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Table 176. Current expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 196970 through 200506

[In thousands of current dollars]
State or jurisdiction 1969–70 1979–80 1980–81 1989–90 1990–91 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–051  2005–06
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 $255,106,683 $270,174,298 $285,485,370 $302,876,294 $323,888,508 $348,360,841 $368,378,006 $387,593,617 $403,390,369 $425,047,565 $449,594,924
Alabama 422,730 1,146,713 1,393,137 2,275,233 2,475,216 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 5,164,406 5,699,076
Alaska 81,374 377,947 476,368 828,051 854,499 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 1,442,269 1,529,645
Arizona 281,941 949,753 1,075,362 2,258,660 2,469,543 3,327,969 3,527,473 3,740,889 3,963,455 4,288,739 4,846,105 5,395,814 5,892,227 6,071,785 6,579,957 7,130,341
Arkansas 235,083 666,949 709,394 1,404,545 1,510,092 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 3,546,999 3,808,011
California 3,831,595 9,172,158 9,936,642 21,485,782 22,748,218 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 50,918,654 53,436,103
                                 
Colorado 369,218 1,243,049 1,369,883 2,451,833 2,642,850 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 5,994,440 6,368,289
Connecticut 588,710 1,227,892 1,440,881 3,444,520 3,540,411 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 7,080,396 7,517,025
Delaware 108,747 269,108 270,439 520,953 543,933 726,241 788,715 830,731 872,786 937,630 1,027,224 1,072,875 1,127,745 1,201,631 1,299,349 1,405,465
District of Columbia 141,138 298,448 295,155 639,983 647,901 679,106 632,952 647,202 693,712 780,192 830,299 912,432 902,318 1,011,536 1,067,500 1,057,166
Florida 961,273 2,766,468 3,336,657 8,228,531 9,045,710 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 19,042,877 20,897,327
                                 
Georgia 599,371 1,608,028 1,688,714 4,505,962 4,804,225 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 12,528,856 13,739,263
Hawaii 141,324 351,889 395,038 700,012 827,579 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 1,648,086 1,805,521
Idaho 103,107 313,927 352,912 627,794 708,045 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 1,618,215 1,694,827
Illinois 1,896,067 4,579,355 4,773,179 8,125,493 8,932,538 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 18,658,428 19,244,908
Indiana 809,105 1,851,292 1,898,194 4,074,578 4,379,142 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 9,108,931 9,241,986
                                 
Iowa 527,086 1,186,659 1,337,504 2,004,742 2,136,561 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 3,808,200 4,039,389
Kansas 362,593 830,133 958,281 1,848,302 1,938,012 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 3,718,153 4,039,417
Kentucky 353,265 1,054,459 1,096,472 2,134,011 2,480,363 3,171,495 3,382,062 3,489,205 3,696,331 3,837,794 4,047,392 4,268,608 4,401,627 4,553,382 4,812,591 5,213,620
Louisiana 503,217 1,303,902 1,767,692 2,838,283 3,023,690 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 5,554,766 5,554,278
Maine 155,907 385,492 401,355 1,048,195 1,070,965 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 2,056,266 2,119,408
                                 
Maryland 721,794 1,783,056 1,937,159 3,894,644 4,240,862 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 8,682,586 9,381,613
Massachusetts 907,341 2,638,734 2,794,762 4,760,390 4,906,828 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 11,357,857 12,210,581
Michigan 1,799,945 4,642,847 5,196,249 8,025,621 8,545,805 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 16,353,921 16,681,981
Minnesota 781,243 1,786,768 1,900,322 3,474,398 3,740,820 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 7,310,284 7,686,638
Mississippi 262,760 756,018 716,878 1,472,710 1,510,552 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 3,243,888 3,550,261
                                 
