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Table 38. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by level, grade, and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2002
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                      |             |                                    Prekindergarten through grade 8 and elementary ungraded                              |         Grades 9 through 12 and secondary ungraded
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State or jurisdiction |   all grades|    Total | Prekinder| Kinder- |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |Elementar|     Total |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |   Grade |Secondary
                      |             |          |  garten\1|  garten |       1 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       5 |       6 |       7 |       8 |ungraded |           |       9 |      10 |      11 |      12 | ungraded
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1                     |           2 |        3 |        4 |       5 |       6 |       7 |       8 |       9 |      10 |      11 |      12 |      13 |      14 |        15 |      16 |      17 |      18 |      19 |       20
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   United States .....|\2\48,202,324|34,135,225|\2\936,269|3,431,906|3,593,854|3,564,882|3,622,797|3,668,522|3,711,472|3,788,013|3,821,367|3,709,205|  286,938| 14,067,099|4,104,735|3,584,412|3,228,871|2,989,514|  159,567
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Alabama ..............|\2\   739,678|   533,519|\2\ 10,027|   55,499|   56,904|   55,984|   57,269|   58,690|   59,156|   60,464|   61,950|   57,576|         |    206,159|   61,646|   52,543|   46,449|   45,521|        0
Alaska ...............|      134,364|    94,380|     1,391|   10,069|    9,423|    9,613|   10,083|   10,084|   10,775|   10,899|   11,203|   10,840|        0|     39,984|   11,881|   10,219|    9,074|    8,810|        0
Arizona ..............|      937,755|   660,363|     7,533|   71,357|   73,584|   70,809|   71,820|   71,139|   72,820|   73,351|   73,453|   69,841|    4,656|    277,392|   79,777|   71,165|   65,222|   60,820|      408
Arkansas .............|      450,985|   318,828|     1,938|   35,283|   35,201|   33,228|   33,735|   33,835|   35,467|   36,109|   36,894|   36,102|    1,036|    132,157|   36,395|   34,386|   31,658|   29,277|      441
California ...........|\2\ 6,356,348| 4,528,719|\2\111,945|  456,940|  486,186|  489,124|  493,128|  491,510|  488,150|  495,238|  500,138|  473,553|   42,807|  1,827,629|  522,108|  471,648|  428,117|  385,181|   20,575
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Colorado .............|      751,862|   534,465|    20,368|   53,872|   56,739|   55,734|   55,996|   57,318|   58,895|   58,906|   58,973|   57,664|         |    217,397|   63,076|   55,938|   51,593|   46,790|        0
Connecticut ..........|      570,023|   405,998|    11,150|   41,224|   43,797|   42,564|   43,448|   44,021|   44,776|   44,714|   45,882|   44,422|         |    164,025|   46,840|   42,488|   38,638|   36,059|        0
Delaware .............|      116,342|    82,221|       665|    7,761|    8,918|    8,800|    9,110|    9,007|    9,091|    9,306|    9,602|    9,961|        0|     34,121|   10,409|    8,797|    7,737|    7,178|        0
District of Columbia .|       76,166|    58,794|     4,703|    5,475|    5,991|    5,775|    5,943|    6,078|    5,869|    5,606|    5,144|    4,605|    3,605|     17,372|    4,871|    3,963|    3,532|    3,008|    1,998
Florida ..............|    2,539,929| 1,809,279|    51,222|  183,270|  186,438|  187,926|  192,710|  197,625|  197,060|  205,095|  206,774|  201,159|         |    730,650|  249,877|  184,325|  158,509|  137,939|        0
