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Table 41. -  Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by grade and state: Fall 1996
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                      |            |                                     Prekindergarten through grade 8 and elementary unclassified                                        |         Grades 9 through 12 and secondary unclassified
                      |   Total,   |________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________________________________________________________________
 State or other area  | all levels |   Total   |Prekinder- | Kinder-  |  Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   |   Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   | Elementary |   Total   |  Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   |  Grade   | Secondary
                      |            |           |garten\1\  |  garten  |    1     |    2     |    3     |    4     |    5     |     6     |    7     |    8     |unclassified|           |    9     |    10    |    11    |    12    | unclassified
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          1           |     2      |     3     |      4    |    5     |    6     |    7     |    8     |    9     |    10    |    11     |    12    |    13    |     14     |    15     |    16    |    17    |    18    |    19    |     20
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   United States .....| 45,592,213 |32,758,548 |   673,581 |3,534,098 |3,768,600 |3,595,878 |3,517,594 |3,446,576 |3,447,099 | 3,486,295 |3,456,871 |3,398,117 |    433,839 |12,833,665 |3,792,818 |3,316,015 |2,925,139 |2,581,941 |    217,752
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Alabama ..............|    748,156 |   540,176 |\2\  9,857 |   60,949 |   63,665 |   58,683 |   57,435 |   57,098 |   56,550 |    57,332 |   60,302 |   58,305 |        --- |   207,980 |   64,205 |   52,848 |   48,417 |   42,510 |        ---
Alaska ...............|    129,919 |    94,362 |     2,186 |   10,451 |   10,670 |   10,453 |   10,361 |   10,055 |   10,268 |    10,176 |   10,115 |    9,627 |        --- |    35,557 |   10,621 |    9,426 |    8,140 |    7,370 |        ---
Arizona ..............|    799,250 |   588,409 |     4,495 |   64,613 |   70,180 |   65,505 |   64,627 |   62,793 |   63,375 |    62,791 |   62,140 |   60,514 |      7,376 |   210,841 |   64,566 |   56,109 |   47,573 |   42,041 |        552
Arkansas .............|    457,349 |   324,448 |     1,980 |   36,442 |   37,370 |   35,236 |   34,021 |   33,855 |   34,270 |    35,288 |   36,779 |   37,064 |      2,143 |   132,901 |   37,160 |   35,335 |   31,889 |   27,613 |        904
California ...........|  5,687,901 | 4,131,084 |\2\ 74,936 |  469,965 |  491,159 |  463,864 |  452,225 |  435,217 |  427,682 |   423,701 |  416,268 |  406,456 |     69,611 | 1,556,817 |  450,820 |  413,725 |  362,404 |  298,669 |     31,199
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Colorado .............|    673,438 |   487,304 |    12,520 |   50,707 |   54,565 |   52,947 |   52,377 |   52,524 |   53,400 |    52,942 |   52,486 |   52,269 |        567 |   186,134 |   55,219 |   49,058 |   44,244 |   37,179 |        434
Connecticut ..........|    527,129 |   389,374 |     9,147 |   43,213 |   46,391 |   44,172 |   43,092 |   41,969 |   41,354 |    40,511 |   39,816 |   37,991 |      1,718 |   137,755 |   41,003 |   35,800 |   32,068 |   28,882 |          2
Delaware .............|    110,549 |    77,981 |       597 |    8,002 |    8,831 |    8,480 |    8,752 |    8,329 |    8,618 |     8,610 |    8,942 |    8,820 |        --- |    32,568 |   10,057 |    8,956 |    7,108 |    6,447 |        ---
District of Columbia .|     78,648 |    61,138 |     5,044 |    7,469 |    7,912 |    7,114 |    6,271 |    5,442 |    5,332 |     4,742 |    4,875 |    4,625 |      2,312 |    17,510 |    4,951 |    4,554 |    3,694 |    3,042 |      1,269
