Total expenditure per pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States from academic year 1990 to 2016
(in constant 2017-18 U.S. dollars)
U.S. education - total expenditure per pupil in public schools 1990-2016
This statistic shows the expenditure per pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States from the academic year of 1990 to 2016. During the academic year of 2016, around 13,847 U.S. dollars were spent on each pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States.
Total expenditure per pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States from academic year 1990 to 2016
(in constant 2017-18 U.S. dollars)
Expenditure in constant 2017-18 U.S. dollars
199010,106
199110,160
199210,101
199310,102
199410,171
199510,238
199610,344
199710,558
199810,952
199911,357
200011,769
200112,147
200212,522
200312,666
200412,834
200513,045
200613,221
200713,676
200814,023
200914,128
201013,890
201113,528
201213,075
201312,906
201413,026
201513,415
201613,847
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

academic year 1990 to 2016

Supplementary notes

Expenditures per pupil in fall enrollment.
Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis.
The data exclude other current expenditures, such as community services, private school programs, adult education, and other programs not allocable to expenditures per student at public schools. The data includes instruction, student support services, food services, enterprise operations, capital outlay, and interest on debt.

U.S. education - total expenditure per pupil in public schools 1990-2016
This statistic shows the expenditure per pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States from the academic year of 1990 to 2016. During the academic year of 2016, around 13,847 U.S. dollars were spent on each pupil in public elementary and secondary schools in the United States.
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