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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 6.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades PK–8 in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 1998 through fall 2016 (Table 6—Continued)

[In thousands]
  Actual    Projected 
Region and state  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004   2005 2006 2007
United States  33,346 33,488 33,688 33,938 34,116 34,202 34,178 34,174 34,387 34,592
 
Northeast  5,820 5,841 5,841 5,824 5,810 5,752 5,690 5,631 5,622 5,607
Connecticut  399 404 406 410 406 408 404 401 401 400
Maine  151 149 146 144 142 139 136 134 134 133
Massachusetts  705 706 703 699 701 692 682 674 676 675
New Hampshire  147 147 147 144 144 142 140 138 138 138
New Jersey  936 954 968 972 979 979 976 972 973 977
New York  2,028 2,034 2,029 2,017 2,017 1,979 1,943 1,920 1,912 1,903
Pennsylvania  1,267 1,262 1,258 1,255 1,242 1,236 1,235 1,222 1,220 1,214
Rhode Island  112 114 114 113 113 111 107 106 104 103
Vermont  73 72 70 69 68 67 66 64 64 64
 
Midwest  7,565 7,551 7,523 7,517 7,535 7,502 7,439 7,388 7,429 7,430
Illinois  1,452 1,462 1,474 1,484 1,488 1,493 1,484 1,487 1,488 1,488
Indiana  697 699 703 711 714 717 720 721 724 726
Iowa  337 336 334 330 326 327 324 322 329 332
Kansas  327 326 323 322 322 323 321 319 323 325
Michigan  1,245 1,245 1,222 1,223 1,254 1,229 1,211 1,197 1,197 1,190
Minnesota  587 580 578 573 568 564 558 555 565 568
Missouri  651 649 645 643 635 632 629 623 627 629
Nebraska  200 197 195 195 195 195 195 194 197 200
North Dakota  77 75 72 70 69 68 67 65 65 64
Ohio  1,301 1,296 1,294 1,287 1,284 1,278 1,267 1,253 1,259 1,255
South Dakota  91 90 88 87 89 86 84 83 83 83
Wisconsin  601 596 595 592 592 590 578 569 571 571
 
South  12,127 12,191 12,314 12,454 12,573 12,675 12,780 12,866 13,042 13,216
Alabama  542 539 539 536 533 525 522 518 522 521
Arkansas  319 318 318 318 319 322 328 328 333 336
Delaware  80 80 81 81 82 83 84 83 85 86
District of Columbia  57 60 54 58 59 59 57 56 53 51
Florida  1,704 1,725 1,760 1,797 1,809 1,832 1,858 1,888 1,902 1,932
Georgia  1,029 1,044 1,060 1,075 1,089 1,103 1,118 1,135 1,163 1,188
Kentucky  464 459 471 473 477 478 486 484 493 496
Louisiana  558 548 547 537 537 536 534 528 531 532
Maryland  607 607 609 611 610 606 597 593 592 592
Mississippi  365 365 364 362 360 361 361 358 361 362
North Carolina  921 935 945 956 964 974 986 999 1,011 1,026
Oklahoma  448 447 445 446 449 450 453 448 453 457
South Carolina  478 484 493 487 500 501 504 505 507 509
Tennessee  665 664 668 675 673 675 671 669 681 688
Texas  2,868 2,896 2,943 3,016 3,080 3,133 3,184 3,236 3,310 3,386
Virginia  815 817 816 826 832 837 840 842 848 856
West Virginia  206 203 201 200 200 199 198 195 197 198
 
West  7,834 7,904 8,010 8,143 8,198 8,273 8,270 8,289 8,295 8,340
Alaska  97 96 94 95 94 94 92 91 91 91
Arizona  623 624 641 672 660 704 722 729 737 750
California  4,270 4,337 4,408 4,479 4,526 4,540 4,508 4,501 4,468 4,463
Colorado  501 507 517 529 534 536 541 547 552 560
Hawaii  135 133 132 132 131 130 129 128 129 131
Idaho  169 169 170 171 173 175 178 180 186 190
Montana  110 107 105 103 101 100 99 97 98 98
Nevada  229 240 251 262 271 281 289 297 303 311
New Mexico  232 229 225 225 224 226 228 227 226 226
Oregon  380 378 379 382 382 378 377 375 377 378
Utah  329 329 333 338 343 349 355 369 381 393
Washington  696 695 694 696 697 699 695 691 690 689
Wyoming  64 62 60 59 60 60 57   57 57 58
See notes at end of table.
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