|School Enrollment, Whites ages 5-19 (1861)|
|Percent Enrolled In School||Percent Actually Attending||Days in School Year|
|Northeast||62 %||59 %||150|
|South||76 %||57 %||116|
|West||30 %||45 %||80|
Questions To Think About
1. Why do you think school enrollment was higher in the West than in the South?
2. What difference do you think it meant that children in the Northeast were more likely to attend school than those in other regions of the country?