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Table 4.- Vumber of pupils enrolled in the common schools at different dates, and the

relation of the enrollment to the school population.

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United States .. 7,561,582 9, 867,505 12, 722, 581 15,503, 110 16,009, 361 61. 45 65.50 68.61 72. 43 70. 67 North Atlantic Div. 2, 743, 344 2, 930, 345 3, 112, 622 3, 643, 949 3, 776, 404 77. 95 75. 1770. 45 70.86 69. 84 South Atlantic Div 603, 6191, 212, 811 1,785, 486 2, 182, 615 2, 293, 743 30.51 50.74 59.22 65. 73 65. 99 South Central Div. 767,839 1,371, 975 2, 293, 579 3,018, 609 3, 170, 312 34.17 46.43 60.14 67, 28 64.60 North Central Div. 3, 300, 660 4,033, 828 5,015, 2:7 5,842, 569 5,860, 368 76.87 75, 84 76. 16 78.65 75. 49 Western Div.. 146, 120 288, 546 515, 677 815, 368 908, 534

54.77 64.96 70.01 79.51 82. 46 North Atlantic Dis. Maine.

a 152, 600 149, 827 139, 676 130,918 132, 415 a 87.35 89.80 85, 88, 81.38 81. 20 New Hampshire 71, 957 64, 341 59, 813 65, 688 bc 67, 250 91.31 81.32 71.28 73. 98, be73. 76 Vermont. d 65, 384 75, 238 d 65, 608 66,964

66, 497

87.21

82. 15 81. 89 Massachusetts 273, 661 306, 777 371, 492 474, 891 485, 483 72. 34 71. 76 72. 56 76. 21 73. 53 Rhode Island a 34, 000 40, 601 62, 774 67, 231 69, 824 a 59.24 59.59 62, 65 66.79 65. 36 Connecticut 113, 588 119, 694 126, 505 155, 228 159, 935 80.83 76.97 72. 02 74.54 72. 99 New York 1,028, 110 1,031, 593 1,012, 160 1,209, 574 1, 256, 874 82.98 77.10 70, 71 69.57 68. 66 New Jersey 169, 430 204, 961 231,072 322, 575 314, 457 63. 20 64.77 62.21 68.52 68. 32

Pennsylvania.. 834, 614 937,310 1,020,522 1, 151, 480 1, 193, 669 76.35 74.37 69.53 68.90 68. 18 South Atlantic Div.: Delaware

20, 058

27,823 31, 434 36, 895 e 36, 895 50.04 65. 20 66.19 75. 33 73. 32 Maryland.. 115, 683 162, 431 184, 251 222, 373 1 224, 004 46.70 58.13 60.37 67, 00 65. 18 Dist. Columbia. 15, 157 26, 439 36, 906 46,519 48, 745 41. 60 55. 40 63.10 76.81 76.61 Virginia

131, 088 220, 736 342, 269 370, 595 375, 601 32. 34 45.00 60.51 63, 19 61. 94 West Virginia.. 76,999 142, 850

193, 064 232, 343 240, 718 49. 47 69.21 75, 27 78.58 76.54 North Carolina. a 115, 000 252, 612 322, 533 400, 452 € 464, 669 a 31. 23 55.87 56.39 63. 55 c 70.60 South Carolina. 66, 056 134,072 201, 260 281, 891 288, 713 27.28 40.56 47.08 60.71 59. 73 Georgia

49,578 236, 533 381, 297 482, 673 502, 014 11.89 46.24 58. 45 65.30 64. 33 Florida 14,000 39, 315 92, 472 108, 874

€ 112, 384 21.21 44.16 71.10 66.57 C 64.16 South Central Div.: Kentucky 9178, 457 0 276,000 399, 660 500, 294 a 501, 482.

65.64 75. 27 a 72. 52 Tennessee. a 140,000 300, 217 447, 950 485, 354 492, 776 a 32.00 58. 21 74.05 75. 09 73. 50 Alabama.

141.312 179, 490 301, 615 376, 423 €365, 171 40.36 42. 60 55.83 61.67 €56.85 Mississippi 117,000 236, 654 334, 158 386, 507 403, 647 40.60 61.29 70.62 73. 27 72. 84 Louisiana

67, 639 77, 642 120, 253 196, 169 208, 737 24. 78 25.87 31.58 43. 62 43.85 Texas

63,504 a 220, 000 466, 872 659, 598 700, 136 21.00 a 12. 40 59.50, 64. 67 63. 61 Arkansas

69, 927 81,972 223,071 314, 662 337, 589 40.29 30.81 55. 41 71.02 73. 11 Oklahoma

99, 602 136, 159

79. 82 87.83 Indian Ter.h

24, 615

15. 84 North Central Div.: Ohio

719, 372 729, 499 797, 439 829, 160 829, 620 84. 04 76. 69 76.54 75. 40 72. 76 Indiana

450, 057 511,283 512, 955 564, 807 560, 523 78. 64 82. 39 79.21 81. 10 77.41 Illinois.

