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Table 3.    Amount and percentage change of median inflation-adjusted total revenues per pupil and current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary regular school districts, by year and state: Fiscal years 2009 - 2010
 
State Median inflation-adjusted total revenues per pupil   Median inflation-adjusted current expenditures1 per pupil
Fiscal year 2009 (in 2010 dollars)2   Fiscal year 2010 (in 2010 dollars)   Percentage change   Fiscal year 2009 (in 2010 dollars)2   Fiscal year 2010 (in 2010 dollars)   Percentage change
United States $11,733   $11,823 0.8 $9,886 $9,989 1.0
                       
Alabama 9,421   9,547   1.3   8,881   8,788   -1.0
Alaska 26,322   27,076   2.9   24,990   24,244   -3.0
Arizona 9,981   10,000   0.2   8,844   8,309   -6.0
Arkansas 9,614   10,203   6.1   8,387   8,605   2.6
California 10,634   9,418   -11.4   8,910   8,519   -4.4
                       
Colorado 11,463   11,813   3.0   9,446   9,499   0.6
Connecticut 16,811   16,888   0.5   14,328   14,511   1.3
Delaware 13,949   14,120   1.2   11,784   11,531   -2.1
District of Columbia3   27,263     16,566   18,667   12.7
Florida 9,827   9,730   -1.0   8,775   8,749   -0.3
                       
Georgia 10,455   10,296   -1.5   9,471   9,267   -2.2
Hawaii3 15,132   14,234   -5.9   12,519   11,754   -6.1
Idaho 9,083   8,967   -1.3   8,300   7,948   -4.3
Illinois 11,026   11,196   1.5   9,349   10,115   8.2
Indiana 11,857   12,349   4.2   8,695   8,867   2.0
                       
Iowa 11,413   11,446   0.3   8,973   9,011   0.4
Kansas 12,474   11,977   -4.0   10,822   10,348   -4.4
Kentucky 10,022   9,912   -1.1   8,796   8,831   0.4
Louisiana 11,201   11,362   1.4   10,286   10,407   1.2
Maine 14,336   14,788   3.2   12,547   12,532   -0.1
                       
Maryland 15,327   15,013   -2.1   12,691   12,770   0.6
Massachusetts 15,569   15,022   -3.5   13,233   12,716   -3.9
Michigan 10,188   10,062   -1.2   8,887   8,839   -0.5
Minnesota 11,519   11,611   0.8   9,646   9,545   -1.0
Mississippi 9,042   9,105   0.7   8,286   8,291   0.1
                       
Missouri 9,525   9,680   1.6   8,794   8,903   1.2
Montana 12,895   13,163   2.1   11,972   12,247   2.3
Nebraska 13,060   13,622   4.3   10,937   11,794   7.8
Nevada 11,756   11,639   -1.0   10,721   9,730   -9.2
New Hampshire 15,315   15,645   2.2   12,284   12,596   2.5
                       
New Jersey 17,826   17,846   0.1   15,092   15,468   2.5
New Mexico 14,140   13,329   -5.7   12,092   11,611   -4.0
New York 20,003   19,956   -0.2   17,103   17,583   2.8
North Carolina 10,203   10,197   -0.1   8,959   8,813   -1.6
North Dakota 12,996   14,600   12.3   11,018   11,932   8.3
                       
Ohio 10,675   11,318   6.0   8,797   9,354   6.3
Oklahoma 9,079   8,326   -8.3   8,448   8,279   -2.0
Oregon 10,839   10,928   0.8   9,877   9,674   -2.1
Pennsylvania 13,658   14,088   3.1   10,769   11,118   3.2
Rhode Island 15,850   15,797   -0.3   14,203   13,773   -3.0
                       
South Carolina 10,545   10,484   -0.6   9,360   9,132   -2.4
South Dakota 10,524   10,965   4.2   9,235   9,495   2.8
Tennessee 8,176   8,376   2.4   7,578   7,593   0.2
Texas 10,997   11,248   2.3   9,297   9,528   2.5
Utah 9,016   8,659   -4.0   6,973   6,515   -6.6
                       
Vermont 16,435   16,281   -0.9   13,631   13,222   -3.0
Virginia 11,528   11,265   -2.3   10,099   9,866   -2.3
Washington 11,615   11,463   -1.3   9,887   9,573   -3.2
West Virginia 10,888   11,042   1.4   10,586   11,595   9.5
Wisconsin 12,752   13,007   2.0   10,792   11,014   2.1
Wyoming 19,863   19,412   -2.3   15,871   16,213   2.2
— Not available. In fiscal year 2009, the District of Columbia omitted some local revenues and expenditures from the District of Columbia city government that would normally be included within the finances of District of Columbia public schools.
† Not applicable.
1 Funds spent operating local public schools and local education agencies, including such expenses as salaries for school personnel, student transportation, school books and materials, and energy costs, but excluding capital outlay, interest on school debt, payments to private schools, and payments to public charter schools.
2 Data have been adjusted to fiscal year 2010 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. For additional information about inflation-adjusted data, please refer to Appendix A.
3 Both the District of Columbia and Hawaii have only one school district each.
NOTE: How to read this table: Using Alabama as an example, if all regular school districts were listed by size of total revenues per pupil, the district at the midpoint (median) in 2009 would have total revenues per pupil of $9,421 (in 2010 dollars).
Regular school districts may operate charter schools in addition to noncharter schools. National and state figures include charter schools that are affiliated with regular school districts. Only regular school districts matching the Common Core of Data (CCD) "Local Education Agency Universe Survey" and with student membership greater than zero were used in creating the national and state figures; 81.1 percent of all school districts met these criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "School District Finance Survey (F-33)," fiscal year 2009, Version 1a and fiscal year 2010, Provisional Version 1a; Digest of Education Statistics: 2010, retrieved September 14, 2012, from http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d10/tables/dt10_034.asp.


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