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Per-pupil educational expenditures in United States

Per-pupil educational expenditures

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools.

Expenditures are in current dollars and have not been adjusted to compensate for inflation.

Data Source

U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.

Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education accessed through:


Updated February 2022.

Last Updated

March 2022