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Table 4. Average number of total holdings, additions, and expenditures in library media centers during 2006–07 for various kinds of materials, by state: 2007–08

State Number of schools with library media centers Average number of holdings at the end of the 2006–07 school year Average number acquired during the 2006–07 school year Average amount of expenditures during the 2006–07 school year
 
Book titles Audio/video materials Book titles Audio/video materials Book titles Audio/video materials
             
United States  81,920   11,710   520   550   31   $6,620   $630  
                             
Alabama  1,400   10,030   540   560   37   7,670   890  
Alaska  430   9,280   290 ! 310   13 ! 2,820   200  
Arizona  1,540   14,320   400   700   18   6,730   360  
Arkansas  980   11,510   360   520   23   6,080   460  
California  7,870   13,440   310   610     7,620   370  
                             
Colorado  1,500   10,220   480 ! 460   24 ! 5,630   500 !
Connecticut  970   12,840   490   570   25   7,220   860  
Delaware  170   12,400   280   500   16   5,780   430  
District of Columbia  160   6,750   90   750   11   7,030   200  
Florida  2,910   13,380   1,010   660   75   7,370   1,140  
                             
Georgia  2,190   12,980   880   670   39   7,840   930  
Hawaii  270   14,820     590   26   5,520   490 !
Idaho  620   9,120   300   340   12   3,220   250  
Illinois  3,550   11,180   350   520   22   5,210   580  
Indiana  1,810   12,150   800   540   33 ! 6,420   750  
                             
Iowa  1,260   10,160     420     4,250   290 !
Kansas  1,350   10,980   480   420   19   5,500   490  
Kentucky  1,220   10,480   640   600   29   6,920   610  
Louisiana  1,220   10,090   340   510   23   7,210   430  
Maine  650   10,600   530   490   35   5,330   630  
                             
Maryland  1,290   9,640   450   520   65 ! 8,860    
Massachusetts  1,630   10,920   400   440   26   5,290   660  
Michigan  3,250   10,700   400   310   24 ! 2,870   330  
Minnesota  1,470   14,490   590   630   22   6,170   420  
Mississippi  930   9,520   390   760   36   8,280 ! 490  
                             
Missouri  1,880   11,290   800   650   35   9,020   670  
Montana  550   9,380   440   440   28   4,300   520  
Nebraska  870   9,950   460   340   13   4,080   350 !
Nevada  510   14,100   320   890   15   10,440   270  
New Hampshire  410   10,920   580   520   36   8,150   950  
                             
New Jersey  2,140   12,250   370   430   26   5,360   630  
New Mexico  660   10,660   470   820   28   9,990   650  
New York  4,360   11,590   490 ! 590   23   6,790   550  
North Carolina  2,250   11,110   670   580   26   7,170   530  
North Dakota  360   10,230   330   440   12   4,220   320  
                             
Ohio  3,290   10,610   410   430   15   4,460   410  
Oklahoma  1,490   9,130   550   440   20   5,560   380  
Oregon  1,100   15,030   260   510   18   4,120    
Pennsylvania  2,940   12,590   300   550   19   8,220   520  
Rhode Island  300   8,540   300   400   11   4,860   350  
                             
South Carolina  1,050   11,770   600   620   29 ! 8,560   590  
South Dakota  370   10,600   460   500   18   4,920   400  
Tennessee  1,610   10,440   700   440   33   5,290   690  
Texas  7,340   12,310   650   640   46 ! 8,090   920  
Utah  760   10,840   470   650   54   8,390   710  
                             
Vermont  330   11,310   530   510   36   6,400   830  
Virginia  1,950   11,280   670   640   31   7,700   830  
Washington  1,880   12,260   380   530   27 ! 4,500   400  
West Virginia  620   7,860   650 ! 250   17 ! 2,610   210  
Wisconsin  1,970   13,070   770   810   69   11,140   1,670  
Wyoming  290   10,160   510   420     4,710   550  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: The 2007–08 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect School Library Media Center data from private schools. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Library Media Center Data File," 2007–08.


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