,956 679,740 8,886
Pinellas County School District Florida 107,892   1,211,026 94,072 454,583 662,371   966,587 638,052 8,959
Detroit Public School District Michigan 107,874   1,317,526 168,009 814,536 334,981   1,296,236 752,375 12,016
Cobb County School District Georgia 107,307   1,157,791 66,790 450,898 640,103   1,011,702 732,211 9,428
                   
Baltimore County Schools Maryland 104,283   1,518,801 81,477 644,803 792,521   1,263,668 824,381 12,118
Dekalb County School District Georgia 100,273   1,245,461 83,281 448,301 713,879   1,059,607 715,201 10,567
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School
    District 907
Texas 96,837   792,371 43,607 314,951 433,813   691,201 474,174 7,138
Albuquerque School District New Mexico 95,965   999,503 87,819 742,891 168,793   802,455 504,779 8,362
Jefferson County School District Kentucky 95,871   1,087,693 114,025 455,522 518,146   955,482 601,987 9,966
                   
Polk County School District Florida 93,980   1,250,657 82,891 611,812 555,954   1,017,453 758,602 10,826
Long Beach Unified School District California 88,186   914,366 130,977 660,542 122,847   850,615 568,479 9,646
Milwaukee City School District Wisconsin 86,819   1,187,218 186,192 707,164 293,862   1,103,006 697,993 12,705
Northside Independent School
  District 915
Texas 86,260   766,936 57,934 318,919 390,083   673,741 456,378 7,811
Fulton County School District Georgia 86,225   1,068,153 45,181 309,750 713,222   886,651 600,606 10,283
                   
Jefferson County School District R-1 Colorado 86,168   858,375 40,484 346,754 471,137   714,118 468,832 8,288
Jordan School District Utah 85,651   635,282 45,641 333,609 256,032   455,306 315,908 5,316
Austin Independent School District
  901
Texas 82,564   970,089 85,664 231,489 652,936   745,978 482,385 9,035
Baltimore City Schools Maryland 81,284   1,397,983 162,776 937,373 297,834   1,154,284 774,067 14,201
Lee County School District Florida 80,541   980,391 67,054 220,143 693,194   701,153 440,066 8,706
                   
Fort Worth Independent School
  District 905
Texas 78,857   725,234 96,921 316,310 312,003   679,641 434,468 8,619
Fresno Unified School District California 76,460   838,633 123,361 590,206 125,066   768,663 529,797 10,053
Granite School District Utah 75,982   505,372 58,887 289,476 157,009   412,839 287,441 5,433
Brevard County School District Florida 74,369   747,371 51,979 330,491 364,901   627,018 436,342 8,431
Nashville Davidson County Schools Tennessee 73,715   740,835 78,816 200,955 461,064   678,154 439,516 9,200
                   
Anne Arundel County Schools Maryland 73,400   1,003,238 45,951 323,201 634,086   877,288 588,165 11,952
Denver School District 1 Colorado 73,053   861,239 93,657 239,598 527,984   1,151,102 724,476 15,757
Mesa Unified School District Arizona 73,044   635,243 55,855 330,173 249,215   542,481 344,356 7,427
Prince William County Schools Virginia 72,988   878,492 34,356 366,747 477,389   756,805 492,558 10,369
Virginia Beach City Schools Virginia 72,477   808,886 61,932 377,236 369,718   749,676 504,471 10,344
                   
Guilford County Schools North Carolina 70,960   716,338 67,308 382,482 266,548   605,653 388,916 8,535
Davis County School District Utah 70,323   485,031 40,386 305,454 139,191   391,263 265,596 5,564
Greenville County School District South Carolina 69,444   684,420 55,081 367,719 261,620   557,779 355,470 8,032
Fort Bend Independent School District
  907
Texas 67,992   571,456 29,488 252,517 289,451   519,209 347,217 7,636
Pasco County School Board Florida 66,314   713,902 55,039 378,537 280,326   557,214 356,811 8,403
                   
Washoe County School District Nevada 65,663   618,949 45,021 208,833 365,095   537,291 344,900 8,183
Seminole County School District Florida 65,378   633,500 40,109 297,872 295,519   529,379 357,008 8,097
Volusia County School District Florida 64,488   713,726 51,040 260,755 401,931   564,674 374,448 8,756
Mobile County School District Alabama 64,375   618,181 75,127 376,648 166,406   582,585 354,871 9,050
Alpine School District Utah 63,856   428,596 35,566 256,479 136,551   327,145 238,954 5,123
                   
Arlington Independent School Texas 62,863   537,280 49,128 215,190 272,962   482,911 333,377 7,682
Elk Grove Unified School District California 62,294   596,705 39,960 396,509 160,236   532,880 362,820 8,554
North East Independent School
  District 910
Texas 62,181   661,970 33,815 200,974 427,181   517,876 354,183 8,329
El Paso Independent School
  District 902
Texas 62,123   583,899 87,626 314,657 181,616   535,196 364,400 8,615
Aldine Independent School District 902 Texas  60,083   559,919 68,093 304,002 187,824   497,157 314,155 8,275
                   
