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Digest of Education Statistics: 2014
Digest of Education Statistics: 2014

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 203.20. Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by region, state, and jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2024
Region, state, and jurisdiction Actual total enrollment Percent change in total enroll-ment, 2007 to 2012 Projected total enrollment Percent change in total enroll-ment, 2012 to 2024
Fall 1990 Fall 2000 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2020 Fall 2024
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
United States 41,216,683 47,203,539 48,183,086 48,540,215 48,795,465 49,113,298 49,315,842 49,290,559 49,265,572 49,360,982 49,484,181 49,521,669 49,771,118 1.0 49,941,900 49,985,600 50,094,400 50,229,000 51,547,400 52,919,600 6.3
                                           
Region                                          
Northeast 7,281,763 8,222,127 8,296,621 8,292,315 8,271,259 8,240,160 8,257,889 8,122,022 8,052,985 8,092,029 8,071,335 7,953,981 7,959,128 -2.0 7,928,100 7,887,700 7,861,000 7,839,300 7,899,500 7,958,400 #
Midwest 9,943,761 10,729,987 10,818,970 10,808,977 10,775,409 10,818,815 10,819,248 10,770,210 10,742,973 10,672,171 10,609,604 10,573,792 10,559,230 -2.0 10,549,500 10,512,200 10,493,800 10,479,700 10,536,700 10,553,800 -0.1
South 14,807,016 17,007,261 17,471,440 17,672,745 17,891,987 18,103,166 18,293,633 18,422,773 18,490,770 18,651,889 18,805,000 18,955,932 19,128,376 3.8 19,283,200 19,359,300 19,449,800 19,542,100 20,187,900 20,899,600 9.3
West 9,184,143 11,244,164 11,596,055 11,766,178 11,856,810 11,951,157 11,945,072 11,975,554 11,978,844 11,944,893 11,998,242 12,037,964 12,124,384 1.2 12,181,100 12,226,400 12,289,800 12,367,900 12,923,300 13,507,900 11.4
                                           
State                                          
Alabama 721,806 739,992 739,366 731,220 730,140 741,761 743,632 742,919 745,668 748,889 755,552 744,621 744,637 0.2 743,500 739,500 735,000 731,000 724,100 723,900 -2.8
Alaska 113,903 133,356 134,364 133,933 132,970 133,288 132,608 131,029 130,662 131,661 132,104 131,167 131,489 0.4 131,800 132,700 133,900 135,400 144,500 153,800 17.0
Arizona 639,853 877,696 937,755 1,012,068 1,043,298 1,094,454 1,068,249 1,087,447 1,087,817 1,077,831 1,071,751 1,080,319 1,089,384 0.2 1,097,600 1,105,700 1,116,900 1,132,900 1,222,300 1,320,000 21.2
Arkansas 436,286 449,959 450,985 454,523 463,115 474,206 476,409 479,016 478,965 480,559 482,114 483,114 486,157 1.5 486,300 484,100 481,600 479,600 478,800 482,800 -0.7
California 4,950,474 6,140,814 6,353,667 6,413,867 6,441,557 6,437,202 6,406,750 6,343,471 6,322,528 6,263,438 6,289,578 6,287,834 6,299,451 -0.7 6,311,800 6,314,700 6,328,400 6,351,400 6,586,000 6,833,200 8.5
                                           
Colorado 574,213 724,508 751,862 757,693 765,976 779,826 794,026 801,867 818,443 832,368 843,316 854,265 863,561 7.7 873,100 879,900 887,600 894,400 929,300 961,200 11.3
Connecticut 469,123 562,179 570,023 577,203 577,390 575,059 575,100 570,626 567,198 563,968 560,546 554,437 550,954 -3.4 543,500 535,900 530,300 525,300 521,000 524,400 -4.8
Delaware 99,658 114,676 116,342 117,668 119,091 120,937 122,254 122,574 125,430 126,801 129,403 128,946 129,026 5.3 129,800 130,200 130,800 131,700 136,500 138,300 7.2
District of Columbia 80,694 68,925 76,166 78,057 76,714 76,876 72,850 78,422 68,681 69,433 71,284 73,911 76,140 -2.9 77,700 77,800 78,200 78,400 80,100 78,300 2.8
Florida 1,861,592 2,434,821 2,539,929 2,587,628 2,639,336 2,675,024 2,671,513 2,666,811 2,631,020 2,634,522 2,643,347 2,668,156 2,692,162 1.0 2,707,400 2,717,000 2,727,000 2,742,300 2,868,200 3,040,900 13.0
                                           
