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Table 34. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2009
State or jurisdiction Total Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Projected fall 2008 enrollment Projected fall 2009 enrollment
Fall 1990 Fall 1994 Fall 1995 Fall 1996 Fall 1997 Fall 1998 Fall 1999 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 2005 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 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 49,315,842 34,234,751 15,081,091 49,292,507 34,205,362 15,087,145 49,623,000 49,788,000
Alabama 721,806 736,531 746,149 747,932 749,207 747,980 740,732   739,992 737,190 739,366 731,220 730,140 741,761 743,632 528,664 214,968 744,865 527,259 217,606 748,000 748,000
Alaska 113,903 127,057 127,618 129,919 132,123 135,373 134,391   133,356 134,349 134,364 133,933 132,970 133,288 132,608 90,167 42,441 131,029 88,980 42,049 129,000 129,000
Arizona 639,853 737,424 743,566 799,250 814,113 848,262 852,612   877,696 922,180 937,755 1,012,068 1,043,298 1,094,454 1,068,249 759,656 308,593 1,087,447 771,056 316,391 1,126,000 1,161,000
Arkansas 436,286 447,565 453,257 457,349 456,497 452,256 451,034   449,959 449,805 450,985 454,523 463,115 474,206 476,409 336,552 139,857 479,016 339,920 139,096 483,000 487,000
California 4,950,474 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 6,413,867 6,441,557 6,437,202 6,406,750 4,410,105 1,996,645 6,343,471 4,328,968 2,014,503 6,431,000 6,435,000
                                           
Colorado 574,213 640,521 656,279 673,438 687,167 699,135 708,109   724,508 742,145 751,862 757,693 765,976 779,826 794,026 559,041 234,985 801,867 565,726 236,141 816,000 827,000
Connecticut 469,123 506,824 517,935 527,129 535,164 544,698 553,993   562,179 570,228 570,023 577,203 577,390 575,059 575,100 398,063 177,037 570,626 394,034 176,592 564,000 559,000
Delaware 99,658 106,813 108,461 110,549 111,960 113,262 112,836   114,676 115,555 116,342 117,668 119,091 120,937 122,254 84,996 37,258 122,574 85,019 37,555 125,000 125,000
District of Columbia 80,694 80,450 79,802 78,648 77,111 71,889 77,194   68,925 75,392 76,166 78,057 76,714 76,876 72,850 52,391 20,459 78,422 55,836 22,586 69,000 70,000
Florida 1,861,592 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 2,671,513 1,866,562 804,951 2,666,811 1,855,859 810,952 2,736,000 2,771,000
                                           
Georgia 1,151,687 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 1,629,157 1,166,508 462,649 1,649,589 1,178,577 471,012 1,705,000 1,735,000
Hawaii 171,708 183,795 187,180 187,653 189,887 188,069 185,860   184,360 184,546 183,829 183,609 183,185 182,818 180,728 126,008 54,720 179,897 125,556 54,341 176,000 174,000
Idaho 220,840 240,448 243,097 245,252 244,403 244,722 245,136   245,117 246,521 248,604 252,120 256,084 261,982 267,380 187,005 80,375 272,119 191,171 80,948 278,000 283,000
Illinois 1,821,407 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 2,118,276 1,477,679 640,597 2,112,805 1,472,909 639,896 2,119,000 2,117,000
Indiana 954,525 969,022 977,263 982,876 986,836 989,001 988,702   989,267 996,133 1,003,875 1,011,130 1,021,348 1,035,074 1,045,940 730,108 315,832 1,046,766 729,550 317,216 1,049,000 1,049,000
                                           
Iowa 483,652 500,440 502,343 502,941 501,054 498,214 497,301   495,080 485,932 482,210 481,226 478,319 483,482 483,122 326,218 156,904 485,115 329,504 155,611 481,000 480,000
Kansas 437,034 460,838 463,008 466,293 468,687 472,353 472,188   470,610 470,205 470,957 470,490 469,136 467,525 469,506 326,201 143,305 468,295 326,771 141,524 467,000 467,000
Kentucky 636,401 657,642 659,821 656,089 669,322 655,687 648,180   665,850 654,363 660,782 663,369 674,796 679,878 683,152 487,165 195,987 666,225 469,373 196,852 690,000 692,000
Louisiana 784,757 797,933 797,366 793,296 776,813 768,734 756,579   743,089 731,328 730,464 727,709 724,281 654,526 675,851 492,116 183,735 681,038 499,549 181,489 664,000 661,000
Maine 215,149 212,601 213,569 213,593 212,579 211,051 209,253   207,037 205,586 204,337 202,084 198,820 195,498 193,986 132,338 61,648 196,245 130,742 65,503 188,000 185,000
                                           
