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Table 2.  Number of rural schools identified by metro-centric and urban-centric locale code systems: School year 2003-04

Regions and states Total
schools
Metro-centric
rural
Urban-centric
rural
Rural
added
Rural
unchanged
Rural
dropped
Net
change
U.S. Total 98,492 29,667 30,677 3,444 27,233 2,434 1,010
 
Northeast 15,912 3,436 3,496 414 3,082 354 60
Connecticut 1,271 232 239 24 215 17 7
Maine 710 450 453 31 422 28 3
Massachusetts 1,934 224 219 30 189 35 -5
New Hampshire 475 242 240 16 224 18 -2
New Jersey 2,481 221 249 52 197 24 28
New York 5,001 869 919 129 790 79 50
Pennsylvania 3,303 897 873 116 757 140 -24
Rhode Island 344 36 44 10 34 2 8
Vermont 393 265 260 6 254 11 -5
 
South 32,999 10,937 11,396 1,530 9,866 1,071 459
Alabama 1,563 703 745 94 651 52 42
Arkansas 1,166 598 627 66 561 37 29
Delaware 208 43 34 7 27 16 -9
District of Columbia 209 1 1 0 1 0 0
Florida 3,629 558 577 115 462 96 19
Georgia 2,487 762 822 149 673 89 60
Kentucky 1,474 680 706 105 601 79 26
Louisiana 1,574 533 526 66 460 73 -7
Maryland 1,424 275 273 23 250 25 -2
Mississippi 1,055 510 512 54 458 52 2
North Carolina 2,279 1,033 1,063 119 944 89 30
Oklahoma 1,831 940 955 66 889 51 15
South Carolina 1,177 473 526 107 419 54 53
Tennessee 1,693 648 678 95 583 65 30
Texas 8,317 2,012 2,234 367 1,867 145 222
Virginia 2,093 728 715 49 666 62 -13
West Virginia 820 440 402 48 354 86 -38
 
Midwest 27,824 10,051 10,182 726 9,456 595 131
Illinois 4,493 1,090 1,032 84 948 142 -58
Indiana 2,024 703 690 52 638 65 -13
Iowa 1,512 800 791 29 762 38 -9
Kansas 1,445 712 734 47 687 25 22
Michigan 4,126 1,184 1,191 79 1,112 72 7
Minnesota 2,637 791 829 63 766 25 38
Missouri 2,439 994 1,032 86 946 48 38
Nebraska 1,294 772 797 56 741 31 25
North Dakota 567 396 406 11 395 1 10
Ohio 4,237 1,194 1,219 122 1,097 97 25
South Dakota 765 567 580 22 558 9 13
Wisconsin 2,285 848 881 75 806 42 33
 
West 21,757 5,243 5,603 774 4,829 414 360
Alaska 530 307 329 36 293 14 22
Arizona 2,042 383 502 149 353 30 119
California 9,324 1,329 1,415 219 1,196 133 86
Colorado 1,734 475 520 76 444 31 45
Hawaii 284 52 65 30 35 17 13
Idaho 703 308 322 32 290 18 14
Montana 870 661 652 14 638 23 -9
Nevada 563 112 139 33 106 6 27
New Mexico 828 293 313 44 269 24 20
Oregon 1,304 393 400 46 354 39 7
Utah 899 176 165 19 146 30 -11
Washington 2,283 545 565 65 500 45 20
Wyoming 393 209 216 11 205 4 7
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/ Secondary School Locale Code File," 2003-04.

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