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Table 38. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by level, grade, and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2008
State or jurisdiction Total, all grades Prekindergarten through grade 8 and elementary ungraded Grades 9 through 12 and secondary ungraded
Total Prekinder-garten Kinder-garten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Elementary ungraded Total Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 Secondary ungraded
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
United States 49,265,572 34,285,564 1,179,507 3,639,750 3,708,485 3,698,723 3,707,772 3,646,896 3,629,079 3,613,521 3,652,623 3,691,795 117,413 14,980,008 4,122,552 3,822,200 3,548,100 3,399,689 87,467
Alabama 745,668 528,078 6,470 56,205 57,882 58,683 59,243 58,593 57,955 57,328 57,910 57,809 0 217,590 64,681 56,559 49,587 46,763 0
Alaska 130,662 89,263 1,905 9,744 9,735 9,950 9,912 9,756 9,507 9,441 9,640 9,673 0 41,399 10,475 10,200 10,937 9,787 0
Arizona 1,087,817 771,749 16,748 87,229 85,482 84,946 84,480 83,793 82,347 82,021 82,894 81,576 233 316,068 83,831 80,200 75,282 76,735 20
Arkansas 478,965 341,603 13,254 37,997 37,724 37,010 36,386 36,345 35,824 35,690 35,587 35,387 399 137,362 37,627 35,853 33,460 30,256 166
California 6,322,528 4,306,258 70,497 461,063 468,848 465,495 469,824 463,904 467,278 469,183 479,359 486,390 4,417 2,016,270 539,167 509,157 489,207 476,156 2,583
                                       
Colorado 818,443 580,304 28,280 63,985 64,139 63,404 62,647 61,058 60,093 58,993 58,972 58,733 0 238,139 63,779 60,554 57,870 55,936 0
Connecticut 567,198 392,218 14,952 40,684 41,171 41,303 41,732 41,792 42,387 42,137 43,033 43,027 0 174,980 47,216 44,485 42,536 40,743 0
Delaware 125,430 86,811 738 9,458 9,786 9,737 9,621 9,521 9,241 9,265 9,536 9,908 0 38,619 11,755 9,953 8,791 8,120 0
District of Columbia 68,681 50,779 7,451 5,122 5,022 5,132 5,106 4,595 4,690 4,521 4,584 4,540 16 17,902 6,334 4,390 3,723 3,444 11
Florida 2,631,020 1,849,295 48,233 193,428 201,072 202,513 208,942 198,129 195,401 201,741 199,100 200,736 0 781,725 217,105 207,296 189,619 167,705 0
                                       
Georgia 1,655,792 1,185,684 40,726 129,336 129,807 130,851 131,206 127,285 127,118 122,516 122,982 123,857 0 470,108 143,933 124,006 106,038 96,131 0
Hawaii 179,478 125,910 1,607 15,475 14,375 13,601 14,238 13,739 13,648 13,103 13,364 12,665 95 53,568 16,079 13,889 12,187 11,326 87
Idaho 275,051 193,554 2,797 21,516 21,810 21,771 21,309 21,450 20,795 20,403 21,080 20,623 0 81,497 21,686 20,874 20,111 18,826 0
Illinois 2,119,707 1,479,195 92,782 146,969 152,772 153,856 156,687 152,951 153,086 155,013 155,807 159,272 0 640,512 178,106 168,476 146,134 147,796 0
Indiana 1,046,147 730,021 11,487 76,308 80,965 82,877 79,915 78,842 78,570 78,974 81,209 80,874 0 316,126 84,538 81,245 77,354 72,989 0
                                       
