December 13, 2017

New Report: Projections of Education Statistics to 2024 (Data on Enrollment, Teachers, Graduates, and Expenditures in U.S.)

The 43rd edition of the report was released today by the National Center For Education Statistics (NCES) and Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

Intro and Selected Findings From the Report

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. .

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.

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.

Direct to Full Text Report (174 pages; PDF)

Projections of Education Statistics to 2024

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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