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Table 203.30. Public school enrollment in grades 9 through 12, by region, state, and jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2023
Region, state, and jurisdiction Actual enrollment Percent change
in enrollment,
2006 to 2011
Projected enrollment Percent change
in enrollment,
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 11,340,769 13,517,118 13,735,948 14,068,841 14,339,474 14,617,900 14,909,336 15,081,091 15,087,145 14,980,008 14,951,722 14,859,651 14,748,918 -2.2 14,684,200 14,639,400 14,689,000 14,770,200 15,050,300 15,146,100 2.7
                                           
Region                                          
Northeast 2,092,968 2,382,157 2,427,191 2,487,076 2,540,754 2,582,165 2,617,205 2,684,160 2,617,622 2,576,761 2,597,949 2,531,059 2,474,807 -7.8 2,430,800 2,392,800 2,376,600 2,370,400 2,356,800 2,313,600 -6.5
Midwest 2,814,260 3,206,741 3,228,078 3,284,350 3,307,398 3,336,735 3,393,507 3,414,670 3,411,184 3,369,582 3,310,212 3,260,270 3,215,000 -5.8 3,193,000 3,173,000 3,172,900 3,191,200 3,187,500 3,158,800 -1.7
South 3,948,216 4,693,085 4,783,256 4,898,386 4,997,566 5,111,827 5,221,330 5,303,937 5,338,393 5,323,790 5,351,246 5,370,447 5,377,721 1.4 5,408,100 5,440,400 5,508,600 5,580,900 5,747,400 5,825,900 8.3
West 2,485,325 3,235,135 3,297,423 3,399,029 3,493,756 3,587,173 3,677,294 3,678,324 3,719,946 3,709,875 3,692,315 3,697,875 3,681,390 0.1 3,652,300 3,633,300 3,630,900 3,627,600 3,758,600 3,847,800 4.5
                                           
State                                          
Alabama 194,709 201,358 201,610 206,159 205,907 208,383 212,414 214,968 217,606 217,590 219,495 221,940 217,615 1.2 215,800 215,400 216,000 217,300 208,100 206,100 -5.3
Alaska 28,606 38,914 39,461 39,984 40,238 40,989 42,063 42,441 42,049 41,399 40,837 40,114 39,110 -7.8 38,000 38,000 38,100 38,300 40,200 42,600 8.9
Arizona 160,807 237,132 250,528 277,396 307,746 321,095 354,919 308,593 316,391 316,068 317,411 319,759 320,825 4.0 315,500 312,400 312,100 316,600 347,000 358,800 11.8
Arkansas 122,781 131,936 131,882 132,159 133,015 134,928 138,460 139,857 139,096 137,362 136,350 136,306 137,092 -2.0 137,800 139,000 139,700 140,500 141,700 140,100 2.2
California 1,336,740 1,733,779 1,769,400 1,828,282 1,874,090 1,934,202 1,971,587 1,996,645 2,014,503 2,016,270 1,999,416 1,995,610 1,979,387 -0.9 1,954,400 1,929,600 1,912,600 1,886,600 1,916,200 1,963,100 -0.8
                                           
Colorado 154,303 207,942 212,989 217,397 221,368 225,281 229,951 234,985 236,141 238,139 240,990 242,239 243,411 3.6 245,600 248,100 252,500 258,000 278,600 280,200 15.1
Connecticut 121,727 155,734 160,211 164,025 169,409 173,221 175,354 177,037 176,592 174,980 174,004 173,071 171,060 -3.4 168,700 166,200 164,100 162,600 155,100 151,300 -11.6
Delaware 27,052 33,875 34,281 34,121 34,770 35,492 36,298 37,258 37,555 38,619 39,091 39,124 38,322 2.9 37,500 37,100 37,200 37,700 40,700 41,400 8.0
District of Columbia 19,412 15,233 17,425 17,364 18,568 19,596 21,230 20,459 22,586 17,902 17,777 17,736 17,716 -13.4 17,400 16,800 16,700 16,600 16,500 16,800 -5.2
Florida 491,658 674,919 703,064 730,650 755,252 781,538 801,629 804,951 810,952 781,725 783,621 784,849 792,054 -1.6 801,000 805,400 812,200 817,500 835,000 865,300 9.2
                                           
Georgia 302,605 384,954 395,439 407,451 419,430 435,058 453,015 462,649 471,012 470,108 472,934 474,588 473,766 2.4 478,400 483,100 489,300 495,000 493,800 501,100 5.8
Hawaii 48,868 52,067 52,665 52,967 53,555 54,397 55,346 54,720 54,341 53,568 52,719 52,076 51,701 -5.5 51,100 51,100 51,400 51,100 52,900 51,400 -0.6
Idaho 60,749 74,696 75,098 75,355 76,696 77,863 79,153 80,375 80,948 81,497 81,571 81,715 81,809 1.8 82,000 83,000 83,900 85,600 92,400 94,500 15.5
Illinois 511,891 574,859 587,190 596,537 608,236 613,859 631,386 640,597 639,896 640,512 640,462 636,861 629,941 -1.7 630,400 624,900 626,300 633,200 638,800 622,300 -1.2
Indiana 278,721 286,006 284,678 289,872 294,311 301,342 310,607 315,832 317,216 316,126 316,062 317,818 316,160 0.1 315,300 314,000 312,500 314,800 302,500 297,300 -6.0
                                           
