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Overview of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Districts: School Year 2001-02

Table 1. Number of public elementary and secondary schools with membership and percentage of students in membership, by type of school and by state: School year 2001–02

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State Number of
schools having member-
ship
Total students Type of school
Regular Special
education
Vocational
education
Alternative
education
Number of schools Percentage of students Number of schools Percentage of students Number of schools Percentage of students Number of schools Percen-
tage of students
United States 91,380 47,687,871 84,919 98.1 1,641 0.4 328 0.4 4,492 1.1
 
Alabama 1,381 737,294 1,334 99.6 18 0.1 2 # 270.3
Alaska 506 134,358 473 97.8 2 0.2 1 # 30 2.0
Arizona 1,742 922,180 1,652 98.0 13 0.1 9 0.5 68 1.3
Arkansas 1,129 449,805 1,125 99.9 0 0 0 0 4 0.1
California 8,914 6,248,610 7,667 96.7 122 0.5 0 0 1,125 2.8
 
Colorado 1,630 742,145 1,535 98.5 14 0.1 2 # 79 1.4
Connecticut 1,073 570,228 992 96.4 23 0.7 17 1.9 41 1.0
Delaware 197 115,555 170 92.6 13 1.3 5 4.8 9 1.3
District of Columbia 193 75,392 178 94.6 10 4.2 0 0 5 1.2
Florida 3,314 2,500,478 2,992 98.4 122 0.6 25 0.1 175 0.8
 
Georgia 1,969 1, 470,634 1,940 99.5 1 # 0 0 28 0.4
Hawaii 279 184,546 275 99.9 3 0.1 0 0 1 0.1
Idaho 654 246,521 589 98.2 5 0.1 0 0 60 1.7
Illinois 4,292 2,071,391 3,913 98.0 253 1.2 0 0 126 0.8
Indiana 1,891 996,133 1,832 99.5 11 0.1 0 0 48 0.4
 
Iowa 1,519 485,932 1,473 98.8 10 0.2 0 0 36 1.0
Kansas 1,423 470,205 1,423 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 1,387 654,363 1,228 99.0 9 0.1 2 # 148 0.9
Louisiana 1,509 731,328 1,378 97.6 28 0.2 0 0 103 2.2
Maine 681 205,586 678 100.0 3 # 0 0 0 0
 
Maryland 1,340 860,640 1,241 97.5 50 0.9 12 1.1 37 0.6
Massachusetts 1,889 973,140 1,811 96.1 1 # 43 3.4 34 0.5
Michigan 3,782 1,730,668 3,495 98.1 90 0.7 12 0.1 185 1.1
Minnesota 2,119 851,384 1,606 96.8 195 1.2 1 # 317 2.0
Mississippi 886 493,507 886 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Missouri 2,274 909,792 2,158 99.4 55 0.4 0 0 61 0.3
Montana 870 151,947 863 99.8 2 # 0 0 5 0.1
Nebraska 1,280 285,095 1,229 99.3 51 0.7 0 0 0 0
Nevada 517 356,814 471 98.4 12 0.3 1 0.5 33 0.9
New Hampshire 472 206,847 472 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
New Jersey 2,410 1, 341,656 2,271 97.7 83 0.7 38 1.2 18 0.4
New Mexico 792 320,260 720 97.6 15 0.6 0 0 57 1.8
New York 4,298 2,872,132 4,162 97.7 26 0.1 25 1.1 85 1.0
North Carolina 2,223 1,315,363 2,127 99.4 20 0.2 1 # 75 0.4
North Dakota 529 106,047 529 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Ohio 3,826 1, 830,985 3,700 96.6 28 0.2 68 3.1 30 0.2
Oklahoma 1,814 622,139 1,814 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oregon 1,273 551,480 1,193 98.6 11 0.1 0 0 69 1.3
Pennsylvania 3,185 1,821,627 3,144 98.2 12 1.1 16 0.7 13 0.1
Rhode Island 326 158,046 313 98.2 4 0.4 4 0.7 5 0.7
 
South Carolina 1,053 691,078 1,047 99.9 5 0.1 0 0 1 #
South Dakota 749 127,542 720 99.0 4 0.1 0 0 25 0.9
Tennessee 1,610 925,030 1,574 99.6 15 0.1 3 0.1 18 0.1
Texas 7,646 4,163,447 6,715 98.4 133 0.1 25 0.1 773 1.4
Utah 791 484,677 719 98.2 19 0.4 0 0 53 1.4
 
Vermont 359 101,179 315 98.7 42 1.2 0 0 2 0.1
Virginia 1,839 1,163,091 1,793 99.3 10 0.1 0 0 36 0.6
Washington 2,170 1,009,200 1,834 96.6 79 0.3 10 0.1 247 3.1
West Virginia 784 282,885 752 99.6 7 0.1 5 # 20 0.3
Wisconsin 2,208 879,361 2,035 97.7 12 0.1 1 # 160 2.2
Wyoming 383 88,128 363 98.1 0 0 0 0 20 1.9
Outlying areas, DoD Dependents Schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas 154 73,212 154 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DDESS: DoDs Domestic 70 32,847 70 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 177 46,476 177 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Samoa 31 15,897 29 97.6 1 0.3 1 2.1 0 0
Guam 38 31,992 38 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 29 10,479 29 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1,530 604,177 1,469 96.1 29 1.7 14 1.0 18 1.2
Virgin Islands 35 18,780 33 99.3 0 0 0 0 2 0.7
 
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Table excludes 2,753 schools (21 of these in outlying areas) for which no students were reported in membership. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Although type of school is a mutually exclusive category, many regular schools include special, vocational, or alternative education programs. Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. Total student membership is reported from the "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education."
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2001-02 and "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2001–02.
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