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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 10.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades 9–12 in public schools, by region and state: Fall 2002 through fall 2020

[In thousands]
Region and state Actual   Projected
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   2009 2010 2011
                       
United States 14,069 14,339 14,618 14,909 15,081 15,087 14,980   14,842 14,668 14,530
                       
Northeast 2,487 2,541 2,582 2,617 2,684 2,618 2,576   2,525 2,474 2,428
Connecticut 164 169 173 175 177 177 175   172 169 167
Maine 63 63 63 62 62 66 64   63 61 60
Massachusetts 282 288 293 297 298 296 292   289 284 281
New Hampshire 64 65 67 67 67 66 65   64 62 61
New Jersey 389 402 417 425 425 428 425   421 419 417
New York 872 887 894 907 922 909 898   877 855 834
Pennsylvania 575 586 593 603 651 597 581   566 553 538
Rhode Island 47 48 49 50 50 48 47   46 44 43
Vermont 32 32 32 32 32 31 30   29 28 27
                       
Midwest 3,284 3,307 3,337 3,394 3,415 3,411 3,370   3,317 3,261 3,208
Illinois 597 608 614 631 641 640 641   638 636 627
Indiana 290 294 301 311 316 317 316   314 313 312
Iowa 156 154 154 157 157 156 152   149 146 145
Kansas 149 148 148 147 143 142 140   139 138 137
Michigan 531 528 540 551 552 556 541   524 507 490
Minnesota 279 279 280 281 282 279 276   271 266 263
Missouri 272 274 277 283 286 285 282   278 272 267
Nebraska 90 90 91 92 92 91 90   88 87 86
North Dakota 35 34 33 33 32 32 31   30 29 29
Ohio 554 567 573 578 584 586 578   567 555 544
South Dakota 41 40 39 38 38 38 39   40 40 40
Wisconsin 290 290 287 291 292 289 284   278 272 268
                       
South 4,898 4,998 5,112 5,221 5,304 5,338 5,324   5,301 5,260 5,241
Alabama 206 206 208 212 215 218 218   216 213 211
Arkansas 132 133 135 138 140 139 137   136 135 135
Delaware 34 35 35 36 37 38 39   38 38 38
District of Columbia 17 19 20 21 20 23 18   18 17 17
Florida 731 755 782 802 805 811 782   766 751 743
Georgia 407 419 435 453 463 471 470   468 466 463
Kentucky 184 185 189 192 196 197 198   196 194 192
Louisiana 194 191 191 172 184 181 181   180 180 177
Maryland 256 263 268 271 273 269 267   264 260 255
Mississippi 132 133 134 137 139 141 140   139 137 134
North Carolina 372 386 400 413 417 417 430   434 436 436
Oklahoma 176 176 177 178 179 179 177   176 174 173
South Carolina 194 198 199 204 207 208 211   209 206 204
Tennessee 254 261 270 277 286 283 287   284 281 281
Texas 1,180 1,199 1,221 1,257 1,280 1,300 1,306   1,315 1,319 1,335
Virginia 346 355 365 372 379 380 381   377 373 367
West Virginia 82 82 83 84 84 84 83   83 81 80
                       
West 3,399 3,494 3,587 3,677 3,678 3,720 3,710   3,698 3,673 3,654
Alaska 40 40 41 42 42 42 41   41 39 39
Arizona 277 308 321 355 309 316 316   312 312 314
California 1,828 1,874 1,934 1,972 1,997 2,015 2,016   2,018 2,002 1,982
Colorado 217 221 225 230 235 236 238   240 241 242
Hawaii 53 54 54 55 55 54 54   52 52 51
Idaho 75 77 78 79 80 81 82   82 82 82
Montana 49 48 48 48 47 46 45   44 43 42
Nevada 99 105 111 116 122 122 125   127 129 131
New Mexico 96 97 98 97 98 99 99   97 96 95
Oregon 172 173 176 173 182 182 180   177 176 176
Utah 147 147 148 151 152 166 155   152 149 149
Washington 318 322 325 333 332 333 332   330 327 326
Wyoming 28 28 27 27 27 27 27   26 26 26
See notes at end of table. (Table 10—Continued)

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