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Table 236.75.Total and current expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by function and state or jurisdiction: School year 2020-21
State or jurisdiction Current expenditures, capital outlay, and interest on school debt per pupil
Total1 Current expenditures Capital outlay2 Interest on school debt
Total Instruction Support services Food services Enterprise operations3
Total Student support4 Instructional staff5 General administration School administration Operation and maintenance Student transportation Other support services6
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
   United States $16,345 $14,295 $8,680 $5,161 $927 $727 $279 $818 $1,331 $501 $580 $435 $19 $1,609 $440
Alabama 11,864 10,728 6,356 4,047 800 462 288 661 1,033 520 283 324 0 890 247
Alaska 21,222 19,540 10,413 8,486 1,496 1,889 264 1,173 2,276 567 821 561 80 1,512 171
Arizona 11,625 9,571 5,317 3,879 806 491 198 528 1,105 303 448 373 1 1,711 343
Arkansas 12,912 11,239 6,222 4,479 638 1,013 291 586 1,200 372 378 534 4 1,383 291
California7 16,975 14,697 8,635 5,577 1,005 927 236 974 1,374 241 821 456 29 1,702 576
                               
Colorado 15,432 12,233 6,612 5,253 869 710 233 918 1,205 310 1,008 319 49 2,473 726
Connecticut 23,988 22,216 13,743 7,935 1,681 799 486 1,273 1,964 998 736 374 163 1,559 213
Delaware 18,047 16,589 9,456 6,682 1,838 659 172 897 1,744 756 616 449 2 1,282 176
District of Columbia 33,222 25,113 12,626 12,061 2,461 1,160 1,528 1,790 2,314 1,451 1,357 423 3 6,253 1,856
Florida 12,279 10,823 6,572 3,800 571 685 114 581 1,176 365 308 452 0 1,231 225
                               
Georgia 13,570 12,108 7,462 4,128 716 613 186 784 907 500 422 492 26 1,324 137
Hawaii 17,588 16,550 9,997 5,907 1,712 520 47 1,216 1,568 328 516 646 0 1,038 0
Idaho 10,261 9,054 5,502 3,211 536 519 234 499 796 354 273 336 5 937 270
Illinois 20,843 18,527 11,585 6,579 1,450 713 549 983 1,557 619 709 363 0 1,734 582
Indiana 12,811 11,411 6,544 4,441 657 565 232 765 1,298 550 373 426 0 1,048 352
                               
Iowa 15,206 12,714 7,560 4,620 790 813 319 734 1,139 413 411 520 15 2,210 282
Kansas 14,328 12,788 7,627 4,651 909 523 345 748 1,267 486 373 509 0 1,010 530
Kentucky 13,703 12,016 7,177 4,179 654 629 260 732 990 566 348 633 27 1,380 307
Louisiana 14,102 13,183 7,267 5,271 813 697 340 846 1,518 675 380 645 # 736 183
Maine 20,183 18,385 10,601 7,279 1,324 1,073 656 943 2,244 778 261 505 # 1,493 304
                               
Maryland 18,754 16,873 11,038 5,517 839 812 118 1,108 1,467 703 471 317 0 1,671 210
Massachusetts 22,798 21,529 13,824 7,235 1,841 1,024 422 922 1,813 800 413 470 0 938 330
Michigan 15,594 13,351 7,547 5,388 1,151 742 291 740 1,209 453 801 416 0 1,664 579
Minnesota 17,594 14,213 9,206 4,471 476 776 542 573 976 730 398 509 27 2,793 589
Mississippi 11,791 10,060 5,763 3,792 582 466 350 614 1,062 427 289 505 # 1,578 153
                               
Missouri 13,746 11,999 6,824 4,790 856 466 720 705 1,218 539 284 385 0 1,397 350
Montana 15,546 13,262 7,821 4,866 876 450 405 734 1,404 589 408 557 17 1,916 368
Nebraska 16,667 13,723 8,515 4,664 733 430 314 685 1,262 366 873 533 11 2,548 397
Nevada 12,074 10,073 6,077 3,708 626 522 156 759 906 324 416 287 # 1,537 464
New Hampshire 20,705 19,396 12,298 6,740 1,588 596 713 1,093 1,670 790 289 357 0 1,069 241
                               
New Jersey 24,403 22,784 13,802 8,488 2,403 947 474 1,141 2,197 758 568 348 147 1,116 502
New Mexico 13,643 11,912 6,951 4,546 1,300 297 364 670 1,200 310 405 415 0 1,510 221
New York 28,261 26,097 17,734 7,897 781 1,094 178 1,292 2,281 1,281 990 466 # 1,463 701
North Carolina 11,552 10,519 6,683 3,442 636 402 202 656 845 343 357 394 0 1,009 24
North Dakota 17,769 15,139 9,284 4,887 632 539 624 788 1,257 573 474 695 274 2,219 410
                               
Ohio 16,218 14,389 8,676 5,337 1,080 544 472 763 1,186 597 694 376 # 1,528 301
Oklahoma 11,431 10,084 5,811 3,732 704 420 312 567 1,068 242 418 487 53 1,172 175
Oregon 17,913 13,820 7,988 5,473 1,217 557 201 903 1,066 499 1,030 357 2 3,193 900
Pennsylvania 19,824 17,822 11,094 6,211 1,108 673 497 812 1,652 708 759 407 109 1,421 581
Rhode Island 19,691 18,810 11,400 7,035 2,047 746 292 913 1,543 695 798 372 3 623 259
                               
South Carolina 14,511 12,139 6,876 4,767 887 734 113 817 1,221 438 557 484 13 1,864 508
South Dakota 13,239 11,095 6,563 3,922 647 425 380 539 1,146 373 411 564 46 1,837 307
Tennessee 11,802 10,571 6,410 3,686 611 664 225 669 829 363 324 476 0 980 251
Texas 13,900 11,049 6,547 4,073 614 591 160 647 1,194 296 571 430 0 2,118 733
Utah 10,802 9,014 5,716 2,939 512 409 103 604 788 236 288 358 1 1,490 298
                               
Vermont 25,124 24,050 14,965 8,396 2,022 1,019 400 1,451 1,898 752 855 636 53 955 119
Virginia 15,091 13,856 8,452 4,966 763 1,089 222 801 1,230 605 256 432 6 1,148 88
Washington 19,310 15,615 9,376 5,856 1,235 1,108 155 939 1,218 466 734 355 29 3,079 616
West Virginia 14,585 13,279 7,670 4,796 793 515 202 715 1,382 915 273 814 0 1,254 51
Wisconsin 15,712 13,687 8,076 5,192 758 847 297 700 1,404 443 743 420 0 1,658 366
Wyoming 19,938 18,140 10,686 6,858 1,131 822 399 958 1,823 784 940 588 7 1,784 14
                               
Other jurisdictions                              
  American Samoa 8,127 7,548 2,700 2,909 160 908 71 1,251 17 63 439 1,939 0 579 0
  Guam 12,909 12,671 4,968 6,882 1,138 2,091 196 621 1,733 272 832 821 0 160 77
  Northern Marianas --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
  Puerto Rico 8,321 7,610 3,265 3,670 1,234 231 184 280 1,319 83 340 674 0 711 0
  U.S. Virgin
     Islands
16,376 16,376 10,516 4,980 1,252 646 563 966 484 230 839 848 32 0 0
---Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
1Excludes "Other current expenditures," such as community services, private school programs, adult education, and other programs not allocable to expenditures per pupil in public schools.
2Includes expenditures for property and for buildings and alterations completed by school district staff or contractors.
3Includes expenditures for operations funded by sales of products or services (e.g., school bookstore or computer time).
4Includes expenditures for guidance, health, attendance, and speech pathology services.
5Includes expenditures for curriculum development, staff training, libraries, and media and computer centers.
6Includes business support services concerned with paying, transporting, exchanging, and maintaining goods and services for local education agencies; central support services, including planning, research, evaluation, information, staff, and data processing services; and other support services.
7Excludes prekindergarten expenditures and prekindergarten enrollment.
NOTE: Includes expenditures paid from funds authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2021, and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021. Excludes expenditures for state education agencies. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 2020-21. (This table was prepared August 2023.)

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