Gearing up for students heading back to school next week, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released its annual back-to-school facts and figures for the coming school year in the U.S.
Facts and figures highlighted in the report include the following:
- 50.7 million – The number of students expected to attend public elementary and secondary schools this year.
- $12,910 – The projected per-student expenditure in public elementary and secondary schools in 2018–19.
- 19.9 million – The number of students expected to attend U.S. colleges and universities this fall.
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