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Table 184. Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 196970 through 200506
State or jurisdiction Unadjusted dollars Constant 2006-07 dollars1 
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1994-95 1995-96 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1994-95 1995-96 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
United States $751 $2,088 $4,643 $5,529 $5,689 $6,189 $6,508 $6,912 $7,380 $7,727 $8,044 $8,310 $8,711 $9,154 $4,060 $5,492 $7,464 $7,504 $7,517 $7,811 $8,074 $8,335 $8,604 $8,853 $9,017 $9,116 $9,276 $9,391
Alabama 512 1,520 3,144 4,109 4,343 4,849 5,188 5,638 5,885 6,029 6,300 6,581 7,073 7,683 2,765 3,998 5,054 5,577 5,738 6,120 6,436 6,798 6,861 6,907 7,062 7,220 7,532 7,882
Alaska 1,059 4,267 7,577 8,033 8,189 8,271 8,404 8,806 9,216 9,564 9,870 10,116 10,847 11,476 5,724 11,220 12,182 10,903 10,820 10,439 10,426 10,619 10,745 10,956 11,064 11,097 11,551 11,773
Arizona 674 1,865 3,717 4,264 4,476 4,595 4,672 5,030 5,521 5,851 6,283 5,999 6,307 6,515 3,644 4,904 5,976 5,788 5,914 5,800 5,797 6,065 6,437 6,703 7,043 6,581 6,716 6,683
Arkansas 511 1,472 3,229 4,186 4,401 4,708 4,956 5,277 5,568 6,276 6,482 6,842 7,659 8,030 2,761 3,870 5,191 5,682 5,815 5,942 6,148 6,364 6,491 7,190 7,266 7,505 8,156 8,238
California 833 2,227 4,502 4,799 4,937 5,644 5,801 6,314 6,987 7,405 7,552 7,673 7,905 8,301 4,504 5,855 7,239 6,513 6,524 7,124 7,198 7,614 8,147 8,483 8,466 8,417 8,418 8,516
                                                         
Colorado 686 2,258 4,357 5,047 5,121 5,656 5,923 6,215 6,567 6,941 7,384 7,478 7,826 8,166 3,707 5,937 7,005 6,850 6,766 7,139 7,348 7,494 7,657 7,951 8,277 8,203 8,334 8,377
Connecticut 911 2,167 7,463 8,380 8,430 8,901 9,318 9,753 10,127 10,577 11,057 11,436 12,263 13,072 4,922 5,698 11,998 11,374 11,138 11,235 11,561 11,760 11,807 12,117 12,395 12,545 13,059 13,410
Delaware 833 2,587 5,326 6,502 6,696 7,420 7,706 8,310 8,958 9,285 9,693 10,212 10,911 11,621 4,504 6,802 8,563 8,824 8,847 9,365 9,560 10,020 10,444 10,636 10,866 11,202 11,619 11,922
District of Columbia 947 2,811 7,872 8,290 8,510 8,393 9,650 10,107 12,046 12,102 11,847 12,959 13,915 13,752 5,117 7,393 12,655 11,252 11,244 10,593 11,972 12,187 14,045 13,865 13,280 14,216 14,819 14,107
Florida 683 1,834 4,597 5,220 5,275 5,552 5,790 5,831 6,170 6,213 6,439 6,793 7,215 7,812 3,689 4,823 7,391 7,084 6,970 7,008 7,183 7,031 7,194 7,118 7,218 7,452 7,683 8,014
                                                         
Georgia 539 1,491 4,000 4,828 5,056 5,647 6,092 6,437 6,929 7,380 7,774 7,742 8,065 8,595 2,912 3,921 6,431 6,553 6,681 7,127 7,558 7,762 8,078 8,455 8,715 8,493 8,589 8,818
Hawaii 792 2,086 4,130 5,597 5,560 5,858 6,081 6,530 6,596 7,306 8,100 8,533 8,997 9,876 4,280 5,486 6,640 7,597 7,346 7,393 7,545 7,874 7,690 8,370 9,080 9,361 9,581 10,131
Idaho 573 1,548 2,921 3,957 4,194 4,721 5,066 5,315 5,725 6,011 6,081 6,168 6,319 6,469 3,098 4,071 4,696 5,370 5,542 5,958 6,285 6,409 6,674 6,886 6,817 6,766 6,729 6,637
Illinois 816 2,241 4,521 5,553 5,519 6,242 6,762 7,133 7,631 7,956 8,287 8,606 8,896 9,113 4,408 5,893 7,268 7,537 7,292 7,878 8,390 8,601 8,897 9,115 9,289 9,441 9,473 9,349
Indiana 661 1,708 4,270 5,411 5,621 6,318 6,772 7,192 7,630 7,734 8,057 8,431 8,919 8,929 3,573 4,492 6,865 7,344 7,428 7,974 8,402 8,673 8,896 8,861 9,032 9,249 9,498 9,160
                                                         