Maryland 715,176 790,938 805,544 818,583 830,744 841,671 846,582   852,920 860,640 866,743 869,113 865,561 860,020 851,640 579,065 272,575 845,700 576,479 269,221 835,000 828,000
Massachusetts 834,314 893,727 915,007 933,898 949,006 962,317 971,425   975,150 973,139 982,989 980,459 975,574 971,909 968,661 670,628 298,033 962,958 666,926 296,032 949,000 941,000
Michigan 1,584,431 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 1,722,656 1,170,558 552,098 1,692,739 1,136,823 555,916 1,662,000 1,635,000
Minnesota 756,374 821,693 835,166 847,204 853,621 856,455 854,034   854,340 851,384 846,891 842,854 838,503 839,243 840,565 558,445 282,120 837,578 558,180 279,398 832,000 830,000
Mississippi 502,417 505,962 506,272 503,967 504,792 502,379 500,716   497,871 493,507 492,645 493,540 495,376 494,954 495,026 356,382 138,644 494,122 353,512 140,610 496,000 496,000
                                           
Missouri 816,558 878,541 889,881 900,517 910,613 913,494 914,110   912,744 909,792 906,499 905,941 905,449 917,705 920,353 634,275 286,078 917,188 631,746 285,442 919,000 919,000
Montana 152,974 164,341 165,547 164,627 162,335 159,988 157,556   154,875 151,947 149,995 148,356 146,705 145,416 144,418 97,021 47,397 142,823 96,354 46,469 142,000 142,000
Nebraska 274,081 287,100 289,744 291,967 292,681 291,140 288,261   286,199 285,095 285,402 285,542 285,761 286,646 287,580 195,769 91,811 291,244 200,095 91,149 289,000 290,000
Nevada 201,316 250,747 265,041 282,131 296,621 311,061 325,610   340,706 356,814 369,498 385,401 400,083 412,395 424,766 302,953 121,813 429,362 307,573 121,789 451,000 463,000
New Hampshire 172,785 189,319 194,171 198,308 201,629 204,713 206,783   208,461 206,847 207,671 207,417 206,852 205,767 203,572 136,188 67,384 200,772 134,359 66,413 199,000 198,000
                                           
New Jersey 1,089,646 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 1,388,850 963,418 425,432 1,382,348 954,418 427,930 1,368,000 1,362,000
New Mexico 301,881 327,248 329,640 332,632 331,673 328,753 324,495   320,306 320,260 320,234 323,066 326,102 326,758 328,220 230,091 98,129 329,040 229,718 99,322 330,000 331,000
New York 2,598,337 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 2,809,649 1,887,284 922,365 2,765,435 1,856,315 909,120 2,707,000 2,669,000
North Carolina 1,086,871 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 1,444,481 1,027,067 417,414 1,489,492 1,072,324 417,168 1,496,000 1,520,000
North Dakota 117,825 119,288 119,100 120,123 118,572 114,927 112,751   109,201 106,047 104,225 102,233 100,513 98,283 96,670 64,395 32,275 95,059 63,492 31,567 93,000 92,000
                                           
Ohio 1,771,089 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 1,836,722 1,253,193 583,529 1,827,184 1,241,322 585,862 1,814,000 1,802,000
Oklahoma 579,087 609,718 616,393 620,695 623,681 628,492 627,032   623,110 622,139 624,548 626,160 629,476 634,739 639,391 459,944 179,447 642,065 462,629 179,436 646,000 649,000
Oregon 472,394 521,945 527,914 537,854 541,346 542,809 545,033   546,231 551,480 554,071 551,273 552,505 552,194 562,574 380,576 181,998 565,586 383,598 181,988 564,000 565,000
Pennsylvania 1,667,834 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 1,871,060 1,220,074 650,986 1,801,971 1,205,351 596,620 1,844,000 1,824,000
Rhode Island 138,813 147,487 149,799 151,324 153,321 154,785 156,454   157,347 158,046 159,205 159,375 156,498 153,422 151,612 101,996 49,616 147,629 99,159 48,470 145,000 142,000
                                           
