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Table 105.20. Enrollment in educational institutions, by level and control of institution, enrollment level, and attendance status and sex of student: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2023
[In thousands]
Level and control of institution, enrollment level, and attendance status and sex of student Actual Projected
1990 2000 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
All levels 60,683   68,685   75,883   75,784 75,476   75,439 75,736 75,997 76,376 77,078 77,607 78,183 78,807 79,484 80,182 80,857
Elementary and secondary
      schools1
46,864   53,373   54,867   54,790 54,833   54,842 54,725 54,731 54,790 55,132 55,380 55,671 56,010 56,343 56,684 57,023
Public 41,217   47,204   49,484   49,522 49,652   49,750 49,751 49,839 49,951 50,280 50,543 50,834 51,165 51,485 51,804 52,113
Private 5,648 2 6,169 2 5,382 2 5,268 5,181   5,091 4,974 4,892 4,839 4,852 4,837 4,836 4,844 4,857 4,880 4,910
                                         
Prekindergarten to                                        
grade 8 34,388   38,592   38,708   38,750 38,874   38,967 38,839 38,810 38,867 39,177 39,424 39,687 39,950 40,194 40,470 40,887
Public3 29,876   33,686   34,625   34,773 34,968   35,111 35,062 35,069 35,142 35,412 35,642 35,878 36,115 36,335 36,585 36,967
Private 4,512 2 4,906 2 4,084 2 3,977 3,906   3,856 3,776 3,741 3,725 3,765 3,782 3,809 3,835 3,859 3,885 3,920
                                         
Grades 9 to 12 12,476   14,781   16,159   16,040 15,959   15,874 15,886 15,921 15,924 15,955 15,955 15,984 16,060 16,149 16,213 16,136
Public3 11,341   13,517   14,860   14,749 14,684   14,639 14,689 14,770 14,810 14,868 14,901 14,957 15,050 15,151 15,219 15,146
Private 1,136 2 1,264 2 1,299 2 1,291 1,275   1,235 1,197 1,150 1,114 1,087 1,054 1,027 1,009 998 994 990
Postsecondary degree-
      granting institu-
      tions
13,819   15,312   21,016   20,994 20,643 4 20,597 21,011 21,266 21,586 21,946 22,227 22,512 22,797 23,141 23,499 23,834
Undergraduate 11,959   13,155   18,079   18,063 17,732 4 17,650 17,968 18,155 18,397 18,677 18,904 19,134 19,360 19,634 19,917 20,186
Full-time 6,976   7,923   11,452   11,359 11,098 4 11,052 11,242 11,325 11,448 11,596 11,720 11,850 11,974 12,130 12,296 12,452
Part-time 4,983   5,232   6,627   6,704 6,635 4 6,598 6,726 6,830 6,949 7,082 7,184 7,284 7,386 7,504 7,621 7,734
                                         
Male 5,380   5,778   7,835   7,817 7,714 4 7,729 7,759 7,777 7,827 7,899 7,962 8,030 8,095 8,180 8,269 8,353
Female 6,579   7,377   10,244   10,246 10,019 4 9,921 10,209 10,378 10,571 10,778 10,942 11,104 11,265 11,454 11,648 11,833
                                         
2-year 5,240   5,948   7,681   7,500 7,164 4 7,191 7,320 7,410 7,525 7,655 7,760 7,862 7,957 8,073 8,196 8,313
4-year 6,719   7,207   10,398   10,563 10,568 4 10,459 10,648 10,745 10,873 11,022 11,144 11,272 11,403 11,561 11,721 11,873
                                         
Public 9,710   10,539   13,704   13,689 13,474 4 13,428 13,666 13,812 14,000 14,218 14,394 14,571 14,744 14,953 15,169 15,375
Private 2,250   2,616   4,374   4,374 4,259 4 4,222 4,302 4,343 4,397 4,459 4,510 4,563 4,616 4,681 4,747 4,810
                                         
Postbaccalaureate 1,860   2,157   2,937   2,931 2,910 4 2,947 3,043 3,111 3,189 3,269 3,323 3,378 3,437 3,507 3,582 3,648
Full-time 845   1,087   1,631   1,642 1,639 4 1,690 1,750 1,787 1,830 1,873 1,898 1,925 1,955 1,992 2,033 2,068
Part-time 1,015   1,070   1,307   1,289 1,271 4 1,258 1,294 1,324 1,359 1,396 1,425 1,453 1,482 1,516 1,549 1,580
                                         
Male 904   944   1,210   1,210 1,205 4 1,255 1,278 1,296 1,319 1,344 1,361 1,378 1,396 1,419 1,443 1,464
Female 955   1,213   1,728   1,722 1,705 4 1,692 1,765 1,815 1,870 1,925 1,962 2,000 2,041 2,088 2,138 2,184
1 Includes enrollments in local public school systems and in most private schools (religiously affiliated and nonsectarian). Excludes homeschooled children who were not also enrolled in public and private schools. Private elementary enrollment includes preprimary students in schools offering kindergarten or higher grades.
2 Estimated.
3 Includes prorated proportion of students classified as ungraded.
4 Data are actual.
NOTE: Postsecondary data for 1990 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. The degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. 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, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary and Secondary Education," 1990-91 through 2011-12; Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), 2012; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 1995-96 through 2011-12; National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, 1972 through 2023; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:90-99); and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2013, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared January 2014.)
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