The Census Bureau compiles knowledge on schooling spending per pupil and elementary/secondary schooling revenues for every state.

Nationally, the newest knowledge signifies $11,762 is spent on public schooling per pupil. Significant variation exists throughout states; New York spends greater than $20,000 per pupil, whereas states like Utah and Idaho report spending a few third as a lot.

(NOTE: See the most up-to-date knowledge for the 2018 fiscal 12 months)

Many various factors and situations inside states affect schooling spending totals. Some of the extra outstanding components embody value of dwelling, class sizes and pupil demographics.

Expenditures proven within the following desk mirror present spending, which doesn’t embody capital outlays, curiosity on money owed and funds to different governments.

2016 Public School Spending Per Student By State

State Total Per Pupil Spending Total Spending (in Ks) Instruction Spending Per Pupil Instruction Spending (in Ks) Support Services Per Pupil Support Services (in Ks)
United States $11,762 $587,004,677 $7,160 $357,578,738 $4,107 $199,467,318
Alabama $9,236 $6,907,539 $5,257 $3,865,453 $3,321 $2,439,634
Alaska $17,510 $2,327,151 $9,449 $1,251,738 $7,427 $983,877
Arizona $7,613 $7,276,067 $4,077 $3,872,250 $3,105 $2,913,176
Arkansas $9,846 $4,750,938 $5,539 $2,658,253 $3,762 $1,802,769
California $11,495 $72,641,244 $6,849 $42,587,272 $4,191 $26,058,021
Colorado $9,575 $8,519,780 $5,423 $4,786,838 $3,785 $3,333,043
Connecticut $18,958 $9,798,789 $11,656 $6,110,631 $6,621 $3,307,162
Delaware $14,713 $1,845,143 $9,191 $1,126,775 $4,852 $588,181
District of Columbia $19,159 $1,007,280 $10,758 $594,396 $7,637 $369,131
Florida $8,920 $25,339,845 $5,478 $15,212,112 $2,984 $8,286,140
Georgia $9,769 $17,118,329 $5,975 $10,534,931 $3,216 $5,554,271
Hawaii $13,748 $2,516,444 $8,066 $1,468,044 $4,953 $901,508
Idaho $7,157 $1,971,800 $4,262 $1,171,313 $2,508 $689,190
Illinois $14,180 $29,223,830 $8,636 $17,804,976 $5,134 $10,426,170
Indiana $9,856 $9,959,771 $5,706 $5,730,602 $3,653 $3,663,349
Iowa $11,150 $5,694,316 $6,787 $3,447,707 $3,894 $1,978,260
Kansas $9,960 $4,941,714 $6,063 $3,006,786 $3,401 $1,685,306
Kentucky $9,863 $6,834,081 $5,708 $3,917,968 $3,533 $2,425,472
Louisiana $11,038 $7,305,990 $6,199 $4,095,916 $4,222 $2,789,031
Maine $13,278 $2,491,632 $7,587 $1,437,164 $5,216 $938,187
Maryland $14,206 $12,516,025 $8,848 $7,779,504 $4,935 $4,338,868
Massachusetts $15,593 $15,466,496 $9,713 $9,991,819 $5,396 $4,970,289
Michigan $11,668 $15,860,412 $6,823 $9,113,469 $4,416 $5,899,097
Minnesota $12,382 $10,520,027 $8,074 $6,548,885 $3,719 $3,016,934
Mississippi $8,702 $4,246,156 $4,951 $2,407,637 $3,190 $1,551,274
Missouri $10,313 $9,417,531 $6,156 $5,488,433 $3,700 $3,298,811
Montana $11,348 $1,657,624 $6,701 $973,199 $4,125 $599,074
Nebraska $12,299 $3,882,657 $8,008 $2,526,973 $3,642 $1,149,107
Nevada $8,960 $3,978,436 $5,183 $2,288,790 $3,409 $1,505,591
New Hampshire $15,340 $2,778,905 $9,610 $1,743,022 $5,341 $959,654
New Jersey $18,402 $26,756,822 $10,716 $15,831,343 $6,999 $9,549,742
New Mexico $9,693 $3,102,120 $5,418 $1,733,158 $3,789 $1,212,080
New York $22,366 $61,447,337 $15,746 $43,964,520 $6,130 $15,883,500
North Carolina $8,792 $12,917,195 $5,513 $8,060,544 $2,806 $4,102,549
North Dakota $13,373 $1,460,308 $8,005 $867,650 $4,380 $474,679
Ohio $12,102 $20,561,122 $7,071 $12,247,509 $4,613 $7,357,292
Oklahoma $8,097 $5,474,468 $4,528 $3,047,217 $2,989 $2,011,100
Oregon $10,842 $6,457,713 $6,327 $3,834,741 $4,123 $2,367,410
Pennsylvania $15,418 $26,261,079 $9,446 $16,717,308 $5,383 $8,464,573
Rhode Island $15,532 $2,242,317 $9,035 $1,340,088 $6,065 $811,796
South Carolina $10,249 $7,746,894 $5,629 $4,274,682 $4,054 $3,013,294
South Dakota $9,176 $1,248,905 $5,360 $730,176 $3,287 $440,580
Tennessee $8,810 $8,886,616 $5,406 $5,401,812 $2,917 $2,915,193
Texas $9,016 $45,886,733 $5,514 $27,862,199 $3,002 $15,169,007
Utah $6,953 $4,095,444 $4,467 $2,591,600 $2,098 $1,217,100
Vermont $17,873 $1,652,676 $10,720 $1,013,209 $6,629 $583,178
Virginia $11,432 $14,752,819 $6,966 $8,944,614 $4,024 $5,164,699
Washington $11,534 $12,569,546 $6,538 $7,087,365 $4,525 $4,904,575
West Virginia $11,291 $3,167,977 $6,507 $1,804,235 $4,073 $1,127,255
Wisconsin $11,456 $9,959,870 $6,697 $5,760,418 $4,304 $3,691,439
Wyoming $16,442 $1,560,764 $9,750 $921,494 $6,197 $585,700

“Total spending” consists of non-personnel bills not proven.
Source: 2016 Annual Survey of School System Finances, U.S. Census Bureau

Fiscal Year 2016 Public Elementary-Secondary School Per Pupil Spending By Function

For most states, educational workers usually account for barely greater than half of whole schooling spending per pupil. Support employees and administrative bills additionally account for various bills. This chart illustrates how main elements of schooling spending per pupil range by state. (Also see FY 2015 chart or FY 2014 chart.) 

 

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NOTE: Adult schooling, group providers and different nonelementary-secondary program expenditures are excluded. Enrollments for state academic services and constitution faculties whose charters are held by nongovernmental entities are additionally not mirrored within the totals. “Other” spending consists of non-personnel associated bills, comparable to capital outlays and switch funds to municipal entities.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau 2016 Annual Survey of School System Finances

Historical State School Spending Data

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Page final up to date: June 1, 2018