Georgia 1,151,687 1,444,937 1,496,012 1,522,611 1,553,437 1,598,461 1,629,157 1,649,589 1,655,792 1,667,685 1,677,067 1,685,016 1,703,332 3.3 1,716,100 1,722,100 1,729,500 1,735,600 1,788,600 1,858,300 9.1
Hawaii 171,708 184,360 183,829 183,609 183,185 182,818 180,728 179,897 179,478 180,196 179,601 182,706 184,760 2.7 186,500 187,000 187,400 188,000 190,900 189,300 2.5
Idaho 220,840 245,117 248,604 252,120 256,084 261,982 267,380 272,119 275,051 276,299 275,859 279,873 284,834 4.7 288,300 290,400 293,000 295,400 305,900 313,000 9.9
Illinois 1,821,407 2,048,792 2,084,187 2,100,961 2,097,503 2,111,706 2,118,276 2,112,805 2,119,707 2,104,175 2,091,654 2,083,097 2,072,880 -1.9 2,069,800 2,059,400 2,055,500 2,052,800 2,052,200 2,037,000 -1.7
Indiana 954,525 989,267 1,003,875 1,011,130 1,021,348 1,035,074 1,045,940 1,046,764 1,046,147 1,046,661 1,047,232 1,040,765 1,041,369 -0.5 1,039,100 1,032,900 1,028,500 1,023,600 1,017,400 1,029,800 -1.1
                                           
Iowa 483,652 495,080 482,210 481,226 478,319 483,482 483,122 485,115 487,559 491,842 495,775 495,870 499,825 3.0 502,800 502,800 503,600 504,400 510,300 506,400 1.3
Kansas 437,034 470,610 470,957 470,490 469,136 467,525 469,506 468,295 471,060 474,489 483,701 486,108 489,043 4.4 491,000 490,900 492,000 492,500 498,800 499,800 2.2
Kentucky 636,401 665,850 660,782 663,369 674,796 679,878 683,152 666,225 670,030 680,089 673,128 681,987 685,167 2.8 687,700 686,500 686,700 686,300 689,400 689,200 0.6
Louisiana 784,757 743,089 730,464 727,709 724,281 654,526 675,851 681,038 684,873 690,915 696,558 703,390 710,903 4.4 714,800 714,400 714,700 714,900 715,700 707,400 -0.5
Maine 215,149 207,037 204,337 202,084 198,820 195,498 193,986 196,245 192,935 189,225 189,077 188,969 185,739 -5.4 183,300 181,100 179,400 177,700 175,700 173,100 -6.8
                                           
Maryland 715,176 852,920 866,743 869,113 865,561 860,020 851,640 845,700 843,861 848,412 852,211 854,086 859,638 1.6 864,600 869,100 875,900 884,800 941,100 989,800 15.1
Massachusetts 834,314 975,150 982,989 980,459 975,574 971,909 968,661 962,958 958,910 957,053 955,563 953,369 954,773 -0.8 952,800 947,000 941,900 936,900 936,000 944,000 -1.1
Michigan 1,584,431 1,720,626 1,785,160 1,757,604 1,751,290 1,742,282 1,722,656 1,692,739 1,659,921 1,649,082 1,587,067 1,573,537 1,555,370 -8.1 1,542,100 1,527,100 1,513,600 1,502,800 1,483,100 1,474,600 -5.2
Minnesota 756,374 854,340 846,891 842,854 838,503 839,243 840,565 837,578 836,048 837,053 838,037 839,738 845,404 0.9 854,600 861,300 868,800 877,900 925,100 961,600 13.7
Mississippi 502,417 497,871 492,645 493,540 495,376 494,954 495,026 494,122 491,962 492,481 490,526 490,619 493,650 -0.1 494,000 493,200 492,000 490,400 485,900 478,900 -3.0
                                           
