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Table 36. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2014
State or jurisdiction Total Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Percent change in total enrollment, 2004 to 2009 Projected fall 2011 enrollment Projected fall 2014 enrollment
Fall 1990 Fall 1995 Fall 1998 Fall 1999 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Total Prekinder- garten to grade 81 Grades 9 to 122 Total Prekinder- garten to grade 81 Grades 9 to 122
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
United States 41,216,683 44,840,481 46,538,585 46,857,149   47,203,539 47,671,870 48,183,086 48,540,215 48,795,465 49,113,298 49,315,842 49,292,507 49,265,572 34,285,564 14,980,008 49,373,307 34,417,985 14,955,322 1.2 49,422,000 50,268,000
Alabama 721,806 746,149 747,980 740,732   739,992 737,190 739,366 731,220 730,140 741,761 743,632 744,865 745,668 528,078 217,590 748,889 529,394 219,495 2.6 741,000 740,000
Alaska 113,903 127,618 135,373 134,391   133,356 134,349 134,364 133,933 132,970 133,288 132,608 131,029 130,662 89,263 41,399 131,661 90,824 40,837 -1.0 133,000 141,000
Arizona 639,853 743,566 848,262 852,612   877,696 922,180 937,755 1,012,068 1,043,298 1,094,454 1,068,249 1,087,447 1,087,817 771,749 316,068 1,077,831 760,420 317,411 3.3 1,136,000 1,209,000
Arkansas 436,286 453,257 452,256 451,034   449,959 449,805 450,985 454,523 463,115 474,206 476,409 479,016 478,965 341,603 137,362 480,559 344,209 136,350 3.8 484,000 490,000
California 4,950,474 5,536,406 5,926,037 6,038,590   6,140,814 6,247,726 6,353,667 6,413,867 6,441,557 6,437,202 6,406,750 6,343,471 6,322,528 4,306,258 2,016,270 6,263,449 4,264,033 1,999,416 -2.8 6,329,000 6,425,000
                                             
Colorado 574,213 656,279 699,135 708,109   724,508 742,145 751,862 757,693 765,976 779,826 794,026 801,867 818,443 580,304 238,139 832,368 591,378 240,990 8.7 856,000 897,000
Connecticut 469,123 517,935 544,698 553,993   562,179 570,228 570,023 577,203 577,390 575,059 575,100 570,626 567,198 392,218 174,980 563,985 389,965 174,020 -2.3 552,000 545,000
Delaware 99,658 108,461 113,262 112,836   114,676 115,555 116,342 117,668 119,091 120,937 122,254 122,574 125,430 86,811 38,619 126,801 87,710 39,091 6.5 128,000 133,000
District of Columbia 80,694 79,802 71,889 77,194   68,925 75,392 76,166 78,057 76,714 76,876 72,850 78,422 68,681 50,779 17,902 69,433 51,656 17,777 -9.5 72,000 73,000
Florida 1,861,592 2,176,222 2,337,633 2,381,396   2,434,821 2,500,478 2,539,929 2,587,628 2,639,336 2,675,024 2,671,513 2,666,811 2,631,020 1,849,295 781,725 2,634,522 1,850,901 783,621 -0.2 2,586,000 2,617,000
                                             
Georgia 1,151,687 1,311,126 1,401,291 1,422,762   1,444,937 1,470,634 1,496,012 1,522,611 1,553,437 1,598,461 1,629,157 1,649,589 1,655,792 1,185,684 470,108 1,667,685 1,194,751 472,934 7.4 1,686,000 1,733,000
Hawaii 171,708 187,180 188,069 185,860   184,360 184,546 183,829 183,609 183,185 182,818 180,728 179,897 179,478 125,910 53,568 180,196 127,477 52,719 -1.6 180,000 182,000
Idaho 220,840 243,097 244,722 245,136   245,117 246,521 248,604 252,120 256,084 261,982 267,380 272,119 275,051 193,554 81,497 276,299 194,728 81,571 7.9 286,000 300,000
Illinois 1,821,407 1,943,623 2,011,530 2,027,600   2,048,792 2,071,391 2,084,187 2,100,961 2,097,503 2,111,706 2,118,276 2,112,805 2,119,707 1,479,195 640,512 2,104,175 1,463,713 640,462 0.3 2,115,000 2,118,000
Indiana 954,525 977,263 989,001 988,702   989,267 996,133 1,003,875 1,011,130 1,021,348 1,035,074 1,045,940 1,046,766 1,046,147 730,021 316,126 1,046,661 730,599 316,062 2.5 1,044,000 1,046,000
                                             
