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Table 105.10. Projected number of participants in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Fall 2022
[In millions]
Participants All levels (elementary, secondary, and degree-granting postsecondary) Elementary and secondary schools Degree-granting postsecondary institutions
Total Public Private Total Public Private
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Total 84.6 62.7 55.9 6.8 21.9 15.9 6.1
Enrollment 74.2 55.2 49.3 5.9 19.0 13.9 5.1
Teachers and faculty 4.7 3.7 3.2 0.5 1.1 0.7 0.4
Other professional,
   and support staff
5.7 3.8 3.5 0.4 1.9 1.3 0.6
NOTE: Data in this table represent the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Includes enrollments in local public school systems and in most private schools (religiously affiliated and nonsectarian). Excludes private preprimary enrollment in schools that do not offer kindergarten or above. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Data for teachers and other staff in public and private elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities are reported in terms of full-time equivalents. Projections in this table were calculated after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and take into account the expected impacts of the pandemic. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, through 2031; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Projection Model, through 2031; Elementary and Secondary Teacher Projection Model, through 2031; and unpublished projections and estimates. (This table was prepared February 2023.)

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