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

Table A-6.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment rates in public schools, by grade level: Fall 2004, and 2005 through 2016
Grade level Actual 2004 Projected 2005
through 2016
Prekindergarten 25.7 25.7
Kindergarten 92.0 92.0
Grade 1 94.8 94.8
Elementary ungraded 0.6 0.6
Secondary ungraded 0.6 0.6
NOTE: The base age for each grade level is as follows: kindergarten, 5 years old; grade 1, 6 years old; elementary ungraded, 5- to 13-years-olds; and secondary ungraded 14- to 17-years-olds. Projected values for 2005 through 2016 were held constant at the actual values for 2004.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2004. (This table was prepared May 2007.)
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