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Largest Districts Reports

Largest Districts ReportsThe information provided in these publications is reported by state education agency officials to NCES for the CCD. These publications provide basic descriptive information about the largest school districts (ranked by student membership) in the United States.

These publications are available online for the following years:

School Year NCES Number Title Formats Available
2008–2009 NCES 2011-301 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2008–09 HTML and PDF
2007–2008 NCES 2010-349 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2007–08 HTML and PDF
2006–2007 NCES 2009-342 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2006–07 HTML and PDF
2005–2006 NCES 2008-339 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2005–06 HTML and PDF
2004–2005 NCES 2008-335 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2004–05 HTML and PDF
2003–2004 NCES 2006-329 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2003–04 HTML and PDF
2002–2003 NCES 2005-312 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2002–03 HTML and PDF
2001–2002 NCES 2003-353 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2001–02 HTML and PDF
2000–2001 NCES 2002-351 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2000–01 HTML and PDF
1999–2000 NCES 2001-346 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1999–2000 HTML and PDF
1998–1999 NCES 2000-345 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1998–99 HTML and PDF
1997–1998 (includes
1996–1997 data)
NCES 1999-318 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1997–98 HTML and PDF
1995–1996 (includes
1994–1995 data)
NCES 98-214 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1995–96 PDF
1993–1994 NCES 96-212 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1993–94 PDF
1992–1993 NCES 95-800 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1992–93 PDF
1991–1992 NCES 94-405 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1991–92 PDF
1990–1991 NCES 93-131 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1990–91 PDF
1988–1989 NCES 91-062 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1988–89 PDF
1987–1988 NCES 89-062 Characteristics of the 55 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1987–88 PDF
1986–1987 NCES 88-041 Characteristics of the 25 Most Populous Cities' School Systems and the 25 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: Fall 1986 PDF

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