672, 787 704, 0411 778, 319 958, 911 969, 114 81.01 74. 61 71.97 72. 68 69, 14 Michigan

292, 466 362, 536 427, 0321 504, 985 514, 093 79. 66 78.08 73.45 77.13 75.56 Wisconsin.

265, 285 299, 457 351, 7231 445, 112 454, 186 73. 92 73. 78 69. 77 72.51 70.95 Minnesota

113,983 180, 248 280, 960 399, 207 415, 498 75.92 75.87 74.59 77.59 76.09 Iowa

341, 938 426, 057 493, 267 566, 223 550, 202 84. 44 83.32 85.51 89. 06 82. 63 Missouri

330, 070 482, 986 620, 314 719, 817 704, 193 56.03 68. 85 74. 43 78. 63 73.97 North Dakota. a 1, 660

35, 543 13, 718

77, 686 90, 157 South Dakota.

171. 26 81.26 84.04

a39. 26 41.68 78,043 98, 822 c 105, 691

181.01 79, 49 c 76.80 Nebraska

23, 265 92, 549 240, 300 288, 227 277,519 58.79 68.48 75.35 89.50 83. 96 Kansas.

89, 7771 231, 434 399, 322 389, 582 €389, 272 74. 22 73. 23 88.56 89.21 €89. 16 Western Division: Montana.

411, 657 4, 270 16, 980 39, 430 44,881 70.24 63. 77 71.14 72.80 72. 63 Wyoming

(450 2, 907 7,052 14,512 €14,512 a 45. 34 77.44 54. 46 65. 66 e 59.81 Colorado 4,357 22, 119 65, 490

117, 555 131,200 42.28 60.2 72. 20 88.19 92. 53 New Mexico 111,320 4, 755 18, 216 36, 735 37,972 a 4.42 13.32 42. 25 61. 43 60. 29 Arizona ON 4, 212 7,989

16,504 20, 008 0.00 53. 16 52.72 51.94 57.94 Utab

16, 992 24, 326 37, 279 73,012 73,499 53.36 50.61 55.26 81.02 76.32 Nevada

3, 106

9, 045 7, 387 6,676 7. 362 53. 97 79. 73 73.80 74.06 84. 65 Idaho

5, 834 14,311 36, 669 48,181 46.06 77.85 62. 66 79.18 91. 69 Washington. a 5,000 14, 780 55, 964 115, 104 149, 753 a 69.00 72.36 70.58 87.86 101.77 Oregon.

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21,000 37, 533 63, 254 89, 405 92, 390 67.73 75. 02 74.78 82. 13 80. 33 California. 91, 332 158, 765 221, 756 269, 736 288,776 63.63 73.37 77.38 79. 56 80.97

a Approximate.
Pupils who attended two weeks or more.
cIn 1901-2,
dPupils of legal school age only,

In 1899 1900.
Jln 1900-1901.
gHighest number enrolled.
Returns imperfect.

DIAGRAM 1.- Number of pupils enrolled in the common schools of the United States.

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1879-80

1884-85

1889-90

1894-95

1899-1900

10-0061

1901-02

E0-2061

School year.

Pupils.

School year.

Pupils.

1

1870-71.. 7,561, 582 1887-88... 12, 182, 600
1871-72... 7, 815, 306 1888-89.. 12, 392, 260
1872-73.. 8. 003, 614 1889-90. 12, 722, 581
1873-74.. 8, 444, 251 1890-91. 13,050, 182
1874-75.. 8,785, 678 1891-92.. 13, 255, 921
1875–76.. 8,869, 115 1892-93... 13,483, 340
1876–77.. 8,965, 006 1893-94... 13, 995, 357
1877-78..

9, 438, 883 1894–95.. 14, 243, 765
1878–79..

9,504, 458 1895-96... 14, 498, 956 1879-80.. 9, 867,505 1896-97... 14,823, 059 1880-81.. 10,000, 896 1897-98... 15, 103, 874 1881-82.. 10, 211, 678 1898-99... 15, 176, 219 1882-83.. 10, 651, 828 1899-1900. 15,503, 110 1883-84.. 10, 982, 364 1900-1901. 16, 702, 517 1884-85.. 11, 398, 024 1901-2.... a 15, 925, 887 1885–86.. 11, 664, 460 1902-3.... a 16,009, 361 1886–87../ 11,884,944

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DIAGRAM 2.- Per cent of population enrolled in the common schools.

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1870–71.. 19. 14 1887-88... 20. 33
1871-72.. 19.31 1888-89... 20. 26
1872-73.. 19. 29 1889-90... 20. 32
1873-74.. 19.84 1890-91... 20. 45
1874-75.. 20. 10 1891-92.. 20. 39
1875-76.. 19. 76 1892-93.. 20.35
1876-77.. 19. 44 1893-94.. 20.72
1877-78.. 19.91 1894-95.. 20. 69

-79.. 19.50 1895-96.. 20. 68
1879-80.. 19. 67 1896-97... 20. 75
1880-81.. 19.51 1897-98.. 20. 75
1881-82.. 19. 47 1898-99.. 20. 46
1882-83.. 19, 85 1899-1900. 20.51
1883-84.. 20.00 1900-1901. 20.32
1884-85. 20. 27 1901-2.... a 20. 28
1885-86.. 20.30 1902-3.... a 20.04
1886-87.. 20. 24

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Table 5.-- The school enrollment of 1902–3, classified by sex.

lation enrolled at different dates.

