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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Table A-6.  Actual and projected national enrollment rates in public schools, by grade level: Fall 2010, and fall 2011 through fall 2021
Grade level Actual 2010 Projected
2011 through 2021
Prekindergarten 31.4 31.4
Kindergarten 90.5 90.5
Grade 1 92.3 92.3
Elementary ungraded 0.2 0.2
Secondary ungraded 0.2 0.2
NOTE: The enrollment rate for each grade level equals the enrollment at that grade level divided by the population of that grade’s base age, all multiplied by 100. The base age for each grade level is as follows: kindergarten, 5 years old; grade 1, 6 years old; elementary ungraded, 5- to 13-years-olds; and secondary ungraded, 14- to 17-years-olds. Projected values for 2011 through 2021 were held constant at the actual values for 2010.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2010–11; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2010. (This table was prepared January 2012.)

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