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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Table 8.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades PK–8 in public schools, by region and state: Fall 2003 through fall 2021 (Table 8—Continued)
[In thousands]
Region and state Actual   Projected
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010   2011 2012
United States 34,201 34,178 34,204 34,235 34,205 34,286 34,418 34,625   34,849 35,076
                       
Northeast 5,752 5,689 5,623 5,574 5,504 5,476 5,495 5,540   5,560 5,559
Connecticut 408 404 400 398 394 392 390 387   385 383
Maine 139 136 133 132 131 129 129 129   129 129
Massachusetts 692 682 675 671 667 667 667 666   664 662
New Hampshire 142 140 139 136 134 133 133 132   131 130
New Jersey 978 976 971 963 954 957 968 981   973 972
New York 1,978 1,943 1,909 1,887 1,856 1,843 1,847 1,869   1,895 1,890
Pennsylvania 1,236 1,235 1,228 1,220 1,205 1,194 1,201 1,210   1,219 1,229
Rhode Island 111 107 104 102 99 98 98 98   97 97
Vermont 67 66 65 64 63 63 63 68   68 68
                       
Midwest 7,502 7,439 7,425 7,405 7,359 7,373 7,362 7,349   7,368 7,388
Illinois 1,493 1,484 1,480 1,478 1,473 1,479 1,464 1,455   1,457 1,459
Indiana 717 720 724 730 730 730 731 729   731 733
Iowa 327 324 326 326 330 336 341 348   349 350
Kansas 322 321 321 326 327 331 333 343   344 347
Michigan 1,229 1,212 1,191 1,171 1,137 1,119 1,115 1,076   1,070 1,066
Minnesota 564 558 558 558 558 560 565 570   579 588
Missouri 632 629 635 634 632 635 638 643   645 646
Nebraska 195 195 195 196 200 203 207 210   213 216
North Dakota 68 67 66 64 63 64 65 66   67 68
Ohio 1,278 1,267 1,261 1,253 1,241 1,239 1,225 1,223   1,221 1,219
South Dakota 86 84 84 83 83 87 86 88   88 89
Wisconsin 590 578 584 585 585 590 593 598   602 607
                       
South 12,675 12,780 12,882 12,990 13,086 13,167 13,301 13,435   13,539 13,649
Alabama 525 522 529 529 527 528 529 534   534 535
Arkansas 322 328 336 337 340 342 344 346   347 348
Delaware 83 84 85 85 85 87 88 90   92 93
District of Columbia 59 57 56 52 56 51 52 54   52 51
Florida 1,832 1,858 1,873 1,867 1,856 1,849 1,851 1,858   1,866 1,880
Georgia 1,103 1,118 1,145 1,167 1,179 1,186 1,195 1,202   1,212 1,219
Kentucky 478 486 487 487 469 472 484 480   481 481
Louisiana 536 534 482 492 500 504 510 512   516 517
Maryland 606 597 589 579 576 576 582 588   593 601
Mississippi 361 361 358 356 354 352 352 351   350 350
North Carolina 974 986 1,003 1,027 1,072 1,059 1,054 1,058   1,058 1,058
Oklahoma 450 453 457 460 463 468 477 483   487 490
South Carolina 501 504 498 501 505 508 512 516   519 523
Tennessee 675 671 677 692 682 685 687 702   705 709
Texas 3,133 3,184 3,268 3,320 3,375 3,447 3,520 3,587   3,646 3,707
Virginia 837 840 841 842 850 855 864 871   880 888
West Virginia 199 198 197 198 199 199 200 201   201 200
                       
West 8,272 8,270 8,274 8,267 8,256 8,269 8,261 8,300   8,382 8,480
Alaska 94 92 91 90 89 89 91 92   93 95
Arizona 704 722 740 760 771 772 760 752   767 782
California 4,540 4,507 4,466 4,410 4,329 4,306 4,264 4,300   4,328 4,374
Colorado 536 541 550 559 566 580 591 601   610 619
Hawaii 130 129 127 126 126 126 127 128   128 129
Idaho 175 178 183 187 191 194 195 194   196 198
Montana 100 99 98 97 96 97 98 98   99 100
Nevada 281 289 296 303 308 308 306 307   312 316
New Mexico 226 228 230 230 230 231 235 239   242 246
Oregon 378 377 380 381 384 395 404 393   398 401
Utah 349 355 358 371 410 404 421 419   423 426
Washington 699 695 699 695 697 705 705 714   721 730
Wyoming 60 57 57 58 59 61 62 63   64 64
See notes at end of table. (Table 8—Continued)

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