Kindergarten enrollment rates for 3 to 4 year olds, by U.S. state 2010

Share of 3 to 4 year olds enrolled in kindergarten in the United States in 2010, by state

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 31, 2012
Kindergarten enrollment rates for 3 to 4 year olds, by U.S. state 2010 This statistic shows the share of 3 to 4 year olds in different states across the United States who were enrolled in kindergarten as of 2010. States where there is a policy that states attendance is required are marked with a star(*). In Alabama, 45.6 percent of 3 to 4 year olds were enrolled in kindergarten in 2010, as compared to 73.3 percent in the District of Columbia, where attendance is required.
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Share of 3 to 4 year olds enrolled in kindergarten in the United States in 2010, by state

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Share enrolled
District of Columbia*73.3%
Connecticut*63.1%
New Jersey62.7%
Massachusetts58.3%
New York57.8%
Hawaii55.8%
Illinois54.7%
Delaware*54.2%
Arkansas*53.8%
Louisiana*52%
Mississippi51.9%
South Carolina*51.8%
Maryland*51.3%
New Hampshire51.1%
Florida50.8%
Kansas50.4%
California49.9%
Vermont49.4%
Georgia49.4%
Colorado48.9%
Pennsylvania48.9%
Virginia*48.3%
Nebraska47.9%
U.S. Average47.7%
Iowa46.6%
Minnesota46%
Maine45.9%
Michigan45.8%
Oklahoma*45.8%
Alabama45.6%
Rhode Island*44.5%
Ohio*44.3%
Missouri43.3%
Idaho43.2%
Texas42.9%
Kentucky42.7%
Wisconsin42.3%
Montana42%
North Carolina41.8%
Oregon41.2%
Tennessee*41.1%
Utah40.9%
Alaska40.6%
Indiana40%
Washington39.1%
South Dakota*38.6%
New Mexico*34.4%
Arizona34.2%
Wyoming33.9%
West Virginia*33.4%
Nevada*32.4%
North Dakota30.6%
Share enrolled
District of Columbia*73.3%
Connecticut*63.1%
New Jersey62.7%
Massachusetts58.3%
New York57.8%
Hawaii55.8%
Illinois54.7%
Delaware*54.2%
Arkansas*53.8%
Louisiana*52%
Mississippi51.9%
South Carolina*51.8%
Maryland*51.3%
New Hampshire51.1%
Florida50.8%
Kansas50.4%
California49.9%
Vermont49.4%
Georgia49.4%
Colorado48.9%
Pennsylvania48.9%
Virginia*48.3%
Nebraska47.9%
U.S. Average47.7%
Iowa46.6%
Minnesota46%
Maine45.9%
Michigan45.8%
Oklahoma*45.8%
Alabama45.6%
Rhode Island*44.5%
Ohio*44.3%
Missouri43.3%
Idaho43.2%
Texas42.9%
Kentucky42.7%
Wisconsin42.3%
Montana42%
North Carolina41.8%
Oregon41.2%
Tennessee*41.1%
Utah40.9%
Alaska40.6%
Indiana40%
Washington39.1%
South Dakota*38.6%
New Mexico*34.4%
Arizona34.2%
Wyoming33.9%
West Virginia*33.4%
Nevada*32.4%
North Dakota30.6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 31, 2012
This statistic shows the share of 3 to 4 year olds in different states across the United States who were enrolled in kindergarten as of 2010. States where there is a policy that states attendance is required are marked with a star(*). In Alabama, 45.6 percent of 3 to 4 year olds were enrolled in kindergarten in 2010, as compared to 73.3 percent in the District of Columbia, where attendance is required.
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