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Digest of Education Statistics: 2008
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008

NCES 2009-020
March 2009

List of Tables by Chapter


Chapter 1. All Levels of Education


Enrollment, Teachers, and Schools

Table 1.Projected number of participants in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Fall 2008
Table 2.Enrollment in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, fall 1980 through fall 2008
Table 3.Enrollment in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1869–70 through fall 2017
Table 4.Number of teachers in elementary and secondary schools, and instructional staff in postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by control of institution: Selected years, fall 1970 through fall 2017
Table 5.Number of educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1980–81 through 2006–07

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Enrollment Rates

Table 6.Percentage of the population 3 to 34 years old enrolled in school, by sex, race/ethnicity, and age: Selected years, 1980 through 2007
Table 7.Percentage of the population 3 to 34 years old enrolled in school, by age group: Selected years, 1940 through 2007

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Educational Attainment

Table 8.Percentage of persons age 25 and over and 25 to 29, by race/ethnicity, years of school completed, and sex: Selected years, 1910 through 2008
Table 9.Number of persons age 18 and over, by highest level of education attained, age, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2008
Table 10.Persons age 18 and over who hold at least a bachelor's degree in specific fields of study, by sex, race/ethnicity, and age: 2001
Table 11.Educational attainment of persons 18 years old and over, by state: 2000 and 2006
Table 12.Educational attainment of persons 25 years old and over, by race/ethnicity and state: 2006
Table 13.Educational attainment of persons 25 years old and over for the 25 largest states, by sex: 2006.
Table 14.Educational attainment of persons 25 years old and over for the 15 largest metropolitan areas, by sex: 2008

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Population

Table 15.Estimates of resident population, by age group: 1970 through 2008
Table 16.Estimates of resident population, by race/ethnicity and age group: Selected years, 1980 through 2008
Table 17.Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2007

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Characteristics of Families With Children

Table 18.Number and percentage of family households, by family status and presence of own children under 18: Selected years, 1970 through 2007
Table 19.Characteristics of family households with own children under 18, by race/ethnicity and family structure: 2007
Table 20.Household income, population poverty rates, and poverty status of 5- to 17-year-olds, by state: 1990, 2000, and 2005–07
Table 21.Poverty status of all persons, persons in families, and related children under age 18, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1959 through 2007

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Opinions on Education

Table 22.Average grade that the public would give the public schools in their community and in the nation at large: 1974 through 2008
Table 23.Percentage of elementary and secondary school children whose parents were involved in school activities, by selected child, parent, and school characteristics: 1999, 2003, and 2007
Table 24.Percentage of kindergartners through fifth-graders whose parents were involved in educationrelated activities, by selected child, parent, and school characteristics: 1999 and 2003

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Finances

Table 25.Expenditures of educational institutions related to the gross domestic product, by level of institution: Selected years, 1929–30 through 2007–08
Table 26.Expenditures of educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1899–1900 through 2007–08
Table 27.Amount and percentage distribution of direct general expenditures of state and local governments, by function: Selected years, 1970–71 through 2005–06
Table 28.Direct general expenditures of state and local governments for all functions and for education, by level of education and state: 2005–06
Table 29.Direct general expenditures per capita of state and local governments for all functions and for education, by level of education and state: 2005–06
Table 30.Gross domestic product, state and local expenditures, personal income, disposable personal income, median family income, and population: Selected years, 1929 through 2007
Table 31.Gross domestic product price index, Consumer Price Index, education price indexes, and federal budget composite deflator: Selected years, 1919 through 2007

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