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Table 33. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2008
State or jurisdiction Total Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Projected fall 2007 enrollment Projected fall 2008 enrollment
Fall 1990 Fall 1993 Fall 1994 Fall 1995 Fall 1996 Fall 1997 Fall 1998 Fall 1999 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 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 43,464,916 44,111,482 44,840,481 45,611,046 46,126,897 46,538,585 46,857,149   47,203,539 47,671,870 48,183,086 48,540,215 48,795,465 49,113,298 34,205,172 14,908,126 49,298,945 34,221,430 15,077,515 49,644,000 49,825,000
Alabama 721,806 734,288 736,531 746,149 747,932 749,207 747,980 740,732   739,992 737,190 739,366 731,220 730,140 741,761 529,347 212,414 743,632 528,664 214,968 749,000 750,000
Alaska 113,903 125,948 127,057 127,618 129,919 132,123 135,373 134,391   133,356 134,349 134,364 133,933 132,970 133,288 91,225 42,063 132,608 90,167 42,441 134,000 132,000
Arizona 639,853 709,453 737,424 743,566 799,250 814,113 848,262 852,612   877,696 922,180 937,755 1,012,068 1,043,298 1,094,454 739,535 354,919 1,065,082 758,338 306,744 1,177,000 1,212,000
Arkansas 436,286 444,271 447,565 453,257 457,349 456,497 452,256 451,034   449,959 449,805 450,985 454,523 463,115 474,206 335,747 138,459 476,409 336,552 139,857 480,000 485,000
California 4,950,474 5,327,231 5,407,475 5,536,406 5,686,198 5,803,887 5,926,037 6,038,590   6,140,814 6,247,726 6,353,667 6,413,862 6,441,557 6,437,202 4,466,160 1,971,042 6,406,821 4,410,254 1,996,567 6,471,000 6,475,000
                                             
Colorado 574,213 625,062 640,521 656,279 673,438 687,167 699,135 708,109   724,508 742,145 751,862 757,693 765,976 779,826 549,875 229,951 794,026 559,041 234,985 803,000 812,000
Connecticut 469,123 496,298 506,824 517,935 527,129 535,164 544,698 553,993   562,179 570,228 570,023 577,203 577,390 575,059 399,705 175,354 575,100 398,063 177,037 566,000 561,000
Delaware 99,658 105,547 106,813 108,461 110,549 111,960 113,262 112,836   114,676 115,555 116,342 117,668 119,091 120,937 84,639 36,298 122,254 84,996 37,258 124,000 125,000
District of Columbia 80,694 80,678 80,450 79,802 78,648 77,111 71,889 77,194   68,925 75,392 76,166 78,057 76,714 76,876 55,637 21,239 72,850 52,383 20,467 76,000 75,000
Florida 1,861,592 2,040,763 2,111,188 2,176,222 2,242,212 2,294,077 2,337,633 2,381,396   2,434,821 2,500,478 2,539,929 2,587,628 2,639,336 2,675,024 1,873,395 801,629 2,671,513 1,866,562 804,951 2,771,000 2,812,000
                                             
Georgia 1,151,687 1,235,304 1,270,948 1,311,126 1,346,761 1,375,980 1,401,291 1,422,762   1,444,937 1,470,634 1,496,012 1,522,611 1,553,437 1,598,461 1,145,446 453,015 1,629,157 1,166,508 462,649 1,679,000 1,712,000
Hawaii 171,708 180,410 183,795 187,180 187,653 189,887 188,069 185,860   184,360 184,546 183,829 183,609 183,185 182,818 127,472 55,346 180,728 126,007 54,721 183,000 184,000
Idaho 220,840 236,774 240,448 243,097 245,252 244,403 244,722 245,136   245,117 246,521 248,604 252,120 256,084 261,982 182,829 79,153 267,380 187,005 80,375 272,000 276,000
Illinois 1,821,407 1,893,078 1,916,172 1,943,623 1,973,040 1,998,289 2,011,530 2,027,600   2,048,792 2,071,391 2,084,187 2,100,961 2,097,503 2,111,706 1,480,321 631,385 2,118,276 1,477,679 640,597 2,127,000 2,126,000
Indiana 954,525 965,633 969,022 977,263 982,876 986,836 989,001 988,702   989,267 996,133 1,003,875 1,011,130 1,021,348 1,035,074 724,467 310,607 1,045,940 730,108 315,832 1,043,000 1,044,000
                                             
Iowa 483,652 498,519 500,440 502,343 502,941 501,054 498,214 497,301   495,080 485,932 482,210 481,226 478,319 483,482 326,160 157,322 483,122 326,218 156,904 484,000 482,000
Kansas 437,034 457,614 460,838 463,008 466,293 468,687 472,353 472,188   470,610 470,205 470,957 470,490 469,136 467,525 320,601 146,924 469,506 326,225 143,281 462,000 461,000
Kentucky 636,401 655,265 657,642 659,821 656,089 669,322 655,687 648,180   665,850 654,363 660,782 663,885 674,796 679,878 487,435 192,443 683,173 487,192 195,981 683,000 686,000
Louisiana 784,757 800,560 797,933 797,366 793,296 776,813 768,734 756,579   743,089 731,328 730,464 727,709 724,281 654,526 482,082 172,444 675,851 492,116 183,735 614,000 602,000
Maine 215,149 216,995 212,601 213,569 213,593 212,579 211,051 209,253   207,037 205,586 204,337 202,084 198,820 195,498 133,491 62,007 193,986 132,338 61,648 189,000 186,000
                                             