Iowa 138,848 161,330 156,283 156,367 154,395 154,150 157,322 156,904 155,611 151,993 150,509 147,663 145,718 -7.1 144,800 144,700 145,400 145,900 150,600 152,400 4.6
Kansas 117,386 147,453 147,860 149,162 147,999 147,960 147,012 143,305 141,524 139,981 141,492 140,774 138,979 -3.0 139,000 139,100 140,200 142,100 147,100 147,000 5.8
Kentucky 177,201 194,421 180,872 184,031 185,115 189,002 192,449 195,987 196,852 197,826 195,623 192,794 193,531 -1.3 192,500 191,800 193,800 197,200 197,900 194,400 0.4
Louisiana 198,555 196,510 194,375 193,582 191,319 190,530 172,444 183,735 181,489 180,660 181,032 184,292 184,588 0.5 186,100 186,600 190,200 194,100 195,900 192,600 4.3
Maine 59,946 61,336 61,731 62,561 62,664 62,545 62,007 61,648 65,503 63,611 60,579 60,148 58,923 -4.4 58,000 57,300 56,900 56,800 56,500 56,600 -3.9
                                           
Maryland 188,432 243,877 249,782 256,406 263,251 268,144 271,449 272,575 269,221 267,388 266,627 264,055 259,870 -4.7 257,000 253,700 253,400 252,900 270,800 278,600 7.2
Massachusetts 230,080 272,575 273,644 281,939 288,329 293,399 296,511 298,033 296,032 292,372 290,502 289,161 287,055 -3.7 286,400 284,500 283,800 283,900 278,900 270,500 -5.8
Michigan 439,553 498,144 507,906 531,349 528,483 539,592 550,885 552,098 555,916 541,352 534,471 511,483 502,664 -9.0 495,500 489,400 484,800 484,100 455,100 445,200 -11.4
Minnesota 210,818 276,574 278,356 279,190 278,805 280,056 281,486 282,120 279,398 275,864 272,392 268,074 264,194 -6.4 262,400 261,400 263,200 265,900 284,900 288,000 9.0
Mississippi 130,776 133,998 131,892 132,391 132,659 134,319 136,924 138,644 140,610 140,155 140,829 139,641 137,620 -0.7 135,900 134,900 136,000 136,300 133,800 131,600 -4.4
                                           
Missouri 228,488 267,978 267,300 271,832 273,714 276,782 282,563 286,078 285,442 282,460 279,900 275,719 271,208 -5.2 270,500 269,500 269,600 270,100 270,400 272,700 0.6
Montana 41,805 49,649 49,226 48,818 48,196 48,032 47,646 47,397 46,469 45,030 43,939 43,202 42,624 -10.1 42,200 42,200 41,900 42,100 44,000 44,500 4.4
Nebraska 76,001 90,713 90,442 90,289 90,125 90,945 91,591 91,811 91,149 89,678 88,508 88,208 87,792 -4.4 87,600 87,500 88,000 89,400 97,100 97,200 10.7
Nevada 51,435 89,986 94,342 98,558 104,667 111,330 116,406 121,813 121,789 125,043 123,435 129,852 130,274 6.9 129,800 130,200 131,300 133,400 137,700 143,800 10.4
New Hampshire 46,484 61,340 62,360 64,055 65,386 66,611 67,183 67,384 66,413 64,939 64,372 63,135 62,268 -7.6 61,400 60,300 59,400 58,200 54,400 53,500 -14.1
                                           
New Jersey 306,224 345,872 369,882 388,829 402,313 417,491 425,010 425,432 427,930 424,655 427,697 421,293 408,855 -3.9 402,400 396,400 391,800 389,000 380,100 368,000 -10.0
New Mexico 93,794 95,427 95,224 95,737 97,034 98,202 97,206 98,129 99,322 98,830 99,076 98,777 97,744 -0.4 97,000 97,700 98,900 99,900 102,900 102,300 4.7
New York 770,919 853,282 855,285 871,951 886,594 893,762 906,553 922,365 909,120 897,512 919,049 865,805 847,144 -8.2 829,800 814,400 811,800 812,000 822,700 805,300 -4.9
North Carolina 303,739 348,168 359,398 371,987 386,190 400,014 413,318 417,414 417,168 429,719 429,596 432,196 433,801 3.9 435,400 438,800 444,600 452,500 453,200 463,900 6.9
North Dakota 32,882 36,780 35,593 35,136 34,363 33,391 32,645 32,275 31,567 30,773 30,497 30,288 29,758 -7.8 29,700 29,600 29,300 29,500 33,300 34,700 16.6
                                           
