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Table 37. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Fall 1988 to fall 2002

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                        |Fall 1988 |Fall 1989 |Fall 1990 |Fall 1991 |Fall 1992 |Fall 1993 |Fall 1994 |Fall 1995 |Fall 1996 |Fall 1997 |Fall 1998 |                Fall 1999           |             Fall 2000          |             Fall 2001          |Projected
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 State or jurisdiction  |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |             |Prekinder-|           |          |Prekinder-|          |          |Prekinder-|          |enrollment
                        |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |  Total   |     Total   |garten to |  Grades   |  Total   |garten to |  Grades  |  Total   |garten to |  Grades  |
                        |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |             |grade 8\1\|9 to 12\2\ |          |grade 8\1\|9 to 12\2\|          |grade 8\1\|9 to 12\2\|
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           1            |    2     |    3     |    4     |    5     |    6     |    7     |    8     |    9     |    10    |    11    |    12    |       13    |    14    |    15     |    16    |    17    |    18    |    19    |    20    |    21    |    22
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   United States .......|40,188,690|40,542,707|41,216,683|42,046,878|42,823,312|43,464,916|44,111,482|44,840,481|45,611,046|46,126,897|46,538,585|   46,857,149|33,488,378| 13,368,771|47,203,539|33,688,302|13,515,237|47,687,871|33,952,003|13,735,868|47,917,774
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Alabama ................|   724,751|   723,743|   721,806|   722,004|   731,634|   734,288|   736,531|   746,149|   747,932|   749,207|   747,980|      740,732|   538,687|    202,045|   739,992|   538,634|   201,358|   737,294|   535,684|   201,610|   735,102
Alaska .................|   106,481|   109,280|   113,903|   118,680|   122,487|   125,948|   127,057|   127,618|   129,919|   132,123|   135,373|      134,391|    95,601|     38,790|   133,356|    94,442|    38,914|   134,358|    94,897|    39,461|   136,005
Arizona ................|   574,890|   607,615|   639,853|   656,980|   673,477|   709,453|   737,424|   743,566|   799,250|   814,113|   848,262|      852,612|   623,561|    229,051|   877,696|   640,566|   237,130|   922,180|   671,658|   250,522|   928,624
Arkansas ...............|   436,387|   434,960|   436,286|   438,518|   441,490|   444,271|   447,565|   453,257|   457,349|   456,497|   452,256|      451,034|   317,714|    133,320|   449,959|   318,025|   131,934|   449,805|   317,925|   131,880|   447,511
California .............| 4,618,120| 4,771,978| 4,950,474| 5,107,145| 5,254,844| 5,327,231| 5,407,475| 5,536,406| 5,686,198| 5,803,887| 5,926,037|    6,038,590| 4,336,688|  1,701,902| 6,140,814| 4,407,825| 1,732,989| 6,248,610| 4,479,950| 1,768,660| 6,324,871
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Colorado ...............|   560,081|   562,755|   574,213|   593,030|   612,635|   625,062|   640,521|   656,279|   673,438|   687,167|   699,135|      708,109|   506,568|    201,541|   724,508|   516,566|   207,942|   742,145|   529,156|   212,989|   743,987
Connecticut ............|   460,637|   461,560|   469,123|   481,050|   488,476|   496,298|   506,824|   517,935|   527,129|   535,164|   544,698|      553,993|   403,913|    150,080|   562,179|   406,445|   155,734|   570,228|   410,017|   160,211|   570,552
Delaware ...............|    96,678|    97,808|    99,658|   102,196|   104,321|   105,547|   106,813|   108,461|   110,549|   111,960|   113,262|      112,836|    80,274|     32,562|   114,676|    80,801|    33,875|   115,555|    81,274|    34,281|   116,394
District of Columbia ...|    84,792|    81,301|    80,694|    80,618|    80,937|    80,678|    80,450|    79,802|    78,648|    77,111|    71,889|       77,194|    59,917|     17,277|    68,925|    53,686|    15,239|    75,392|    57,951|    17,441|    71,183
Florida ................| 1,720,930| 1,789,925| 1,861,592| 1,932,131| 1,981,407| 2,040,763| 2,111,188| 2,176,222| 2,242,212| 2,294,077| 2,337,633|    2,381,396| 1,725,493|    655,903| 2,434,821| 1,759,902|   674,919| 2,500,478| 1,797,414|   703,064| 2,512,316
