The total number of students enrolled
The graph displays the total number of students enrolled in Illinois public schools over the past five years. The exact numbers are listed below the graph.
Official counts reflect students enrolled as of the last school day in September of the previous year.
Click View By Grades to see the enrollment for each individual grade.
The graph shows a one year snapshot of the total enrollment in each grade in Illinois. Click 5 Years Trend to see long term data. Scroll down to view all of the grades.
School level counts are based on enrollment and exit dates reported for individual students in the ISBE Student Information System. (SIS)
Schools/districts use enrollment figures and trends to determine financial needs within the district. Enrollment numbers may affect bussing, staffing, building requirements, or boundary configurations.