Ohio 513,509 541,403 544,353 554,490 567,226 572,944 578,352 583,529 585,862 577,669 538,951 531,383 522,804 -10.4 515,800 512,200 512,300 514,200 501,600 494,300 -5.5
Oklahoma 154,188 177,708 176,150 175,518 175,850 176,534 177,785 179,447 179,436 177,148 177,840 176,447 175,924 -2.0 177,300 179,300 182,000 184,700 193,500 192,400 9.4
Oregon 132,151 166,967 169,802 172,083 173,221 175,572 172,514 181,998 181,988 179,972 178,388 178,119 176,898 -2.8 176,700 177,000 177,300 178,200 180,100 184,700 4.4
Pennsylvania 495,670 556,487 566,935 575,111 585,522 593,261 603,059 650,986 596,620 580,702 585,547 583,518 566,545 -13.0 552,700 545,000 541,700 541,000 542,000 541,600 -4.4
Rhode Island 37,016 43,802 45,263 46,661 48,166 49,458 49,552 49,616 48,470 47,359 46,934 46,059 45,195 -8.9 44,500 42,500 41,400 41,500 42,500 42,500 -6.0
                                           
South Carolina 170,079 184,185 189,475 193,962 198,455 199,472 203,514 206,748 207,751 210,511 211,019 210,257 207,797 0.5 207,600 208,500 211,500 215,600 221,000 223,700 7.7
South Dakota 33,999 40,765 40,560 40,598 39,522 38,907 38,482 38,021 38,182 38,952 37,968 38,192 37,487 -1.4 37,200 37,200 37,300 37,200 40,500 41,500 10.7
Tennessee 226,484 241,038 250,392 254,271 261,405 270,211 277,352 286,397 282,508 287,401 285,881 285,715 286,944 0.2 287,600 290,100 294,800 299,200 306,200 310,500 8.2
Texas 871,932 1,116,572 1,147,233 1,180,158 1,199,167 1,220,980 1,257,055 1,279,727 1,300,148 1,305,637 1,329,862 1,349,106 1,363,618 6.6 1,385,400 1,405,900 1,434,300 1,463,000 1,565,100 1,591,300 16.7
Utah 121,670 148,381 146,710 146,655 147,141 148,162 150,786 152,114 165,986 155,309 158,243 160,573 164,296 8.0 168,400 173,500 179,500 184,600 205,200 210,700 28.2
                                           
Vermont 24,902 31,729 31,880 31,944 32,371 32,417 31,976 31,659 30,942 30,631 29,265 28,869 27,762 -12.3 26,900 26,200 25,700 25,300 24,600 24,400 -12.1
Virginia 270,321 329,167 336,907 345,725 354,834 365,052 372,317 378,755 380,413 380,787 381,320 379,994 376,658 -0.6 375,100 374,500 377,000 380,800 394,600 399,600 6.1
Washington 227,112 310,403 312,943 317,607 322,101 324,600 332,503 331,916 332,840 332,224 329,960 329,616 327,269 -1.4 325,500 324,000 324,500 325,900 331,300 340,200 4.0
West Virginia 98,292 85,166 83,079 82,451 82,379 82,574 83,677 84,366 83,990 83,252 82,349 81,407 80,805 -4.2 80,300 79,600 80,000 80,000 79,400 76,500 -5.3
Wisconsin 232,164 284,736 287,557 289,528 290,219 286,807 291,176 292,100 289,421 284,222 279,000 273,807 268,295 -8.1 264,800 263,600 264,100 264,800 265,700 266,100 -0.8
Wyoming 27,285 29,792 29,035 28,190 27,703 27,448 27,214 27,198 27,179 26,526 26,330 26,223 26,042 -4.3 26,200 26,500 26,900 27,200 30,400 31,000 19.0
                                           
Jurisdiction                                          
Bureau of Indian                                          
Education 11,192 11,455 11,734 12,157 12,157 14,805 10,315 9,970 9,977
DoD, overseas 14,282 14,462 14,675 14,827 14,607 13,852 13,302 12,829 12,837
DoD, domestic 3,477 3,458 3,356 3,103 2,956 2,771 2,579 2,741 2,758
Other jurisdictions                                          
American Samoa 3,073 3,807 3,986 4,146 4,121 4,253 4,672 4,637
Guam 7,115 8,775 8,859 9,021 8,919 9,040 10,057 10,020
Northern Marianas 1,531 2,195 2,464 2,872 3,052 3,185 3,291 3,191 3,159 3,097 3,218 3,417 3,308 3.7
Puerto Rico 164,378 167,201 166,062 167,089 166,267 166,977 164,043 161,491 154,051 148,520 145,755 139,122 133,816 -17.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 5,501 5,549 5,359 5,400 4,978 4,779 5,022 5,047 5,133 5,201 5,084 4,977 5,135 1.7
—Not available.
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 January 2014.)
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