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

May 18, 2022

This resource includes state-level analysis of public education finances from the U.S. Census Bureau. The education finance data include revenues, expenditures, debt, and assets 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.

Citation for Most Recent Data

U.S. Census Bureau. (2022). Table 1: Summary of Public Elementary-Secondary School System Finances by State: Fiscal Year 2020. 2020 Annual Survey of School System Finances. Washington, DC: Author. Available from


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