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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 8.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades PK–8 in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 2002 through fall 2020 (Table 8—Continued)

[In thousands]
Region and state Actual   Projected
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   2009 2010 2011
                       
United States 34,114 34,201 34,178 34,204 34,235 34,205 34,285   34,440 34,637 34,892
                       
Northeast 5,810 5,752 5,689 5,623 5,574 5,504 5,476   5,435 5,413 5,403
Connecticut 406 408 404 400 398 394 392   389 387 385
Maine 142 139 136 133 132 131 129   129 129 129
Massachusetts 701 692 682 675 671 667 667   663 660 657
New Hampshire 144 142 140 139 136 134 133   131 130 129
New Jersey 979 978 976 971 963 954 957   954 955 956
New York 2,016 1,978 1,943 1,909 1,887 1,856 1,843   1,823 1,812 1,807
Pennsylvania 1,242 1,236 1,235 1,228 1,220 1,205 1,194   1,186 1,182 1,182
Rhode Island 113 111 107 104 102 99 98   97 97 96
Vermont 68 67 66 65 64 63 62   62 62 62
                       
Midwest 7,535 7,502 7,439 7,425 7,405 7,359 7,374   7,383 7,393 7,414
Illinois 1,488 1,493 1,484 1,480 1,478 1,473 1,479   1,483 1,484 1,488
Indiana 714 717 720 724 730 730 730   731 731 732
Iowa 326 327 324 326 326 330 336   338 340 342
Kansas 322 322 321 321 326 327 331   333 336 340
Michigan 1,254 1,229 1,212 1,191 1,171 1,137 1,119   1,106 1,098 1,091
Minnesota 568 564 558 558 558 558 560   569 576 583
Missouri 635 632 629 635 634 632 635   638 640 642
Nebraska 195 195 195 195 196 200 203   206 209 211
North Dakota 69 68 67 66 64 63 64   64 64 64
Ohio 1,284 1,278 1,267 1,261 1,253 1,241 1,239   1,236 1,234 1,233
South Dakota 89 86 84 84 83 83 88   88 89 90
Wisconsin 592 590 578 584 585 585 590   591 593 597
                       
South 12,573 12,675 12,780 12,882 12,990 13,086 13,167   13,299 13,431 13,573
Alabama 533 525 522 529 529 527 528   529 530 530
Arkansas 319 322 328 336 337 340 342   345 347 349
Delaware 82 83 84 85 85 85 87   88 89 91
District of Columbia 59 59 57 56 52 56 51   54 55 55
Florida 1,809 1,832 1,858 1,873 1,867 1,856 1,849   1,840 1,840 1,843
Georgia 1,089 1,103 1,118 1,145 1,167 1,179 1,186   1,199 1,210 1,223
Kentucky 477 478 486 487 487 469 472   475 477 479
Louisiana 537 536 534 482 492 500 504   507 506 509
Maryland 610 606 597 589 579 576 576   575 578 582
Mississippi 360 361 361 358 356 354 352   352 352 353
North Carolina 964 974 986 1,003 1,027 1,072 1,059   1,074 1,090 1,105
Oklahoma 449 450 453 457 460 463 468   472 476 480
South Carolina 500 501 504 498 501 505 508   513 517 521
Tennessee 673 675 671 677 692 682 685   689 694 698
Texas 3,080 3,133 3,184 3,268 3,320 3,375 3,447   3,524 3,601 3,676
Virginia 832 837 840 841 842 850 855   862 869 878
West Virginia 200 199 198 197 198 199 199   201 202 202
                       
West 8,197 8,272 8,270 8,274 8,267 8,256 8,269   8,324 8,400 8,501
Alaska 94 94 92 91 90 89 89   90 92 94
Arizona 660 704 722 740 760 771 772   788 805 822
California 4,525 4,540 4,507 4,466 4,410 4,329 4,306   4,301 4,315 4,347
Colorado 534 536 541 550 559 566 580   591 602 613
Hawaii 131 130 129 127 126 126 126   127 128 129
Idaho 173 175 178 183 187 191 194   197 200 204
Montana 101 100 99 98 97 96 97   97 98 98
Nevada 271 281 289 296 303 308 308   314 320 327
New Mexico 224 226 228 230 230 230 231   234 238 241
Oregon 382 378 377 380 381 384 395   397 400 404
Utah 343 349 355 358 371 410 404   412 418 424
Washington 697 699 695 699 695 697 705   712 721 731
Wyoming 60 60 57 57 58 59 61   62 64 65
See notes at end of table. (Table 8—Continued)

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