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Georgia ..............|    1,496,012| 1,088,561|    34,745|  114,772|  113,821|  114,090|  115,643|  118,053|  118,120|  122,112|  121,055|  116,150|         |    407,451|  131,543|  106,335|   91,118|   78,455|        0
Hawaii ...............|      183,829|   130,862|     1,031|   13,377|   14,457|   14,330|   14,710|   14,653|   14,794|   15,023|   14,560|   13,875|       52|     52,967|   16,142|   13,695|   12,684|   10,401|       45
Idaho ................|      248,515|   173,200|     2,514|   17,964|   18,781|   18,104|   18,346|   18,841|   19,522|   19,429|   20,055|   19,644|         |     75,315|   20,448|   19,392|   18,002|   17,473|        0
Illinois .............|    2,084,187| 1,487,654|    60,524|  148,274|  155,531|  157,136|  164,413|  157,570|  159,499|  165,485|  160,924|  156,451|    1,847|    596,533|  169,118|  151,735|  138,559|  135,937|    1,184
Indiana ..............|    1,003,875|   714,013|     5,407|   71,570|   80,088|   77,525|   76,599|   78,909|   79,677|   81,807|   81,599|   79,338|    1,494|    289,862|   82,602|   73,482|   68,367|   64,156|    1,255
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Iowa .................|      482,210|   325,879|     5,949|   34,090|   33,047|   32,767|   33,653|   34,803|   35,861|   36,581|   37,693|   37,281|    4,154|    156,331|   39,434|   37,958|   38,027|   36,728|    4,184
Kansas ...............|      470,957|   321,886|     2,259|   29,910|   33,534|   33,408|   33,604|   34,146|   35,288|   35,691|   36,757|   35,972|   11,317|    149,071|   38,906|   36,838|   34,761|   33,829|    4,737
Kentucky .............|      660,782|   476,758|    31,888|   46,666|   51,865|   47,048|   47,048|   48,636|   49,409|   51,078|   50,268|   48,934|    3,918|    184,024|   53,535|   47,741|   42,301|   38,902|    1,545
Louisiana ............|      730,464|   536,881|    21,858|   55,020|   56,016|   54,879|   56,622|   60,269|   54,981|   57,960|   56,540|   60,930|    1,806|    193,583|   57,823|   48,934|   43,760|   42,385|      681
Maine ................|      204,337|   141,785|     1,525|   13,731|   14,133|   14,120|   14,531|   15,194|   16,123|   16,412|   17,098|   17,131|    1,787|     62,552|   17,029|   15,632|   15,214|   13,998|      679
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Maryland .............|      866,743|   610,384|    20,569|   56,577|   62,602|   62,737|   64,510|   65,824|   67,554|   69,563|   69,829|   67,984|    2,635|    256,359|   74,769|   65,610|   58,363|   54,764|    2,853
Massachusetts ........|      982,989|   701,050|    22,803|   69,324|   73,663|   73,550|   74,167|   75,165|   77,110|   77,845|   79,520|   77,903|         |    281,939|   82,071|   72,404|   66,548|   60,916|        0
Michigan .............|    1,785,160| 1,253,811|    24,751|  130,891|  125,625|  126,116|  128,643|  131,504|  134,223|  140,373|  143,522|  135,649|   32,514|    531,349|  153,432|  133,346|  119,661|  110,713|   14,197
Minnesota ............|      846,891|   567,701|    10,037|   58,757|   57,617|   58,276|   59,644|   61,634|   62,982|   64,223|   67,532|   66,999|         |    279,190|   69,177|   68,563|   69,151|   72,299|        0
Mississippi ..........|      492,645|   360,287|     1,975|   36,845|   39,598|   38,302|   38,573|   39,615|   39,482|   39,454|   40,644|   37,282|    8,517|    132,358|   39,138|   33,091|   28,674|   26,029|    5,426
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Missouri .............|      924,445|   652,632|    28,614|   64,750|   65,409|   65,106|   66,352|   69,697|   73,113|   73,170|   73,302|   71,670|    1,449|    271,813|   75,685|   70,055|   64,602|   60,920|      551
Montana ..............|      149,995|   101,177|       665|    9,899|   10,508|   10,267|   10,630|   10,931|   11,721|   11,753|   12,369|   12,218|      216|     48,818|   12,972|   12,454|   11,868|   11,433|       91
