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Digest of Education Statistics: 2006
Digest of Education Statistics: 2006

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 162. Current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969–70 through 2003–04 

[In thousands of dollars]
State or jurisdiction 1969–70 1979–80 1980–81 1989–90 1990–91 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–031  2003–04
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States $34,217,773 $86,984,142 $94,321,093 $188,229,359 $202,037,752 $231,542,764 $243,877,582 $255,106,683 $270,174,298 $285,485,370 $302,876,294 $323,888,508 $348,360,841 $368,378,006 $387,593,617 $403,376,186
Alabama 422,730 1,146,713 1,393,137 2,275,233 2,475,216 2,809,713 3,026,287 3,240,364 3,436,406 3,633,159 3,880,188 4,176,082 4,354,794 4,444,390 4,657,643 4,812,479
Alaska 81,374 377,947 476,368 828,051 854,499 1,002,515 1,020,675 1,045,022 1,069,379 1,092,750 1,137,610 1,183,499 1,229,036 1,284,854 1,326,226 1,354,846
Arizona 281,941 949,753 1,075,362 2,258,660 2,469,543 2,911,304 3,144,540 3,327,969 3,527,473 3,740,889 3,963,455 4,288,739 4,846,105 5,395,814 5,892,227 6,063,009
Arkansas 235,083 666,949 709,394 1,404,545 1,510,092 1,782,645 1,873,595 1,994,748 2,074,113 2,149,237 2,241,244 2,380,331 2,505,179 2,822,877 2,923,401 3,109,644
California 3,831,595 9,172,158 9,936,642 21,485,782 22,748,218 25,140,639 25,949,033 27,334,639 29,909,168 32,759,492 34,379,878 38,129,479 42,908,787 46,265,544 47,983,402 49,215,866
                                 
Colorado 369,218 1,243,049 1,369,883 2,451,833 2,642,850 2,954,793 3,232,976 3,360,529 3,577,211 3,886,872 4,140,699 4,401,010 4,758,173 5,151,003 5,551,506 5,666,191
Connecticut 588,710 1,227,892 1,440,881 3,444,520 3,540,411 3,943,891 4,247,328 4,366,123 4,522,718 4,763,653 5,075,580 5,402,836 5,693,207 6,031,062 6,302,988 6,600,767
Delaware 108,747 269,108 270,439 520,953 543,933 643,915 694,473 726,241 788,715 830,731 872,786 937,630 1,027,224 1,072,875 1,127,745 1,201,631
District of Columbia 141,138 298,448 295,155 639,983 647,901 713,427 666,938 679,106 632,952 647,202 693,712 780,192 830,299 912,432 902,318 1,011,536
Florida 961,273 2,766,468 3,336,657 8,228,531 9,045,710 10,331,896 11,019,735 11,480,359 12,018,676 12,737,325 13,534,374 13,885,988 15,023,514 15,535,864 16,355,123 17,578,884
                                 
Georgia 599,371 1,608,028 1,688,714 4,505,962 4,804,225 5,643,843 6,136,689 6,629,646 7,230,405 7,770,241 8,537,177 9,158,624 10,011,343 10,853,496 11,630,576 11,788,616
Hawaii 141,324 351,889 395,038 700,012 827,579 998,143 1,028,729 1,040,682 1,057,069 1,112,351 1,143,713 1,213,695 1,215,968 1,348,381 1,489,092 1,566,792
Idaho 103,107 313,927 352,912 627,794 708,045 859,088 951,350 1,019,594 1,090,597 1,153,778 1,239,755 1,302,817 1,403,190 1,481,803 1,511,862 1,555,006
Illinois 1,896,067 4,579,355 4,773,179 8,125,493 8,932,538 10,076,889 10,640,279 10,727,091 11,720,249 12,473,064 13,602,965 14,462,773 15,634,490 16,480,787 17,271,301 18,081,827
Indiana 809,105 1,851,292 1,898,194 4,074,578 4,379,142 5,064,685 5,243,761 5,493,653 6,055,055 6,234,563 6,697,468 7,110,930 7,548,487 7,704,547 8,088,684 8,524,980
                                 
