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


Table 24.  Actual and projected numbers for high school graduates, by control of school: 1991–92 through 2016–17

[In thousands]
School year  Total  Public  Private 
Actual 
1991–921  2,478 2,226 252
1992–93  2,481 2,233 247
1993–941  2,464 2,221 243
1994–95  2,519 2,274 246
1995–961  2,518 2,273 245
1996–97  2,612 2,358 254
1997–981  2,704 2,439 265
1998–99  2,759 2,486 273
1999–20001  2,833 2,554 279
2000–01  2,848 2,569 279
2001–021  2,906 2,622 285
2002–03  3,016 2,720 296
2003–041  3,081 2,783 299
 
Projected 
2004–05  3,122 2,818 304
2005–06  3,191 2,882 309
2006–07  3,240 2,929 311
2007–08  3,303 2,988 315
2008–09  3,330 3,012 318
2009–10  3,304 2,995 309
2010–11  3,275 2,970 305
2011–12  3,231 2,933 298
2012–13  3,223 2,927 296
2013–14  3,195 2,905 290
2014–15  3,202 2,915 287
2015–16  3,241 2,956 285
2016–17  3,245 2,958 287
1 Private school numbers are estimated based on data from the Private School Universe Survey.
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1992–93 through 2004–05; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), selected years, 1991–92 through 2003–04; and National Elementary and Secondary High School Graduates Enrollment Model, 1972–73 through 2003–04. (This table was prepared November 2006.)
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