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Table 3.-Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by grade, with projections: Fall 1990 to fall 2010
Year
(In thousands)
Total
Kinder-
garten 1
Grade
1
Grade
2
Grade
3
Grade
4
Grade
5
Grade
6
Grade
7
Grade
8
Grade
10
Grade
9
Grade
11
Grade
12
Unclas-sified
Unclas-sified
1990 41,217 3,610 3,499 3,327 3,297 3,248 3,197 3,110 3,067 2,979 3,169 2,896 2,612 2,381 543 282
1991
42,047
3,686
3,556
3,360
3,334
3,315
3,268
3,239
3,181
3,020
3,313
2,915
2,645
2,392
545
275
1992
42,823
3,817
3,542
3,431
3,361
3,342
3,325
3,303
3,299
3,129
3,352
3,027
2,656
2,431
539
269
1993
43,465
3,922
3,529
3,429
3,437
3,361
3,350
3,356
3,355
3,249
3,487
3,050
2,751
2,424
515
248
1994
44,111
4,047
3,593
3,440
3,439
3,426
3,372
3,381
3,404
3,302
3,604
3,131
2,748
2,488
494
242
1995
44,840
4,173
3,671
3,507
3,445
3,431
3,438
3,395
3,422
3,356
3,704
3,237
2,826
2,487
502
245
1996
45,611
4,203
3,770
3,600
3,524
3,454
3,453
3,494
3,464
3,403
3,801
3,323
2,930
2,586
401
206
1997
46,127
4,199
3,755
3,689
3,597
3,507
3,458
3,492
3,520
3,415
3,819
3,376
2,972
2,673
442
214
1998
46,535
4,171
3,727
3,682
3,696
3,592
3,520
3,497
3,530
3,480
3,856
3,382
3,018
2,724
450
211
 
Projected
1999
46,812
4,071
3,686
3,645
3,687
3,690
3,604
3,560
3,540
3,487
3,915
3,439
3,037
2,757
466
227
2000
47,026
4,028
3,638
3,605
3,651
3,682
3,703
3,646
3,604
3,497
3,923
3,492
3,089
2,774
468
228
2001
47,176
3,983
3,599
3,557
3,611
3,645
3,694
3,745
3,691
3,561
3,934
3,499
3,135
2,821
469
230
2002
47,296
3,993
3,560
3,520
3,563
3,605
3,658
3,737
3,792
3,646
4,006
3,509
3,142
2,864
470
233
2003
47,373
3,993
3,569
3,482
3,526
3,558
3,617
3,700
3,783
3,746
4,102
3,573
3,151
2,870
469
236
2004
47,436
3,994
3,568
3,490
3,487
3,520
3,570
3,659
3,745
3,738
4,214
3,658
3,208
2,878
467
240
2005
47,475
4,004
3,569
3,489
3,495
3,482
3,532
3,611
3,704
3,701
4,204
3,758
3,285
2,930
464
245
2006
47,452
4,019
3,578
3,491
3,494
3,490
3,494
3,573
3,655
3,660
4,163
3,750
3,375
3,000
461
249
2007
47,365
4,037
3,590
3,499
3,496
3,489
3,502
3,534
3,617
3,612
4,117
3,713
3,367
3,083
460
250
2008
47,218
4,059
3,606
3,511
3,505
3,491
3,501
3,542
3,577
3,574
4,063
3,672
3,334
3,076
460
249
2009
47,109
4,085
3,626
3,526
3,516
3,499
3,503
3,541
3,586
3,535
4,020
3,624
3,297
3,045
460
246
2010
47,068
4,117
3,649
3,546
3,532
3,511
3,511
3,543
3,585
3,543
3,976
3,585
3,254
3,012
462
243
1 Includes most kindergarten and some nursery school enrollment.

NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools; Common Core of Data surveys; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model. (This table was prepared March 2000.)

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