Iowa 527,086 1,186,659 1,337,504 2,004,742 2,136,561 2,527,434 2,622,510 2,753,425 2,885,943 3,005,421 3,110,585 3,264,336 3,430,885 3,565,796 3,652,022 3,669,797
Kansas 362,593 830,133 958,281 1,848,302 1,938,012 2,325,247 2,406,580 2,488,077 2,568,525 2,684,244 2,841,147 2,971,814 3,264,698 3,450,923 3,510,675 3,658,421
Kentucky 353,265 1,054,459 1,096,472 2,134,011 2,480,363 2,952,119 2,988,892 3,171,495 3,382,062 3,489,205 3,696,331 3,837,794 4,047,392 4,268,608 4,401,627 4,551,648
Louisiana 503,217 1,303,902 1,767,692 2,838,283 3,023,690 3,309,018 3,475,926 3,545,832 3,747,508 4,029,139 4,264,981 4,391,189 4,485,878 4,802,565 5,056,583 5,290,964
Maine 155,907 385,492 401,355 1,048,195 1,070,965 1,208,411 1,281,706 1,313,759 1,372,571 1,433,175 1,510,024 1,604,438 1,704,422 1,812,798 1,909,268 1,969,497
                                 
Maryland 721,794 1,783,056 1,937,159 3,894,644 4,240,862 4,783,023 5,083,380 5,311,207 5,529,309 5,843,685 6,165,934 6,545,135 7,044,881 7,480,723 7,933,055 8,198,454
Massachusetts 907,341 2,638,734 2,794,762 4,760,390 4,906,828 5,637,337 6,062,303 6,435,458 6,846,610 7,381,784 7,948,502 8,564,039 9,272,387 9,957,292 10,281,820 10,799,765
Michigan 1,799,945 4,642,847 5,196,249 8,025,621 8,545,805 9,816,830 10,440,206 11,137,877 11,686,124 12,003,818 12,785,480 13,994,294 14,243,597 14,975,150 15,674,698 15,983,044
Minnesota 781,243 1,786,768 1,900,322 3,474,398 3,740,820 4,328,093 4,622,930 4,844,879 5,087,353 5,452,571 5,836,186 6,140,442 6,531,198 6,586,559 6,867,403 7,084,005
Mississippi 262,760 756,018 716,878 1,472,710 1,510,552 1,725,386 1,921,480 2,000,321 2,035,675 2,164,592 2,293,188 2,510,376 2,576,457 2,642,116 2,853,531 3,059,569
                                 
Missouri 642,030 1,504,988 1,643,258 3,288,738 3,487,786 3,981,614 4,275,217 4,531,192 4,775,931 5,067,720 5,348,366 5,655,531 6,076,169 6,491,885 6,793,957 6,832,454
Montana 127,176 358,118 380,092 641,345 719,963 822,015 844,257 868,892 902,252 929,197 955,695 994,770 1,041,760 1,073,005 1,124,291 1,160,838
Nebraska 231,612 581,615 629,017 1,233,431 1,297,643 1,513,971 1,594,928 1,648,104 1,707,455 1,743,775 1,821,310 1,926,500 2,067,290 2,206,946 2,304,223 2,413,404
Nevada 87,273 281,901 287,752 712,898 864,379 1,099,685 1,186,132 1,296,629 1,434,395 1,570,576 1,738,009 1,875,467 1,978,480 2,169,000 2,251,044 2,470,581
New Hampshire 101,370 295,400 340,518 821,671 890,116 1,007,129 1,053,966 1,114,540 1,173,958 1,241,255 1,316,946 1,418,503 1,518,792 1,641,378 1,781,594 1,900,240
                                 
New Jersey 1,343,564 3,638,533 3,648,914 8,119,336 8,897,612 10,448,096 10,776,982 11,208,558 11,771,941 12,056,560 12,874,579 13,327,645 14,773,650 15,822,609 17,185,966 18,416,695
New Mexico 183,736 515,451 560,213 1,020,148 1,134,156 1,323,459 1,441,078 1,517,517 1,557,376 1,659,891 1,788,382 1,890,274 2,022,093 2,204,165 2,281,608 2,446,115
New York 4,111,839 8,760,500 9,259,948 18,090,978 19,514,583 22,059,949 22,989,629 23,522,461 24,237,291 25,332,735 26,885,444 28,433,240 30,884,292 32,218,975 34,546,965 36,205,111
North Carolina 676,193 1,880,862 2,112,417 4,342,826 4,605,384 5,145,416 5,440,426 5,582,994 5,964,939 6,497,648 7,097,882 7,713,293 8,201,901 8,543,290 8,766,968 8,994,620
North Dakota 97,895 228,483 254,197 459,391 460,581 522,377 534,632 557,043 577,498 599,443 625,428 638,946 668,814 711,437 716,007 746,025
                                 