Florida ..............|  2,242,212 | 1,653,162 |    53,979 |  176,512 |  185,614 |  181,795 |  178,378 |  175,240 |  175,623 |   179,951 |  176,413 |  169,657 |        --- |   589,050 |  193,153 |  161,606 |  128,822 |  105,469 |        ---
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Georgia ..............|  1,346,761 |   990,850 |    25,522 |  112,385 |  114,978 |  110,641 |  107,050 |  105,333 |  104,059 |   104,926 |  103,601 |  102,355 |        --- |   355,911 |  119,617 |   92,630 |   78,137 |   65,527 |        ---
Hawaii ...............|    187,653 |   136,184 |       694 |   16,129 |   16,683 |   15,789 |   15,104 |   14,864 |   14,455 |    14,612 |   14,016 |   13,786 |         52 |    51,469 |   16,265 |   13,265 |   11,431 |   10,466 |         42
Idaho ................|    245,252 |   169,419 |     1,689 |   17,562 |   18,805 |   18,262 |   18,366 |   18,085 |   17,950 |    18,806 |   19,896 |   19,998 |        --- |    75,833 |   21,023 |   19,458 |   18,277 |   17,075 |        ---
Illinois .............|  1,973,040 | 1,412,176 |    50,857 |  152,268 |  162,304 |  154,385 |  151,499 |  145,919 |  146,745 |   157,949 |  146,397 |  141,348 |      2,505 |   560,864 |  157,259 |  145,471 |  132,762 |  123,783 |      1,589
Indiana...............|    983,415 |   689,578 |     5,263 |   74,803 |   82,221 |   77,275 |   75,069 |   72,250 |   72,737 |    74,331 |   76,300 |   76,573 |      2,756 |   293,837 |   83,587 |   75,447 |   69,453 |   62,923 |      2,427
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Iowa .................|    502,941 |   341,630 |     5,042 |   37,101 |   36,614 |   35,706 |   35,004 |   34,918 |   36,450 |    37,604 |   37,890 |   38,801 |      6,500 |   161,311 |   40,892 |   40,277 |   38,093 |   35,650 |      6,399
Kansas ...............|    466,293 |   328,023 |     3,723 |   32,890 |   36,285 |   34,777 |   35,003 |   35,077 |   36,134 |    37,046 |   36,890 |   37,164 |      3,034 |   138,270 |   39,108 |   36,064 |   32,702 |   29,244 |      1,152
Kentucky .............|    656,089 |   466,177 |    19,428 |   46,450 |   48,209 |   47,697 |   54,703 |   47,018 |   46,850 |    48,695 |   49,675 |   49,641 |      7,811 |   189,912 |   55,989 |   48,867 |   43,346 |   38,460 |      3,250
Louisiana ............|    793,296 |   575,318 |    20,066 |   61,170 |   64,136 |   59,025 |   58,244 |   59,082 |   59,815 |    61,493 |   61,343 |   57,344 |     13,600 |   217,978 |   68,328 |   54,975 |   47,525 |   41,759 |      5,391
Maine ................|    213,593 |   155,611 |       828 |   15,864 |   17,116 |   16,601 |   16,826 |   16,621 |   17,421 |    17,512 |   17,481 |   17,124 |      2,217 |    57,982 |   15,849 |   15,010 |   13,562 |   12,851 |        710
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Maryland .............|    818,583 |   596,643 |    19,639 |   61,856 |   68,645 |   66,645 |   64,728 |   63,693 |   62,178 |    61,962 |   61,268 |   59,236 |      6,793 |   221,940 |   65,307 |   56,261 |   49,695 |   44,232 |      6,445
Massachusetts ........|    933,898 |   687,693 |    15,695 |   76,519 |   81,375 |   77,953 |   75,468 |   73,659 |   72,121 |    71,768 |   69,867 |   67,029 |      6,239 |   246,205 |   70,811 |   64,182 |   58,643 |   52,569 |        ---
Michigan .............|  1,684,386 | 1,221,755 |    16,510 |  137,978 |  140,553 |  130,494 |  124,399 |  123,233 |  122,404 |   124,160 |  121,529 |  118,292 |     62,203 |   462,631 |  130,936 |  114,485 |  102,613 |   90,348 |     24,249
Minnesota ............|    847,204 |   588,752 |     8,902 |   62,383 |   64,508 |   63,465 |   63,203 |   63,024 |   65,090 |    66,003 |   66,293 |   65,881 |        --- |   258,452 |   68,569 |   66,904 |   62,566 |   60,413 |        ---
Mississippi ..........|    503,967 |   363,864 |     1,052 |   39,459 |   43,401 |   39,406 |   38,145 |   37,315 |   37,795 |    38,102 |   40,558 |   38,879 |      9,752 |   140,103 |   43,295 |   35,243 |   29,357 |   25,711 |      6,497
