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


Table 8.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades 9–12 in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 1998 through fall 2016 (Table 8—Continued)

[In thousands]
  Actual    Projected 
Region and state  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004   2005 2006 2007
United States  13,193 13,369 13,515 13,734 14,067 14,338 14,617 14,853 14,983 15,018
 
Northeast  2,326 2,355 2,381 2,427 2,486 2,540 2,582 2,605 2,613 2,602
Connecticut  145 150 156 160 164 169 173 174 174 173
Maine  60 60 61 62 63 63 63 62 61 59
Massachusetts  258 265 273 274 282 288 293 294 294 290
New Hampshire  58 60 61 62 64 65 67 67 67 66
New Jersey  333 335 346 370 389 402 417 426 431 434
New York  849 854 853 855 871 886 893 901 906 903
Pennsylvania  549 555 556 567 575 586 593 599 601 598
Rhode Island  42 43 44 45 47 48 49 50 50 49
Vermont  32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 31 30
 
Midwest  3,156 3,175 3,207 3,228 3,284 3,307 3,337 3,366 3,381 3,374
Illinois  560 565 575 587 597 608 614 626 633 637
Indiana  292 289 286 285 290 294 301 310 313 316
Iowa  162 161 161 156 156 154 154 156 157 156
Kansas  145 146 147 148 149 148 148 147 146 145
Michigan  475 481 498 508 531 528 539 545 549 548
Minnesota  270 274 277 278 279 279 280 280 279 277
Missouri  263 265 268 267 272 274 277 280 284 284
Nebraska  91 91 91 90 90 90 91 91 92 91
North Dakota  38 38 37 36 35 34 33 33 32 32
Ohio  541 540 541 544 554 567 573 578 577 577
South Dakota  42 41 41 41 41 40 39 38 38 37
Wisconsin  279 281 285 288 290 290 287 284 280 275
 
South  4,586 4,650 4,693 4,783 4,898 4,997 5,112 5,217 5,285 5,316
Alabama  206 202 201 202 206 206 208 211 213 213
Arkansas  133 133 132 132 132 133 135 137 138 137
Delaware  33 33 34 34 34 35 35 37 37 38
District of Columbia  15 17 15 17 17 19 20 21 22 23
Florida  634 656 675 703 731 755 782 806 817 822
Georgia  372 379 385 395 407 419 435 448 457 465
Kentucky  191 189 194 181 184 185 189 191 192 192
Louisiana  210 209 197 194 194 191 191 191 192 192
Maryland  235 239 244 250 256 263 268 274 277 276
Mississippi  137 135 134 132 132 133 134 136 138 139
North Carolina  334 341 348 359 372 386 400 410 418 421
Oklahoma  181 180 178 176 176 176 177 178 179 178
South Carolina  187 183 184 189 194 198 199 204 206 205
Tennessee  241 252 241 250 254 261 270 275 277 277
Texas  1,077 1,096 1,117 1,147 1,180 1,199 1,221 1,239 1,256 1,272
Virginia  309 317 329 337 346 355 365 374 381 383
West Virginia  92 88 85 83 82 82 83 83 84 83
 
West  3,125 3,189 3,234 3,297 3,398 3,493 3,587 3,665 3,704 3,726
Alaska  38 39 39 39 40 40 41 41 41 40
Arizona  226 229 237 251 277 308 321 338 350 358
California  1,656 1,702 1,733 1,769 1,828 1,874 1,934 1,979 1,994 2,005
Colorado  198 202 208 213 217 221 225 228 230 231
Hawaii  53 53 52 53 53 54 54 55 55 54
Idaho  76 76 75 75 75 77 78 79 80 81
Montana  50 50 50 49 49 48 48 47 47 46
Nevada  82 86 90 94 99 105 111 115 119 123
New Mexico  96 96 95 95 96 97 98 99 99 99
Oregon  163 167 167 170 172 173 176 176 175 174
Utah  153 151 148 147 147 147 148 156 161 166
Washington  302 309 310 313 318 322 325 325 325 323
Wyoming  31 30 30 29 28 28 27   27 27 26
See notes at end of table.
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