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247. Enrollment in Public and Private Schools

[In millions (39.0 represents 39,000,0000), except percent. As of October. For civilian noninstitutional population. For 1960, 5 to 34 years old; for 1970 to 1985, 3 to 34 years old; beginning 1986, for 3 years old and over]

 
PUBLIC PUBLIC PRIVATE PRIVATE
YEAR Total Nursery Kinder- Elemen- High College Total Nursery Kinder- Elemen- High College
garten tary school garten tary school
 
1960 39.0 (NA) (1) 27.5 9.2 2.3 7.2 (NA) (1) 4.9 1.0 1.3
1970 52.2 0.3 2.6 30.0 13.5 5.7 8.1 0.8 0.5 3.9 1.2 1.7
1971 53.2 0.3 2.7 29.8 15.1 6.3 7.9 0.7 0.6 3.7 1.1 1.8
1972 52.1 0.4 2.6 28.7 14.0 6.3 8.1 0.8 0.5 3.5 1.2 2.0
1973 51.6 0.4 2.6 28.2 14.2 6.2 7.8 0.9 0.5 3.3 1.2 2.0
1974 52.3 0.4 2.7 28.0 14.3 6.9 8.0 1.2 0.5 3.2 1.2 1.9
 
1975 52.8 0.6 2.9 27.2 14.5 7.7 8.2 1.2 0.5 3.3 1.2 2.0
1976 52.4 0.5 3.0 26.7 14.5 7.7 8.1 1.1 0.5 3.1 1.2 2.2
1977 51.6 0.6 2.7 26.0 14.5 7.9 8.4 1.1 0.5 3.3 1.2 2.3
1978 50.0 0.6 2.5 25.3 14.2 7.4 8.6 1.2 0.5 3.2 1.2 2.4
1979 50.0 0.6 2.6 24.8 14.0 7.7 8.2 1.2 0.4 3.1 1.1 2.3
 
1980 (NA) 0.6 2.7 24.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) 1.4 0.5 3.1 (NA) (NA)
1981 49.7 0.7 2.6 24.8 13.5 8.2 8.7 1.4 0.5 3.0 1.1 2.6
1982 49.2 0.7 2.7 24.4 13.0 8.4 8.2 1.4 0.6 3.0 1.1 2.6
1983 48.7 0.8 2.7 24.2 12.8 8.2 9.0 1.5 0.7 3.0 1.2 2.6
1984 49.0 0.8 3.0 24.1 12.7 8.5 8.3 1.6 0.5 2.7 1.1 2.4
 
1985 49.0 0.9 3.2 23.8 12.8 8.4 9.0 1.6 0.6 3.1 1.2 2.5
1986 2 51.2 0.8 3.4 24.2 13.0 9.8 9.4 1.7 0.6 3.0 1.2 2.9
1987 2 51.7 0.8 3.4 24.8 12.7 10.0 8.9 1.7 0.6 2.8 1.1 2.8
1988 2 52.2 0.9 3.4 25.5 12.2 10.3 8.9 1.8 0.5 2.8 1.0 2.8
1989 2 52.5 0.9 3.3 25.9 12.1 10.3 8.9 1.9 0.6 2.7 0.8 2.9
 
1990 2 53.8 1.2 3.3 26.6 11.9 10.7 9.2 2.2 0.6 2.7 0.9 2.9
1991 2 54.5 1.1 3.5 26.6 12.2 11.1 9.4 1.8 0.6 3.0 1.0 3.0
1992 2 55.0 1.1 3.5 27.1 12.3 11.1 9.4 1.8 0.6 3.1 1.0 3.0
1993 2 56.0 1.2 3.5 27.7 12.6 10.9 9.4 1.8 0.7 2.9 1.0 3.0
1994 2 58.6 1.9 3.3 28.1 13.5 11.7 10.7 2.3 0.6 3.4 1.1 3.3
1995 2 58.7 2.0 3.2 28.4 13.7 11.4 11.1 2.4 0.7 3.4 1.2 3.3
1996 2 59.5 1.9 3.4 28.1 14.1 12.0 10.8 2.3 0.7 3.4 1.2 3.2
1997 2 61.6 2.3 3.3 29.3 14.6 12.1 10.5 2.2 0.7 3.1 1.2 3.3
1998 2 60.8 2.3 3.1 29.1 14.3 12.0 11.3 2.3 0.7 3.4 1.2 3.6
 
Percent White: 1960 85.7 (NA) (1) 84.3 88.2 92.2 95.7 (NA) (1) 95.3 96.7 96.3
  1970 84.5 59.5 84.4 83.1 85.6 90.7 93.4 91.1 88.2 94.1 96.1 92.8
  1980 (NA) 68.2 80.7 80.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) 89.0 87.0 90.7 (NA) (NA)
 
  1985 80.3 72.2 79.0 79.1 80.4 85.1 89.9 89.8 86.7 90.6 92.2 88.7
  1986 80.0 71.9 77.8 79.0 80.1 83.9 88.9 89.6 90.6 90.2 88.3 87.2
  1987 79.7 74.3 75.7 78.9 79.6 83.7 89.0 90.5 88.9 90.3 88.5 86.9
  1988 80.1 75.0 79.6 78.9 79.1 84.8 87.7 89.4 87.5 88.4 89.2 85.6
  1989 80.1 73.3 79.3 79.0 78.8 85.0 87.5 88.2 88.0 87.6 90.0 86.4
 
  1990 79.8 71.7 78.3 78.9 79.2 84.1 87.4 89.6 83.2 88.2 89.4 85.0
  1991 79.3 74.0 78.3 78.6 78.4 82.8 86.7 89.0 81.8 87.9 88.8 84.3
  1992 79.2 71.5 77.8 78.4 78.6 83.1 86.7 89.0 84.9 87.6 87.5 84.5
  1993 78.9 68.5 76.6 78.4 78.3 82.5 85.3 89.7 86.9 87.0 83.1 81.4
  1994 77.9 68.6 76.4 77.4 77.8 80.4 85.4 88.2 86.2 85.3 85.2 80.4
  1995 78.0 71.3 76.9 77.5 76.9 81.9 85.0 88.7 84.1 86.1 86.0 81.1
  1996 77.7 70.3 77.4 77.4 77.9 79.6 84.5 84.0 83.4 86.5 88.0 81.7
  1997 77.6 69.7 77.4 77.4 77.1 80.3 84.0 85.4 82.4 85.3 86.5 81.6
  1998 77.4 70.6 75.3 77.4 77.0 79.4 83.9 84.4 82.5 85.3 87.9 80.9



NA Not available. 1 Included in elementary school.
2 See Table 301 for college enrollment 35 years old and over. Also data beginning 1986 based on a revised edit and tabulation package.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P20-521; and earlier reports.

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/education.html



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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