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Table 5.  Amounts and percentage changes of inflation-adjusted state and local revenues per pupil and current expenditures per pupil, by year and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal years 2008 and 2009
 
Inflation-adjusted state and local1 revenues per pupil   Inflation-adjusted current expenditures2 per pupil
State or jurisdiction Fiscal year 2008
(in 2009 dollars)
  Fiscal year 2009
(in 2009 dollars)
  Percentage
change
  Fiscal year 2008
(in 2009 dollars)
  Fiscal year 2009
(in 2009 dollars)
  Percentage
change
United States3  $10,908 4,5  $10,945   0.3   $10,298 4,5  $10,591 5  2.8
                       
Alabama  9,485   8,741   -7.8   9,326   9,042   -3.0
Alaska  15,347   14,909   -2.9   14,846   15,353   3.4
Arizona  8,571   7,938   -7.4   7,836   7,929 5  1.2
Arkansas  8,823   8,910   1.0   8,798   8,854 5  0.6
California  10,317 4  9,727   -5.7   9,842 4,5  9,503 5  -3.4
                       
Colorado  9,552   9,500   -0.5   9,280   8,782   -5.4
Connecticut  16,071   16,627   3.5   14,814 5  15,353 5  3.6
Delaware  12,885   12,857   -0.2   12,323   12,109   -1.7
District of Columbia6  15,630   21,480   37.4   16,582 5  19,698 5  18.8
Florida  10,188   8,980   -11.9   9,211 5  8,867 5  -3.7
                       
Georgia  10,558   9,862   -6.6   9,854   9,649 5  -2.1
Hawaii6  12,329   12,798   3.8   11,965   12,399   3.6
Idaho  7,281   7,325   0.6   7,048 5  7,118 5  1.0
Illinois  11,243   11,528   2.5   10,498 5  11,592 5  10.4
Indiana  11,062   10,646   -3.8   8,991 5  9,254 5  2.9
                       
Iowa  10,500   10,788   2.7   9,653   10,055   4.2
Kansas  11,027   11,260   2.1   10,033   10,201   1.7
Kentucky  8,904   9,073   1.9   8,862   9,038   2.0
Louisiana  9,744   9,981   2.4   10,146 5  10,625 5  4.7
Maine  12,236   12,076   -1.3   11,926   12,183 5  2.2
                       
Maryland  14,831   14,698   -0.9   13,442 5  13,737 5  2.2
Massachusetts  14,501   14,419   -0.6   13,882   14,540 5  4.7
Michigan  10,835   10,441   -3.6   10,216   10,373   1.5
Minnesota  11,726   11,854   1.1   10,201 5  11,088 5  8.7
Mississippi  7,551   7,490   -0.8   8,000 5  8,064 5  0.8
                       
Missouri  10,290   10,319   0.3   9,666   9,891   2.3
Montana  9,762   9,906   1.5   9,923   10,189   2.7
Nebraska  10,777   11,278   4.6   10,713   10,846   1.2
Nevada  9,623   9,267   -3.7   8,301   8,321   0.2
New Hampshire  12,512   12,983   3.8   12,118   12,583   3.8
                       
New Jersey  17,533   17,549   0.1   17,867 5  17,076   -4.4
New Mexico  9,734   9,844   1.1   9,421   9,648   2.4
New York  18,188   19,097   5.0   17,029 5  17,746 5  4.2
North Carolina  7,698 5  8,140   5.7   7,907 5  8,518   7.7
North Dakota  9,717   9,934   2.2   9,454   9,802   3.7
                       
Ohio  11,730   11,955   1.9   10,484   10,902   4.0
Oklahoma  7,637   7,687   0.6   7,790   7,878   1.1
Oregon  9,975   9,515   -4.6   9,699   9,611   -0.9
Pennsylvania  13,043   13,388   2.6   11,906   12,299   3.3
Rhode Island  14,084   13,875   -1.5   14,662   14,719 5  0.4
                       
South Carolina  10,047   9,665   -3.8   9,187   9,228   0.4
South Dakota  8,525   8,214   -3.6   8,654   8,543   -1.3
Tennessee  7,747   7,561   -2.4   7,929 5  7,992 5  0.8
Texas  8,894   8,827   -0.8   8,467 5  8,562 5  1.1
Utah  7,134   7,228   1.3   6,062   6,612   9.1
                       
Vermont  15,203   15,682   3.1   14,623   15,096   3.2
Virginia  11,229   11,369   1.3   10,813   10,928   1.1
Washington  10,051   10,251   2.0   9,184 5  9,688 5  5.5
West Virginia  10,121   10,311   1.9   10,200 5  10,821 5  6.1
Wisconsin  11,467   10,991   -4.2   10,942   11,183   2.2
Wyoming  17,677   18,052   2.1   14,050   14,628   4.1
Other jurisdictions 
American Samoa           
Guam           
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands 
3,253   3,191   -1.9   4,598   5,753 5  25.1
Puerto Rico  4,671   4,897   4.9   6,611   6,955 5  5.2
U.S. Virgin Islands  12,356   12,877   4.2   12,531 5  12,768 5  1.9
— Not available. Data are missing for American Samoa and Guam because they did not report student membership.
1 Local revenues include intermediate revenues from education agencies with fundraising capabilities that operate between the state and local government levels.
2 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.
3 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
4 The prekindergarten student membership was imputed, affecting the total student count and per pupil expenditures calculation.
5 Value affected by redistribution of reported values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
6 Both the District of Columbia and Hawaii have only one school district each; therefore, neither is comparable to other states.
NOTE: Data have been adjusted to fiscal year 2009 dollars to account for inflation using the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the U.S. Labor Department, Bureau of Labor Statistics. This price index measures the average change in inflation of a fixed market basket of goods and services purchased by consumers.
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 1b and fiscal year 2009, Version 1a; Digest of Education Statistics: 2009, retrieved February 28, 2011.


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