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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Figure 1.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in elementary and secondary schools, by grade level: Fall 1996 through fall 2021
 
Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in elementary and secondary schools, by grade level: Fall 1996 through fall 2021
NOTE: PK = prekindergarten. Enrollment numbers for prekindergarten through 12th grade and prekindergarten through 8th grade include private nursery and prekindergarten enrollment in schools that offer kindergarten or higher grades. Since the biennial Private School Universe Survey (PSS) is collected in the fall of odd-numbered years, private school numbers for alternate years are estimated based on data from the PSS. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A-2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 199697 through 201011; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), selected years 199798 through 200910; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 19722010. (This figure was prepared February 2012.)