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Table 203.20. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by region, state, and jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2023
Region, state, and jurisdiction Actual total enrollment Percent change in total enroll-
ment, 2006 to 2011
Projected total enrollment Percent change in total enroll-
ment, 2011 to 2023
Fall 1990 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2020 Fall 2023
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 47,203,539 47,671,870 48,183,086 48,540,215 48,795,465 49,113,298 49,315,842 49,292,507 49,265,572 49,360,982 49,484,181 49,521,669 0.4 49,651,900 49,750,400 49,751,300 49,839,400 51,165,200 52,112,800 5.2
                                           
Region                                          
Northeast 7,281,763 8,222,127 8,250,440 8,296,621 8,292,315 8,271,259 8,240,160 8,257,889 8,122,022 8,052,985 8,092,029 8,071,335 7,953,981 -3.7 7,901,300 7,852,600 7,800,800 7,766,800 7,768,400 7,791,000 -2.0
Midwest 9,943,761 10,729,987 10,744,536 10,818,970 10,808,977 10,775,409 10,818,815 10,819,248 10,770,212 10,742,973 10,672,171 10,609,604 10,573,792 -2.3 10,556,400 10,536,700 10,496,200 10,479,600 10,504,000 10,515,400 -0.6
South 14,807,016 17,007,261 17,236,914 17,471,440 17,672,745 17,891,987 18,103,166 18,293,633 18,424,719 18,490,770 18,651,889 18,805,000 18,955,932 3.6 19,115,700 19,236,100 19,300,200 19,385,600 20,060,900 20,542,600 8.4
West 9,184,143 11,244,164 11,439,980 11,596,055 11,766,178 11,856,810 11,951,157 11,945,072 11,975,554 11,978,844 11,944,893 11,998,242 12,037,964 0.8 12,078,600 12,125,000 12,154,200 12,207,300 12,832,000 13,263,700 10.2
                                           
State                                          
Alabama 721,806 739,992 737,190 739,366 731,220 730,140 741,761 743,632 744,865 745,668 748,889 755,552 744,621 0.1 742,400 739,300 734,300 730,000 715,000 712,800 -4.3
Alaska 113,903 133,356 134,349 134,364 133,933 132,970 133,288 132,608 131,029 130,662 131,661 132,104 131,167 -1.1 131,000 132,300 133,400 135,000 147,200 155,200 18.3
Arizona 639,853 877,696 922,180 937,755 1,012,068 1,043,298 1,094,454 1,068,249 1,087,447 1,087,817 1,077,831 1,071,751 1,080,319 1.1 1,088,500 1,098,800 1,108,300 1,122,600 1,226,000 1,295,500 19.9
Arkansas 436,286 449,959 449,805 450,985 454,523 463,115 474,206 476,409 479,016 478,965 480,559 482,114 483,114 1.4 486,300 487,300 486,200 484,900 485,700 488,600 1.1
California 4,950,474 6,140,814 6,247,726 6,353,667 6,413,867 6,441,557 6,437,202 6,406,750 6,343,471 6,322,528 6,263,438 6,289,578 6,287,834 -1.9 6,282,200 6,278,800 6,268,600 6,271,000 6,543,800 6,742,400 7.2
                                           
Colorado 574,213 724,508 742,145 751,862 757,693 765,976 779,826 794,026 801,867 818,443 832,368 843,316 854,265 7.6 864,700 874,000 880,700 888,600 931,600 954,000 11.7
Connecticut 469,123 562,179 570,228 570,023 577,203 577,390 575,059 575,100 570,626 567,198 563,968 560,546 554,437 -3.6 548,000 542,700 536,500 532,100 528,500 533,500 -3.8
Delaware 99,658 114,676 115,555 116,342 117,668 119,091 120,937 122,254 122,574 125,430 126,801 129,403 128,946 5.5 129,500 130,400 131,100 132,100 138,200 140,100 8.7
District of Columbia 80,694 68,925 75,392 76,166 78,057 76,714 76,876 72,850 78,422 68,681 69,433 71,284 73,911 1.5 74,700 74,200 73,400 73,000 71,900 69,600 -5.8
Florida 1,861,592 2,434,821 2,500,478 2,539,929 2,587,628 2,639,336 2,675,024 2,671,513 2,666,811 2,631,020 2,634,522 2,643,347 2,668,156 -0.1 2,696,300 2,715,800 2,730,200 2,745,000 2,903,500 3,032,800 13.7
                                           