Iowa 487,559 335,566 17,022 38,522 34,855 34,961 35,235 35,031 34,802 34,707 35,107 35,324 0 151,993 38,048 38,116 37,779 38,050 0
Kansas 471,060 331,079 14,271 36,267 35,599 35,503 35,409 34,965 34,652 33,601 34,160 34,366 2,286 139,981 37,354 35,662 33,803 32,267 895
Kentucky 670,030 472,204 18,660 50,643 52,440 51,472 51,933 49,875 49,507 48,623 49,200 49,668 183 197,826 55,766 51,925 46,731 43,326 78
Louisiana 684,873 504,213 28,564 52,660 55,967 53,820 54,131 57,165 49,125 48,250 52,621 51,910 0 180,660 56,174 44,525 41,727 38,234 0
Maine 192,935 129,324 2,893 13,475 13,567 13,813 13,812 13,860 14,185 14,309 14,524 14,886 0 63,611 15,980 15,918 16,290 15,423 0
                                       
Maryland 843,861 576,473 26,821 60,530 61,447 59,409 60,620 59,512 60,905 61,227 62,363 63,639 0 267,388 75,743 67,829 62,900 60,916 0
Massachusetts 958,910 666,538 26,796 68,540 70,492 70,552 70,935 70,666 71,696 71,009 71,959 73,170 723 292,372 79,315 73,214 71,514 68,329 0
Michigan 1,659,921 1,118,569 29,772 124,451 115,950 117,821 118,230 117,432 118,316 119,541 121,409 123,823 11,824 541,352 141,910 139,487 127,703 126,352 5,900
Minnesota 836,048 560,184 13,522 61,982 60,228 61,090 60,406 59,822 59,774 60,296 60,984 62,080 0 275,864 66,019 67,634 68,009 74,202 0
Mississippi 491,962 351,807 3,106 38,511 39,327 39,174 39,768 38,159 36,999 36,656 37,612 37,889 4,606 140,155 40,518 36,784 31,327 28,288 3,238
                                       
Missouri 917,871 635,411 25,435 67,690 67,710 67,938 68,391 67,620 68,105 66,974 67,518 68,030 0 282,460 75,220 71,882 69,092 66,266 0
Montana 141,899 96,869 963 10,802 10,742 10,571 10,398 10,558 10,538 10,566 10,841 10,890 0 45,030 11,890 11,326 11,144 10,670 0
Nebraska 292,590 202,912 11,046 22,790 22,151 21,695 21,391 20,939 20,609 20,562 20,771 20,958 0 89,678 23,137 22,496 21,799 22,246 0
Nevada 433,371 308,328 3,393 32,188 34,358 34,391 34,185 34,099 33,757 33,340 33,944 34,394 279 125,043 41,768 34,224 25,712 23,330 9
New Hampshire 197,934 132,995 2,834 10,968 14,444 14,239 14,475 14,613 15,013 15,174 15,452 15,783 0 64,939 17,244 16,260 16,016 15,419 0
                                       
New Jersey 1,381,420 956,765 30,746 93,504 98,778 98,907 99,123 99,242 98,998 99,460 100,152 100,894 36,961 424,655 107,770 104,922 99,293 97,515 15,155
New Mexico 330,245 231,415 6,365 25,680 26,085 25,858 25,275 25,119 24,544 24,191 23,932 24,366 0 98,830 30,191 26,530 22,169 19,940 0
New York 2,740,592 1,843,080 50,758 187,194 194,363 193,043 193,033 190,067 191,180 191,686 196,863 201,895 52,998 897,512 235,589 224,040 194,312 185,896 57,675
North Carolina 1,488,645 1,058,926 24,678 117,282 118,968 119,644 118,931 114,909 112,746 111,120 109,598 111,050 0 429,719 131,515 111,292 98,188 88,724 0
North Dakota 94,728 63,955 1,262 7,217 6,746 6,750 6,539 6,812 6,965 7,077 7,223 7,364 0 30,773 7,687 7,856 7,622 7,608 0
                                       
Ohio 1,817,163 1,239,494 37,873 130,405 133,326 133,983 133,687 132,680 133,167 132,327 134,567 137,479 0 577,669 160,269 143,494 139,384 134,522 0
Oklahoma 645,108 467,960 37,726 50,497 51,545 48,681 48,065 47,245 47,132 45,665 45,075 45,149 1,180 177,148 48,896 45,894 43,091 38,798 469
Oregon 575,393 395,421 11,855 40,556 41,976 42,530 42,954 43,272 43,186 42,597 43,156 43,339 0 179,972 44,640 44,681 44,531 46,120 0
Pennsylvania 1,775,029 1,194,327 13,686 126,197 126,458 128,895 130,488 130,592 130,224 131,401 136,000 139,173 1,213 580,702 153,341 149,052 140,191 136,937 1,181
Rhode Island 145,342 97,983 1,985 9,905 10,728 10,914 10,097 9,752 10,972 10,927 11,281 11,422 0 47,359 13,614 12,203 10,833 10,709 0
                                       