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Georgia ................| 1,107,994| 1,126,535| 1,151,687| 1,177,569| 1,207,186| 1,235,304| 1,270,948| 1,311,126| 1,346,761| 1,375,980| 1,401,291|    1,422,762| 1,044,030|    378,732| 1,444,937| 1,059,983|   384,954| 1,470,634| 1,075,195|   395,439| 1,480,548
Hawaii .................|   167,488|   169,493|   171,708|   174,747|   177,448|   180,410|   183,795|   187,180|   187,653|   189,887|   188,069|      185,860|   133,250|     52,610|   184,360|   132,293|    52,067|   184,546|   131,881|    52,665|   187,105
Idaho ..................|   214,615|   214,932|   220,840|   225,680|   231,668|   236,774|   240,448|   243,097|   245,252|   244,403|   244,722|      245,136|   168,822|     76,314|   245,117|   170,421|    74,696|   246,521|   171,423|    75,098|   248,076
Illinois ...............| 1,794,916| 1,797,355| 1,821,407| 1,848,166| 1,873,567| 1,893,078| 1,916,172| 1,943,623| 1,973,040| 1,998,289| 2,011,530|    2,027,600| 1,462,234|    565,366| 2,048,792| 1,473,939|   574,853| 2,071,391| 1,484,207|   587,184| 2,078,416
Indiana.................|   960,994|   954,165|   954,525|   956,988|   960,630|   965,633|   969,022|   977,263|   982,876|   986,836|   989,001|      988,702|   699,221|    289,481|   989,267|   703,277|   285,990|   996,133|   711,471|   284,662|   996,674
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Iowa ...................|   478,200|   478,486|   483,652|   491,363|   494,839|   498,519|   500,440|   502,343|   502,941|   501,054|   498,214|      497,301|   335,919|    161,382|   495,080|   333,804|   161,276|   485,932|   329,670|   156,262|   488,004
Kansas .................|   426,596|   430,864|   437,034|   445,390|   451,536|   457,614|   460,838|   463,008|   466,293|   468,687|   472,353|      472,188|   325,818|    146,370|   470,610|   323,227|   147,383|   470,205|   322,426|   147,779|   466,317
Kentucky ...............|   637,627|   630,688|   636,401|   646,024|   655,041|   655,265|   657,642|   659,821|   656,089|   669,322|   655,687|      648,180|   458,826|    189,354|   665,850|   471,442|   194,408|   654,363|   473,499|   180,864|   641,883
Louisiana ..............|   786,683|   783,025|   784,757|   794,128|   797,985|   800,560|   797,933|   797,366|   793,296|   776,813|   768,734|      756,579|   548,019|    208,560|   743,089|   546,575|   196,514|   731,328|   536,951|   194,377|   732,412
Maine ..................|   212,902|   213,775|   215,149|   216,400|   216,453|   216,995|   212,601|   213,569|   213,593|   212,579|   211,051|      209,253|   148,774|     60,479|   207,037|   145,709|    61,328|   205,586|   143,864|    61,722|   205,191
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Maryland ...............|   688,947|   698,806|   715,176|   736,238|   751,850|   772,638|   790,938|   805,544|   818,583|   830,744|   841,671|      846,582|   607,125|    239,457|   852,920|   609,093|   243,827|   860,640|   610,907|   249,733|   866,348
Massachusetts ..........|   823,428|   825,588|   834,314|   846,155|   859,948|   877,726|   893,727|   915,007|   933,898|   949,006|   962,317|      971,425|   706,251|    265,174|   975,150|   702,575|   272,575|   973,140|   699,496|   273,644|   975,497
Michigan ...............| 1,582,785| 1,576,785| 1,584,431| 1,593,561| 1,603,610| 1,599,377| 1,614,784| 1,641,456| 1,685,714| 1,702,717| 1,720,287|    1,725,639| 1,244,586|    481,053| 1,720,626| 1,222,482|   498,144| 1,730,668| 1,222,763|   507,905| 1,785,908
Minnesota ..............|   726,950|   739,553|   756,374|   773,571|   793,724|   810,233|   821,693|   835,166|   847,204|   853,621|   856,455|      854,034|   580,363|    273,671|   854,340|   577,766|   276,574|   851,384|   573,028|   278,356|   846,434
Mississippi ............|   503,326|   502,020|   502,417|   504,127|   506,668|   505,907|   505,962|   506,272|   503,967|   504,792|   502,379|      500,716|   365,357|    135,359|   497,871|   363,907|   133,964|   493,507|   361,648|   131,859|   492,990
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Missouri................|   806,639|   807,934|   816,558|   842,965|   859,357|   866,378|   878,541|   889,881|   900,517|   910,613|   913,494|      914,110|   648,758|    265,352|   912,744|   644,803|   267,941|   909,792|   642,513|   267,279|   911,074
Montana ................|   152,191|   151,265|   152,974|   155,779|   160,011|   163,009|   164,341|   165,547|   164,627|   162,335|   159,988|      157,556|   107,490|     50,066|   154,875|   105,226|    49,649|   151,947|   102,721|    49,226|   151,820