Georgia 1,151,687 1,444,937 1,470,634 1,496,012 1,522,611 1,553,437 1,598,461 1,629,157 1,649,589 1,655,792 1,667,685 1,677,067 1,685,016 3.4 1,695,700 1,704,600 1,707,500 1,712,200 1,760,500 1,809,700 7.4
Hawaii 171,708 184,360 184,546 183,829 183,609 183,185 182,818 180,728 179,897 179,478 180,196 179,601 182,706 1.1 182,600 182,600 182,000 181,500 180,600 178,000 -2.6
Idaho 220,840 245,117 246,521 248,604 252,120 256,084 261,982 267,380 272,119 275,051 276,299 275,859 279,873 4.7 283,000 286,600 289,200 292,500 307,800 314,000 12.2
Illinois 1,821,407 2,048,792 2,071,391 2,084,187 2,100,961 2,097,503 2,111,706 2,118,276 2,112,805 2,119,707 2,104,175 2,091,654 2,083,097 -1.7 2,084,100 2,077,500 2,069,700 2,067,400 2,061,600 2,053,000 -1.4
Indiana 954,525 989,267 996,133 1,003,875 1,011,130 1,021,348 1,035,074 1,045,940 1,046,766 1,046,147 1,046,661 1,047,232 1,040,765 -0.5 1,038,100 1,033,500 1,025,200 1,019,100 1,005,100 1,009,500 -3.0
                                           
Iowa 483,652 495,080 485,932 482,210 481,226 478,319 483,482 483,122 485,115 487,559 491,842 495,775 495,870 2.6 498,000 499,500 499,000 499,400 504,100 501,500 1.1
Kansas 437,034 470,610 470,205 470,957 470,490 469,136 467,525 469,506 468,295 471,060 474,489 483,701 486,108 3.5 488,000 489,700 490,200 491,700 498,900 499,300 2.7
Kentucky 636,401 665,850 654,363 660,782 663,369 674,796 679,878 683,152 666,225 670,030 680,089 673,128 681,987 -0.2 683,300 682,300 680,100 679,000 672,600 668,500 -2.0
Louisiana 784,757 743,089 731,328 730,464 727,709 724,281 654,526 675,851 681,038 684,873 690,915 696,558 703,390 4.1 710,400 712,000 709,700 709,200 697,900 686,300 -2.4
Maine 215,149 207,037 205,586 204,337 202,084 198,820 195,498 193,986 196,245 192,935 189,225 189,077 188,969 -2.6 187,500 186,900 186,200 185,900 187,300 187,200 -0.9
                                           
Maryland 715,176 852,920 860,640 866,743 869,113 865,561 860,020 851,640 845,700 843,861 848,412 852,211 854,086 0.3 857,600 862,300 866,600 873,000 934,200 969,000 13.5
Massachusetts 834,314 975,150 973,139 982,989 980,459 975,574 971,909 968,661 962,958 958,910 957,053 955,563 953,369 -1.6 950,300 945,200 938,200 932,600 923,300 926,100 -2.9
Michigan 1,584,431 1,720,626 1,730,669 1,785,160 1,757,604 1,751,290 1,742,282 1,722,656 1,692,739 1,659,921 1,649,082 1,587,067 1,573,537 -8.7 1,555,400 1,541,400 1,524,100 1,512,600 1,479,200 1,473,300 -6.4
Minnesota 756,374 854,340 851,384 846,891 842,854 838,503 839,243 840,565 837,578 836,048 837,053 838,037 839,738 -0.1 845,400 850,800 856,500 863,200 913,600 937,700 11.7
Mississippi 502,417 497,871 493,507 492,645 493,540 495,376 494,954 495,026 494,122 491,962 492,481 490,526 490,619 -0.9 491,700 489,400 486,100 482,900 468,200 458,600 -6.5
                                           
