|Year and region||Total enrollment||Total||White||Black||Hispanic||Asian/Pacific Islander||American Indian/Alaska Native|
|NOTE: Enrollment counts exclude schools with no reported enrollment or missing race/ethnicity information. Total enrollment including students with missing race/ethnicity information was 47,060,714 in 2000–01; 48,353,523 in 2003–04; and 48,910,025 in 2007–08. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Northeast includes CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT; Midwest includes IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, and WI; South includes AL, AR, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WV; West includes AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, and WY. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2000–01, 2003–04, and 2007–08.