|Figure 3-1: Actual and projected public school enrollment in grades prekindergarten (preK) through 12, by grade level: School years 1970-71 through 2021-22|
NOTE: The most recent year of actual data is 2010–11, and 2021–22 is the last year for which projected data are available. For more information on projections, see NCES 2012-XXX. 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, Statistics of Public Elementary and Secondary Day Schools, 1970–71 through 1984–85; Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1985–86 through 2010–11, and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2010.