Missouri 816,558 912,744 909,792 906,499 905,941 905,449 917,705 920,353 917,188 917,871 917,982 918,710 916,584 -0.4 916,300 916,700 914,400 913,800 923,500 930,000 1.5
Montana 152,974 154,875 151,947 149,995 148,356 146,705 145,416 144,418 142,823 141,899 141,807 141,693 142,349 -1.4 143,100 143,800 143,900 144,300 147,100 146,800 3.1
Nebraska 274,081 286,199 285,095 285,402 285,542 285,761 286,646 287,580 291,244 292,590 295,368 298,500 301,296 4.8 304,100 306,200 307,000 308,700 316,700 316,400 5.0
Nevada 201,316 340,706 356,814 369,498 385,401 400,083 412,395 424,766 429,362 433,371 428,947 437,149 439,634 3.5 442,300 446,000 449,900 454,900 496,600 534,700 21.6
New Hampshire 172,785 208,461 206,847 207,671 207,417 206,852 205,767 203,572 200,772 197,934 197,140 194,711 191,900 -5.7 189,000 186,800 184,600 182,700 182,400 186,400 -2.9
                                           
New Jersey 1,089,646 1,313,405 1,341,656 1,367,438 1,380,753 1,393,347 1,395,602 1,388,850 1,382,348 1,381,420 1,396,029 1,402,548 1,356,431 -2.3 1,346,300 1,334,400 1,321,200 1,310,200 1,295,900 1,297,200 -4.4
New Mexico 301,881 320,306 320,260 320,234 323,066 326,102 326,758 328,220 329,040 330,245 334,419 338,122 337,225 2.7 337,800 339,400 340,200 340,800 342,900 339,600 0.7
New York 2,598,337 2,882,188 2,872,132 2,888,233 2,864,775 2,836,337 2,815,581 2,809,649 2,765,435 2,740,592 2,766,052 2,734,955 2,704,718 -3.7 2,691,100 2,676,500 2,662,400 2,654,700 2,657,700 2,652,600 -1.9
North Carolina 1,086,871 1,293,638 1,315,363 1,335,954 1,360,209 1,385,754 1,416,436 1,444,481 1,489,492 1,488,645 1,483,397 1,490,605 1,507,864 4.4 1,515,700 1,524,900 1,530,300 1,537,900 1,602,100 1,672,300 10.9
North Dakota 117,825 109,201 106,047 104,225 102,233 100,513 98,283 96,670 95,059 94,728 95,073 96,323 97,646 1.0 99,100 100,200 101,000 102,000 107,500 107,800 10.4
                                           
Ohio 1,771,089 1,835,049 1,830,985 1,838,285 1,845,428 1,840,032 1,839,683 1,836,722 1,827,184 1,817,163 1,764,297 1,754,191 1,740,030 -5.3 1,730,300 1,722,700 1,712,100 1,704,200 1,677,000 1,664,100 -4.4
Oklahoma 579,087 623,110 622,139 624,548 626,160 629,476 634,739 639,391 642,065 645,108 654,802 659,911 666,120 4.2 673,000 677,000 677,900 679,600 689,000 690,300 3.6
Oregon 472,394 546,231 551,480 554,071 551,273 552,505 552,194 562,574 565,586 575,393 582,839 570,720 568,208 1.0 569,900 572,500 573,800 576,600 603,600 626,600 10.3
Pennsylvania 1,667,834 1,814,311 1,821,627 1,816,747 1,821,146 1,828,089 1,830,684 1,871,060 1,801,971 1,775,029 1,785,993 1,793,284 1,771,395 -5.3 1,758,500 1,751,600 1,744,500 1,742,000 1,761,000 1,772,200 #
Rhode Island 138,813 157,347 158,046 159,205 159,375 156,498 153,422 151,612 147,629 145,342 145,118 143,793 142,854 -5.8 140,700 139,700 138,900 138,900 142,400 144,700 1.3
                                           
