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259. Preprimary School Enrollment--Summary

[As of October. Civilian noninstitutional population (10,949 represents 10,949,000). Includes public and nonpublic nursery school and kindergarten programs. Excludes 5 year olds enrolled in elementary school. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population and Appendix III]

 
ITEM 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
NUMBER OF CHILDREN (1,000)
 
Population, 3 to 5 years old 10,949 10,183 9,284 10,733 11,207 12,328 12,518 12,378 12,121 12,078
     Total enrolled 1 4,104 4,954 4,878 5,865 6,659 7,514 7,739 7,580 7,861 7,788
LEVEL AND CONTROL
Nursery 1,094 1,745 1,981 2,477 3,378 4,162 4,331 4,147 4,438 4,512
  Public 332 570 628 846 1,202 1,848 1,950 1,830 2,207 2,212
  Private 762 1,174 1,353 1,631 2,177 2,314 2,381 2,317 2,231 2,300
Kindergarten 3,010 3,211 2,897 3,388 3,281 3,352 3,408 3,433 3,422 3,276
  Public 2,498 2,682 2,438 2,847 2,767 2,819 2,799 2,853 2,847 2,674
  Private 511 528 459 541 513 534 608 580 575 602
RACE
White 3,443 4,105 3,994 4,757 5,389 5,889 6,144 5,902 6,086 5,985
Black 586 731 725 919 964 1,289 1,236 1,245 1,356 1,346
HISPANIC ORIGIN
Hispanic 2 (NA) (NA) 370 496 642 851 1,040 1,068 1,142 1,170
AGE
3 years old 454 683 857 1,035 1,205 1,385 1,489 1,506 1,529 1,498
4 years old 1,007 1,418 1,423 1,765 2,086 2,532 2,553 2,454 2,665 2,666
5 years old 2,643 2,852 2,598 3,065 3,367 3,597 3,697 3,621 3,667 3,624
 
ENROLLMENT RATE
 
     Total enrolled 1 37.5 48.6 52.5 54.6 59.4 61.0 61.8 61.2 64.8 64.5
RACE
White 37.8 48.6 52.7 54.7 59.7 60.9 63.0 61.2 64.1 63.6
Black 34.9 48.1 51.8 55.8 57.8 64.2 58.9 60.8 68.6 68.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN
Hispanic 2 (NA) (NA) 43.3 43.3 49.0 47.7 51.1 52.7 52.5 54.0
AGE
3 years old 12.9 21.5 27.3 28.8 32.6 33.9 35.9 37.2 38.7 37.6
4 years old 27.8 40.5 46.3 49.1 56.0 60.3 61.6 59.2 66.1 66.6
5 years old 69.3 81.3 84.7 86.5 88.8 88.9 87.5 86.5 88.6 88.7



NA Not available. 1 Includes races not shown
separately. 2 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. The method of identifying Hispanic children was changed in 1980 from allocation based on status of mother to status reported for each child. The number of Hispanic children using the new method is larger.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P20-521.

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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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