South Carolina 622,112 648,725 645,586 652,816 659,273 664,600 666,780   677,411 676,198 694,389 699,198 703,736 701,544 708,021 501,273 206,748 712,317 504,566 207,751 707,000 706,000
South Dakota 129,164 143,482 144,685 143,331 142,443 132,495 131,037   128,603 127,542 130,048 125,537 122,798 122,012 121,158 83,137 38,021 121,606 83,424 38,182 120,000 119,000
Tennessee 824,595 881,425 893,770 904,818 893,044 905,454 916,202   909,161 924,899 927,608 936,682 941,091 953,928 978,368 691,971 286,397 964,259 681,751 282,508 997,000 1,006,000
Texas 3,382,887 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 4,599,509 3,319,782 1,279,727 4,674,832 3,374,684 1,300,148 4,834,000 4,949,000
Utah 446,652 474,675 477,121 481,812 482,957 481,176 480,255   481,485 484,684 489,262 495,981 503,607 508,430 523,386 371,272 152,114 576,244 410,258 165,986 559,000 573,000
                                           
Vermont 95,762 104,533 105,565 106,341 105,984 105,120 104,559   102,049 101,179 99,978 99,103 98,352 96,638 95,399 63,740 31,659 94,038 63,096 30,942 91,000 89,000
Virginia 998,601 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 1,220,440 841,685 378,755 1,230,857 850,444 380,413 1,233,000 1,238,000
Washington 839,709 938,314 956,572 974,504 991,235 998,053 1,003,714   1,004,770 1,009,200 1,014,798 1,021,349 1,020,005 1,031,985 1,026,774 694,858 331,916 1,030,247 697,407 332,840 1,026,000 1,026,000
West Virginia 322,389 310,511 307,112 304,052 301,419 297,530 291,811   286,367 282,885 282,455 281,215 280,129 280,866 281,939 197,573 84,366 282,535 198,545 83,990 281,000 281,000
Wisconsin 797,621 860,581 870,175 879,259 881,780 879,542 877,753   879,476 879,361 881,231 880,031 864,757 875,174 876,700 584,600 292,100 874,633 585,212 289,421 864,000 861,000
Wyoming 98,226 100,314 99,859 99,058 97,115 95,241 92,105   89,940 88,128 88,116 87,462 84,733 84,409 85,193 57,995 27,198 86,422 59,243 27,179 86,000 87,000
                                           
Bureau of Indian
   Education
50,125 49,076   46,938 46,476 46,126 45,828 45,828 50,938
                                           
DoD, overseas 80,715 78,254 78,170 108,035 3  73,581 73,212 72,889 71,053 68,327 62,543 60,891 47,589 13,302 57,247 44,418 12,829
DoD, domestic   34,174 32,847 32,115 30,603 29,151 28,329 26,631 24,052 2,579 27,548 24,807 2,741
                                           
Other jurisdictions                                            
American Samoa 12,463 14,445 14,576 14,766 15,214 15,372 15,477   15,702 15,897 15,984 15,893 16,126 16,438 16,400 11,763 4,637
Guam 26,391 32,185 32,960 33,393 32,444 32,222 32,951   32,473 31,992 31,572 30,605 30,986
Northern Marianas 6,449 8,429 8,809 9,041 9,246 9,498 9,732   10,004 10,479 11,251 11,244 11,601 11,718 11,695 8,504 3,191 11,299 8,140 3,159
Puerto Rico 644,734 621,121 627,620 618,861 617,157 613,862 613,019   612,725 604,177 596,502 584,916 575,648 563,490 544,138 382,647 161,491 526,565 372,514 154,051
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,750 23,126 22,737 22,385 22,136 20,976 20,866   19,459 18,780 18,333 17,716 16,429 16,750 16,284 11,237 5,047 15,903 10,770 5,133
—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 Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1990-91 through 2007-08, and Projections of Education Statistics to 2018. (This table was prepared September 2009.)                  
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