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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 6.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades PK–12 in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 2002 through fall 2020 (Table 6—Continued)

[In thousands]
Region and state Actual   Projected
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   2009 2010 2011
                       
United States 48,183 48,540 48,795 49,113 49,316 49,293 49,265   49,282 49,306 49,422
                       
Northeast 8,297 8,292 8,271 8,240 8,258 8,122 8,052   7,960 7,887 7,831
Connecticut 570 577 577 575 575 571 567   561 556 552
Maine 204 202 199 195 194 196 193   191 189 189
Massachusetts 983 980 976 972 969 963 959   952 944 938
New Hampshire 208 207 207 206 204 201 198   195 192 190
New Jersey 1,367 1,381 1,393 1,396 1,389 1,382 1,381   1,375 1,374 1,373
New York 2,888 2,865 2,836 2,816 2,810 2,765 2,741   2,700 2,667 2,641
Pennsylvania 1,817 1,821 1,828 1,831 1,871 1,802 1,775   1,752 1,735 1,720
Rhode Island 159 159 156 153 152 148 145   143 141 139
Vermont 100 99 98 97 95 94 92   91 90 89
                       
Midwest 10,819 10,809 10,775 10,819 10,819 10,770 10,743   10,700 10,654 10,622
Illinois 2,084 2,101 2,098 2,112 2,118 2,113 2,120   2,121 2,120 2,115
Indiana 1,004 1,011 1,021 1,035 1,046 1,047 1,046   1,046 1,044 1,044
Iowa 482 481 478 483 483 485 488   487 486 487
Kansas 471 470 469 468 470 468 471   472 474 476
Michigan 1,785 1,758 1,751 1,742 1,723 1,693 1,660   1,631 1,605 1,581
Minnesota 847 843 839 839 841 838 836   840 841 846
Missouri 906 906 905 918 920 917 918   916 912 910
Nebraska 285 286 286 287 288 291 293   294 296 298
North Dakota 104 102 101 98 97 95 95   94 93 93
Ohio 1,838 1,845 1,840 1,840 1,837 1,827 1,817   1,803 1,789 1,778
South Dakota 130 126 123 122 121 122 127   128 129 130
Wisconsin 881 880 865 875 877 875 874   869 866 865
                       
South 17,471 17,673 17,892 18,103 18,294 18,425 18,491   18,600 18,691 18,814
Alabama 739 731 730 742 744 745 746   745 743 741
Arkansas 451 455 463 474 476 479 479   481 482 484
Delaware 116 118 119 121 122 123 125   126 127 128
District of Columbia 76 78 77 77 73 78 69   72 72 72
Florida 2,540 2,588 2,639 2,675 2,672 2,667 2,631   2,606 2,591 2,586
Georgia 1,496 1,523 1,553 1,598 1,629 1,650 1,656   1,667 1,676 1,686
Kentucky 661 663 675 680 683 666 670   671 671 671
Louisiana 730 728 724 655 676 681 685   687 686 686
Maryland 867 869 866 860 852 846 844   840 837 837
Mississippi 493 494 495 495 495 494 492   491 489 487
North Carolina 1,336 1,360 1,386 1,416 1,444 1,489 1,489   1,509 1,526 1,541
Oklahoma 625 626 629 635 639 642 645   648 650 653
South Carolina 694 699 704 702 708 712 718   722 722 725
Tennessee 928 937 941 954 978 964 972   973 975 979
Texas 4,260 4,332 4,405 4,525 4,600 4,675 4,752   4,839 4,920 5,011
Virginia 1,177 1,192 1,205 1,214 1,220 1,231 1,236   1,239 1,241 1,245
West Virginia 282 281 280 281 282 283 283   284 283 282
                       
West 11,596 11,766 11,857 11,951 11,945 11,976 11,979   12,022 12,073 12,155
Alaska 134 134 133 133 133 131 131   131 132 133
Arizona 938 1,012 1,043 1,094 1,068 1,087 1,088   1,100 1,116 1,136
California 6,354 6,414 6,442 6,437 6,407 6,343 6,323   6,319 6,318 6,329
Colorado 752 758 766 780 794 802 818   831 843 856
Hawaii 184 184 183 183 181 180 179   179 180 180
Idaho 249 252 256 262 267 272 275   279 282 286
Montana 150 148 147 145 144 143 142   141 140 141
Nevada 369 385 400 412 425 429 433   442 449 458
New Mexico 320 323 326 327 328 329 330   331 334 336
Oregon 554 551 553 552 563 566 575   574 576 580
Utah 489 496 504 508 523 576 560   563 567 572
Washington 1,015 1,021 1,020 1,032 1,027 1,030 1,037   1,043 1,048 1,057
Wyoming 88 87 85 84 85 86 87   88 90 91
See notes at end of table. (Table 6—Continued)

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