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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009

Table A-6.  Actual and projected numbers for national enrollment rates in public schools, by grade level: Fall 2006, and 2007 through 2018

Grade level Actual 2006   Projected
2007 through 2018
Prekindergarten 26.4   26.4
Kindergarten 89.1   89.1
Grade 1 95.7   95.7
Elementary ungraded 0.5   0.5
Secondary ungraded 0.5   0.5
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 2007 through 2018 were held constant at the actual values for 2006.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 200607; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 19722006. (This table was prepared November 2008.)

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