Iowa 798 2,164 4,190 5,240 5,481 5,998 6,243 6,564 6,930 7,338 7,574 7,626 7,962 8,355 4,313 5,691 6,736 7,112 7,242 7,570 7,746 7,915 8,080 8,407 8,490 8,365 8,479 8,571
Kansas 699 1,963 4,290 5,222 5,374 5,727 6,015 6,294 6,937 7,339 7,454 7,776 7,926 8,640 3,776 5,161 6,897 7,088 7,100 7,228 7,462 7,589 8,088 8,408 8,356 8,530 8,440 8,863
Kentucky 502 1,557 3,384 4,545 4,807 5,213 5,637 5,921 6,079 6,523 6,661 6,864 7,132 7,668 2,713 4,095 5,440 6,168 6,351 6,579 6,994 7,140 7,087 7,473 7,467 7,530 7,595 7,867
Louisiana 589 1,629 3,625 4,356 4,447 5,187 5,548 5,804 6,037 6,567 6,922 7,271 7,669 8,486 3,185 4,283 5,828 5,912 5,876 6,546 6,883 6,999 7,038 7,523 7,760 7,976 8,167 8,705
Maine 649 1,692 4,903 6,029 6,151 6,742 7,155 7,667 8,232 8,818 9,344 9,746 10,342 10,841 3,508 4,449 7,883 8,182 8,128 8,509 8,877 9,246 9,598 10,102 10,474 10,691 11,014 11,121
                                                         
Maryland 809 2,293 5,573 6,427 6,593 7,034 7,326 7,731 8,260 8,692 9,153 9,433 10,031 10,909 4,373 6,029 8,960 8,723 8,712 8,878 9,089 9,323 9,630 9,958 10,260 10,348 10,682 11,191
Massachusetts 791 2,548 5,766 6,783 7,033 7,778 8,260 8,816 9,509 10,232 10,460 11,015 11,642 12,564 4,273 6,699 9,270 9,206 9,293 9,817 10,247 10,631 11,086 11,722 11,725 12,083 12,398 12,888
Michigan 841 2,495 5,090 6,465 6,785 7,050 7,432 8,110 8,278 8,653 8,781 9,094 9,338 9,575 4,547 6,562 8,183 8,775 8,965 8,898 9,221 9,779 9,651 9,913 9,843 9,975 9,945 9,822
Minnesota 855 2,296 4,698 5,626 5,801 6,388 6,814 7,190 7,645 7,736 8,109 8,405 8,718 9,159 4,620 6,039 7,553 7,636 7,665 8,062 8,454 8,670 8,913 8,863 9,090 9,220 9,284 9,396
Mississippi 457 1,568 2,934 3,798 3,951 4,288 4,565 5,014 5,175 5,354 5,792 6,199 6,548 7,173 2,468 4,124 4,716 5,154 5,220 5,412 5,663 6,046 6,033 6,133 6,493 6,800 6,973 7,358
                                                         
