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Digest of Education Statistics: 2006
Digest of Education Statistics: 2006

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 39. Average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1969–70 through 2003–04
State or jurisdiction 1969–70 1979–80 1989–90 1990–91 1995–96 1999–2000 2000–01 2002–03 2003–04
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
United States 41,934,376 38,288,911 37,799,296 38,426,543 41,501,596 43,806,726 44,075,930 45,017,360 45,325,731
Alabama 777,123 711,432 683,833 682,524 687,076 725,212 719,562 701,235 706,446
Alaska 72,489 79,945 98,213 102,585 115,958 122,412 122,932 123,145 122,341
Arizona 391,526 481,905 557,252 573,140 684,740 782,851 803,453 868,547 878,891
Arkansas 414,158 423,610 403,025 408,145 423,520 422,958 421,625 418,775 425,571
California1  4,418,423 4,044,736 4,893,341 5,065,647 5,351,475 5,957,216 6,075,001 6,312,362 6,384,882
Colorado 500,388 513,475 519,419 521,899 608,633 656,700 671,909 709,349 673,285
Connecticut 618,881 507,362 439,524 450,808 495,188 533,779 540,946 557,701 561,530
                   
Delaware 120,819 94,058 89,838 91,052 99,941 106,444 105,681 109,945 108,751
District of Columbia 138,600 91,576 71,468 69,092 71,001 65,371 62,881 61,236 65,625
Florida 1,312,693 1,464,461 1,646,583 1,714,394 1,947,777 2,175,453 2,269,372 2,362,841 2,418,329
Georgia 1,019,427 989,433 1,054,097 1,075,728 1,232,852 1,326,713 1,347,218 1,400,007 1,424,004
Hawaii 168,140 151,563 157,360 160,193 171,977 171,180 171,117 169,797 167,739
                   
Idaho 170,920 189,199 203,987 209,085 228,371 230,828 230,890 234,244 237,095
Illinois 2,084,844 1,770,435 1,587,733 1,618,101 1,750,417 1,789,089 1,805,582 1,855,417 1,862,274
Indiana 1,111,043 983,444 884,568 888,177 909,553 929,281 928,703 942,506 943,735
Iowa 624,403 510,081 450,224 456,614 477,053 471,384 467,404 459,761 457,771
Kansas 470,296 382,019 388,986 397,609 416,674 426,853 425,036 419,285 415,529
                   
Kentucky 647,970 619,868 569,795 569,713 571,934 565,693 564,198 569,538 570,911
Louisiana 776,555 727,601 727,125 720,551 710,925 701,957 684,566 674,949 674,333
Maine 225,146 211,400 195,089 196,229 200,700 194,554 191,963 188,776 187,492
Maryland 785,989 686,336 620,617 637,370 719,433 791,133 797,522 809,398 808,557
Massachusetts 1,056,207 935,960 763,231 770,802 845,270 913,502 920,522 921,201 932,417
                   
Michigan 1,991,235 1,758,427 1,446,996 1,452,700 1,554,358 1,574,894 1,577,260 1,591,900 1,590,555
Minnesota 864,595 748,606 699,001 714,072 786,241 818,819 820,457 813,660 792,896
Mississippi 524,623 454,401 476,048 474,029 470,657 468,746 465,505 461,269 463,470
Missouri 906,132 777,269 729,693 733,680 805,404 836,105 836,411 849,040 851,749
Montana 162,664 144,608 135,406 138,341 148,616 142,313 139,198 133,988 132,356
                   
Nebraska 314,516 270,524 254,754 257,587 270,938 261,767 268,897 269,499 260,352
Nevada 113,421 134,995 173,149 185,755 243,718 305,067 321,679 346,512 364,409
New Hampshire 140,203 154,187 154,915 156,579 187,067 200,283 198,389 200,184 202,352
New Jersey 1,322,124 1,140,111 997,561 1,016,159 1,125,877 1,222,438 1,257,124 1,312,610 1,336,869
New Mexico 259,997 253,453 290,245 291,215 330,851 323,963 319,939 320,189 319,637
                   
New York 3,099,192 2,530,289 2,244,110 2,278,531 2,463,349 2,595,070 2,598,176 2,614,977 2,599,902
North Carolina 1,104,295 1,072,150 1,012,274 1,012,613 1,096,812 1,185,737 1,203,143 1,242,234 1,264,266
North Dakota 141,961 118,986 109,659 109,691 111,870 105,123 103,420 97,879 96,231
Ohio 2,246,282 1,849,283 1,584,735 1,603,025 1,661,014 1,659,903 1,653,316 1,683,337 1,700,533
Oklahoma 560,993 548,065 543,170 548,387 574,538 586,266 580,754 581,767 583,932
                   
Oregon 436,736 418,593 419,771 431,806 462,108 479,321 481,223 487,544 486,073
Pennsylvania 2,169,225 1,808,630 1,524,839 1,542,077 1,651,741 1,684,913 1,683,637 1,694,148 1,701,096
Rhode Island 163,205 139,195 125,934 129,856 137,870 144,422 144,895 144,813 143,792
South Carolina 600,292 569,612 569,029 573,138 605,526 624,456 623,008 629,997 635,750
South Dakota 158,543 124,934 119,823 121,403 127,754 122,252 120,966 118,383 116,651
                   
Tennessee 836,010 806,696 761,766 767,738 819,831 844,878 846,551 850,322 859,522
Texas 2,432,420 2,608,817 3,075,333 3,085,648 3,435,010 3,706,550 3,771,568 3,940,776 4,016,791
Utah 287,405 312,813 408,917 417,609 444,679 448,096 447,450 451,063 456,183
Vermont 97,772 95,045 87,832 88,901 100,166 98,894 97,717 95,868 95,160
Virginia 995,580 955,105 989,197 1,011,513 1,098,862 1,195,123 1,087,591 1,109,459 1,118,446
                   
Washington 764,735 710,929 755,141 781,371 888,142 925,696 927,530 933,702 937,656
West Virginia 372,278 353,264 301,947 300,067 285,548 273,277 264,798 260,365 266,078
Wisconsin 880,609 770,554 711,466 731,088 799,391 825,699 824,002 831,939 826,864
Wyoming 81,293 89,471 91,277 92,506 93,190 86,092 83,243 79,921 78,652
Other jurisdictions                  
American Samoa 11,448 12,272 14,074 15,102 14,818 15,243 15,123
Guam 20,315 23,883 25,330 31,998 28,301
Northern Marianas 6,809 6,062 7,511 8,712 8,968 9,739 10,047
Puerto Rico 656,709 597,436 597,418 548,788 540,676 538,738 535,874 534,941
Virgin Islands 18,924 19,984 19,867 18,676 16,069 16,187 15,878
—Not available.
1 Data for California for 1990–91 and earlier years are not strictly comparable with those for other states because California's attendance figures included excused absences.
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of State School Systems, 1969–70; Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Sec­ondary Education, 1979–80; and Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1989–90 through 2003–04. (This table was prepared August 2006.)