Maryland 715,176 772,638 790,938 805,544 818,583 830,744 841,671 846,582   852,920 860,640 866,743 869,113 865,561 860,020 588,571 271,449 851,640 579,065 272,575 854,000 850,000
Massachusetts 834,314 877,726 893,727 915,007 933,898 949,006 962,317 971,425   975,150 973,139 982,989 980,459 975,574 971,909 675,398 296,511 968,661 670,628 298,033 960,000 952,000
Michigan 1,584,431 1,599,377 1,614,784 1,641,456 1,685,714 1,702,717 1,720,287 1,725,639   1,720,626 1,730,669 1,785,160 1,757,604 1,751,290 1,742,282 1,191,397 550,885 1,714,709 1,162,550 552,159 1,711,000 1,686,000
Minnesota 756,374 810,233 821,693 835,166 847,204 853,621 856,455 854,034   854,340 851,384 846,891 842,854 838,503 839,243 557,757 281,486 840,565 558,445 282,120 833,000 829,000
Mississippi 502,417 505,907 505,962 506,272 503,967 504,792 502,379 500,716   497,871 493,507 492,645 493,540 495,376 494,954 358,057 136,897 495,026 356,406 138,620 495,000 495,000
                                             
Missouri 816,558 866,378 878,541 889,881 900,517 910,613 913,494 914,110   912,744 909,792 906,499 905,941 905,449 917,705 635,142 282,563 920,353 634,275 286,078 917,000 917,000
Montana 152,974 163,009 164,341 165,547 164,627 162,335 159,988 157,556   154,875 151,947 149,995 148,356 146,705 145,416 97,770 47,646 144,418 97,021 47,397 143,000 142,000
Nebraska 274,081 285,097 287,100 289,744 291,967 292,681 291,140 288,261   286,199 285,095 285,402 285,542 285,761 286,646 195,055 91,591 287,580 195,769 91,811 288,000 288,000
Nevada 201,316 235,800 250,747 265,041 282,131 296,621 311,061 325,610   340,706 356,814 369,498 385,401 400,083 412,395 295,991 116,404 424,240 302,839 121,401 444,000 457,000
New Hampshire 172,785 185,360 189,319 194,171 198,308 201,629 204,713 206,783   208,461 206,847 207,671 207,417 206,852 205,767 138,586 67,181 203,551 136,188 67,363 200,000 198,000
                                             
New Jersey 1,089,646 1,151,307 1,174,206 1,197,381 1,227,832 1,250,276 1,268,996 1,289,256   1,313,405 1,341,656 1,367,438 1,380,753 1,393,347 1,395,602 970,725 424,877 1,388,850 963,548 425,302 1,393,000 1,393,000
New Mexico 301,881 322,292 327,248 329,640 332,632 331,673 328,753 324,495   320,306 320,260 320,234 323,066 326,102 326,758 229,552 97,206 328,220 230,091 98,129 329,000 330,000
New York 2,598,337 2,733,813 2,766,208 2,813,230 2,843,131 2,861,823 2,877,143 2,887,776   2,882,188 2,872,132 2,888,233 2,864,775 2,836,337 2,815,581 1,909,425 906,156 2,809,649 1,887,744 921,905 2,765,000 2,737,000
North Carolina 1,086,871 1,133,231 1,156,767 1,183,090 1,210,108 1,236,083 1,254,821 1,275,925   1,293,638 1,315,363 1,335,954 1,360,209 1,385,754 1,416,436 1,003,118 413,318 1,444,481 1,027,067 417,414 1,472,000 1,496,000
North Dakota 117,825 119,127 119,288 119,100 120,123 118,572 114,927 112,751   109,201 106,047 104,225 102,233 100,513 98,283 65,638 32,645 96,670 64,395 32,275 95,000 94,000
                                             
Ohio 1,771,089 1,807,319 1,814,290 1,836,015 1,844,698 1,847,114 1,842,163 1,836,554   1,835,049 1,830,985 1,838,285 1,845,428 1,840,032 1,839,683 1,261,331 578,352 1,836,096 1,252,608 583,488 1,823,000 1,812,000
Oklahoma 579,087 604,076 609,718 616,393 620,695 623,681 628,492 627,032   623,110 622,139 624,548 626,160 629,476 634,739 456,963 177,776 639,391 459,953 179,438 639,000 643,000
Oregon 472,394 516,611 521,945 527,914 537,854 541,346 542,809 545,033   546,231 551,480 554,071 551,273 552,505 552,194 379,688 172,506 562,574 380,583 181,991 557,000 558,000
Pennsylvania 1,667,834 1,744,082 1,764,946 1,787,533 1,804,256 1,815,151 1,816,414 1,816,716   1,814,311 1,821,627 1,816,747 1,821,146 1,828,089 1,830,684 1,227,625 603,059 1,871,060 1,220,074 650,986 1,810,000 1,797,000
Rhode Island 138,813 145,676 147,487 149,799 151,324 153,321 154,785 156,454   157,347 158,046 159,205 159,375 156,498 153,422 103,870 49,552 151,612 101,996 49,616 148,000 145,000
                                             
