Enrollment in Regular Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, by State, 1870 - 2016

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Enrollment stats from 1870 to 1990 from 120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait, National Center for Education Statistics, Thomas D. Snyder, editor, pp. 42 – 43. 2000 enrollment stats from U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Digest of Education Statistics, 2001, NCES 2002-130, by Thomas D. Snyder. Production Manager, Charlene M. Hoffman. Washington, DC: 2002, pp 50 – 51. 2000 population stats from U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. 2010 enrollment stats from Snyder, T.D. and Dillow, S.A. (2013). Digest of Education Statistics 2012 (NCES 2014-015). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. 2010 and 2016 Population stats from Table 1 Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, State, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 (NST-EST2019-01), U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, release date: December 2019. 2016 enrollment stats, from Snyder, T.D., de Brey, C., and Dillow, S.A. (2019). Digest of Education Statistics 2018 (NCES 2020-009). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.