Common Core of Data (CCD)

Table 1. Number of public and Bureau of Indian Education elementary and secondary schools and students located in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) areas   
Total Public Schools in AIAs (SY 2007-08) 741 161,924 82,406
Total Bureau of Indian Education Schools (SY 2005-06)2  181 50,155 50,155
1 American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) areas include Native American Reservations, Native American Land Off-Trust reservations, and Alaska Native Village Statistical areas. BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) schools and students were not included in AIA counts. 34 AIA areas schools (coded -2 for enrollment counts ) are not included because students were counted in other schools.
2 BIE data were not collected in 2006-07 or 2007-08 school years.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD),“Local Education Agency Universe Survey,” 2005-06 and 2007–08; The Census Bureau, Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system (TIGER) boundary files 2008 was used to produce AIA area boundaries.