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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table A-4.  Actual and projected national enrollment rates in public schools, by grade level: Fall 2007, and 2008 through 2019

Grade level   Actual 2007 Projected
  2008 through 2019
Prekindergarten   26.8 26.8
Kindergarten   89.5 89.5
Grade 1   91.7 91.7
Elementary ungraded   0.4 0.4
Secondary ungraded   0.4 0.4
NOTE: The enrollment rate for each grade level equals the enrollment at that grade level divided by the population of that grade's base age, all multiplied by 100. 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 old; and secondary ungraded, 14 to 17 years old. Projected values for 2008 through 2019 were held constant at the actual values for 2007.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2007–08; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2007. (This table was prepared January 2010.)

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