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ERIC Number: ED504440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 31
Abstractor: ERIC
Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: School Year 2006-07 (Fiscal Year 2007): First Look. NCES 2009-337
Zhou, Lei
National Center for Education Statistics
This report presents findings on public education revenues and expenditures using fiscal year 2007 (FY 07) data from the National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS) of the Common Core of Data (CCD) survey system. Programs covered in the NPEFS include regular, special, and vocational education; charter schools that reported data to the state education agency (SEA); and state-run education programs such as special education centers or education programs for incarcerated youth. Selected reported findings include: (1) Approximately $555.3 billion was collected in revenues for public elementary and secondary education in the 50 states and the District of Columbia in FY 07; (2) Current expenditures for the day-to-day operation of schools and school districts totaled $476.8 billion in FY 07, approximately $9,683 per pupil (an increase of nearly 30% since FY 95); (3) In FY 07, $290.7 billion was spent on instruction, 61 percent of all current expenditures; and (4) In addition to current expenditures in FY 07, $56.4 billion was spent in facilities acquisition and construction, $6.5 billion in replacement equipment, $7.8 billion in other programs, and $14.7 billion in interest on debt for a total expenditure of $562.3 billion. Two appendices are included: (1) Methodology and Technical Notes; and (2) Common Core of Data Glossary. (Contains 3 footnotes, 3 figures and 8 tables.) [For the Fiscal Year 2006 edition, see ED502166.]
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: American Samoa; District of Columbia; Guam; Northern Mariana Islands; Puerto Rico; United States; Virgin Islands
IES Funded: Yes