Thursday, September 29, 2016
Projections of Education Statistics to 2024
Enrollment in elementary and secondary schools rose 4 percent between 1999 and 2012 and is projected to increase an additional 5 percent by 2024, according to a new report released today (Sept. 29).
Projections of Education Statistics to 2024, provides national-level data on enrollment, teachers, high school graduates, and expenditures at the elementary and secondary level and enrollment and degrees at the postsecondary level for the past 15 years and projections to the year 2024. This is the 43nd edition of the publication, which is a product of the National Center for Education Statistics in the Institute of Education Sciences. .
Other findings include:
* Postsecondary enrollment rose by 37 percent between 1999 and 2013, and is projected to increase by another 14 percent by 2024;
* The number of high school graduates increased by 22 percent between 1999-2000 and 2011-12, and is projected to increase 3 percent by 2024-25; and,
* After adjusting for inflation, current expenditure per pupil increased by 15 percent between 1999-2000 and 2011-12, with a further increase of 13 percent is projected by 2024-25.