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Table 203.30. Public school enrollment in grades 9 through 12, by region, state, and jurisdiction: Selected years, fall 1990 through fall 2028
Region, state, and jurisdiction Actual enrollment Percent change in enroll-ment, 2011 to 2016 Projected enrollment Percent change in enroll-ment, 2016 to 2028
Fall 1990 Fall 2000 Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2027
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 20 21 22
United States 11,340,769 13,517,118 15,081,091 15,086,478 14,980,008 14,951,722 14,859,651 14,748,918 14,753,225 14,793,730 14,942,887 15,050,057 15,137,857 2.6 15,222,100 15,263,900 15,312,600 15,472,900 15,661,000 15,346,100 1.4
Region                                          
Northeast 2,092,968 2,382,157 2,684,160 2,617,622 2,576,761 2,597,949 2,531,059 2,474,807 2,465,820 2,459,228 2,460,672 2,446,856 2,449,743 -1.0 2,443,000 2,434,600 2,429,000 2,438,900 2,453,100 2,356,900 -3.8
Midwest 2,814,260 3,206,741 3,414,670 3,411,182 3,369,582 3,310,212 3,260,270 3,215,000 3,190,746 3,178,779 3,185,941 3,194,316 3,192,395 -0.7 3,193,200 3,197,100 3,190,500 3,212,100 3,238,100 3,096,300 -3.0
South 3,948,216 4,693,085 5,303,937 5,337,728 5,323,790 5,351,246 5,370,447 5,377,721 5,417,092 5,468,585 5,588,742 5,690,278 5,754,720 7.0 5,803,700 5,820,600 5,847,600 5,919,200 6,027,100 6,040,200 5.0
West 2,485,325 3,235,135 3,678,324 3,719,946 3,709,875 3,692,315 3,697,875 3,681,390 3,679,567 3,687,138 3,707,532 3,718,607 3,740,999 1.6 3,782,200 3,811,600 3,845,500 3,902,700 3,942,800 3,852,600 3.0
                                           
State                                          
Alabama 194,709 201,358 214,968 216,941 217,590 219,495 221,940 217,615 217,203 218,705 221,068 222,182 222,638 2.3 217,700 212,200 209,800 209,700 212,100 209,500 -5.9
Alaska 28,606 38,914 42,441 42,049 41,399 40,837 40,114 39,110 38,420 38,230 38,431 38,688 38,573 -1.4 38,500 38,400 38,300 38,900 39,800 41,900 8.6
Arizona 160,807 237,132 308,593 316,391 316,068 317,411 319,759 320,825 321,650 327,165 331,572 333,594 339,232 5.7 342,100 343,800 345,500 351,200 357,600 353,900 4.3
Arkansas 122,781 131,936 139,857 139,096 137,362 136,350 136,306 137,092 138,526 140,270 141,743 142,315 143,150 4.4 143,200 143,100 142,900 142,300 144,900 144,500 1.0
California 1,336,740 1,733,779 1,996,645 2,014,503 2,016,270 1,999,416 1,995,610 1,979,387 1,967,644 1,954,634 1,951,920 1,943,417 1,941,629 -1.9 1,960,300 1,971,800 1,986,900 2,012,300 2,014,000 1,902,400 -2.0
                                           
Colorado 154,303 207,942 234,985 236,141 238,139 240,990 242,239 243,411 246,051 249,380 254,643 260,909 265,500 9.1 271,600 275,400 278,700 282,600 285,800 278,700 5.0
Connecticut 121,727 155,734 177,037 176,592 174,980 174,004 173,071 171,060 170,245 169,038 167,790 167,056 166,275 -2.8 165,000 163,500 161,900 161,000 159,800 142,600 -14.2
Delaware 27,052 33,875 37,258 37,555 38,619 39,091 39,124 38,322 38,022 38,483 39,346 39,845 40,504 5.7 41,200 41,600 42,100 43,000 43,800 44,000 8.6
District of Columbia 19,412 15,233 20,459 22,586 17,902 17,777 17,736 17,716 17,867 17,774 17,961 19,069 19,052 7.5 18,300 18,400 18,900 19,800 21,200 26,600 39.6
Florida 491,658 674,919 804,951 810,952 781,725 783,621 784,849 792,054 799,602 807,034 823,249 839,773 847,781 7.0 854,900 859,500 863,800 884,800 900,900 930,400 9.7
                                           
Georgia 302,605 384,954 462,649 471,012 470,108 472,934 474,588 473,766 481,043 490,032 501,605 513,865 518,772 9.5 521,500 522,500 524,000 530,000 540,000 532,600 2.7
Hawaii 48,868 52,067 54,720 54,341 53,568 52,719 52,076 51,701 51,170 50,900 51,077 50,402 50,409 -2.5 50,500 50,500 51,300 51,800 52,600 48,900 -3.0
Idaho 60,749 74,696 80,375 80,948 81,497 81,571 81,715 81,809 82,631 87,143 85,425 86,420 88,639 8.3 89,400 90,700 92,200 94,100 96,400 98,200 10.8
Illinois 511,891 574,859 640,597 639,896 640,512 640,462 636,861 629,941 624,679 621,531 621,275 619,292 618,016 -1.9 622,700 626,800 628,500 637,400 645,800 593,900 -3.9
Indiana 278,721 286,006 315,832 317,214 316,126 316,062 317,818 316,160 316,329 316,350 316,465 321,313 323,736 2.4 322,900 323,100 319,600 320,300 322,500 315,900 -2.4
                                           
Iowa 138,848 161,330 156,904 155,611 151,993 150,509 147,663 145,718 144,784 145,011 145,862 146,808 147,165 1.0 148,300 148,900 150,500 152,700 155,100 155,800 5.9
Kansas 117,386 147,453 143,305 141,524 139,981 141,492 140,774 138,979 139,348 140,511 141,970 142,974 142,900 2.8 143,500 143,800 144,000 144,900 146,400 142,200 -0.5
Kentucky 177,201 194,421 195,987 196,852 197,826 195,623 192,794 193,531 194,102 192,388 196,874 198,964 198,742 2.7 199,200 198,700 198,200 199,600 202,000 191,800 -3.5
Louisiana 198,555 196,510 183,735 181,489 180,660 181,032 184,292 184,588 186,111 188,181 194,791 198,577 200,087 8.4 200,100 198,400 197,000 198,700 201,900 195,000 -2.5
Maine 59,946 61,336 61,648 65,503 63,611 60,579 60,148 58,923 57,815 56,924 56,361 56,273 55,574 -5.7 54,900 54,700 54,500 54,600 54,900 51,200 -7.8
                                           
Maryland 188,432 243,877 272,575 269,221 267,388 266,627 264,055 259,870 256,836 253,589 254,072 253,096 255,781 -1.6 259,800 262,600 266,200 270,200 275,600 278,400 8.8
Massachusetts 230,080 272,575 298,033 296,032 292,372 290,502 289,161 287,055 287,506 287,478 288,934 294,897 295,336 2.9 296,800 297,900 297,800 298,000 299,100 287,200 -2.8
Michigan 439,553 498,144 552,098 555,916 541,352 534,471 511,483 502,664 493,440 488,776 486,200 483,813 481,252 -4.3 476,700 471,100 464,900 462,600 460,500 419,500 -12.8
Minnesota 210,818 276,574 282,120 279,398 275,864 272,392 268,074 264,194 262,041 261,409 263,074 265,709 267,937 1.4 272,200 276,100 278,900 284,600 290,000 293,200 9.4
Mississippi 130,776 133,998 138,644 140,610 140,155 140,829 139,641 137,620 137,286 136,154 138,033 138,631 138,025 0.3 136,600 134,600 133,300 132,400 135,100 123,900 -10.3
                                           
Missouri 228,488 267,978 286,078 285,442 282,460 279,900 275,719 271,208 270,370 269,227 268,921 269,349 267,733 -1.3 267,600 267,100 266,900 268,600 271,600 262,900 -1.8
Montana 41,805 49,649 47,397 46,469 45,030 43,939 43,202 42,624 42,089 42,138 41,816 41,822 42,038 -1.4 42,400 43,100 43,600 44,500 45,400 46,800 11.4
Nebraska 76,001 90,713 91,811 91,149 89,678 88,508 88,208 87,792 88,073 88,555 89,964 91,650 93,143 6.1 95,400 97,300 98,800 100,200 99,900 103,600 11.2
Nevada 51,435 89,986 121,813 121,789 125,043 123,435 129,852 130,274 131,977 132,591 134,671 136,934 139,753 7.3 141,800 143,500 145,500 148,500 153,200 160,500 14.9
New Hampshire 46,484 61,340 67,384 66,413 64,939 64,372 63,135 62,268 60,805 59,377 58,825 58,120 57,286 -8.0 56,900 56,500 56,000 55,600 55,200 48,900 -14.6
                                           
New Jersey 306,224 345,872 425,432 427,930 424,655 427,697 421,293 408,855 416,133 413,916 418,377 419,513 419,681 2.6 419,600 419,900 420,000 422,300 425,500 406,900 -3.0
New Mexico 93,794 95,427 98,129 99,322 98,830 99,076 98,777 97,744 97,242 97,716 99,260 96,798 99,856 2.2 100,500 100,800 101,400 101,500 102,700 92,200 -7.6
New York 770,919 853,282 922,365 909,120 897,512 919,049 865,805 847,144 842,142 847,925 851,757 841,578 842,913 -0.5 841,400 835,500 833,000 838,300 844,800 826,700 -1.9
North Carolina 303,739 348,168 417,414 417,168 429,719 429,596 432,196 433,801 438,375 441,263 456,527 464,398 469,866 8.3 472,800 463,300 460,700 464,000 471,100 476,100 1.3
North Dakota 32,882 36,780 32,275 31,567 30,773 30,497 30,288 29,758 30,116 30,420 30,421 30,675 30,457 2.3 29,900 30,700 31,500 32,600 33,800 36,400 19.6
                                           
Ohio 513,509 541,403 583,529 585,862 577,669 538,951 531,383 522,804 518,617 515,611 519,938 521,595 519,785 -0.6 513,600 511,300 505,100 504,200 505,300 479,800 -7.7
Oklahoma 154,188 177,708 179,447 179,436 177,148 177,840 176,447 175,924 177,339 180,344 184,665 187,567 189,515 7.7 191,400 192,300 191,100 192,400 195,300 196,000 3.4
Oregon 132,151 166,967 181,998 181,988 179,972 178,388 178,119 176,898 178,239 178,595 179,757 181,598 180,509 2.0 182,000 183,000 183,800 186,900 190,500 194,700 7.8
Pennsylvania 495,670 556,487 650,986 596,620 580,702 585,547 583,518 566,545 558,945 554,067 549,398 540,546 543,826 -4.0 539,100 536,500 535,600 539,100 543,200 528,500 -2.8
Rhode Island 37,016 43,802 49,616 48,470 47,359 46,934 46,059 45,195 44,672 43,270 42,892 42,871 43,279 -4.2 44,200 45,100 45,200 45,200 45,500 41,800 -3.5
                                           
South Carolina 170,079 184,185 206,748 207,751 210,511 211,019 210,257 207,797 208,648 211,835 216,723 220,780 223,322 7.5 224,800 225,400 227,100 230,900 237,900 242,100 8.4
South Dakota 33,999 40,765 38,021 38,182 38,952 37,968 38,192 37,487 37,267 36,639 37,301 37,242 37,590 0.3 38,000 38,600 39,800 40,900 42,100 43,400 15.3
Tennessee 226,484 241,038 286,397 282,508 287,401 285,881 285,715 286,944 281,971 283,888 288,408 291,841 293,535 2.3 294,000 292,100 291,700 294,700 299,200 293,600 #
Texas 871,932 1,116,572 1,279,727 1,300,148 1,305,637 1,329,862 1,349,106 1,363,618 1,387,513 1,411,436 1,450,441 1,492,452 1,525,178 11.8 1,557,100 1,583,200 1,607,300 1,631,300 1,665,100 1,692,200 10.9
Utah 121,670 148,381 152,114 165,986 155,309 158,243 160,573 164,296 169,077 174,129 178,910 184,303 188,588 14.8 193,200 197,600 201,700 206,200 210,800 214,200 13.6
                                           
Vermont 24,902 31,729 31,659 30,942 30,631 29,265 28,869 27,762 27,557 27,233 26,338 26,002 25,573 -7.9 25,200 25,000 24,900 24,800 25,000 23,100 -9.8
Virginia 270,321 329,167 378,755 380,413 380,787 381,320 379,994 376,658 375,975 377,252 382,693 386,781 389,330 3.4 392,500 394,600 396,200 399,400 405,000 395,100 1.5
Washington 227,112 310,403 331,916 332,840 332,224 329,960 329,616 327,269 327,134 328,068 333,318 336,808 339,349 3.7 342,700 345,500 348,600 355,800 365,300 393,900 16.1
West Virginia 98,292 85,166 84,366 83,990 83,252 82,349 81,407 80,805 80,673 79,957 80,543 80,142 79,442 -1.7 78,700 78,100 77,300 76,100 75,900 68,500 -13.8
Wisconsin 232,164 284,736 292,100 289,421 284,222 279,000 273,807 268,295 265,682 264,739 264,550 263,896 262,681 -2.1 262,400 262,300 262,000 263,000 265,000 249,800 -4.9
Wyoming 27,285 29,792 27,198 27,179 26,526 26,330 26,223 26,042 26,243 26,449 26,732 26,914 26,924 3.4 27,300 27,400 27,900 28,400 28,800 26,200 -2.6
                                           
Jurisdiction                                          
Bureau of Indian
   Education
11,192 10,315 9,970 9,977 11,267
DoDEA1 17,759 15,881 15,570 15,595 13,615
Other jurisdictions                                          
American Samoa 3,073 3,807 4,637
Guam 7,115 8,775 10,057 10,020 10,020 10,113 10,032 10,056 10,137 1.2
Northern Marianas 1,531 2,195 3,191 3,159 3,097 3,218 3,417 3,308 3,250 3,298
Puerto Rico 164,378 167,201 161,491 154,051 148,520 145,755 139,122 133,816 129,561 128,958 126,704 118,151 113,984 -14.8
U.S. Virgin Islands 5,501 5,549 5,047 5,133 5,201 5,084 4,977 5,135 4,890 4,670 4,517 4,302 4,157 -19.0
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
1 DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity. Includes both domestic and overseas schools.
NOTE: The total ungraded counts of students were prorated to the elementary level (prekindergarten through grade 8) and the secondary level (grades 9 through 12) based on prior reports. In addition to students in grades 9 through 12 and ungraded secondary students, this table includes a small number of students reported as being enrolled in grade 13. 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 2016-17; and State Public Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, 1980 through 2028. (This table was prepared March 2019.)

2018 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest