Hispanics And Asians Are Key For College Growth
School enrollment projected to continue overall growth
Public and private K-12 student enrollment grew 10% between fall 1994 and fall 2007. K-12 public and nonpublic student enrollment is expected to grow another 6% between 2007 and 2019. Hispanic K-12 public school enrollment is anticipated to jump 36% for Hispanic students, and 31% for Asian/Pacific Islander students.
Source: Hussar, W.J., and Bailey, T.M. (2011). Projections of Education Statistics to 2019 (NCES 2011-017). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, D.C.