Missouri 596 1,724 4,071 4,866 5,092 5,565 5,855 6,187 6,657 7,136 7,495 7,542 7,858 8,273 3,221 4,533 6,544 6,605 6,728 7,024 7,264 7,460 7,761 8,175 8,401 8,273 8,368 8,487
Montana 728 2,264 4,240 5,137 5,249 5,724 5,974 6,314 6,726 7,062 7,496 7,825 8,133 8,626 3,932 5,952 6,816 6,972 6,935 7,224 7,411 7,613 7,842 8,090 8,402 8,583 8,661 8,849
Nebraska 700 2,025 4,553 5,555 5,688 5,958 6,256 6,683 7,223 7,741 8,074 8,452 8,794 9,324 3,782 5,323 7,319 7,540 7,516 7,520 7,761 8,059 8,422 8,868 9,050 9,272 9,365 9,565
Nevada 706 1,908 3,816 4,730 4,892 5,295 5,587 5,760 5,807 6,079 6,092 6,410 6,804 7,177 3,814 5,018 6,134 6,420 6,464 6,683 6,932 6,945 6,770 6,964 6,829 7,032 7,246 7,363
New Hampshire 666 1,732 4,786 5,567 5,740 6,156 6,433 6,860 7,286 7,935 8,579 9,161 9,771 10,396 3,600 4,555 7,694 7,556 7,584 7,770 7,981 8,272 8,494 9,091 9,617 10,050 10,405 10,665
                                                         
New Jersey 924 2,825 7,546 9,178 9,361 9,643 10,145 10,337 11,248 11,793 12,568 13,338 14,117 14,954 4,992 7,429 12,131 12,457 12,368 12,171 12,587 12,465 13,114 13,511 14,088 14,632 15,033 15,341
New Mexico 665 1,870 3,446 4,404 4,604 5,005 5,440 5,825 6,313 6,882 7,125 7,572 7,834 8,354 3,594 4,918 5,540 5,977 6,083 6,316 6,749 7,024 7,360 7,885 7,987 8,306 8,342 8,570
New York 1,194 2,950 7,051 8,311 8,361 8,852 9,344 9,846 10,716 11,218 11,961 12,638 13,703 14,615 6,454 7,758 11,335 11,280 11,048 11,172 11,593 11,873 12,493 12,851 13,408 13,864 14,593 14,993
North Carolina 570 1,635 4,018 4,703 4,719 5,257 5,656 6,045 6,340 6,495 6,562 6,613 7,098 7,396 3,082 4,300 6,460 6,383 6,235 6,635 7,018 7,290 7,392 7,441 7,356 7,254 7,558 7,587
North Dakota 662 1,941 3,899 4,482 4,677 5,056 5,442 5,667 6,125 6,709 6,870 7,333 8,279 8,728 3,580 5,105 6,269 6,083 6,180 6,381 6,752 6,833 7,141 7,686 7,701 8,044 8,817 8,953
                                                         
Ohio 677 1,894 4,531 5,529 5,669 6,198 6,590 7,065 7,571 8,069 8,632 9,029 9,330 9,692 3,656 4,981 7,284 7,504 7,490 7,823 8,175 8,519 8,827 9,244 9,676 9,905 9,936 9,942
Oklahoma 554 1,810 3,293 4,533 4,549 5,033 5,303 5,395 6,019 6,229 6,092 6,154 6,610 6,941 2,993 4,758 5,294 6,152 6,011 6,352 6,579 6,505 7,018 7,136 6,829 6,751 7,039 7,121
Oregon 843 2,412 4,864 5,649 5,790 6,419 6,828 7,149 7,528 7,642 7,491 7,618 8,069 8,645 4,557 6,343 7,821 7,667 7,651 8,101 8,471 8,620 8,777 8,755 8,398 8,357 8,593 8,869
Pennsylvania 815 2,328 5,737 6,565 6,922 7,209 7,450 7,772 8,210 8,537 8,997 9,708 10,235 10,723 4,406 6,123 9,224 8,910 9,146 9,098 9,243 9,372 9,572 9,780 10,085 10,650 10,900 11,001
Rhode Island 807 2,340 5,908 7,126 7,304 7,928 8,294 8,904 9,315 9,703 10,349 11,078 11,667 12,609 4,360 6,154 9,499 9,671 9,651 10,007 10,290 10,737 10,860 11,115 11,601 12,152 12,425 12,935
                                                         
South Carolina 567 1,597 3,769 4,501 4,779 5,320 5,656 6,130 6,631 7,017 7,040 7,177 7,549 8,120 3,066 4,200 6,060 6,110 6,315 6,714 7,017 7,392 7,731 8,039 7,891 7,872 8,039 8,330
South Dakota 656 1,781 3,511 4,271 4,220 4,669 5,259 5,632 6,191 6,424 6,547 7,068 7,464 7,775 3,546 4,682 5,645 5,797 5,576 5,893 6,524 6,791 7,218 7,359 7,339 7,754 7,949 7,976
Tennessee 531 1,523 3,405 4,017 4,172 4,937 5,123 5,383 5,687 5,948 6,118 6,466 6,850 7,004 2,869 4,005 5,474 5,452 5,512 6,232 6,356 6,491 6,630 6,814 6,858 7,093 7,295 7,185
Texas 551 1,740 3,835 4,779 5,016 5,444 5,685 6,288 6,539 6,771 7,136 7,151 7,246 7,480 2,978 4,575 6,165 6,486 6,628 6,871 7,053 7,582 7,624 7,757 8,000 7,844 7,716 7,674
Utah 595 1,556 2,577 3,409 3,604 3,969 4,210 4,378 4,674 4,899 4,838 4,991 5,216 5,464 3,216 4,092 4,143 4,626 4,763 5,009 5,223 5,279 5,449 5,613 5,423 5,475 5,555 5,606
                                                         
Vermont 790 1,930 5,770 6,367 6,488 7,075 7,541 8,323 9,153 9,806 10,454 11,211 11,972 12,805 4,267 5,075 9,277 8,641 8,572 8,929 9,355 10,036 10,671 11,234 11,719 12,298 12,749 13,136
Virginia 654 1,824 4,690 5,421 5,528 6,065 6,350 6,841 7,281 7,496 7,822 8,219 8,886 9,452 3,537 4,797 7,540 7,357 7,304 7,655 7,878 8,249 8,489 8,587 8,768 9,016 9,463 9,696
Washington 853 2,387 4,382 5,477 5,639 6,040 6,110 6,376 6,750 7,039 7,252 7,391 7,717 7,984 4,610 6,277 7,046 7,433 7,451 7,623 7,580 7,689 7,870 8,064 8,130 8,108 8,218 8,191
West Virginia 621 1,749 4,020 5,663 5,881 6,323 6,677 7,152 7,534 7,844 8,319 8,588 9,024 9,440 3,358 4,598 6,463 7,687 7,770 7,981 8,284 8,624 8,784 8,986 9,326 9,421 9,609 9,685
Wisconsin 793 2,225 5,020 6,301 6,517 7,123 7,527 7,806 8,243 8,634 9,004 9,240 9,755 9,993 4,286 5,850 8,070 8,551 8,611 8,990 9,339 9,413 9,610 9,891 10,093 10,136 10,388 10,251
Wyoming 805 2,369 5,239 5,753 5,826 6,218 6,842 7,425 7,835 8,645 8,985 9,308 10,190 11,437 4,350 6,230 8,423 7,809 7,698 7,848 8,488 8,954 9,135 9,903 10,072 10,211 10,852 11,732
                                                         
Other jurisdictions                                                        
American Samoa 1,781 1,983 2,084 2,175 2,283 2,739 2,588 2,906 2,976 3,493 3,607 3,561 2,864 2,691 2,754 2,745 2,832 3,303 3,018 3,329 3,336 3,832 3,841 3,653
Guam 766 3,817 5,016 4,803 5,200 5,781 6,781 4,142 6,137 6,808 6,346 6,563 6,341 6,956
Northern Marianas 3,356 5,340 4,999 6,112 5,312 5,120 4,913 4,438 4,519 4,241 5,034 4,924 5,396 7,247 6,605 7,714 6,590 6,174 5,728 5,084 5,066 4,652 5,361 5,051
Puerto Rico 1,605 2,417 2,657 3,211 3,298 3,404 3,685 3,563 4,260 4,147 4,979 5,470 2,581 3,281 3,511 4,052 4,092 4,104 4,296 4,082 4,776 4,549 5,302 5,611
U.S. Virgin Islands 6,043 5,280 5,378 5,932 6,983 6,478 6,437 5,716 6,840 7,239 8,387 8,768 9,715 7,166 7,106 7,487 8,663 7,812 7,504 6,548 7,668 7,941 8,932 8,995
— Not available.
1 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis. The CPI does not account for differences in inflation rates from state to state.
NOTE: Expenditures for state administration are excluded in all years except 1969–70 and 1979–80. Beginning in 1989–90, survey was expanded and coverage of state expenditures for public school districts was improved. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
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 Schools, 1979–80; and Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989–90 through 2005–06. (This table was prepared April 2008.)

2008 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest