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Table 9. Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades 9–12, by control of school: Selected years, fall 1980 through fall 2020
 
Year [In thousands]
Total Public Private
Actual      
1980 14,570 13,231 1,339
1985 13,750 12,388 1,362
1990 12,472 11,338 1,134
1995 13,699 12,502 1,197
20001 14,809 13,517 1,292
2001 15,063 13,736 1,327
20021 15,404 14,069 1,335
2003 15,678 14,339 1,338
20041 15,974 14,618 1,356
2005 16,283 14,909 1,374
20061 16,469 15,081 1,388
2007 16,481 15,087 1,394
20081 16,352 14,980 1,373
Projected      
2009 16,179 14,842 1,337
2010 15,975 14,668 1,306
2011 15,797 14,530 1,266
2012 15,742 14,512 1,229
2013 15,739 14,545 1,194
2014 15,849 14,689 1,160
2015 15,964 14,830 1,134
2016 15,980 14,877 1,103
2017 16,015 14,939 1,077
2018 16,060 15,000 1,060
2019 16,135 15,083 1,052
2020 16,278 15,222 1,056
1 Since the biennial Private School Universe Survey (PSS) is collected in the fall of odd-numbered years, private school numbers for alternate years are estimated based on data from the PSS.
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. 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), “State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education,” 1995–96 through 2008–09; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), selected school years, 1995–96 through 2009–10; and National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model, 1972–2008.

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