Projected Enrollment in Public Schools to Fall 2006

Table 47.--Enrollment in grades K-8 in public schools, by region and
                    State:  Fall 1988 to fall 2006
                      (In thousands)
 
                                         Actual                     Estimate        Projected
  Region and State    1988    1989    1990    1991    1992    1993    1994    1995    1996    1997    1998    1999    2000    2001    2002    2003    2004    2005    2006
United States....... 28,503  29,152  29,878  30,506  31,081  31,515  31,864  32,383  32,837  33,226  33,522  33,692  33,852  34,029  34,098  34,065  33,882  33,680  33,507
 
West................  6,207   6,461   6,700   6,900   7,096   7,231   7,365   7,557   7,733   7,886   8,020   8,126   8,229   8,332   8,409   8,459   8,471   8,474   8,495
    Alaska..........     79      82      85      89      92      94      95      98     100     102     104     105     106     107     108     108     108     108     108
    Arizona.........    418     451     479     490     498     526     545     559     573     584     592     596     598     600     600     597     594     590     587
    California......  3,317   3,470   3,615   3,720   3,845   3,904   3,975   4,104   4,229   4,334   4,426   4,498   4,569   4,638   4,692   4,731   4,744   4,748   4,768
    Colorado........    400     408     420     436     451     460     469     475     481     486     489     491     493     494     495     494     492     489     486
    Hawaii..........    120     123     123     127     129     132     139     143     146     148     150     152     155     157     158     160     161     162     164
    Idaho...........    156     157     160     161     165     167     167     168     169     170     171     173     174     176     177     178     178     179     179
    Montana.........    110     110     111     113     115     117     117     117     116     116     116     116     116     116     116     116     116     116     116
    Nevada..........    127     137     150     158     165     175     184     190     196     200     203     205     206     206     206     204     203     202     202
    New Mexico......    200     203     208     213     217     226     230     233     236     240     243     246     249     252     255     257     257     257     257
    Oregon..........    328     340     340     359     365     368     373     381     386     391     396     400     404     409     412     415     415     416     418
    Utah............    319     324     325     327     330     330     328     330     330     332     336     340     345     351     356     360     363     367     370
    Washington......    563     586     613     633     652     660     672     688     702     715     726     736     745     755     762     766     766     766     766
    Wyoming.........     70      70      71      74      72      71      70      70      70      69      69      69      69      70      71      72      73      74      75
NOTE:  Includes most kindergarten and some nursery school enrollment.
 
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of
Data Surveys.  (This table was prepared September 1995.)

