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Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education
NCES 2008-328
April 2008


Table 6.  Student membership and current expenditures per pupil for public elementary and secondary education, by function and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2006
 
State or jurisdiction Fall 2005 student membership   Current expenditures1 per pupil
Total   Instruction and Instruction-related2   Student support services3   Administration   Operations  
United States4  49,113,474 5  $9,154 5,6  $6,029 5,6  $476 5,6  $991 5,6  $1,659 5,6 
       
Alabama  741,758   7,683   4,871   395   836   1,580  
Alaska  133,288   11,476   7,186   724   1,278   2,288  
Arizona  1,094,454   6,515   4,191 6  366 6  688 6  1,270 6 
Arkansas  474,206   8,030   5,345 6  368 6  865 6  1,453 6 
California  6,437,202 5  8,301 5  5,569 5,6  382 5,6  995 5,6  1,355 5,6 
             
Colorado  779,826   8,166   5,010   358   1,446   1,352  
Connecticut  575,059   13,072   8,701 6  786 6  1,286 6  2,298 6 
Delaware  120,937   11,621   7,166   555   1,532   2,369  
District of Columbia7  76,876   13,752   8,142 6  863 6  1,703 6  3,044 6 
Florida  2,675,024   7,812   5,146 6  368 6  727 6  1,572 6 
             
Georgia  1,598,461   8,595   5,848 6  410 6  906 6  1,431 6 
Hawaii7  182,818   9,876   6,253   1,184   1,013   1,425  
Idaho  261,982   6,469   4,266 6  362 6  634 6  1,208 6 
Illinois  2,111,706   9,113   5,789 6  577 6  1,087 6  1,661 6 
Indiana  1,035,074   8,929   5,646 6  393 6  1,040 6  1,849 6 
             
Iowa  483,482   8,355   5,390   494   996   1,475  
Kansas  467,285   8,644   5,575   487   1,000   1,582  
Kentucky  679,878   7,668   4,989   316   764   1,600  
Louisiana  654,526   8,486   5,373 6  349 6  864 6  1,899 6 
Maine  195,498   10,841   7,505 6  401 6  992 6  1,943  
             
Maryland  860,020   10,909   7,268 6  455 6  1,145 6  2,040  
Massachusetts  971,909   12,564   8,777 6  690 6  1,081   2,016  
Michigan  1,741,845   9,577   5,896   695   1,220   1,767  
Minnesota  839,243   9,159   6,320 6  245 6  961 6  1,633 6 
Mississippi  494,954   7,173   4,580 6  324 6  745 6  1,523 6 
             
Missouri  917,705   8,273   5,391   390   869   1,624  
Montana  145,416   8,626   5,553   464   949   1,660  
Nebraska  286,646   9,324   6,223   391   1,012   1,698  
Nevada  412,395   7,177   4,585   271   1,086   1,235  
New Hampshire  205,767   10,396   7,029   713   1,010   1,644  
             
New Jersey  1,395,602   14,954   9,327   1,349   1,453   2,826  
New Mexico  326,758   8,354   5,087   806   921   1,540  
New York  2,815,581   14,615   10,521 6  468 6  1,227 6  2,399 6 
North Carolina  1,416,436   7,396   4,871   401   824   1,300  
North Dakota  98,283   8,728   5,561   349   993   1,824  
             
Ohio  1,839,683   9,692   6,175   580   1,266   1,671  
Oklahoma  634,739   6,941   4,213   449   780   1,499  
Oregon  552,194   8,645   5,419   611   1,194   1,422  
Pennsylvania  1,830,684   10,723   6,994   520   1,175   2,034  
Rhode Island  153,422   12,609   8,194 6  1,502 6  1,067 6  1,846 6 
             
South Carolina  701,544   8,120   5,273   558   808   1,482  
South Dakota  122,012   7,775   4,841   428   953   1,554  
Tennessee  953,928   7,004 6  4,894 6  238   637   1,235  
Texas  4,525,394   7,480   4,861 6  363 6  795 6  1,461 6 
Utah  508,430   5,464   3,709   202   513   1,040  
             
Vermont  96,638   12,805   8,624   948   1,444   1,789  
Virginia  1,214,472   9,445   6,390   452   836   1,767  
Washington  1,031,985   7,984 6  5,099 6  509   920   1,457  
West Virginia  280,866   9,440   6,020 6  337 6  898 6  2,185 6 
Wisconsin  875,174   9,993   6,608   457   1,263   1,665  
Wyoming  84,409   11,437   7,397   672   1,294 2,073  
             
Other jurisdictions             
American Samoa  16,399   3,570   2,243   142   260   925  
Guam  30,986   6,781   4,061 6  741   728   1,251  
Commonwealth of the
Northern Mariana Islands 
11,718   4,924   4,018 6  91 6  227 6  588 6 
Puerto Rico  563,490   5,470   3,887   273   185   1,125  
U.S. Virgin Islands  16,750   8,768   5,936   533   1,112   1,188  
1 Include instruction, instruction-related, support services, and other elementary/secondary current expenditures, but exclude expenditures on capital outlay, other
programs, and interest on long-term debt.
2 Include current expenditures for classroom instruction (including teachers and teaching assistants), libraries, in-service teacher training, curriculum development, student assessment, and instruction technology,.
3 Include attendance and social work, guidance, health, psychological services, speech pathology, audiology, and other student support services.
4 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
5 The prekindergarten student membership was imputed, affecting the total student count and per pupil expenditures calculation.
6 Value affected by redistribution of reported expenditure values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
7 Both the District of Columbia and Hawaii have only one school district each; therefore, neither is comparable to other states.
NOTE: 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 (NPEFS)," fiscal year 2006, Version 1a.