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


Table 7.  Current instruction and instruction-related expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by object and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2006
 
  Current instruction and instruction-related expenditures1 [in thousands of dollars]
State or jurisdiction Total   Salaries   Employee benefits   Purchased services   Tuition to out-of-state and private schools   Instructional supplies   Other  
United States2  $296,104,516 3  $199,910,397 3  $62,930,989 3  $13,046,741 3  $4,168,859 3  $14,652,214 3  $1,395,317 3 
               
Alabama  3,613,442   2,335,209   837,940   125,267   2,900   296,752   15,374  
Alaska  957,744   594,296   239,391   63,076   0   51,753   9,228  
Arizona  4,586,419 3  3,551,676 3  663,018 3  173,724 3  6,053   164,494 3  27,454 3 
Arkansas  2,534,474 3  1,733,179 3  443,175 3  100,560 3  8,078   229,213 3  20,269 3 
California  35,850,215 3  23,763,975 3  7,556,588 3  1,895,694 3  693,885   1,934,524 3  5,550 3 
               
Colorado  3,907,295   2,756,003   616,493   131,448   49,377   288,309   65,665  
Connecticut  5,003,775 3  3,244,338 3  1,156,015 3  171,881 3  284,136   137,808 3  9,596 3 
Delaware  866,591   550,805   236,452   20,147   6,777   42,972   9,439  
District of Columbia4  625,904 3  382,399 3  46,639 3  49,950 3  140,103   6,812 3  0 3 
Florida  13,764,969 3  8,931,468 3  2,459,697 3  1,533,867 3  666   725,330 3  113,940 3 
               
Georgia  9,348,593 3  6,554,537 3  1,928,885 3  247,041 3  4,983   558,444 3  54,702 3 
Hawaii4  1,143,214   732,009   259,508   59,130   4,553   63,733   24,282  
Idaho  1,117,513 3  765,320 3  245,399 3  45,768 3  606   59,680 3  740 3 
Illinois  12,223,957 3  8,688,110 3  2,301,040 3  507,091 3  220,610   489,250 3  17,856 3 
Indiana  5,843,838 3  3,662,501 3  1,812,142 3  114,689 3  21   219,417 3  35,067 3 
               
Iowa  2,605,837   1,846,871   554,720   66,982   19,795   114,110   3,358  
Kansas  2,605,113   1,903,592   428,991   90,910   1,861   162,435   17,324  
Kentucky  3,392,033   2,392,563   757,620   75,150   232   143,045   23,423  
Louisiana  3,516,871 3  2,365,097 3  849,524 3  63,122 3  958   214,971 3  23,199 3 
Maine  1,467,136 3  934,941   339,724 3  63,131   74,580   46,758   8,003  
               
Maryland  6,250,392 3  4,155,790   1,449,597 3  168,672   237,608   227,319   11,407  
Massachusetts  8,530,548 3  5,309,789   2,151,900 3  63,642   737,354   240,712   27,152  
Michigan  10,269,636   6,404,262   2,933,838   567,430   0   336,026   28,080  
Minnesota  5,304,226 3  3,687,553 3  1,086,298 3  251,240 3  51,405   211,713 3  16,017 3 
Mississippi  2,267,086 3  1,584,772 3  446,853 3  74,921 3  4,331   145,066 3  11,144 3 
               
Missouri  4,947,406   3,472,261   831,214   197,598 3  9,572   407,763   28,998 3 
Montana  807,561   530,596   148,095   56,750   536   68,465   3,118  
Nebraska  1,783,853   1,220,922   400,275   66,042   15,083   65,934   15,598  
Nevada  1,890,821   1,201,311   409,337   51,548   879   145,388   82,358  
New Hampshire  1,446,317   917,696   319,450   46,098   112,672   47,261   3,141  
               
New Jersey  13,016,486   8,457,085   3,007,868   395,976   549,944   478,811   126,802  
New Mexico  1,662,234   1,116,388   327,089   86,334   0   124,255   8,168  
New York  29,622,407 3  19,461,937 3  7,517,909 3  1,453,853 3  251,214   933,469 3  4,024 3 
North Carolina  6,899,740   5,064,850   1,169,200   216,223   0   442,156   7,311  
North Dakota  546,554   387,719   106,123   20,014   1,914   27,127   3,656  
               
Ohio  11,360,796   7,534,970   2,465,451   606,165   137,904   463,610   152,698  
Oklahoma  2,673,852   1,891,332   487,010   57,653   0   224,147   13,711  
Oregon  2,992,083   1,812,015   821,684   141,192   21,691   179,936   15,565  
Pennsylvania  12,803,055   8,328,823   2,814,801   865,830   222,164   549,197   22,240  
Rhode Island  1,257,095 3  828,442 3  305,471 3  24,938 3  68,901   26,893 3  2,451 3 
               
South Carolina  3,699,189   2,594,045   707,475   156,533   440   211,640   29,056  
South Dakota  590,657   395,215   108,250   30,202   6,203   49,230   1,556  
Tennessee  4,668,182 3  3,210,744   856,532   129,090   260 3  453,461   18,095  
Texas  21,998,997 3  16,666,996 3  2,629,856 3  927,639 3  53,356   1,507,959 3  213,191 3 
Utah  1,885,924   1,233,293   501,726   44,229   344   101,220   5,112  
               
Vermont  833,389   522,449   175,337   50,965   56,114   26,181   2,344  
Virginia  7,761,049   5,475,481   1,632,588   234,277   5,368   408,426   4,909  
Washington  5,262,132 3  3,703,581   1,016,678   266,519   9,630 3  228,263   37,462  
West Virginia  1,690,818 3  1,023,870 3  525,323 3  44,421 3  708   96,217 3  279 3 
Wisconsin  5,782,750   3,621,765   1,701,343   119,438   92,407   233,812   13,986  
Wyoming  624,347   405,556   143,457   32,684   684   40,747   1,220  
               
Other jurisdictions               
American Samoa  36,784   21,342   4,126   6,556   0   3,009   1,751  
Guam  125,846 3  92,958   22,977   2,140   0   7,424 3  347  
Commonwealth of the
Northern Mariana Islands 
47,079 3  32,431 3  8,755 3  4,330 3  0   1,538 3  26 3 
Puerto Rico  2,190,152   1,763,778   266,163   17,850   0   84,223   58,138  
U.S. Virgin Islands  99,432   77,115   20,498   225   0   1,544   49  
1 Include salaries and benefits for teachers, teaching assistants, librarians and library aides, in-service teacher trainers, curriculum development, student assessment, technology, and supplies and purchased services related to these activities.
2 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
3 Value affected by redistribution of reported values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
4 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.