Tucson Unified School District 1 Arizona 59,327   545,561 63,503 271,967 210,091   471,360 264,048 7,945
Chesterfield County Schools Virginia 58,969   609,461 24,364 287,533 297,564   532,178 359,722 9,025
DC Public Schools District of
  Columbia
58,191   1,224,312 85,568 1,138,744   849,259 450,537 14,594
Garland Independent School District 909 Texas 57,169   482,310 38,863 247,658 195,789   436,329 290,813 7,632
Santa Ana Unified School District California 57,061   564,867 69,466 366,775 128,626   544,084 374,976 9,535
                   
San Bernardino City Unified School
    District
California 56,727   797,791 73,382 657,628 66,781   553,930 363,083 9,765
Boston City Schools Massachusetts 56,168   1,313,368 91,360 393,426 828,582   1,141,536 784,842 20,324
Columbus City School District Ohio 55,269   910,711 130,197 341,345 439,169   718,622 453,974 13,002
San Francisco Unified School District California 55,069   668,282 69,870 258,139 340,273   534,762 351,320 9,711
San Antonio Independent School
    District 907
Texas 54,779   541,408 91,324 298,733 151,351   473,536 314,405 8,644
                   
Knox County School District Tennessee 54,490   487,605 43,208 147,872 296,525   429,304 299,791 7,879
Katy Independent School District 914 Texas 54,402   508,389 20,328 218,887 269,174   413,816 273,788 7,607
Loudoun County Schools Virginia 53,961   814,891 19,645 164,990 630,256   710,769 494,280 13,172
Plano Independent School District
    910
Texas 53,683   611,837 21,894 134,561 455,382   441,662 310,495 8,227
Douglas County School District Re 1 Colorado 52,983   515,086 11,217 203,468 300,401   445,843 288,892 8,415
                   
Cleveland City School District Ohio 52,954   922,544 127,424 546,741 248,379   656,258 440,940 12,393
Osceola County School District Florida 52,742   628,244 44,158 320,426 263,660   450,830 300,320 8,548
Clayton County School District Georgia 52,717   567,961 55,651 264,392 247,918   485,152 327,128 9,203
Cumberland County Schools North Carolina 52,407   458,835 60,684 288,445 109,706   401,361 267,102 7,659
Capistrano Unified School District California 52,390   453,589 23,800 146,857 282,932   417,759 291,451 7,974
                   
Corona Norco Unified School District California 51,322   476,836 26,997 306,419 143,420   414,555 279,180 8,078
Forsyth County-Winston Salem
    Schools
North Carolina 50,907   505,580 45,335 295,382 164,863   441,088 300,815 8,665
Pasadena Independent School
    District 917
Texas 50,757   464,800 45,440 264,859 154,501   400,615 261,637 7,893
Cherry Creek School District 5 Colorado 50,601   493,657 19,321 203,803 270,533   432,943 284,368 8,556
Atlanta Public Schools Georgia 49,991   869,896 88,718 162,938 618,240   675,668 380,854 13,516
                   
Lewisville Independent School
    District 902
Texas 49,636   495,986 21,186 136,820 337,980   401,301 274,125 8,085
Howard County Schools Maryland 49,542   805,247 20,014 234,350 550,883   688,449 471,731 13,896
Anchorage School District Alaska 48,857   650,738 61,866 394,410 194,462   611,450 390,547 12,515
Brownsville Independent School
    District 901
Texas 48,837   473,510 78,215 322,296 72,999   422,879 279,176 8,659
Garden Grove Unified School Dist California 48,669   468,369 41,967 321,929 104,473   456,637 311,884 9,383
                   
Henrico County Schools Virginia 48,620   474,941 25,736 220,878 228,327   420,874 283,131 8,656
Sacramento City Unified School
    District
California 48,446   545,693 78,196 345,913 121,584   486,908 322,847 10,051
Omaha City School District 1 Nebraska 47,763   545,674 88,496 195,808 261,370   436,291 279,029 9,134
San Juan Unified School District California 47,400   480,125 40,410 303,399 136,316   433,280 294,438 9,141
Shelby County School District Tennessee 46,918   367,604 20,894 167,253 179,457   345,192 245,592 7,357
† Not applicable.
1 The student membership obtained from the Common Core of Data (CCD) fiscal district data collection may vary slightly from the student membership obtained from the CCD nonfiscal data collection.
2 Total current expenditures include instruction, instruction-related, support services, and other elementary/secondary current expenditures, but exclude expenditures on capital outlay, other programs and payments to state and local governments, interest on long-term debt, and payments to private and charter schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “School District Finance Survey (F-33),” fiscal year 2008, Version 1a.
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