Nebraska .............|      285,402|   195,113|     5,491|   20,440|   20,217|   20,102|   20,326|   20,874|   21,379|   21,750|   22,591|   21,943|         |     90,289|   24,032|   22,440|   21,885|   21,932|        0
Nevada ...............|      369,498|   270,941|     2,480|   27,287|   29,735|   30,069|   29,810|   29,953|   30,271|   30,955|   30,445|   29,242|      694|     98,557|   32,598|   27,079|   20,829|   18,032|       19
New Hampshire ........|      207,671|   143,618|     1,923|    9,757|   15,548|   15,319|   15,748|   15,939|   16,769|   16,971|   17,667|   17,421|      556|     64,053|   17,788|   16,583|   15,337|   14,280|       65
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New Jersey ...........|    1,367,438|   978,762|    21,590|   91,189|   99,441|   99,600|   99,972|  101,577|  102,012|  103,459|  104,556|  101,559|   53,807|    388,676|  104,310|   95,529|   87,262|   82,008|   19,567
New Mexico ...........|      320,234|   224,497|     3,529|   22,638|   23,706|   23,550|   24,012|   24,995|   25,310|   25,702|   25,425|   25,630|         |     95,737|   28,861|   25,863|   22,011|   19,002|        0
New York .............|    2,888,233| 2,016,810|    41,752|  189,198|  207,994|  207,897|  213,138|  212,414|  214,939|  218,010|  222,667|  215,632|   73,169|    871,423|  251,323|  220,252|  172,344|  158,474|   69,030
North Carolina .......|    1,335,954|   963,967|    10,310|  104,843|  105,364|  102,790|  106,244|  103,726|  107,229|  108,525|  108,810|  106,126|         |    371,987|  117,724|   96,462|   84,351|   73,450|        0
North Dakota .........|      104,225|    69,089|       773|    7,013|    7,225|    7,042|    7,211|    7,567|    7,784|    7,899|    8,201|    8,374|         |     35,136|    9,091|    8,705|    8,675|    8,665|        0
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Ohio .................|    1,838,285| 1,283,795|    24,990|  130,996|  133,905|  133,990|  136,047|  141,120|  141,515|  145,817|  147,899|  144,024|    3,492|    554,490|  157,868|  138,899|  132,666|  125,057|        0
Oklahoma .............|      624,548|   449,039|    28,120|   45,050|   48,598|   44,392|   44,830|   45,662|   47,403|   47,535|   47,800|   46,805|    2,844|    175,509|   48,886|   45,185|   41,842|   38,443|    1,153
Oregon ...............|      554,071|   382,005|       429|   38,204|   41,163|   41,016|   40,837|   41,704|   43,338|   44,494|   44,903|   44,156|    1,761|    172,066|   45,504|   43,838|   42,220|   39,799|      705
Pennsylvania .........|    1,816,747| 1,241,636|     2,684|  116,332|  129,502|  129,779|  133,952|  138,365|  141,733|  147,170|  150,831|  147,829|    3,459|    575,111|  160,814|  147,884|  136,318|  126,894|    3,201
Rhode Island .........|      159,205|   112,544|     1,209|   10,689|   12,076|   11,790|   12,475|   12,407|   12,686|   13,121|   13,286|   12,805|         |     46,661|   13,863|   12,244|   10,698|    9,856|        0
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South Carolina .......|      694,584|   500,557|    20,071|   49,330|   51,300|   51,097|   52,154|   54,255|   55,390|   56,921|   53,825|   56,214|         |    194,027|   67,584|   49,459|   39,453|   37,531|        0
South Dakota .........|      128,039|    87,441|     2,246|    9,121|    8,939|    8,823|    9,107|    9,519|    9,687|    9,760|   10,188|   10,051|        0|     40,598|   10,479|   10,326|   10,025|    9,768|        0
Tennessee ............|\2\   928,000|   673,729|\2\ 16,344|   70,151|   71,087|   69,414|   69,930|   71,300|   72,318|   73,665|   73,421|   70,650|   15,449|    254,271|   76,063|   65,905|   59,030|   53,273|        0
Texas ................|    4,259,823| 3,079,665|   183,740|  315,290|  329,787|  320,622|  321,448|  321,612|  322,146|  323,066|  325,154|  316,800|         |  1,180,158|  375,136|  300,338|  265,802|  238,882|        0