Iowa 483,652 502,343 498,214 497,301   495,080 485,932 482,210 481,226 478,319 483,482 483,122 485,115 487,559 335,566 151,993 491,842 341,333 150,509 2.8 487,000 494,000
Kansas 437,034 463,008 472,353 472,188   470,610 470,205 470,957 470,490 469,136 467,525 469,506 468,295 471,060 331,079 139,981 474,489 332,997 141,492 1.1 476,000 487,000
Kentucky 636,401 659,821 655,687 648,180   665,850 654,363 660,782 663,369 674,796 679,878 683,152 666,225 670,030 472,204 197,826 680,089 484,466 195,623 0.8 671,000 673,000
Louisiana 784,757 797,366 768,734 756,579   743,089 731,328 730,464 727,709 724,281 654,526 675,851 681,038 684,873 504,213 180,660 690,915 509,883 181,032 -4.6 686,000 683,000
Maine 215,149 213,569 211,051 209,253   207,037 205,586 204,337 202,084 198,820 195,498 193,986 196,245 192,935 129,324 63,611 189,225 128,646 60,579 -4.8 189,000 188,000
                                             
Maryland 715,176 805,544 841,671 846,582   852,920 860,640 866,743 869,113 865,561 860,020 851,640 845,700 843,861 576,473 267,388 848,412 581,785 266,627 -2.0 837,000 850,000
Massachusetts 834,314 915,007 962,317 971,425   975,150 973,139 982,989 980,459 975,574 971,909 968,661 962,958 958,910 666,538 292,372 957,053 666,551 290,502 -1.9 938,000 924,000
Michigan 1,584,431 1,641,456 1,720,287 1,725,639   1,720,626 1,730,669 1,785,160 1,757,604 1,751,290 1,742,282 1,722,656 1,692,739 1,659,921 1,118,569 541,352 1,649,082 1,114,611 534,471 -5.8 1,581,000 1,555,000
Minnesota 756,374 835,166 856,455 854,034   854,340 851,384 846,891 842,854 838,503 839,243 840,565 837,578 836,048 560,184 275,864 837,053 564,661 272,392 -0.2 846,000 874,000
Mississippi 502,417 506,272 502,379 500,716   497,871 493,507 492,645 493,540 495,376 494,954 495,026 494,122 491,962 351,807 140,155 492,481 351,652 140,829 -0.6 487,000 483,000
                                             
Missouri 816,558 889,881 913,494 914,110   912,744 909,792 906,499 905,941 905,449 917,705 920,353 917,188 917,871 635,411 282,460 917,982 638,082 279,900 1.4 910,000 917,000
Montana 152,974 165,547 159,988 157,556   154,875 151,947 149,995 148,356 146,705 145,416 144,418 142,823 141,899 96,869 45,030 141,807 97,868 43,939 -3.3 141,000 143,000
Nebraska 274,081 289,744 291,140 288,261   286,199 285,095 285,402 285,542 285,761 286,646 287,580 291,244 292,590 202,912 89,678 295,368 206,860 88,508 3.4 298,000 305,000
Nevada 201,316 265,041 311,061 325,610   340,706 356,814 369,498 385,401 400,083 412,395 424,766 429,362 433,371 308,328 125,043 428,947 305,512 123,435 7.2 458,000 486,000
New Hampshire 172,785 194,171 204,713 206,783   208,461 206,847 207,671 207,417 206,852 205,767 203,572 200,772 197,934 132,995 64,939 197,140 132,768 64,372 -4.7 190,000 187,000
                                             
New Jersey 1,089,646 1,197,381 1,268,996 1,289,256   1,313,405 1,341,656 1,367,438 1,380,753 1,393,347 1,395,602 1,388,850 1,382,348 1,381,420 956,765 424,655 1,396,029 968,332 427,697 0.2 1,373,000 1,375,000
New Mexico 301,881 329,640 328,753 324,495   320,306 320,260 320,234 323,066 326,102 326,758 328,220 329,040 330,245 231,415 98,830 334,419 235,343 99,076 2.6 336,000 348,000
New York 2,598,337 2,813,230 2,877,143 2,887,776   2,882,188 2,872,132 2,888,233 2,864,775 2,836,337 2,815,581 2,809,649 2,765,435 2,740,592 1,843,080 897,512 2,766,052 1,847,003 919,049 -2.5 2,641,000 2,598,000
North Carolina 1,086,871 1,183,090 1,254,821 1,275,925   1,293,638 1,315,363 1,335,954 1,360,209 1,385,754 1,416,436 1,444,481 1,489,492 1,488,645 1,058,926 429,719 1,483,397 1,053,801 429,596 7.0 1,541,000 1,598,000
North Dakota 117,825 119,100 114,927 112,751   109,201 106,047 104,225 102,233 100,513 98,283 96,670 95,059 94,728 63,955 30,773 95,073 64,576 30,497 -5.4 93,000 93,000
                                             