Ohio 1,639,805 3,836,576 4,149,858 7,994,379 8,407,428 9,612,678 10,030,956 10,408,022 10,948,074 11,448,722 12,138,937 12,974,575 13,893,495 14,774,065 15,868,494 16,662,985
Oklahoma 339,105 1,055,844 1,193,373 1,905,332 2,107,513 2,680,113 2,763,721 2,804,088 2,990,044 3,138,690 3,332,697 3,382,581 3,750,542 3,875,547 3,804,570 3,853,308
Oregon 403,844 1,126,812 1,292,624 2,297,944 2,453,934 2,852,723 2,948,539 3,056,801 3,184,100 3,474,714 3,706,044 3,896,287 4,112,069 4,214,512 4,150,747 4,199,485
Pennsylvania 1,912,644 4,584,320 4,955,115 9,496,788 10,087,322 11,236,417 11,587,027 12,374,073 12,820,704 13,084,859 13,532,211 14,120,112 14,895,316 15,550,975 16,344,439 17,680,332
Rhode Island 145,443 362,046 395,389 801,908 823,655 990,094 1,050,969 1,094,185 1,151,888 1,215,595 1,283,859 1,393,143 1,465,703 1,533,455 1,647,587 1,765,585
                                 
South Carolina 367,689 997,984 1,006,088 2,322,618 2,494,254 2,790,878 2,920,230 3,085,495 3,296,661 3,507,017 3,759,042 4,087,355 4,492,161 4,744,809 4,888,250 5,017,833
South Dakota 109,375 238,332 242,215 447,074 481,304 584,894 612,825 610,640 628,753 665,082 696,785 737,998 796,133 819,296 851,429 887,328
Tennessee 473,226 1,319,303 1,429,938 2,790,808 2,903,209 3,305,579 3,540,682 3,728,486 4,145,380 4,409,338 4,638,924 4,931,734 5,170,379 5,501,029 5,674,773 6,056,657
Texas 1,518,181 4,997,689 5,310,181 12,763,954 13,695,327 16,193,722 17,572,269 18,801,462 20,167,238 21,188,676 22,430,153 25,098,703 26,546,557 28,191,128 30,399,603 30,974,890
Utah 179,981 518,251 587,648 1,130,135 1,235,916 1,511,205 1,618,047 1,719,782 1,822,725 1,916,688 2,025,714 2,102,655 2,250,339 2,374,702 2,366,897 2,475,550
                                 
Vermont 78,921 189,811 224,901 546,901 599,018 643,828 665,559 684,864 718,092 749,786 792,664 870,198 934,031 992,149 1,045,213 1,111,029
Virginia 704,677 1,881,519 2,045,412 4,621,071 4,958,213 5,441,384 5,750,318 5,969,608 6,343,768 6,736,863 7,137,419 7,757,598 8,335,805 8,718,554 9,208,329 9,798,239
Washington 699,984 1,825,782 1,791,477 3,550,819 3,906,471 4,892,690 5,138,928 5,394,507 5,587,803 5,987,060 6,098,008 6,399,885 6,782,136 7,103,817 7,359,566 7,549,235
West Virginia 249,404 678,386 754,889 1,316,637 1,473,640 1,663,868 1,758,557 1,806,004 1,847,560 1,905,940 1,986,562 2,086,937 2,157,568 2,219,013 2,349,833 2,415,043
Wisconsin 777,288 1,908,523 2,035,879 3,929,920 4,292,434 5,170,343 5,422,264 5,670,826 5,975,122 6,280,696 6,620,653 6,852,178 7,249,081 7,592,176 7,934,755 8,131,276
Wyoming 69,584 226,067 271,153 509,084 521,549 558,353 577,144 581,817 591,488 603,901 651,622 683,918 704,695 761,830 791,732 814,092
Other jurisdictions                                
American Samoa 21,838 24,946 25,161 28,643 30,382 33,780 33,088 35,092 42,395 40,642 46,192 47,566 55,519
Guam 16,652 101,130 116,406 160,797 161,434 158,303 156,561 168,716 182,506
Northern Marianas 20,476 26,822 32,824 45,008 44,037 53,140 56,514 50,450 49,832 49,151 46,508 50,843 47,681
Puerto Rico 713,000 1,045,407 1,142,863 1,360,762 1,501,485 1,667,640 1,740,074 1,981,603 2,024,499 2,086,414 2,257,837 2,152,724 2,541,385 2,425,372
Virgin Islands 128,065 119,950 120,556 122,094 122,286 122,188 131,315 146,474 135,174 125,252 107,343 125,405 128,250
—Not available.
1 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Beginning in 1980–81, expenditures for state administration are excluded. Data are not adjusted for changes in the purchasing power of the dollar due to inflation. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of State School Systems, 1969–70; Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, 1979–80 and 1980–81; and Com­mon Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989–90 through 2003–04. (This table was prepared August 2006.)