A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o nA Back to School Special Report on the Baby Boom Echo: America's Schools Are Overcrowded and Wearing Out -- (August 17, 1999)
Figure 5. -- Percent change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 1989 to fall 2009
Over the twenty-year period from 1989 to 2009, public elementary and secondary school enrollment is projected to increase by 19 percent. The increases are most notable among the western states, with Nevada expecting the largest rate of increase at 105 percent.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics to 2009.
[ Table 1. -- Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by grade: Fall 1983 to fall 2009 ] [ Table 2. -- Enrollment in grades K-12 in public and private elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 1989, 1999, 2004, and 2009 ]
Last Updated -- August 17, 1999, (smj)