States with the most capital outlay spending by school districts, 2009-10

May 5, 2013
Federal statistics show K-12 school systems spent more than $59 billion on capital outlay in Fiscal 2010.

School districts in the United States spent $59.8 billion in 2009-10 in capital outlay, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts: School Year 2009-10, NCES says school districts spent $47.1 billion on construction, $9.4 billion on equipment, and $3.3 billion on land and existing structures.

Here are the states where districts spent the most:

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