South Carolina 718,113 507,602 23,376 52,468 54,769 55,325 55,452 53,996 53,257 52,706 52,807 53,446 0 210,511 64,674 55,294 47,354 43,189 0
South Dakota 126,429 87,477 2,626 10,315 9,462 9,260 9,314 9,234 9,142 9,326 9,352 9,446 0 38,952 10,580 10,357 9,184 8,831 0
Tennessee 971,950 684,549 16,864 76,156 76,493 75,822 75,499 75,091 73,438 71,538 71,393 72,255 0 287,401 78,675 74,858 68,562 65,306 0
Texas 4,752,148 3,446,511 224,759 362,318 379,279 371,575 368,318 355,578 352,401 345,713 343,022 343,548 0 1,305,637 389,217 332,620 303,492 280,308 0
Utah 559,778 404,469 9,480 47,046 46,348 45,763 45,278 44,546 43,323 41,689 40,735 40,261 0 155,309 39,511 38,991 38,989 37,818 0
                                       
Vermont 93,625 62,994 4,698 6,192 6,229 6,229 6,243 6,471 6,532 6,656 6,740 7,004 0 30,631 7,754 7,574 7,783 7,520 0
Virginia 1,235,795 855,008 29,987 89,931 93,277 92,909 92,668 91,133 90,884 89,889 91,449 92,881 0 380,787 106,252 97,466 89,892 87,177 0
Washington 1,037,018 704,794 10,995 73,831 75,937 77,385 77,849 77,999 77,688 77,184 77,024 78,902 0 332,224 87,546 83,254 81,508 79,916 0
West Virginia 282,729 199,477 13,150 20,919 21,290 20,494 20,748 20,162 20,447 20,405 20,594 21,268 0 83,252 23,730 20,966 19,642 18,914 0
Wisconsin 873,750 589,528 43,161 60,384 59,790 60,497 60,981 60,319 60,233 60,246 61,600 62,317 0 284,222 71,676 69,408 71,339 71,799 0
Wyoming 87,161 60,635 452 7,215 6,771 6,681 6,663 6,608 6,697 6,554 6,538 6,456 0 26,526 7,027 7,029 6,359 6,111 0
                                       
Bureau of Indian
   Education
40,927 30,612 112 4,251 3,822 3,518 3,460 3,292 3,131 3,107 2,983 2,936 0 10,315 3,106 2,771 2,346 2,092 0
                                       
DoD, overseas 56,768 43,931 1,701 5,423 5,298 4,920 4,974 4,666 4,645 4,312 4,129 3,863 0 12,837 3,881 3,362 3,059 2,535 0
DoD, domestic 28,013 25,255 2,570 3,459 3,231 3,034 2,821 2,548 2,417 2,099 1,591 1,485 0 2,758 930 731 613 484 0
                                       
Other jurisdictions                                      
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 10,913 7,816 462 614 830 829 866 819 832 820 838 824 82 3,097 1,070 875 615 537 0
Puerto Rico 503,635 355,115 372 30,914 37,521 37,847 38,079 39,544 39,230 38,939 42,564 40,500 9,605 148,520 39,849 39,893 33,566 30,419 4,793
U.S. Virgin Islands 15,768 10,567 (1) 977 1,124 1,140 1,131 1,208 1,189 1,261 1,371 1,166 0 5,201 1,856 1,253 1,036 1,056 0
—Not available.
1 No prekindergarten pupils reported.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense. The total ungraded counts of students were prorated to the elementary and secondary levels based on prior reports.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2008-09. (This table was prepared November 2010.)
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