Nebraska ...............|   269,434|   270,920|   274,081|   279,552|   282,414|   285,097|   287,100|   289,744|   291,967|   292,681|   291,140|      288,261|   197,014|     91,247|   286,199|   195,486|    90,713|   285,095|   194,653|    90,442|   283,568
Nevada .................|   176,474|   186,834|   201,316|   211,810|   222,974|   235,800|   250,747|   265,041|   282,131|   296,621|   311,061|      325,610|   239,625|     85,985|   340,706|   250,721|    89,985|   356,814|   262,473|    94,341|   363,775
New Hampshire ..........|   169,413|   171,696|   172,785|   177,138|   181,247|   185,360|   189,319|   194,171|   198,308|   201,629|   204,713|      206,783|   146,854|     59,929|   208,461|   147,124|    61,337|   206,847|   144,489|    62,358|   206,754
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New Jersey .............| 1,080,871| 1,076,005| 1,089,646| 1,109,796| 1,130,560| 1,151,307| 1,174,206| 1,197,381| 1,227,832| 1,250,276| 1,268,996|    1,289,256|   953,766|    335,490| 1,313,405|   967,719|   345,686| 1,341,656|   971,934|   369,722| 1,356,374
New Mexico .............|   292,425|   296,057|   301,881|   308,667|   315,668|   322,292|   327,248|   329,640|   332,632|   331,673|   328,753|      324,495|   228,592|     95,903|   320,306|   224,879|    95,427|   320,260|   225,036|    95,224|   323,656
New York ...............| 2,573,715| 2,565,841| 2,598,337| 2,643,993| 2,689,686| 2,733,813| 2,766,208| 2,813,230| 2,843,131| 2,861,823| 2,877,143|    2,887,776| 2,033,748|    854,028| 2,882,188| 2,029,456|   852,732| 2,872,132| 2,017,342|   854,790| 2,887,555
North Carolina .........| 1,083,156| 1,080,744| 1,086,871| 1,097,598| 1,114,083| 1,133,231| 1,156,767| 1,183,090| 1,210,108| 1,236,083| 1,254,821|    1,275,925|   934,725|    341,200| 1,293,638|   945,470|   348,168| 1,315,363|   955,965|   359,398| 1,318,475
North Dakota ...........|   118,809|   117,816|   117,825|   118,376|   118,734|   119,127|   119,288|   119,100|   120,123|   118,572|   114,927|      112,751|    74,968|     37,783|   109,201|    72,421|    36,780|   106,047|    70,454|    35,593|   104,602
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Ohio ...................| 1,778,544| 1,764,410| 1,771,089| 1,783,767| 1,795,199| 1,807,319| 1,814,290| 1,836,015| 1,844,698| 1,847,114| 1,842,163|    1,836,554| 1,296,450|    540,104| 1,835,049| 1,293,646|   541,403| 1,830,985| 1,286,632|   544,353| 1,830,227
Oklahoma ...............|   580,426|   578,580|   579,087|   588,263|   597,096|   604,076|   609,718|   616,393|   620,695|   623,681|   628,492|      627,032|   446,719|    180,313|   623,110|   445,409|   177,701|   622,139|   445,997|   176,142|   611,488
Oregon .................|   461,752|   472,394|   472,394|   498,614|   510,122|   516,611|   521,945|   527,914|   537,854|   541,346|   542,809|      545,033|   378,474|    166,559|   546,231|   379,283|   166,948|   551,480|   381,695|   169,785|   552,119
Pennsylvania ...........| 1,659,714| 1,655,279| 1,667,834| 1,692,797| 1,717,613| 1,744,082| 1,764,946| 1,787,533| 1,804,256| 1,815,151| 1,816,414|    1,816,716| 1,262,181|    554,535| 1,814,311| 1,257,824|   556,487| 1,821,627| 1,254,692|   566,935| 1,841,516
Rhode Island ...........|   133,585|   135,729|   138,813|   142,144|   143,798|   145,676|   147,487|   149,799|   151,324|   153,321|   154,785|      156,454|   113,520|     42,934|   157,347|   113,545|    43,802|   158,046|   112,783|    45,263|   161,217
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South Carolina .........|   615,774|   616,177|   622,112|   627,470|   640,464|   643,696|   648,725|   645,586|   652,816|   659,273|   664,600|      666,780|   483,725|    183,055|   677,411|   493,226|   184,185|   691,078|   499,982|   191,096|   692,003
South Dakota ...........|   126,910|   127,329|   129,164|   131,576|   134,573|   142,825|   143,482|   144,685|   143,331|   142,443|   132,495|      131,037|    89,590|     41,447|   128,603|    87,838|    40,765|   127,542|    86,982|    40,560|   126,830
Tennessee ..............|   821,580|   819,660|   824,595|   833,651|   855,231|   866,557|   881,425|   893,770|   904,818|   893,044|   905,454|      916,202|   664,393|    251,809|   909,161|   668,123|   241,038|   925,030|   674,638|   250,392|   928,795
Texas ..................| 3,283,707| 3,328,514| 3,382,887| 3,464,371| 3,541,769| 3,608,262| 3,677,171| 3,748,167| 3,828,975| 3,891,877| 3,945,367|    3,991,783| 2,895,853|  1,095,930| 4,059,619| 2,943,047| 1,116,572| 4,163,447| 3,016,214| 1,147,233| 4,166,333
