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Table 93. Number of public elementary and secondary education agencies, by type of agency and state or jurisdiction: 2008-09 and 2009-10
State or jurisdiction Total agencies Regular school districts, including supervisory union components1 Regional education service agencies and supervisory union administrative centers State-operated agencies Federally operated agencies Independent charter schools and other agencies
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United States 17,735 17,807 13,809 13,629 1,389 1,521 264 263 3 0 2,270 2,394
Alabama 171 171 133 133 0 0 38 38 0 0 0 0
Alaska 54 54 53 53 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Arizona 619 642 225 224 16 18 10 10 0 0 368 390
Arkansas 295 295 245 244 15 15 5 5 0 0 30 31
California 1,122 1,190 960 958 137 198 8 8 0 0 17 26
                         
Colorado 262 262 178 178 83 83 0 0 0 0 1 1
Connecticut 200 200 166 169 6 6 7 7 0 0 21 18
Delaware 40 40 19 19 1 1 2 2 0 0 18 18
District of Columbia 62 59 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 60 57
Florida 77 75 67 67 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 5
                         
Georgia 207 206 180 180 16 16 5 5 0 0 6 5
Hawaii 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 135 142 115 116 0 0 4 4 0 0 16 22
Illinois 1,078 1,076 869 869 203 201 5 5 0 0 1 1
Indiana 379 387 294 294 30 31 4 4 0 0 51 58
                         
Iowa 372 371 362 361 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 330 327 318 316 0 0 12 11 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 194 194 174 174 18 18 2 2 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 114 123 69 69 0 0 8 8 0 0 37 46
Maine 299 255 283 246 8 5 5 4 3 0 0 0
                         
Maryland 24 25 24 24 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 500 393 352 244 86 86 1 1 0 0 61 62
Michigan 846 855 552 551 57 57 5 6 0 0 232 241
Minnesota 559 558 340 337 63 64 3 3 0 0 153 154
Mississippi 164 165 152 152 0 0 12 13 0 0 0 0
                         
Missouri 560 565 523 523 0 0 5 5 0 0 32 37
Montana 506 502 420 417 77 77 4 3 0 0 5 5
Nebraska 296 294 256 253 35 36 5 5 0 0 0 0
Nevada 18 18 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
New Hampshire 276 280 178 180 87 89 0 0 0 0 11 11
                         
New Jersey 682 675 616 603 1 1 3 3 0 0 62 68
New Mexico 99 108 89 89 0 0 6 6 0 0 4 13
New York2  854 879 696 696 37 37 6 6 0 0 115 140
North Carolina 233 231 116 115 0 0 6 6 0 0 111 110
North Dakota 228 228 187 185 38 40 3 3 0 0 0 0
                         
Ohio 1,051 1,047 614 615 107 105 4 4 0 0 326 323
Oklahoma 583 584 534 532 0 0 3 3 0 0 46 49
Oregon 221 221 194 190 22 20 2 4 0 0 3 7
Pennsylvania 790 798 501 500 105 105 19 20 0 0 165 173
Rhode Island 50 52 32 32 4 4 6 6 0 0 8 10
                         
South Carolina 103 103 85 85 13 13 4 4 0 0 1 1
South Dakota 169 166 161 156 3 5 5 5 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 140 140 136 140 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Texas 1,272 1,280 1,032 1,032 20 20 14 14 0 0 206 214
Utah 112 117 40 41 4 4 2 2 0 0 66 70
                         
Vermont 362 357 292 291 59 59 2 2 0 0 9 5
Virginia 139 207 134 134 2 70 3 3 0 0 0 0
Washington 309 310 295 295 10 10 0 0 0 0 4 5
West Virginia 57 57 55 55 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 461 461 426 425 16 16 3 3 0 0 16 17
Wyoming 60 61 48 48 0 1 12 12 0 0 0 0
                         
Bureau of Indian
   Education
196 196 174 174 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
                         
DoD, domestic 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0
DoD, overseas 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Regular school districts include both independent districts and those that are a dependent segment of a local government. Components of supervisory unions operate schools, but share superintendent services with other districts.
2 New York City counted as one school district.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2008-09 and 2009-10. (This table was prepared August 2011.)

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