Missouri 816,558 912,744 906,499 905,941 905,449 917,705 920,353 917,188 917,871 917,982 918,710 916,584 917,900 0.1 916,500 912,800 910,400 908,000 914,700 919,000 0.1
Montana 152,974 154,875 149,995 148,356 146,705 145,416 144,418 142,823 141,899 141,807 141,693 142,349 142,908 0.1 144,400 145,300 146,400 147,400 152,700 154,100 7.8
Nebraska 274,081 286,199 285,402 285,542 285,761 286,646 287,580 291,244 292,590 295,368 298,500 301,296 303,505 4.2 307,000 307,800 309,100 310,700 317,000 316,400 4.2
Nevada 201,316 340,706 369,498 385,401 400,083 412,395 424,766 429,362 433,371 428,947 437,149 439,634 445,707 3.8 447,900 452,900 458,600 464,900 505,300 560,900 25.8
New Hampshire 172,785 208,461 207,671 207,417 206,852 205,767 203,572 200,772 197,934 197,140 194,711 191,900 188,974 -5.9 185,900 183,600 181,500 180,000 180,300 185,000 -2.1
                                           
New Jersey 1,089,646 1,313,405 1,367,438 1,380,753 1,393,347 1,395,602 1,388,850 1,382,348 1,381,420 1,396,029 1,402,548 1,356,431 1,372,203 -0.7 1,367,500 1,362,200 1,357,400 1,353,200 1,361,200 1,374,200 0.1
New Mexico 301,881 320,306 320,234 323,066 326,102 326,758 328,220 329,040 330,245 334,419 338,122 337,225 338,220 2.8 339,900 340,500 341,300 341,900 344,800 340,800 0.8
New York 2,598,337 2,882,188 2,888,233 2,864,775 2,836,337 2,815,581 2,809,649 2,765,435 2,740,592 2,766,052 2,734,955 2,704,718 2,710,703 -2.0 2,710,500 2,704,900 2,702,000 2,701,100 2,741,800 2,762,300 1.9
North Carolina 1,086,871 1,293,638 1,335,954 1,360,209 1,385,754 1,416,436 1,444,481 1,489,492 1,488,645 1,483,397 1,490,605 1,507,864 1,518,465 1.9 1,530,600 1,538,600 1,546,800 1,555,100 1,617,500 1,717,900 13.1
North Dakota 117,825 109,201 104,225 102,233 100,513 98,283 96,670 95,059 94,728 95,073 96,323 97,646 101,111 6.4 104,300 106,600 109,100 111,300 121,100 124,200 22.9
                                           
Ohio 1,771,089 1,835,049 1,838,285 1,845,428 1,840,032 1,839,683 1,836,722 1,827,184 1,817,163 1,764,297 1,754,191 1,740,030 1,729,916 -5.3 1,719,600 1,708,800 1,699,600 1,690,100 1,671,500 1,651,900 -4.5
Oklahoma 579,087 623,110 624,548 626,160 629,476 634,739 639,391 642,065 645,108 654,802 659,911 666,120 673,483 4.9 679,600 682,400 685,600 688,100 703,600 711,500 5.6
Oregon 472,394 546,231 554,071 551,273 552,505 552,194 562,574 565,586 575,393 582,839 570,720 568,208 587,564 3.9 583,000 584,300 587,200 590,200 616,900 649,900 10.6
Pennsylvania 1,667,834 1,814,311 1,816,747 1,821,146 1,828,089 1,830,684 1,871,060 1,801,971 1,775,029 1,785,993 1,793,284 1,771,395 1,763,677 -2.1 1,754,900 1,745,600 1,742,400 1,739,900 1,755,200 1,764,700 0.1
Rhode Island 138,813 157,347 159,205 159,375 156,498 153,422 151,612 147,629 145,342 145,118 143,793 142,854 142,481 -3.5 140,700 139,200 138,100 137,400 137,900 137,800 -3.3
                                           