South Carolina 622,112 677,411 676,198 694,389 699,198 703,736 701,544 708,021 712,317 718,113 723,143 725,838 727,186 2.7 734,700 738,800 740,900 744,300 761,100 770,600 6.0
South Dakota 129,164 128,603 127,542 130,048 125,537 122,798 122,012 121,158 121,606 126,429 123,713 126,128 128,016 5.7 128,300 129,300 129,900 130,600 135,500 135,900 6.2
Tennessee 824,595 909,161 924,899 927,608 936,682 941,091 953,928 978,368 964,259 971,950 972,549 987,422 999,693 2.2 1,006,500 1,012,600 1,016,700 1,021,400 1,054,200 1,081,100 8.1
Texas 3,382,887 4,059,619 4,163,447 4,259,823 4,331,751 4,405,215 4,525,394 4,599,509 4,674,832 4,752,148 4,850,210 4,935,715 5,000,470 8.7 5,072,200 5,135,400 5,178,400 5,226,300 5,511,100 5,669,000 13.4
Utah 446,652 481,485 484,684 489,262 495,981 503,607 508,430 523,386 576,244 559,778 571,586 585,552 598,832 14.4 612,500 624,700 634,500 643,500 683,700 704,600 17.7
                                           
Vermont 95,762 102,049 101,179 99,978 99,103 98,352 96,638 95,399 94,038 93,625 91,451 96,858 89,908 -5.8 89,900 89,000 88,200 87,800 89,800 91,200 1.4
Virginia 998,601 1,144,915 1,163,091 1,177,229 1,192,092 1,204,739 1,213,616 1,220,440 1,230,857 1,235,795 1,245,340 1,251,440 1,257,883 3.1 1,263,200 1,269,100 1,272,700 1,279,200 1,333,000 1,370,300 8.9
Washington 839,709 1,004,770 1,009,200 1,014,798 1,021,349 1,020,005 1,031,985 1,026,774 1,030,247 1,037,018 1,035,347 1,043,788 1,045,453 1.8 1,049,200 1,052,400 1,055,500 1,061,300 1,124,200 1,177,400 12.6
West Virginia 322,389 286,367 282,885 282,455 281,215 280,129 280,866 281,939 282,535 282,729 282,662 282,879 282,870 0.3 282,600 280,800 278,000 275,400 262,700 253,100 -10.5
Wisconsin 797,621 879,476 879,361 881,231 880,031 864,757 875,174 876,700 874,633 873,750 872,436 872,286 871,105 -0.6 869,400 869,300 867,000 867,200 881,300 886,900 1.8
Wyoming 98,226 89,940 88,128 88,116 87,462 84,733 84,409 85,193 86,422 87,161 88,155 89,009 90,099 5.8 91,900 93,100 94,100 94,800 96,900 94,900 5.3
                                           
Jurisdiction                                          
Bureau of Indian
     Education
46,938 46,476 46,126 45,828 45,828 50,938 40,927 41,351 41,962
DoD, overseas 73,581 73,212 72,889 71,053 68,327 62,543 60,891 57,247 56,768
DoD, domestic 34,174 32,847 32,115 30,603 29,151 28,329 26,631 27,548 28,013
Other jurisdictions                                          
American Samoa 12,463 15,702 15,897 15,984 15,893 16,126 16,438 16,400
Guam 26,391 32,473 31,992 31,572 30,605 30,986 31,618 31,243
Northern Marianas 6,449 10,004 10,479 11,251 11,244 11,601 11,718 11,695 11,299 10,913 10,961 11,105 11,011 -5.8
Puerto Rico 644,734 612,725 604,177 596,502 584,916 575,648 563,490 544,138 526,565 503,635 493,393 473,735 452,740 -16.8
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,750 19,459 18,780 18,333 17,716 16,429 16,750 16,284 15,903 15,768 15,493 15,495 15,711 -3.5
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense. 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/Secondary Education," 1990-91 through 2011-12; and State Public Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, 1980 through 2023. (This table was prepared December 2013.)
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