Percentage of the total popu

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United States a 8,036, 780 a 7,972, 681 16,009, 361 19. 14 North Atlantic Division.. a 1,896, 132 a 1, 880, 272 3, 776, 404 21. 95 South Atlantic Division.. a 1, 137,008 a 1, 156, 735 2, 293, 743 10.05 South Central Division a 1, 585, 790 11,584, 522 3,170, 312 11. 56 North Central Division, a 2,958, 314 a 2,902, 054 5,860, 368 24. 80 Western Division ...

a 459, 536 a 148, 998 908, 534 13. 99 North Atlantic Division: Maine.

132, 415 24. 25 New Hampshire be 34, 105 b c 33, 145 bo C 67, 250 22. 41 Vermont.

33, 659 32, 838 66, 497 d 19. 77 Massachusetts

485, 183 18. 31 Rhode Island

34, 833 34,991 69, 824 15. 11 Connecticut

159, 935 20.83 New York.

e 633, 171 e 623, 703 1, 256, 874 23. 18 New Jersey

172, 621 171,836 344, 457 18. 26 Pennsylvania.

597, 180 590, 189 1, 193, 669 23. 24 South Atlantic Division: Delaware

| 36,895 15. 79 Maryland

224, 004 14.55 District of Columbia 23, 082 25, 663

48, 745 11. 23 Virginia

189, 610 185, 961 375, 601 10. 47 West Virginia

124, 381 116, 337

210, 718 16. 85 North Carolina. ch 234, 212 ch 230, 457 € 464, 669 10. 45 South Carolina.

135, 846 132, 867

288, 713 9. 05 Georgia

245, 608 256, 106 502,014 4.08 Florida

c 55, 374 c57,010 • 112, 384 7. 19 Bouth Central Division: Kentucky.

e 250,521 e 250, 961 e 501, 482 13. 21 Tennessee

218, 930 213, 816 492, 776 10. 90 Alabama

c365, 171 13.85 Mississippi

199, 104 204, 213 403, 647 13. 70 Louisiana

104, 527 104, 210 208, 737 7. 73 Texas

348, 233 351, 903 700, 136 7. 26 Arkansas.

170,595 166, 994 337, 589 13.72 Oklahoma

68.618

67,541 136, 159 Indian Territory i

24, 615 North Central Division: Ohio

421, 005 408, 615 829, 620 26.50 Indiana.

282,621 277, 902 560, 523 26.34 Illinois.

487, 191 482, 223 969, 414 25.99 Michigan

258, 188 255, 905 514, 093 23. 98 Wisconsin.

454, 186 24.60 Minnesota

415, 498 24. 17 Iowa

550, 202 28. 19 Missouri

353, 687 350,506 704, 193 18.74 North Dakota

46, 369 43, 788

90, 157 South Dakota

c54, 428
c51, 263

9.34

o 105, 691 Nebraska

140, 596 136, 923 277,519 16.61 Kansas.

c 197,877 c 191,395 389, 272 22. 28 Western Division: Montana.

44,881 7.54 Wyoming 17,359 17, 153 14,512

4. 55 Colorado.

65,353 65, 847 131, 200 9.33 New Mexico

20, 936 17, 036 37, 972 1. 40 Arizona

10, 317 9, 691

20, 008 0.00 Utah

36, 704 36, 795 73, 499 18.61 Nevada

3, 718 3,644 7, 362 7.04 Idaho

22, 888 25, 293 48, 181 5. 59 Washington.

75, 562 74, 191 149, 753 18.62 Oregon

47, 107 -45, 283 92, 390 21. 63 California

146,878 141, 898 288, 776 15. 61

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a Estimated in part.
b Pupils who attended two weeks or more.
cIn 1901-2.
a Pupils of legal school age.
e Approximate.

f In 1899-1900.
gIn 1900-1901.
h Sex of a few pupils in cities estimated.
i Returns imperfect.

Table 6.Per cent of the school population (i. e., children 5 to 18 years of age) enrolled

in the public schools, for a period of years.

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North South South North
Atlantic Atlantic Central Central

Western
Division. Division. Division. Division.

Division.

1870-71 1871-72 1872-73 1873-74 1874-75 1875-76 1876-77 1877-78 1878-79 1879-80 1880-81 1881-82 1882-83 1883-84 1884-85 1885-86 1886-87 1887-88 1888-89 1889-90 1890-91 1891-92 1892-93 1893-94 1894-95 1895-96 1896-97 1897-98 1898-99 1899-1900 1900-1901 1901-2 1902-3 a.

54.77 54. 43 57.52 61.04 64. 39 66.37 66 12 66.26 65. 63 64.96 64. 82 65.93 67.05 68. 01 68.63 68.03 67.97 68.53 69.39 70.01 75. 49 77.98 77.16 77. 45 79.32 79. 72 78.27 78.00 77.85 79.51 80.69 82.49 82. 46

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