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Table 5.    Current expenditures of public elementary and secondary school systems, by state: Fiscal year 2010
 
State [in thousands of dollars]
All functions1   Instruction and instruction-related12   Support services1   All other functions1,3
Total4   Salaries and wages   Employee benefits   Other5   Total   Salaries and wages   Employee benefits   Other5   Total   Salaries and wages   Employee benefits   Other5   Total5
United States $518,885,871   $315,231,328   $109,549,835   $94,104,708 $341,106,991 $228,000,185   $77,763,510   $35,343,296   $156,974,259   $77,432,700   $28,138,091   $51,403,468   $20,804,621
                                                   
Alabama 6,650,691   3,840,453   1,595,573   1,214,665   4,206,455   2,712,320   1,067,396   426,739   2,000,031   949,742   425,721   624,568   444,205
Alaska 2,068,976   1,014,497   760,097   294,382   1,281,689   692,793   413,999   174,897   726,274   298,000   183,521   244,753   61,013
Arizona 8,397,543   5,143,683   1,286,027   1,967,833   4,868,858   3,450,267   864,214   554,377   3,115,138   1,573,083   383,429   1,158,626   413,547
Arkansas 4,381,290   2,638,545   727,801   1,014,944   2,920,933   1,912,691   519,571   488,671   1,229,777   635,973   181,029   412,775   230,580
California 57,578,551   35,869,096   12,371,440   9,338,015   38,031,599   25,385,608   8,224,549   4,421,442   17,332,165   8,969,918   3,574,891   4,787,356   2,214,787
                                                   
Colorado 7,359,211   4,761,534   1,138,518   1,459,159   4,670,679   3,329,875   785,231   555,573   2,409,206   1,284,325   315,294   809,587   279,326
Connecticut 8,181,358   4,869,138   1,901,388   1,410,832   5,342,491   3,583,094   1,379,081   380,316   2,539,134   1,140,917   471,844   926,373   299,733
Delaware 1,545,774   859,758   373,439   312,577   962,911   618,526   270,337   74,048   520,620   215,635   96,193   208,792   62,243
District of Columbia 1,222,775   839,067   121,552   262,156   670,023   517,936   69,101   82,986   507,243   246,192   35,718   225,333   45,509
Florida 22,966,861   13,479,659   4,329,151   5,158,051   15,399,304   9,539,481   2,918,992   2,940,831   6,539,927   3,377,756   1,187,350   1,974,821   1,027,630
                                                   
Georgia 15,644,682   10,074,820   2,983,275   2,586,587   10,607,498   7,348,039   2,371,633   887,826   4,247,678   2,420,511   546,647   1,280,520   789,506
Hawaii 2,118,013   1,170,653   473,285   474,075   1,406,864   856,018   341,693   209,153   612,626   260,044   111,517   241,065   98,523
Idaho 1,947,004   1,193,510   405,655   347,839   1,274,510   866,783   286,666   121,061   575,382   293,528   104,226   177,628   97,112
Illinois 24,407,154   14,072,367   5,918,135   4,416,652   15,661,604   10,153,167   4,171,774   1,336,663   8,002,297   3,637,525   1,654,346   2,710,426   743,253
Indiana 10,009,003   5,768,005   2,783,943   1,457,055   6,211,034   4,083,814   1,831,103   296,117   3,363,355   1,473,358   896,492   993,505   434,614
                                                   
Iowa 4,796,274   3,114,545   961,947   719,782   3,191,861   2,246,761   683,513   261,587   1,400,605   777,080   251,548   371,977   203,808
Kansas 4,579,525   2,820,200   759,934   999,391   3,031,255   2,007,335   538,625   485,295   1,333,703   727,977   194,082   411,644   214,567
Kentucky 6,083,718   3,897,020   1,346,607   840,091   3,947,683   2,781,629   904,399   261,655   1,785,964   949,081   379,333   457,550   350,071
Louisiana 7,317,517   4,333,132   1,546,621   1,437,764   4,688,151   3,148,941   1,077,521   461,689   2,236,887   1,020,558   398,763   817,566   392,479
Maine 2,319,908   1,376,004   553,017   390,887   1,484,531   977,414   403,997   103,120   755,775   350,145   134,725   270,905   79,602
                                                   
Maryland 11,653,554   7,074,809   2,822,184   1,756,561   7,770,186   5,160,064   2,097,416   512,706   3,425,181   1,801,466   675,322   948,393   458,187
Massachusetts 12,632,717   7,640,021   2,878,965   2,113,731   8,499,890   5,742,170   2,260,604   497,116   3,746,944   1,689,776   567,683   1,489,485   385,883
Michigan 17,172,478   9,207,530   4,420,855   3,544,093   10,792,625   6,461,156   3,043,272   1,288,197   5,809,318   2,604,656   1,311,707   1,892,955   570,535
Minnesota 8,888,007   5,540,202   1,869,140   1,478,665   6,265,868   4,156,034   1,424,664   685,170   2,225,648   988,577   326,444   910,627   396,491
Mississippi 3,991,730   2,432,948   761,954   796,828   2,530,321   1,716,063   518,963   295,295   1,206,547   604,905   196,592   405,050   254,862
                                                   
Missouri 8,844,286   5,594,308   1,585,533   1,664,445   5,746,920   3,981,531   1,086,437   678,952   2,723,144   1,386,226   407,712   929,206   374,222
Montana 1,487,386   864,541   258,684   364,161   953,999   624,053   180,939   149,007   473,458   221,610   70,323   181,525   59,929
Nebraska 3,165,946   1,877,461   611,552   676,933   2,190,818   1,404,001   466,305   320,512   826,101   417,764   130,006   278,331   149,027
Nevada 3,633,079   2,223,526   811,785   597,768   2,329,788   1,530,884   547,539   251,365   1,183,883   655,319   250,234   278,330   119,408
New Hampshire 2,441,144   1,409,939   564,993   466,212   1,615,537   1,068,279   433,994   113,264   757,035   313,984   123,188   319,863   68,572
                                                   
New Jersey 23,378,572   14,202,127   5,303,004   3,873,441   14,313,388   9,830,409   3,399,068   1,083,911   8,286,925   4,085,935   1,625,569   2,575,421   778,259
New Mexico 3,137,994   1,895,335   598,603   644,056   1,919,546   1,306,354   404,318   208,874   1,086,952   548,938   178,120   359,894   131,496
New York 50,352,593   29,474,689   12,596,815   8,281,089   36,392,575   23,115,701   10,252,614   3,024,260   12,914,464   5,690,258   2,266,742   4,957,464   1,045,554
North Carolina 12,419,215   8,169,837   2,158,715   2,090,663   8,259,894   5,899,217   1,532,073   828,604   3,518,731   1,980,525   536,641   1,001,565   640,590
North Dakota 1,044,144   629,102   186,560   228,482   661,666   456,541   137,503   67,622   307,916   147,899   43,753   116,264   74,562
                                                   
Ohio 19,438,659   11,565,254   4,203,531   3,669,874   12,269,651   8,141,062   2,819,821   1,308,768   6,505,978   3,079,690   1,230,765   2,195,523   663,030
Oklahoma 5,165,745   2,990,935   904,378   1,270,432   3,111,521   2,066,155   635,251   410,115   1,695,429   811,025   234,889   649,515   358,795
Oregon 5,391,641   2,979,244   1,428,537   983,860   3,361,205   2,053,116   956,800   351,289   1,834,793   860,868   435,140   538,785   195,643
Pennsylvania 22,883,702   13,124,764   4,673,420   5,085,518   14,765,006   9,598,603   3,362,480   1,803,923   7,256,421   3,201,124   1,194,226   2,861,071   862,275
Rhode Island 2,018,145   1,182,732   503,005   332,408   1,272,996   845,702   352,505   74,789   697,407   334,131   149,515   213,761   47,742
                                                   
South Carolina 6,572,568   4,059,992   1,230,452   1,282,124   4,187,626   2,933,451   856,481   397,694   2,035,458   1,003,966   321,556   709,936   349,484
South Dakota 1,094,506   654,057   181,437   259,012   704,215   474,896   129,009   100,310   337,285   158,516   46,147   132,622   53,006
Tennessee 7,834,214   4,865,598   1,452,693   1,515,923   5,418,435   3,658,998   1,082,783   676,654   2,031,935   1,003,091   308,692   720,152   383,844
Texas 42,380,642   28,900,803   4,965,603   8,514,236   27,911,032   21,115,413   3,495,212   3,300,407   12,343,807   6,929,378   1,234,793   4,179,636   2,125,803
Utah 3,505,042   2,122,201   877,166   505,675   2,373,592   1,566,675   646,272   160,645   922,118   492,179   203,537   226,402   209,332
                                                   
Vermont 1,400,183   841,166   294,231   264,786   914,737   609,934   214,419   90,384   448,780   214,410   74,291   160,079   36,666
Virginia 13,189,354   8,579,983   2,852,814   1,756,557   8,925,677   6,214,483   2,021,659   689,535   3,773,675   2,121,339   743,711   908,625   490,002
Washington 9,781,484   6,172,650   1,990,205   1,618,629   6,353,208   4,343,865   1,350,011   659,332   2,984,232   1,661,463   569,610   753,159   444,044
West Virginia 3,248,702   1,665,835   1,081,284   501,583   2,092,992   1,144,202   738,533   210,257   980,214   437,488   295,146   247,580   175,496
Wisconsin 9,829,044   5,334,437   2,838,657   1,655,950   6,467,598   3,993,043   1,984,207   490,348   2,982,774   1,157,780   770,113   1,054,881   378,672
Wyoming 1,333,567   819,616   305,675   208,276   874,546   575,638   208,963   89,945   417,919   227,066   89,255   101,598   41,102
1 Interschool system transactions are excluded to prevent double counting.
2 Includes instruction and instructional staff support services current expenditures.
3 Includes food services and enterprise operations current expenditures.
4 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.
5 Includes purchased services, supplies, and other miscellaneous current expenditures.
NOTE: All local education agencies reported in the School District Finance Survey (F-33) are included in this table.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "School District Finance Survey (F-33)," fiscal year 2010, Provisional Version 1a.


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