Table 49.--Enrollment in grades 9-12 in public schools, by region and State: Fall 1988 to fall 2006   (In thousands) Actual Estimate Projected Region and State 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 United States....... 11,686 11,390 11,339 11,541 11,735 11,961 12,366 12,693 13,049 13,299 13,466 13,673 13,804 13,862 14,004 14,169 14,483 14,818 15,021   West................ 2,437 2,427 2,484 2,579 2,640 2,701 2,809 2,922 3,047 3,146 3,218 3,292 3,343 3,382 3,439 3,505 3,609 3,725 3,800 Alaska.......... 28 28 29 30 31 32 34 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 42 43 44 45 45 Arizona......... 157 156 161 167 176 183 196 206 216 224 228 233 235 234 235 234 241 248 253 California...... 1,301 1,302 1,336 1,387 1,404 1,424 1,465 1,522 1,586 1,642 1,687 1,736 1,775 1,810 1,857 1,911 1,981 2,059 2,111 Colorado........ 160 155 154 157 161 165 173 180 189 197 203 208 211 213 215 217 219 222 224 Hawaii.......... 47 46 49 48 49 49 54 57 60 61 62 63 63 62 61 60 62 64 65 Idaho........... 59 58 61 64 67 70 73 75 77 78 79 79 79 79 79 80 81 83 84 Montana......... 43 41 42 43 45 46 48 50 51 52 53 53 53 52 51 51 51 52 52 Nevada.......... 49 49 51 54 58 61 65 70 75 79 82 85 87 88 89 88 90 92 92 New Mexico...... 92 93 94 96 98 96 103 108 113 115 115 115 114 114 113 113 116 119 122 Oregon.......... 134 132 132 139 145 148 152 157 162 167 171 174 176 177 179 182 186 190 193 Utah............ 112 115 122 129 134 141 146 150 155 155 154 153 152 151 151 154 157 160 162 Washington...... 228 224 227 237 245 256 269 281 294 305 313 320 326 330 335 341 349 357 363 Wyoming......... 27 27 27 28 29 29 31 32 32 33 33 33 32 32 32 32 32 33 33   SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data Surveys. (This table was prepared September 1995.)
Table 51.--Number of high school graduates in public schools, by region and State, with projections: 1988-88 to 2005-2006     Actual Estimate Projected Region and State 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   United States 2,500,191 2,458,800 2,320,337 2,234,893 2,226,016 2,233,241 2,247,208 2,299,700 2,320,940 2,342,670 2,452,070 2,536,250 2,577,090 2,630,840 2,655,440 2,673,280 2,739,060 2,736,240 2,710,060   West 488,047 480,915 461,207 451,730 466,044 475,806 492,035 503,650 517970 525750 552,620 581,830 600,540 621,090 631,200 637,460 650,530 655,300 653,670 Alaska 5,907 5,631 5,386 5,458 5,535 5,535 5,624 5,940 5990 6490 6,860 7,050 7,450 7,620 7,630 7,900 8,180 8,200 7,900 Arizona 29,777 31,919 32,103 31,282 31,264 31,747 32,921 31,190 35610 37000 39,670 42,520 44,220 46,800 48,830 49,720 51,880 53,200 53,060 California 249,617 244,629 236,291 234,164 244,594 249,320 260,457 262,000 264940 266960 276,580 291,580 300,660 309,050 314,500 318,980 326,910 328,820 330,000 Colorado 35,977 35,520 32,967 31,293 31,059 31,839 32,181 33,090 33310 33880 35,560 38,050 39,240 41,030 42,030 42,080 42,940 43,710 43,190 Hawaii 10,575 10,404 10,325 8,974 9,160 8,854 8,828 9,950 10440 10820 11,740 12,540 13,290 14,010 14,590 14,980 15,060 15,530 15,630 Idaho 12,425 12,520 11,971 11,961 12,734 12,974 13,509 13,900 14660 15200 16,150 16,330 16,610 17,190 17,140 17,180 16,730 16,170 16,730 Montana 10,311 10,490 9,370 9,013 9,046 9,389 9,467 9,970 10220 10550 10,960 11,440 11,900 12,070 12,000 12,180 12,280 12,210 11,740 Nevada 9,404 9,464 9,477 9,370 8,811 9,042 9,893 9,970 11040 11530 12,410 13,620 14,400 15,400 16,080 16,750 17,670 18,620 19,100 New Mexico 15,868 15,481 14,884 15,157 14,824 15,172 15,148 15,150 17210 18130 19,700 21,340 22,650 23,390 23,240 22,900 23,180 23,210 23,310 Oregon 28,058 26,903 25,473 24,597 25,305 26,301 26,995 27,500 28710 29290 30,470 30,710 31,670 33,320 33,770 33,960 34,680 34,510 33,710 Utah 22,226 22,934 21,196 22,219 23,513 24,197 25,423 29,180 29450 28250 31,380 32,340 31,960 32,550 31,370 30,840 30,330 30,140 29,610 Washington 51,754 48,941 45,941 42,514 44,381 45,262 45,410 49,560 50070 51190 54,160 57,210 59,430 61,510 62,930 62,960 63,710 64,350 63,370 Wyoming 6,148 6,079 5,823 5,728 5,818 6,174 6,179 6,250 6320 6470 6,980 7,110 7,060 7,150 7,090 7,010 6,970 6,640 6,330   SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data Surveys. (This table was prepared September 1995.)    


Notes: The annual publication, Projections of Education Statistics provides national projections about statistics about enrollments, graduates, degrees, instructional staff, and expenditures.

Source: Projections of Education Statistics to 2006 National Center for Education Statistics, 1996.

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