U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
2006 Public Elementary-Secondary Education Finance Data

Education finance data include revenues, expenditures, debt, and assets (cash and security holdings) of elementary and secondary public school systems. These data are available in viewable tables and downloadable files. Information related to file layouts and definitions can be found in the Technical Documentation below.

 Available Data  
Viewable Data
* Public Education Finances Report PDF

Downloadable Data
Two formats are available -- Excel spreadsheets and comma-delimited text files. The SAS files are no longer available. Please see the SAS code in the Technical Documentation for reading the comma-delimited files into SAS.

Directions for downloading files:

The Excel and comma-delimited text files will open in the same window. On the menu bar, go to File, then Save As to download the files to your computer.
State-level Tables
State-level tables containing selected revenue, expenditure, debt, and asset data items are available in Excel format.
* Excel Elsec06_StTables.xls
Individual Unit Tables
These files contain data for selected revenue, expenditure, and debt data items for all school systems.
* Excel Elsec06T.xls
* Comma-delimited Elsec06T.txt
All Data Items
These files contain data for all items on the F-33 survey form, as well as unit identifiers, descriptive variables, and summary data items. Each file contains data for all school systems.
* Excel Elsec06.xls
* Comma-delimited Elsec06.txt
Data Item Flags
Beginning with FY 1999, the F-33 school system finance files include data item flags to indicate whether a data item was reported by the state education agency or adjusted by the Census Bureau.
* Excel Elsec06F.xls
* Comma-delimited Elsec06F.txt

 Reference Information  
[PDF] or PDF denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format. To view the file, you will need the Adobe® Reader® Off Site available free from Adobe.
* Technical Documentation information related to file layouts and definitions
* 2006 Survey Form PDF printable version of the 2006 survey form

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division
Created: March 06 2000
Last revised: September 26 2011