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Public Elementary & Secondary Education Revenue Sources by State (U.S. Census Bureau)

May 18, 2021

State-level analysis of public education finances from the United States Census Bureau. The education finance data include revenues, expenditures, debt, and assets [cash and security holdings] of elementary and secondary public school systems. Statistics cover school systems in all states, and include the District of Columbia. The report and tables, released annually, include detailed statistics on spending – such as instruction, student transportation, salaries and employee benefits – at the national, state, and school district levels.

Citations

U.S. Census Bureau. (2021). Table 1: Summary of Public Elementary-Secondary School System Finances by State: Fiscal Year 2019. 2019 Annual Survey of School System Finances. Washington, DC: Author. Available from https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/school-finances/tables/2019/secondary-education-finance/elsec19_sumtables.xls.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2020). Table 1: Summary of Public Elementary-Secondary School System Finances by State: Fiscal Year 2018. 2018 Annual Survey of School System Finances. Washington, DC: Author. Available from https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/school-finances/tables/2018/secondary-education-finance/elsec18_sumtables.xls.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2019). Table 1: Summary of Public Elementary-Secondary School System Finances by State: Fiscal Year 2017. 2017 Annual Survey of School System Finances. Washington, DC: Author. Available from https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/school-finances/tables/2017/secondary-education-finance/elsec17_sumtables.xls.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2018). Table 1: Summary of Public Elementary-Secondary School System Finances by State: Fiscal Year 2016. 2016 Annual Survey of School System Finances. Washington, DC: Author. Available from https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/school-finances/tables/2016/secondary-education-finance/elsec16_sumtables.xls.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2017). Public Education Finances: 2015. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/econ/g15-aspef.pdf.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2016). Public Education Finances: 2014. Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2016/econ/g14-aspef.pdf.

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