South Carolina 622,112 677,411 694,389 699,198 703,736 701,544 708,021 712,317 718,113 723,143 725,838 727,186 735,998 3.3 743,600 749,100 754,700 759,500 784,600 805,400 9.4
South Dakota 129,164 128,603 130,048 125,537 122,798 122,012 121,158 121,606 126,429 123,713 126,128 128,016 130,471 7.3 131,100 132,000 133,100 134,300 139,500 140,600 7.8
Tennessee 824,595 909,161 927,608 936,682 941,091 953,928 978,368 964,259 971,950 972,549 987,422 999,693 993,496 3.0 998,000 999,100 1,001,800 1,004,800 1,034,400 1,071,900 7.9
Texas 3,382,887 4,059,619 4,259,823 4,331,751 4,405,215 4,525,394 4,599,509 4,674,832 4,752,148 4,850,210 4,935,715 5,000,470 5,077,659 8.6 5,154,100 5,200,200 5,250,300 5,297,300 5,540,000 5,766,300 13.6
Utah 446,652 481,485 489,262 495,981 503,607 508,430 523,386 576,244 559,778 571,586 585,552 598,832 613,279 6.4 626,100 636,400 646,000 654,100 688,800 719,400 17.3
                                           
Vermont 95,762 102,049 99,978 99,103 98,352 96,638 95,399 94,038 93,625 91,451 96,858 89,908 89,624 -4.7 89,000 88,300 88,000 87,900 90,400 92,900 3.6
Virginia 998,601 1,144,915 1,177,229 1,192,092 1,204,739 1,213,616 1,220,440 1,230,857 1,235,795 1,245,340 1,251,440 1,257,883 1,265,419 2.8 1,273,200 1,277,200 1,283,000 1,289,100 1,336,600 1,388,100 9.7
Washington 839,709 1,004,770 1,014,798 1,021,349 1,020,005 1,031,985 1,026,774 1,030,247 1,037,018 1,035,347 1,043,788 1,045,453 1,051,694 2.1 1,057,500 1,062,300 1,068,200 1,076,100 1,138,100 1,216,900 15.7
West Virginia 322,389 286,367 282,455 281,215 280,129 280,866 281,939 282,535 282,729 282,662 282,879 282,870 283,044 0.2 282,000 279,000 276,100 273,100 262,800 250,700 -11.4
Wisconsin 797,621 879,476 881,231 880,031 864,757 875,174 876,700 874,633 873,750 872,436 872,286 871,105 872,436 -0.3 871,700 869,800 870,500 871,400 885,900 892,300 2.3
Wyoming 98,226 89,940 88,116 87,462 84,733 84,409 85,193 86,422 87,161 88,155 89,009 90,099 91,533 5.9 93,400 94,400 95,200 95,800 97,800 95,300 4.1
                                           
Jurisdiction                                          
Bureau of Indian
      Education
46,938 46,126 45,828 45,828 50,938 40,927 41,351 41,962
DoD, overseas 73,581 72,889 71,053 68,327 62,543 60,891 57,247 56,768
DoD, domestic 34,174 32,115 30,603 29,151 28,329 26,631 27,548 28,013
Other jurisdictions                                          
American Samoa 12,463 15,702 15,984 15,893 16,126 16,438 16,400
Guam 26,391 32,473 31,572 30,605 30,986 31,618 31,243 31,186
Northern Marianas 6,449 10,004 11,251 11,244 11,601 11,718 11,695 11,299 10,913 10,961 11,105 11,011 10,646 -5.8
Puerto Rico 644,734 612,725 596,502 584,916 575,648 563,490 544,138 526,565 503,635 493,393 473,735 452,740 434,609 -17.5
U.S. Virgin Islands 21,750 19,459 18,333 17,716 16,429 16,750 16,284 15,903 15,768 15,493 15,495 15,711 15,192 -4.5
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1990-91 through 2012-13; and State Public Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, 1980 through 2024. (This table was prepared August 2015.)