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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 2009
 
Current expenditures1
Support services2
State or jurisdiction Instruction   Total support services 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  61.0   35.0 5.4 4.8 2.0 5.6 9.8 4.2 3.2 3.8 0.2
                         
Alabama  58.3   35.0 5.6 4.7 2.6 6.2 9.1 4.8 2.0 6.7 0.0
Alaska  56.0   40.9 8.0 5.6 1.5 6.0 13.0 3.0 3.7 2.7 0.4
Arizona  60.4   34.5 6.1 2.7 1.4 4.9 11.3 3.7 4.4 4.6 0.5
Arkansas  58.1   36.2 5.0 7.9 2.4 5.2 9.5 3.6 2.5 5.6 0.1
California  59.8   36.2 5.1 6.5 1.0 6.7 10.2 2.5 4.2 3.7 0.2
                         
Colorado  57.6   38.4 4.7 5.5 1.6 6.8 9.7 3.0 7.1 3.4 0.5
Connecticut  62.5   34.2 6.2 3.1 2.1 5.7 9.8 5.0 2.3 2.5 0.9
Delaware  60.9   35.1 5.0 1.2 1.3 5.9 10.4 6.4 5.0 4.0 0.0
District of Columbia6  46.1   50.7 10.3 6.5 2.9 8.9 9.2 6.5 6.3 3.1 0.1
Florida  60.5   35.1 4.7 6.5 0.9 5.7 10.7 4.1 2.6 4.4 0.0
                         
Georgia  62.7   32.1 4.8 5.1 1.5 5.8 7.4 4.1 3.3 5.0 0.3
Hawaii6  62.2   33.1 9.5 3.3 0.5 6.2 7.5 2.8 3.3 4.7 0.0
Idaho  60.9   34.1 5.8 4.1 2.3 5.6 9.4 4.7 2.1 4.9 #
Illinois  58.8   38.1 6.4 4.6 4.2 5.0 9.4 4.8 3.7 3.1 0.0
Indiana  58.4   37.4 4.7 3.7 2.1 5.8 11.9 5.8 3.4 4.2 0.0
                         
Iowa  61.2   34.2 5.7 4.5 2.6 5.8 9.0 3.5 3.0 4.5 0.1
Kansas  60.4   35.0 5.8 4.7 3.1 5.8 9.4 3.9 2.4 4.6 0.0
Kentucky  59.2   34.7 4.4 5.3 2.1 5.6 9.3 5.7 2.3 5.8 0.2
Louisiana  58.0   36.6 4.6 5.4 2.5 5.6 10.0 5.4 3.0 5.4 #
Maine  60.2   36.2 6.3 4.8 4.0 5.4 10.2 4.7 0.9 3.6 #
                         
Maryland  61.7   34.3 4.6 5.1 0.7 6.9 9.3 4.9 2.8 2.6 1.4
Massachusetts  65.1   32.3 6.9 4.7 1.3 4.0 9.1 4.0 2.4 2.6 0.0
Michigan  57.2   39.6 7.6 4.8 2.0 5.8 10.4 4.3 4.7 3.3 0.0
Minnesota  65.2   30.5 2.7 4.6 4.0 4.0 7.3 5.2 2.7 4.0 0.3
Mississippi  58.7   35.3 4.7 4.6 3.0 5.8 10.4 4.5 2.2 6.1 #
                         
Missouri  60.1   35.4 4.7 4.6 3.2 5.7 9.9 5.0 2.3 4.5 0.0
Montana  60.1   35.6 5.7 3.8 2.8 5.4 10.8 4.7 2.4 4.1 0.2
Nebraska  64.9   28.3 3.7 2.9 3.0 5.0 8.9 2.8 2.1 4.0 2.8
Nevada  59.4   37.3 4.8 5.2 1.6 7.2 10.6 4.3 3.6 3.3 0.0
New Hampshire  64.2   33.0 7.0 3.2 3.4 5.4 8.8 4.2 1.0 2.7 0.0
                         
New Jersey  59.1   37.8 9.3 3.2 2.3 6.6 10.4 5.3 0.6 2.2 0.9
New Mexico  57.7   38.1 10.2 3.0 2.2 6.2 10.1 3.5 3.0 4.1 0.1
New York  69.2   28.7 3.4 2.8 1.9 4.1 8.7 5.3 2.6 2.1 0.0
North Carolina  63.4   31.2 4.6 3.8 1.4 6.2 8.4 4.0 2.9 5.4 0.0
North Dakota  58.4   33.3 4.1 3.1 4.5 5.0 9.7 4.3 2.5 5.4 3.0
                         
Ohio  57.0   39.7 6.1 6.5 3.0 5.7 9.3 4.6 4.4 3.3 #
Oklahoma  57.2   36.0 6.7 3.6 2.9 5.4 11.4 3.1 2.7 5.9 0.9
Oregon  58.2   38.3 7.2 4.3 1.4 6.4 8.3 4.4 6.4 3.4 #
Pennsylvania  60.5   35.6 5.0 3.9 3.0 4.4 10.6 5.1 3.7 3.5 0.4
Rhode Island  59.9   37.7 12.5 3.2 2.6 4.9 8.5 3.9 2.0 2.4 #
                         
South Carolina  57.7   36.8 7.4 6.6 1.2 6.0 9.3 3.3 3.1 5.1 0.3
South Dakota  58.0   36.3 5.7 4.1 3.5 5.0 10.7 3.5 3.7 5.3 0.5
Tennessee  62.8   32.3 4.1 5.8 2.0 5.7 9.1 3.6 1.9 5.0 0.0
Texas  60.0   34.8 4.8 5.2 1.5 5.5 11.3 2.7 3.7 5.2 0.0
Utah  64.6   29.6 3.8 4.3 1.2 6.0 8.9 3.1 2.3 5.2 0.5
                         
Vermont  62.4   34.8 7.3 4.0 2.3 6.8 8.6 3.3 2.4 2.7 0.1
Virginia  60.7   35.6 4.9 6.7 1.6 5.9 9.8 5.1 1.6 3.7 #
Washington  60.2   35.3 6.6 4.5 1.9 5.8 8.9 3.9 3.7 3.3 1.2
West Virginia  59.7   34.8 3.7 4.0 2.4 5.3 10.6 7.2 1.6 5.5 0.0
Wisconsin  61.2   35.3 4.6 4.9 2.6 5.0 9.1 3.7 5.4 3.5 #
Wyoming  58.8   38.1 5.8 6.6 1.9 5.4 9.9 4.6 3.9 3.1 0.1
Other jurisdictions 
American Samoa  50.0   26.8 2.7 5.2 1.4 9.3 4.0 1.9 2.3 23.2 0.0
Guam  57.7   37.1 11.2 2.6 1.5 5.8 14.1 0.4 1.5 5.3 0.0
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands 
45.6   44.7 12.5 8.2 2.2 7.8 8.2 2.0 3.8 0.8 8.9
Puerto Rico  49.6   40.5 6.5 4.8 3.6 5.3 12.0 2.9 5.4 9.9 0.0
U.S. Virgin Islands  58.0   37.8 5.8 2.3 3.6 4.5 4.6 7.0 9.9 4.2 0.0
# 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 2009, Version 1a.


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