Ohio 1,771,089 1,836,015 1,842,163 1,836,554   1,835,049 1,830,985 1,838,285 1,845,428 1,840,032 1,839,683 1,836,722 1,827,184 1,817,163 1,239,494 577,669 1,764,297 1,225,346 538,951 -4.1 1,778,000 1,765,000
Oklahoma 579,087 616,393 628,492 627,032   623,110 622,139 624,548 626,160 629,476 634,739 639,391 642,065 645,108 467,960 177,148 654,802 476,962 177,840 4.0 653,000 664,000
Oregon 472,394 527,914 542,809 545,033   546,231 551,480 554,071 551,273 552,505 552,194 562,574 565,586 575,393 395,421 179,972 582,839 404,451 178,388 5.5 580,000 598,000
Pennsylvania 1,667,834 1,787,533 1,816,414 1,816,716   1,814,311 1,821,627 1,816,747 1,821,146 1,828,089 1,830,684 1,871,060 1,801,971 1,775,029 1,194,327 580,702 1,786,103 1,200,502 585,601 -2.3 1,720,000 1,706,000
Rhode Island 138,813 149,799 154,785 156,454   157,347 158,046 159,205 159,375 156,498 153,422 151,612 147,629 145,342 97,983 47,359 145,118 98,184 46,934 -7.3 139,000 138,000
                                             
South Carolina 622,112 645,586 664,600 666,780   677,411 676,198 694,389 699,198 703,736 701,544 708,021 712,317 718,113 507,602 210,511 723,143 512,124 211,019 2.8 725,000 738,000
South Dakota 129,164 144,685 132,495 131,037   128,603 127,542 130,048 125,537 122,798 122,012 121,158 121,606 126,429 87,477 38,952 123,713 85,745 37,968 0.7 130,000 133,000
Tennessee 824,595 893,770 905,454 916,202   909,161 924,899 927,608 936,682 941,091 953,928 978,368 964,259 971,950 684,549 287,401 972,549 686,668 285,881 3.3 979,000 998,000
Texas 3,382,887 3,748,167 3,945,367 3,991,783   4,059,619 4,163,447 4,259,823 4,331,751 4,405,215 4,525,394 4,599,509 4,674,832 4,752,148 3,446,511 1,305,637 4,850,210 3,520,348 1,329,862 10.1 5,011,000 5,313,000
Utah 446,652 477,121 481,176 480,255   481,485 484,684 489,262 495,981 503,607 508,430 523,386 576,244 559,778 404,469 155,309 582,793 421,336 161,457 15.7 572,000 589,000
                                             
Vermont 95,762 105,565 105,120 104,559   102,049 101,179 99,978 99,103 98,352 96,638 95,399 94,038 93,625 62,994 30,631 92,431 62,850 29,581 -6.0 89,000 90,000
Virginia 998,601 1,079,854 1,124,022 1,133,994   1,144,915 1,163,091 1,177,229 1,192,092 1,204,739 1,213,616 1,220,440 1,230,857 1,235,795 855,008 380,787 1,245,340 864,020 381,320 3.4 1,245,000 1,273,000
Washington 839,709 956,572 998,053 1,003,714   1,004,770 1,009,200 1,014,798 1,021,349 1,020,005 1,031,985 1,026,774 1,030,247 1,037,018 704,794 332,224 1,035,347 705,387 329,960 1.5 1,057,000 1,098,000
West Virginia 322,389 307,112 297,530 291,811   286,367 282,885 282,455 281,215 280,129 280,866 281,939 282,535 282,729 199,477 83,252 282,662 200,313 82,349 0.9 282,000 280,000
Wisconsin 797,621 870,175 879,542 877,753   879,476 879,361 881,231 880,031 864,757 875,174 876,700 874,633 873,750 589,528 284,222 872,436 593,436 279,000 0.9 865,000 876,000
Wyoming 98,226 99,859 95,241 92,105   89,940 88,128 88,116 87,462 84,733 84,409 85,193 86,422 87,161 60,635 26,526 88,155 61,825 26,330 4.0 91,000 96,000
                                             
Bureau of Indian
   Education
50,125 49,076   46,938 46,476 46,126 45,828 45,828 50,938 40,927 30,612 10,315 41,351 31,381 9,970 -9.8
                                             
DoD, overseas 78,170 108,035 3  73,581 73,212 72,889 71,053 68,327 62,543 60,891 57,247 56,768 43,931 12,837
DoD, domestic   34,174 32,847 32,115 30,603 29,151 28,329 26,631 27,548 28,013 25,255 2,758
                                             
Other jurisdictions                                            
American Samoa 12,463 14,576 15,372 15,477   15,702 15,897 15,984 15,893 16,126 16,438 16,400
Guam 26,391 32,960 32,222 32,951   32,473 31,992 31,572 30,605 30,986
Northern Marianas 6,449 8,809 9,498 9,732   10,004 10,479 11,251 11,244 11,601 11,718 11,695 11,299 10,913 7,816 3,097 10,961 7,743 3,218 -5.5
Puerto Rico 644,734 627,620 613,862 613,019   612,725 604,177 596,502 584,916 575,648 563,490 544,138 526,565 503,635 355,115 148,520 493,393 347,638 145,755 -14.3
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,750 22,737 20,976 20,866   19,459 18,780 18,333 17,716 16,429 16,750 16,284 15,903 15,768 10,567 5,201 15,493 10,409 5,084 -5.7
—Not available.
1 Includes elementary unclassified.
2 Includes secondary unclassified.
3 Includes both overseas and domestic schools.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1990-91 through 2009-10, and Projections of Education Statistics to 2020. (This table was prepared May 2011.)
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