Figure 4.  Percentage distribution of current instruction expenditures for public elementary and secondary education in the United States, by object: Fiscal year 2011
 
Percentage distribution of current instruction expenditures for public elementary and secondary education in the United States, by object: Fiscal year 2011

NOTE: Current instruction expenditures include expenditures for activities related to the interaction between teachers and students, including salaries and benefits for teachers and teacher aides, textbooks, supplies, and purchased services. These expenditures also include expenditures relating to extracurricular and cocurricular activities.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)," fiscal year 2011, preliminary Version 1a.