*Only 44.6% of Missouri's 3- and 4-year-olds are enrolled in pre-K. Of that 44.6%, 56.7% are enrolled in public pre-K, and 43.3% are enrolled in private pre-K. Public pre-K enrollment includes enrollment under Title I (federal funds), special education (federal funds) and Missouri Preschool Project (state funds). The map solely reflects the pre-K enrollment based on what our state budget funds vs. the pre-K enrollment based on what our neighboring states' budgets fund.

Source: National Institute of Early Education at Rutgers University & 2014 U.S. Census


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