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Missouri..............|    900,042 |   643,053 |    16,099 |   69,239 |   70,822 |   69,002 |   67,308 |   67,529 |   68,653 |    69,619 |   68,903 |   69,187 |      6,692 |   256,989 |   72,441 |   67,015 |   60,653 |   54,437 |      2,443
Montana ..............|    164,627 |   114,672 |       500 |   11,757 |   12,706 |   11,916 |   12,317 |   12,479 |   12,968 |    13,164 |   13,307 |   13,183 |        375 |    49,955 |   13,957 |   13,013 |   11,826 |   11,018 |        141
Nebraska .............|    291,967 |   202,846 |     4,104 |   21,874 |   22,224 |   21,443 |   21,158 |   21,440 |   22,120 |    22,548 |   23,023 |   22,912 |        --- |    89,121 |   24,047 |   23,790 |   21,498 |   19,786 |        ---
Nevada ...............|    282,131 |   207,724 |     1,868 |   22,875 |   25,398 |   24,090 |   23,154 |   22,597 |   22,570 |    22,064 |   21,432 |   21,041 |        635 |    74,407 |   21,162 |   19,999 |   17,912 |   15,316 |         18
New Hampshire ........|    198,308 |   143,880 |     1,535 |    8,569 |   18,322 |   16,744 |   16,620 |   16,643 |   16,367 |    16,626 |   15,955 |   15,738 |        761 |    54,428 |   15,999 |   14,321 |   12,875 |   11,158 |         75
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New Jersey\3\ ........|  1,208,179 |   884,389 |    10,127 |   93,772 |  104,405 |   97,608 |   92,629 |   88,378 |   86,801 |    86,348 |   84,287 |   82,628 |     57,406 |   323,790 |   86,418 |   77,521 |   72,807 |   67,781 |     19,263
New Mexico ...........|    332,632 |   230,012 |     3,894 |   24,324 |   26,283 |   25,132 |   24,163 |   25,029 |   23,933 |    25,474 |   25,763 |   26,017 |        --- |   102,620 |   29,906 |   25,242 |   21,061 |   17,073 |      9,338
New York .............|  2,843,131 | 2,000,001 |    31,566 |  210,795 |  235,237 |  223,231 |  214,604 |  205,572 |  200,936 |   200,565 |  200,259 |  196,724 |     80,512 |   843,130 |  241,927 |  206,802 |  173,915 |  146,738 |     73,748
North Carolina .......|  1,210,108 |   886,153 |     8,535 |  102,435 |  105,756 |  102,288 |   98,400 |   94,840 |   93,888 |    94,929 |   93,141 |   91,793 |        148 |   323,955 |  105,771 |   85,120 |   71,471 |   61,593 |        ---
North Dakota .........|    120,123 |    82,171 |       619 |    8,464 |    8,788 |    8,702 |    8,698 |    8,736 |    9,170 |     9,352 |    9,699 |    9,943 |        --- |    37,952 |   10,230 |    9,785 |    9,251 |    8,686 |        ---
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Ohio .................|  1,844,389 | 1,298,719 |    21,317 |  140,222 |  149,371 |  142,259 |  139,219 |  137,711 |  139,054 |   141,355 |  139,994 |  140,245 |      7,972 |   545,670 |  160,479 |  140,454 |  127,673 |  117,064 |        ---
Oklahoma .............|    620,695 |   445,496 |     4,600 |   50,387 |   54,554 |   47,182 |   46,451 |   46,526 |   47,647 |    48,635 |   48,856 |   49,065 |      1,593 |   175,199 |   51,709 |   45,970 |   40,757 |   36,113 |        650
Oregon ...............|    537,854 |   380,239 |       878 |   39,829 |   42,819 |   42,299 |   41,405 |   41,373 |   42,301 |    42,643 |   42,215 |   42,862 |      1,615 |   157,615 |   44,713 |   40,751 |   36,762 |   34,794 |        595
Pennsylvania .........|  1,804,256 | 1,263,576 |     3,005 |  133,608 |  147,895 |  139,897 |  138,776 |  136,710 |  138,106 |   136,933 |  136,632 |  136,746 |     15,268 |   540,680 |  152,058 |  136,714 |  124,788 |  114,183 |     12,937
Rhode Island .........|    151,324 |   110,476 |       666 |   11,366 |   13,177 |   12,390 |   12,136 |   11,829 |   11,518 |    11,472 |   11,758 |   11,104 |      3,060 |    40,848 |   12,191 |   10,609 |    9,453 |    8,428 |        167
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South Carolina .......|    653,011 |   467,885 |\2\  8,603 |   47,374 |   49,497 |   53,547 |   51,849 |   50,598 |   51,214 |    52,384 |   52,194 |   50,625 |        --- |   185,126 |   61,962 |   48,314 |   39,304 |   35,546 |        ---
