Total number of U.S. children enrolled in pre-K, by state 2017-2018

Total number of 3-and 4-year-old children enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs in the United States between 2017 and 2018, by state

by Erin Duffin, last edited May 31, 2019
Total number of U.S. children enrolled in pre-K, by state 2017-2018 The statistic above provides information on the number of the 3- and 4-year-old children enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs in the United States for the 2017/2018 school year, by state. Between 2017 and 2018, about 50,684 children in New Jersey were enrolled in pre-K programs.
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Total number of 3-and 4-year-old children enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs in the United States between 2017 and 2018, by state

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Number of children enrolled
United States *1,565,168
California 241,859
Texas 231,485
Florida 173,645
New York 121,572
Georgia 80,536
Illinois 74,940
New Jersey 50,684
Wisconsin 46,736
Oklahoma 39,807
Michigan 37,325
Massachusetts 34,130
Maryland 31,162
Pennsylvania 29,710
North Carolina 28,385
South Carolina 27,443
Iowa 27,195
Kentucky 21,270
Colorado 21,037
Arkansas 19,498
Louisiana 18,911
Tennessee 18,354
Virginia 17,959
Ohio 17,913
Alabama 16,051
West Virginia 14,629
Connecticut 14,449
Kansas 14,022
District of Columbia 13,332
Nebraska 12,950
Washington 12,491
Oregon 9,464
New Mexico 9,119
Vermont 8,449
Minnesota 7,672
Maine 5,551
Arizona 5,256
Missouri 2,378
Nevada 2,102
Mississippi 1,840
Rhode Island 1,080
North Dakota 965
Delaware 845
Hawaii 373
Alaska 315
Montana279
Guam 71
Number of children enrolled
United States *1,565,168
California 241,859
Texas 231,485
Florida 173,645
New York 121,572
Georgia 80,536
Illinois 74,940
New Jersey 50,684
Wisconsin 46,736
Oklahoma 39,807
Michigan 37,325
Massachusetts 34,130
Maryland 31,162
Pennsylvania 29,710
North Carolina 28,385
South Carolina 27,443
Iowa 27,195
Kentucky 21,270
Colorado 21,037
Arkansas 19,498
Louisiana 18,911
Tennessee 18,354
Virginia 17,959
Ohio 17,913
Alabama 16,051
West Virginia 14,629
Connecticut 14,449
Kansas 14,022
District of Columbia 13,332
Nebraska 12,950
Washington 12,491
Oregon 9,464
New Mexico 9,119
Vermont 8,449
Minnesota 7,672
Maine 5,551
Arizona 5,256
Missouri 2,378
Nevada 2,102
Mississippi 1,840
Rhode Island 1,080
North Dakota 965
Delaware 845
Hawaii 373
Alaska 315
Montana279
Guam 71
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by Erin Duffin, last edited May 31, 2019
The statistic above provides information on the number of the 3- and 4-year-old children enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs in the United States for the 2017/2018 school year, by state. Between 2017 and 2018, about 50,684 children in New Jersey were enrolled in pre-K programs.
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