Utah .................|      489,072|   342,570|     7,929|   37,872|   37,361|   36,882|   35,921|   35,481|   36,441|   36,113|   36,395|   35,547|    6,628|    146,502|   36,050|   35,399|   35,600|   34,790|    4,663
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Vermont ..............|       99,978|    68,034|     2,800|    6,342|    6,474|    6,748|    7,024|    7,179|    7,518|    7,779|    8,093|    8,077|        0|     31,944|    8,486|    8,169|    7,754|    7,398|      137
Virginia .............|    1,177,229|   831,504|    14,507|   83,270|   87,434|   87,975|   89,766|   91,186|   92,453|   95,414|   95,807|   92,641|    1,051|    345,725|  101,866|   88,872|   79,038|   75,944|        5
Washington ...........|    1,014,798|   697,191|     9,802|   69,467|   72,482|   73,574|   74,152|   77,053|   79,112|   79,970|   81,722|   79,857|         |    317,607|   87,735|   80,815|   76,703|   72,354|        0
West Virginia ........|      282,455|   200,002|     7,734|   20,437|   20,457|   20,580|   20,754|   21,041|   21,656|   22,567|   22,615|   21,943|      218|     82,453|   23,051|   21,181|   19,633|   18,416|      172
Wisconsin ............|      881,231|   591,703|    26,092|   57,670|   58,538|   58,628|   60,819|   62,436|   64,213|   66,925|   68,631|   67,751|         |    289,528|   77,508|   73,022|   70,284|   68,714|        0
Wyoming ..............|       88,116|    59,926|     1,668|    6,153|    6,045|    5,885|    6,190|    6,406|    6,652|    6,778|    7,155|    6,994|         |     28,190|    7,411|    7,226|    6,922|    6,631|        0
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   Affairs ...........|       46,126|    34,392|    (\3\) |    4,192|    3,668|    3,554|    3,731|    3,812|    3,916|    3,917|    3,799|    3,803|        0|     11,734|    3,952|    3,140|    2,550|    2,092|        0
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  Overseas schools ...|       72,722|    58,047|     2,020|    6,531|    7,009|    6,682|    6,487|    6,302|    6,202|    5,869|    5,730|    5,215|         |     14,675|    4,648|    4,002|    3,206|    2,819|        0
  Domestic schools ...|       32,115|    28,759|     2,811|    3,725|    3,641|    3,419|    3,185|    2,970|    2,701|    2,440|    1,757|    1,554|      556|      3,356|    1,159|      872|      724|      601|        0
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  American Samoa .....|       15,984|    11,838|     1,521|      989|    1,072|    1,161|    1,236|    1,319|    1,212|    1,120|    1,104|    1,104|        0|      4,146|    1,119|    1,086|    1,023|      859|       59
  Guam ...............|          ---|       ---|       ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|         |        ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|      ---|     ---
  Northern Marianas ..|       11,251|     8,379|       606|      662|      924|      868|      887|      977|      846|      871|      831|      816|       91|      2,872|      906|      854|      651|      461|        0
  Puerto Rico ........|      596,502|   429,351|       347|   39,941|   47,545|   45,716|   46,345|   47,342|   46,033|   45,007|   50,253|   47,533|   13,289|    167,151|   44,557|   44,922|   38,353|   33,062|    6,257
  Virgin Islands .....|       18,333|    12,933|    (\3\) |    1,068|    1,093|    1,195|    1,406|    1,585|    1,483|    1,548|    1,764|    1,296|      495|      5,400|    1,807|    1,285|    1,070|    1,238|        0
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---Not available.†
\1\Data include imputations for nonrespondents.
\2\Includes imputations for underreporting.
\3\No prekindergarten pupils reported.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The NCES Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2002-03. (This table was prepared July 2004.)