South Carolina 622,112 643,696 648,725 645,586 652,816 659,273 664,600 666,780   677,411 676,198 694,389 699,198 703,736 701,544 498,030 203,514 703,119 497,102 206,017 704,000 706,000
South Dakota 129,164 142,825 143,482 144,685 143,331 142,443 132,495 131,037   128,603 127,542 130,048 125,537 122,798 122,012 83,530 38,482 121,158 83,137 38,021 121,000 120,000
Tennessee 824,595 866,557 881,425 893,770 904,818 893,044 905,454 916,202   909,161 924,899 927,608 936,681 941,091 953,928 676,576 277,352 978,368 691,971 286,397 968,000 974,000
Texas 3,382,887 3,608,262 3,677,171 3,748,167 3,828,975 3,891,877 3,945,367 3,991,783   4,059,619 4,163,447 4,259,823 4,331,751 4,405,215 4,525,394 3,268,339 1,257,055 4,599,509 3,319,782 1,279,727 4,759,000 4,872,000
Utah 446,652 471,365 474,675 477,121 481,812 482,957 481,176 480,255   481,485 484,684 489,262 495,981 503,607 508,430 357,644 150,786 523,586 371,326 152,260 542,000 554,000
                                             
Vermont 95,762 102,755 104,533 105,565 106,341 105,984 105,120 104,559   102,049 101,179 99,978 99,103 98,352 96,638 64,662 31,976 95,399 63,740 31,659 92,000 90,000
Virginia 998,601 1,045,471 1,060,809 1,079,854 1,096,093 1,110,815 1,124,022 1,133,994   1,144,915 1,163,091 1,177,229 1,192,092 1,204,739 1,213,616 841,299 372,317 1,220,440 841,685 378,755 1,234,000 1,242,000
Washington 839,709 915,952 938,314 956,572 974,504 991,235 998,053 1,003,714   1,004,770 1,009,200 1,014,798 1,021,349 1,020,005 1,031,985 699,482 332,503 1,026,774 694,858 331,916 1,033,000 1,032,000
West Virginia 322,389 314,383 310,511 307,112 304,052 301,419 297,530 291,811   286,367 282,885 282,455 281,215 280,129 280,866 197,189 83,677 281,939 197,573 84,366 279,000 278,000
Wisconsin 797,621 844,001 860,581 870,175 879,259 881,780 879,542 877,753   879,476 879,361 881,231 880,031 864,757 875,174 583,998 291,176 876,700 584,600 292,100 865,000 860,000
Wyoming 98,226 100,899 100,314 99,859 99,058 97,115 95,241 92,105   89,940 88,128 88,116 87,462 84,733 84,409 57,195 27,214 85,193 57,995 27,198 84,000 84,000
                                             
Bureau of Indian Education 50,125 49,076   46,938 46,476 46,126 45,828 45,828 50,938 36,133 14,805
DoD, overseas 80,715 78,254 78,170 108,035 3  73,581 73,212 72,889 71,053 68,327 62,543 48,691 13,852 60,891 47,589 13,302
DoD, domestic   34,058 32,847 32,115 30,603 29,151 28,329 25,558 2,771 26,631 24,052 2,579
Other jurisdictions                                            
American Samoa 12,463 14,484 14,445 14,576 14,766 15,214 15,372 15,477   15,702 15,897 15,984 15,893 16,126 16,438 11,766 4,672 16,427 11,755 4,672
Guam 26,391 30,920 32,185 32,960 33,393 32,444 32,222 32,951   32,473 31,992 31,572 30,605 30,986 21,946 9,040
Northern Marianas 6,449 8,188 8,429 8,809 9,041 9,246 9,498 9,732   10,004 10,479 11,251 11,244 11,601 11,718 8,427 3,291 11,695 8,504 3,191
Puerto Rico 644,734 631,460 621,121 627,620 618,861 617,157 613,862 613,019   612,725 604,177 596,502 584,916 575,648 563,490 399,384 164,106 544,138 382,600 161,538
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,750 22,752 23,126 22,737 22,385 22,136 20,976 20,866   19,459 18,780 18,333 17,716 16,429 16,750 11,728 5,022 16,284 11,237 5,047
—Not available.
1 Includes elementary unclassified.
2 Includes secondary unclassified.
3 Includes both overseas and domestic schools.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense. 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 Non-fiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1990–91 through 2006–07, and Projections of Education Statistics to 2017. (This table was prepared October 2008.)
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