South Dakota .........|    143,331 |    99,160 |     1,192 |   10,284 |   10,625 |   10,454 |   10,264 |   10,668 |   10,905 |    11,235 |   11,430 |   11,377 |        726 |    44,171 |   12,497 |   11,313 |   10,521 |    9,552 |        288
Tennessee ............|    905,089 |   657,541 |\2\ 11,924 |   74,529 |   77,450 |   71,962 |   69,451 |   67,330 |   68,002 |    68,216 |   68,098 |   66,465 |     14,114 |   247,548 |   75,906 |   65,631 |   55,679 |   50,332 |        ---
Texas ................|  3,828,975 | 2,800,017 |   133,303 |  285,002 |  312,533 |  299,334 |  295,300 |  294,431 |  294,703 |   298,077 |  296,668 |  290,666 |        --- | 1,028,958 |  343,867 |  264,238 |  225,778 |  195,075 |        ---
Utah .................|    481,812 |   327,981 |     3,784 |   34,882 |   35,848 |   34,914 |   35,088 |   34,227 |   34,890 |    35,307 |   36,225 |   36,860 |      5,956 |   153,831 |   38,742 |   38,071 |   37,623 |   34,795 |      4,600
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Vermont ..............|    106,341 |    76,076 |     2,318 |    7,530 |    8,256 |    8,255 |    8,060 |    8,152 |    8,319 |     8,331 |    8,481 |    8,374 |        --- |    30,265 |    8,486 |    7,697 |    7,130 |    6,622 |        330
Virginia .............|  1,096,093 |   796,302 |     3,917 |   86,542 |   91,234 |   87,710 |   83,443 |   82,571 |   82,768 |    85,407 |   82,668 |   80,842 |     29,200 |   299,791 |   88,721 |   77,806 |   68,649 |   64,497 |        118
Washington ...........|    974,504 |   687,445 |     5,353 |   73,577 |   78,077 |   76,008 |   74,718 |   74,697 |   75,883 |    76,591 |   76,508 |   76,033 |        --- |   287,059 |   81,336 |   75,648 |   67,840 |   62,235 |        ---
West Virginia.........|    304,052 |   208,970 |     4,433 |   22,485 |   23,092 |   22,233 |   21,615 |   21,944 |   22,224 |    22,709 |   23,478 |   24,150 |        607 |    95,082 |   25,994 |   24,561 |   22,787 |   21,215 |        525
Wisconsin ............|    879,259 |   605,322 |    19,790 |   62,455 |   64,925 |   63,921 |   63,286 |   64,670 |   65,943 |    67,317 |   66,527 |   66,488 |        --- |   273,937 |   75,097 |   71,308 |   66,990 |   60,542 |        ---
Wyoming ..............|     99,058 |    67,331 |       --- |    6,782 |    7,116 |    6,987 |    7,132 |    7,283 |    7,540 |     7,981 |    8,230 |    8,270 |         10 |    31,727 |    8,612 |    8,366 |    7,615 |    7,129 |          5
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American Samoa .......|     14,766 |    11,346 |     1,494 |    1,136 |    1,210 |    1,181 |    1,115 |    1,174 |    1,079 |     1,035 |    1,010 |      912 |        --- |     3,420 |    1,004 |      876 |      731 |      739 |         70
Guam .................|     33,393 |    25,217 |       453 |    3,022 |    3,162 |    3,038 |    2,846 |    2,762 |    2,713 |     2,502 |    2,341 |    2,370 |          8 |     8,176 |    3,285 |    2,133 |    1,500 |    1,258 |        ---
Northern Marianas ....|      9,041 |     7,077 |       590 |      692 |      872 |      771 |      810 |      784 |      679 |       662 |      637 |      580 |        --- |     1,964 |      617 |      487 |      497 |      363 |        ---
Puerto Rico ..........|    618,861 |   454,132 |       373 |   42,399 |   54,821 |   51,137 |   49,959 |   49,998 |   49,308 |    48,425 |   50,640 |   47,449 |      9,623 |   164,729 |   45,691 |   44,692 |   37,755 |   32,361 |      4,230
Virgin Islands .......|     22,385 |    15,703 |       --- |    1,626 |    1,760 |    1,559 |    1,594 |    1,691 |    1,646 |     1,642 |    1,959 |    1,517 |        709 |     6,682 |    2,429 |    1,204 |    1,402 |    1,063 |        584
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\1\Data include imputations for nonrespondents.
\2\Includes imputations for underreporting.
\3\Data imputed by the National Center for Education Statistics based on previous year's data.
---Data not reported or not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data survey. (This table was prepared May 1998.)


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