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Table 2.    Total revenues and current expenditures per pupil at the 5th percentile, median, and 95th percentile cutpoints and numbers of districts and students for public elementary and secondary regular school districts, by state: Fiscal year 2011
 
State Total revenues per pupil1   Current expenditures per pupil1,2   Districts   Students
5thpercentile Median   95thpercentile   5thpercentile Median   95thpercentile Total3 Number reporting4 Total3,5 Number in reporting districts4,5
United States $8,416 $12,054 $23,997 $7,287 $10,039 $19,871 13,601 13,355 48,232,642 48,153,790
 
Alabama 8,461 9,643 12,720 7,582 8,613 10,676 132 131 738,322 738,322
Alaska 10,938 25,449 49,533 10,076 25,132 44,761 54 53 132,104 131,704
Arizona 6,678 9,386 24,304 6,153 7,968 19,516 219 215 947,477 946,117
Arkansas 8,843 10,313 14,135 7,712 8,847 11,688 241 239 475,775 475,551
California 7,831 9,881 20,968 6,637 8,466 17,393 962 938 6,120,895 6,118,214
 
Colorado 8,715 11,378 21,641 7,263 9,249 17,663 178 178 834,832 834,832
Connecticut 14,172 17,500 25,255 12,319 15,056 20,631 173 169 545,600 533,934
Delaware 10,537 14,212 19,200 10,125 11,862 16,254 16 16 112,675 112,675
District of Columbia 29,029 18,475 1 1 44,199 44,199
Florida 8,935 9,948 12,247 8,195 9,021 10,581 73 67 2,643,347 2,636,404
 
Georgia 8,892 10,479 13,757 7,670 9,124 12,479 185 180 1,667,111 1,666,039
Hawaii 13,917 12,004 1 1 179,601 179,601
Idaho 6,743 8,931 22,622 5,526 8,058 17,549 115 114 265,789 265,713
Illinois 9,486 12,151 20,415 7,622 10,069 16,373 908 862 2,089,889 2,072,517
Indiana 9,441 11,090 14,033 7,165 8,642 11,336 297 294 1,024,714 1,023,690
 
Iowa 10,629 12,181 15,514 7,695 9,149 11,222 359 358 495,775 493,493
Kansas 9,777 11,828 16,500 8,065 10,260 13,450 294 285 483,675 482,201
Kentucky 9,022 10,207 13,018 7,957 9,113 11,541 176 174 673,128 672,958
Louisiana 9,191 11,188 24,926 8,883 10,541 19,104 81 73 669,193 666,992
Maine 9,840 14,484 26,040 7,642 12,951 21,017 181 177 187,247 186,271
 
Maryland 13,297 14,977 18,658 12,015 13,135 15,483 25 24 852,211 851,971
Massachusetts 12,433 15,723 27,617 10,633 13,134 21,560 303 300 899,690 897,452
Michigan 8,969 10,428 15,641 7,903 8,968 13,175 550 547 1,457,089 1,455,966
Minnesota 10,082 12,253 16,734 7,881 9,689 13,801 340 337 798,040 797,769
Mississippi 7,788 9,393 12,528 6,749 8,247 10,988 152 152 490,526 490,526
 
Missouri 8,325 10,237 16,260 7,068 8,716 13,767 524 520 893,980 892,048
Montana 8,311 13,222 31,120 7,722 12,484 29,400 419 417 141,693 141,577
Nebraska 11,303 14,388 21,920 8,900 12,167 17,989 256 250 298,500 297,659
Nevada 6,669 11,608 90,130 6,512 9,861 36,469 18 18 437,149 437,149
New Hampshire 12,500 18,173 42,138 10,849 14,842 22,436 164 160 193,018 187,359
 
New Jersey 14,091 17,299 25,883 10,233 14,604 21,133 549 545 1,397,716 1,397,716
New Mexico 9,352 13,221 30,462 7,877 11,173 24,635 95 89 331,767 331,373
New York 15,658 20,504 39,081 13,732 18,133 31,791 728 692 2,680,281 2,679,850
North Carolina 8,553 10,166 12,957 7,592 8,684 10,971 115 115 1,448,117 1,448,117
North Dakota 10,857 14,806 28,804 8,541 12,462 24,282 182 180 96,323 96,255
 
Ohio 9,595 11,552 19,166 8,166 9,590 13,280 616 613 1,656,654 1,655,726
Oklahoma 7,279 8,963 13,986 6,417 8,069 12,882 529 526 658,459 658,163
Oregon 8,753 10,535 27,400 7,706 9,845 26,857 187 185 558,666 557,560
Pennsylvania 12,019 14,582 19,415 9,712 11,477 15,418 504 498 1,675,388 1,670,854
Rhode Island 13,284 16,723 37,750 11,501 14,144 34,359 40 39 140,796 140,692
 
South Carolina 8,156 10,329 14,795 7,354 8,909 12,323 87 84 715,778 713,511
South Dakota 8,809 10,714 17,859 7,218 9,149 13,903 154 152 125,758 125,613
Tennessee 7,454 8,466 10,339 6,742 7,571 9,351 139 135 987,420 986,380
Texas 9,163 11,207 25,516 7,612 9,415 14,740 1,041 1,029 4,801,639 4,799,541
Utah 6,767 9,089 15,633 5,763 6,878 11,865 42 41 545,690 545,395
 
Vermont 12,374 16,239 23,688 8,368 13,525 18,392 236 235 87,777 87,764
Virginia 8,896 10,864 16,021 8,418 9,567 14,966 134 132 1,251,440 1,250,852
Washington 9,152 11,349 28,172 8,197 9,758 25,519 291 288 1,043,488 1,042,979
West Virginia 10,778 11,753 16,002 10,343 11,852 14,075 57 55 282,879 282,130
Wisconsin 11,746 13,405 18,193 9,991 11,520 14,992 426 424 864,987 864,251
Wyoming 16,066 19,884 40,105 14,223 16,744 30,315 52 48 88,375 88,165
† Not applicable. The District of Columbia and Hawaii consist of one school district each; therefore, neither is comparable to other states.
1 Interschool system transactions are excluded to prevent double counting.
2 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.
3 Number of districts or number of students in the School District Finance Survey (F-33) that fall within the scope of a regular school district.
4 Number of districts or number of students in the F-33 survey that fall within the scope of a regular school district and reflects only those districts that reported fiscal data and have valid enrollment reported (i.e., enrollment is not missing, nonapplicable, or suppressed).
5 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. Wyoming indicated that their fiscal data reported in the F-33 survey excluded prekindergarten programs. In this state, the F-33 total student membership variable excludes prekindergarten membership.
NOTE: How to read this table using Alabama as an example: Five percent of regular school districts have total revenues per pupil of $8,461 or less. If all regular school districts, in Alabama, were listed by size of total revenues per pupil, the district at the midpoint (median) would have total revenues per pupil of $9,643. Five percent of regular school districts, in Alabama, have total revenues per pupil of $12,720 or more.
Regular in this context means all elementary and secondary school districts reporting membership, matching the CCD nonfiscal LEA Universe Survey, and excluding independent charter school districts. Elementary and secondary school districts are defined by the F-33 school level code "01" (elementary school system only), "02" (secondary system only), and "03" (elementary/secondary school system). 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; 80.8 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 2011, Provisional Version 1a.


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