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Table 23.-High school graduates, by control of institution, with projections: 1985-86 to 2010-11
(In thousands)
Year ending Total Public Private
19861 2,643 2,383 260
19871 2,694 2,429 265
19881 2,773 2,500 273
19892 2,744 2,459 285
19903 2,589 2,320 269
19912 2,493 2,235 258
19923 2,478 2,226 252
19932 2,481 2,233 247
19943 2,464 2,221 243
19952 2,519 2,274 246
19963 2,518 2,273 245
19972 2,612 2,358 254
19983 2,704 2,439 265
19992 2,762 2,489 273
  Projected
2000 2,820 2,543 277
2001 2,820 2,541 279
2002 2,849 2,568 280
2003 2,916 2,632 285
2004 2,921 2,636 285
2005 2,929 2,641 288
2006 2,986 2,691 295
2007 3,054 2,753 300
2008 3,132 2,826 306
2009 3,127 2,823 304
2010 3,103 2,802 301
2011 3,063 2,765 298
1 Private school numbers are estimated on the basis of past data.
2 Private school numbers are from the Private School Universe Survey.
3 Private school numbers are interpolated.
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Prior to 1989-90, numbers for private high school graduates were estimated by NCES. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools; Common Core of Data surveys; 1985 Private School Survey; Private School Universe Survey, 1995-96; Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Education Statistics, Early Estimates; and National High School Graduates Model. (This table was prepared May 2001.)

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