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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 2.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by grade: Fall 1995 through fall 2020 (Table 2—Continued)

[In thousands]
Year   Grade
Total PK K 1 2 3 4 5 6
                   
Actual                  
1995 44,840 637 3,536 3,671 3,507 3,445 3,431 3,438 3,395
1996 45,611 670 3,532 3,770 3,600 3,524 3,454 3,453 3,494
1997 46,127 695 3,503 3,755 3,689 3,597 3,507 3,458 3,492
1998 46,539 729 3,443 3,727 3,681 3,696 3,592 3,520 3,497
1999 46,857 751 3,397 3,684 3,656 3,691 3,686 3,604 3,564
2000 47,204 776 3,382 3,636 3,634 3,676 3,711 3,707 3,663
2001 47,672 865 3,379 3,614 3,593 3,653 3,695 3,727 3,769
2002 48,183 915 3,434 3,594 3,565 3,623 3,669 3,711 3,788
2003 48,540 950 3,503 3,613 3,544 3,611 3,619 3,685 3,772
2004 48,795 990 3,544 3,663 3,560 3,580 3,612 3,635 3,735
2005 49,113 1,036 3,619 3,691 3,606 3,586 3,578 3,633 3,670
2006 49,316 1,084 3,631 3,751 3,641 3,627 3,586 3,602 3,660
2007 49,293 1,081 3,609 3,750 3,704 3,659 3,624 3,600 3,628
2008 49,265 1,179 3,640 3,709 3,699 3,708 3,647 3,629 3,613
Projected                  
2009 49,282 1,196 3,692 3,747 3,658 3,709 3,712 3,662 3,660
2010 49,306 1,199 3,698 3,800 3,696 3,668 3,713 3,727 3,693
2011 49,422 1,206 3,722 3,826 3,748 3,705 3,672 3,728 3,759
2012 49,642 1,215 3,750 3,850 3,773 3,758 3,710 3,687 3,760
2013 49,914 1,225 3,782 3,879 3,798 3,783 3,763 3,725 3,718
2014 50,268 1,237 3,818 3,913 3,826 3,808 3,788 3,778 3,757
2015 50,659 1,249 3,855 3,950 3,859 3,836 3,812 3,803 3,810
2016 51,038 1,262 3,893 3,989 3,896 3,869 3,841 3,828 3,836
2017 51,430 1,273 3,929 4,029 3,935 3,906 3,874 3,857 3,860
2018 51,803 1,284 3,963 4,066 3,974 3,945 3,911 3,890 3,889
2019 52,204 1,295 3,995 4,102 4,011 3,984 3,950 3,927 3,923
2020 52,666 1,304 4,024 4,135 4,046 4,022 3,989 3,966 3,960
See notes at end of table. (Table 2—Continued)

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