Utah ...................|   431,119|   438,554|   446,652|   456,430|   463,870|   471,365|   474,675|   477,121|   481,812|   482,957|   481,176|      480,255|   329,185|    151,070|   481,485|   333,149|   148,336|   484,677|   338,013|   146,664|   484,246
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Vermont ................|    93,381|    94,779|    95,762|    97,137|    98,558|   102,755|   104,533|   105,565|   106,341|   105,984|   105,120|      104,559|    72,276|     32,283|   102,049|    70,320|    31,729|   101,179|    69,299|    31,880|   100,943
Virginia ...............|   982,393|   985,346|   998,601| 1,016,204| 1,031,925| 1,045,471| 1,060,809| 1,079,854| 1,096,093| 1,110,815| 1,124,022|    1,133,994|   817,143|    316,851| 1,144,915|   815,748|   329,167| 1,163,091|   826,184|   336,907| 1,181,476
Washington .............|   790,918|   810,232|   839,709|   869,327|   896,475|   915,952|   938,314|   956,572|   974,504|   991,235|   998,053|    1,003,714|   694,750|    308,964| 1,004,770|   694,367|   310,403| 1,009,200|   696,257|   312,943| 1,010,515
West Virginia...........|   335,912|   327,540|   322,389|   320,249|   318,296|   314,383|   310,511|   307,112|   304,052|   301,419|   297,530|      291,811|   203,475|     88,336|   286,367|   201,199|    85,168|   282,885|   199,803|    83,082|   281,438
Wisconsin ..............|   774,857|   782,905|   797,621|   814,671|   829,415|   844,001|   860,581|   870,175|   879,259|   881,780|   879,542|      877,753|   596,439|    281,314|   879,476|   594,740|   284,736|   879,361|   591,804|   287,557|   874,803
Wyoming ................|    97,793|    97,172|    98,226|   102,074|   100,313|   100,899|   100,314|    99,859|    99,058|    97,115|    95,241|       92,105|    61,654|     30,451|    89,940|    60,148|    29,792|    88,128|    59,093|    29,035|    87,824
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  Affairs ..............|      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |    50,125|       49,076|    37,450|     11,626|    46,938|    35,746|    11,192|    46,476|    35,021|    11,455|      ---
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   Overseas schools ....|      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |    80,715|    78,254|    78,170|\3\   108,035|    90,498|     17,537|    73,581|    59,299|    14,282|    73,212|    58,750|    14,462|      ---
   Domestic schools ....|      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |      --- |         --- |      --- |       --- |    34,058|    30,581|     3,477|    32,283|    28,825|     3,458|      ---
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American Samoa .........|    11,764|    12,258|    12,463|    13,365|    13,994|    14,484|    14,445|    14,576|    14,766|    15,214|    15,372|       15,477|    11,899|      3,578|    15,702|    11,895|     3,807|    15,897|    11,911|     3,986|      ---
Guam ...................|    26,041|    26,493|    26,391|    28,334|    30,077|    30,920|    32,185|    32,960|    33,393|    32,444|    32,222|       32,951|    24,151|      8,800|    32,473|    23,698|     8,775|    31,992|    23,133|     8,859|      ---
Northern Marianas ......|     6,079|     6,101|     6,449|     7,096|     8,086|     8,188|     8,429|     8,809|     9,041|     9,246|     9,498|        9,732|     7,634|      2,098|    10,004|     7,809|     2,195|    10,479|     8,015|     2,464|      ---
Puerto Rico ............|   661,693|   651,225|   644,734|   642,392|   637,034|   631,460|   621,121|   627,620|   618,861|   617,157|   613,862|      613,019|   447,204|    165,815|   612,725|   445,463|   167,262|   604,177|   438,053|   166,124|      ---
Virgin Islands .........|    23,492|    21,193|    21,750|    22,346|    22,887|    22,752|    23,126|    22,737|    22,385|    22,136|    20,976|       20,866|    14,821|      6,045|    19,459|    13,906|     5,553|    18,780|    13,421|     5,359|      ---
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\1\Includes elementary unclassified.
\2\Includes secondary unclassified.
\3\Includes both overseas and domestic schools.

NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The NCES Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1988-89 through 2001-02, and Projections of Education Statistics to 2013. (This table was prepared July 2003.)

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