May 26, 2007
The report shows that Alaska ranked 12th of the states and D.C. in total per-pupil K-12 revenue ($12,064), which includes federal, state and local sources.
Alaska was second in per-pupil federal revenue ($2,284), eighth in state revenue ($6,629), and thirty-fifth in local revenue ($3,151).
Nearly 19 percent of Alaska's K-12 funds came from the federal government, 55 percent from the state, and 26 percent from local governments. The total K-12 revenue from all sources was nearly $1.6 billion.
Alaska's total per-pupil revenue of $12,064 was above the national average of $10,159, which ranged from $17,809 in D.C. to $6,510 in Utah.
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