Missouri 642,030 1,504,988 1,643,258 3,288,738 3,487,786 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 7,115,207 7,592,485
Montana 127,176 358,118 380,092 641,345 719,963 868,892 902,252 929,197 955,695 994,770 1,041,760 1,073,005 1,124,291 1,160,838 1,193,182 1,254,360
Nebraska 231,612 581,615 629,017 1,233,431 1,297,643 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 2,512,914 2,672,629
Nevada 87,273 281,901 287,752 712,898 864,379 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 2,722,264 2,959,728
New Hampshire 101,370 295,400 340,518 821,671 890,116 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 2,021,144 2,139,113
                                 
New Jersey 1,343,564 3,638,533 3,648,914 8,119,336 8,897,612 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 19,669,576 20,869,993
New Mexico 183,736 515,451 560,213 1,020,148 1,134,156 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 2,554,638 2,729,707
New York 4,111,839 8,760,500 9,259,948 18,090,978 19,514,583 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 38,866,853 41,149,457
North Carolina 676,193 1,880,862 2,112,417 4,342,826 4,605,384 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 9,835,550 10,476,056
North Dakota 97,895 228,483 254,197 459,391 460,581 557,043 577,498 599,443 625,428 638,946 668,814 711,437 716,007 749,697 832,157 857,774
                                 
Ohio 1,639,805 3,836,576 4,149,858 7,994,379 8,407,428 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 17,167,866 17,829,599
Oklahoma 339,105 1,055,844 1,193,373 1,905,332 2,107,513 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 4,161,024 4,406,002
Oregon 403,844 1,126,812 1,292,624 2,297,944 2,453,934 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 4,458,028 4,773,751
Pennsylvania 1,912,644 4,584,320 4,955,115 9,496,788 10,087,322 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 18,711,100 19,631,006
Rhode Island 145,443 362,046 395,389 801,908 823,655 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 1,825,900 1,934,429
                                 
South Carolina 367,689 997,984 1,006,088 2,322,618 2,494,254 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 5,312,739 5,696,629
South Dakota 109,375 238,332 242,215 447,074 481,304 610,640 628,753 665,082 696,785 737,998 796,133 819,296 851,429 887,328 916,563 948,671
Tennessee 473,226 1,319,303 1,429,938 2,790,808 2,903,209 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 6,446,691 6,681,456
Texas 1,518,181 4,997,689 5,310,181 12,763,954 13,695,327 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 31,919,107 33,851,773
Utah 179,981 518,251 587,648 1,130,135 1,235,916 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 2,627,022 2,778,236
                                 
Vermont 78,921 189,811 224,901 546,901 599,018 684,864 718,092 749,786 792,664 870,198 934,031 992,149 1,045,213 1,111,029 1,177,478 1,237,442
Virginia 704,677 1,881,519 2,045,412 4,621,071 4,958,213 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 10,705,162 11,470,735
Washington 699,984 1,825,782 1,791,477 3,550,819 3,906,471 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 7,870,979 8,239,716
West Virginia 249,404 678,386 754,889 1,316,637 1,473,640 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 2,527,767 2,651,491
Wisconsin 777,288 1,908,523 2,035,879 3,929,920 4,292,434 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 8,435,359 8,745,195
Wyoming 69,584 226,067 271,153 509,084 521,549 581,817 591,488 603,901 651,622 683,918 704,695 761,830 791,732 814,092 863,423 965,350
Other jurisdictions                                
American Samoa 21,838 24,946 30,382 33,780 33,088 35,092 42,395 40,642 46,192 47,566 55,519 58,163 58,539
Guam 16,652 101,130 116,406 158,303 156,561 168,716 182,506 210,119
Northern Marianas 20,476 26,822 44,037 53,140 56,514 50,450 49,832 49,151 46,508 50,843 47,681 58,400 57,694
Puerto Rico 713,000 1,045,407 1,142,863 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 2,865,945 3,082,295
U.S. Virgin Islands 128,065 119,950 122,286 122,188 131,315 146,474 135,174 125,252 107,343 125,405 128,250 137,793 146,872
— 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 2005–06. (This table was prepared April 2008.)

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