The Condition of Education 2014

Participation in Education

Enrollment Trends by Age

In 2012, most 5- to 6-year-olds and 7- to 13-year-olds were enrolled in elementary or secondary school; 47 percent of 18- to 19-year-olds and 40 percent of 20- to 24-year-olds were enrolled in postsecondary education.

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Percentage of the population ages 3–13 enrolled in school, by age group: Selected years, October 1990–2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS).