Education

Ranking the states by K-12 spending

Posted May 2

#50. Utah

2012-13 spending per student: $6,991
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.56 percent

#49. Arizona

2012-13 spending per student: $7,421
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -7.96 percent

#48. Nevada

2012-13 spending per student: $7,431
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -8.82 percent

#47. Idaho

2012-13 spending per student: $7,512
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.28 percent

#46. California

2012-13 spending per student: $8,050
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.27 percent

#45. Colorado

2012-13 spending per student: $8,124
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.45 percent

#44. Mississippi

2012-13 spending per student: $8,455
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -2.13 percent

#43. North Carolina

2012-13 spending per student: $8,512
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.57 percent

#42. Hawaii

2012-13 spending per student: $8,635
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.89 percent

#41. Florida

2012-13 spending per student: $8,710
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -8.75 percent

#40. Oregon

2012-13 spending per student: $9,092
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -7.78 percent

#39. Texas

2012-13 spending per student: $9,282
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -9.1 percent

#38. Oklahoma

2012-13 spending per student: $9,421
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -0.9 percent

#37. South Dakota

2012-13 spending per student: $9,589
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -7.66 percent

#36. Washington

2012-13 spending per student: $9,618
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.5 percent

#35. Alabama

2012-13 spending per student: $9,641
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.92 percent

#34. Georgia

2012-13 spending per student: $9,703
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.86 percent

#33. Indiana

2012-13 spending per student: $9,814
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -2.69 percent

#32. New Mexico

2012-13 spending per student: $9,854
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.32 percent

#31. Wisconsin

2012-13 spending per student: $10,169
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -10.53 percent

#30. Kentucky

2012-13 spending per student: $10,191
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.96 percent

#29. Arkansas

2012-13 spending per student: $10,367
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.02 percent

#28. Kansas

2012-13 spending per student: $10,428
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -2.4 percent

#27. Montana

2012-13 spending per student: $10,556
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.95 percent

#26. Iowa

2012-13 spending per student: $10,609
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +0.41 percent

#25. Missouri

2012-13 spending per student: $10,662
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -2 percent

#24. South Carolina

2012-13 spending per student: $10,732
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +1.32 percent

#23. Minnesota

2012-13 spending per student: $10,848
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -0.93 percent

#22. Virginia

2012-13 spending per student: $10,851
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +1.07 percent

#21. Tennessee

2012-13 spending per student: $11,010
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -1.48 percent

#20. Michigan

2012-13 spending per student: $11,068
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5 percent

#19. West Virginia

2012-13 spending per student: $11,605
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -10.19 percent

#18. Maine

2012-13 spending per student: $11,939
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.84 percent

#17. Illinois

2012-13 spending per student: $11,964
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +1.27 percent

#16. Louisiana

2012-13 spending per student: $12,114
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -6.73 percent

#15. Ohio

2012-13 spending per student: $12,257
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -5.43 percent

#14. New Hampshire

2012-13 spending per student: $12,325
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -0.9 percent

#13. North Dakota

2012-13 spending per student: $12,356
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +1.85 percent

#12. Nebraska

2012-13 spending per student: $12,361
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.12 percent

#11. Delaware

2012-13 spending per student: $12,526
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +4.65 percent

#10. Maryland

2012-13 spending per student: $13,043
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -3.48 percent

#9. Massachusetts

2012-13 spending per student: $13,095
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +0.2 percent

#8. Rhode Island

2012-13 spending per student: $13,176
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.81 percent

#7. Connecticut

2012-13 spending per student: $13,427
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +2.03 percent

#6. Pennsylvania

2012-13 spending per student: $13,581
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -1.89 percent

#5. Vermont

2012-13 spending per student: $14,526
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +12.32 percent

#4. Wyoming

2012-13 spending per student: $14,644
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -4.44 percent

#3. New York

2012-13 spending per student: $15,139
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: -1.03 percent

#2. New Jersey

2012-13 spending per student: $15,183
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +5.02 percent

#1. Alaska

2012-13 spending per student: $15,841
Percent change from 2010-11 to 2012-13: +4.47 percent

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