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Table 99. Public secondary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 2007-08
State or jurisdiction Total, all secondary schools Total, all regular secondary schools1 Schools, by grade span Vocational schools2 Average number of students per school3
Grades 7 to 8 and 7 to 9 Grades 7 to 12 Grades 8 to 12 Grades 9 to 12 Grades 10 to 12 Other spans ending with grade 12 Other grade spans All secondary schools Regular secondary schools1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 24,426 19,264 3,047 3,278 777 15,179 748 378 1,019 1,409 706 816
Alabama 414 314 34 96 19 226 28 3 8 73 681 709
Alaska 84 65 16 20 3 43 2 0 0 3 494 601
Arizona 667 470 76 36 7 527 10 3 8 166 696 729
Arkansas 393 360 59 134 8 127 42 1 22 24 484 494
California 2,449 1,495 342 321 42 1,679 25 13 27 76 901 1,355
                       
Colorado 410 344 61 60 1 274 7 1 6 5 619 710
Connecticut 261 195 35 12 11 184 11 2 6 17 756 941
Delaware 46 34 7 1 27 10 0 0 1 6 952 1,008
District of Columbia 38 30 6 3 1 26 1 0 1 5 549 606
Florida 668 475 20 67 30 488 9 19 35 51 1,276 1,667
                       
Georgia 435 392 11 14 8 350 7 2 43 3 1,137 1,201
Hawaii 53 52 11 9 0 33 0 0 0 0 1,191 1,210
Idaho 231 154 40 47 1 115 24 0 4 11 440 593
Illinois 1,007 802 150 67 19 634 11 57 69 55 745 847
Indiana 439 420 75 89 1 265 1 1 7 29 853 866
                       
Iowa 449 381 48 80 1 302 9 4 5 0 392 450
Kansas 392 387 58 81 4 239 8 0 2 1 430 432
Kentucky 465 240 30 43 24 295 12 9 52 126 586 803
Louisiana 310 263 41 49 68 125 18 0 9 6 637 709
Maine 153 124 15 10 2 115 9 0 2 27 525 533
                       
Maryland 277 208 20 6 8 213 2 6 22 24 1,065 1,270
Massachusetts 370 315 33 36 6 293 0 1 1 39 860 894
Michigan 1,082 745 102 96 37 664 64 39 80 55 569 749
Minnesota 894 482 63 298 40 391 57 32 13 11 405 625
Mississippi 321 226 29 60 8 188 26 2 8 89 652 658
                       
Missouri 684 587 80 204 1 350 21 11 17 63 548 557
Montana 352 348 180 1 0 171 0 0 0 0 172 173
Nebraska 329 325 28 181 1 116 1 1 1 0 360 361
Nevada 134 111 23 7 8 87 2 5 2 1 998 1,158
New Hampshire 106 106 18 0 0 85 0 0 3 0 681 681
                       
New Jersey 503 401 60 40 8 352 18 7 18 55 930 1,094
New Mexico 230 200 39 30 7 137 9 0 8 2 527 572
New York 1,059 980 89 132 10 722 24 3 79 29 862 878
North Carolina 516 486 26 10 7 439 6 5 23 10 830 867
North Dakota 186 179 11 105 2 56 3 1 8 6 215 216
                       
Ohio 1,015 928 131 142 80 605 9 17 31 75 664 684
Oklahoma 564 560 84 0 0 417 45 3 15 0 354 355
Oregon 302 270 30 41 12 211 7 1 0 0 620 679
Pennsylvania 815 720 101 162 13 449 59 9 22 87 863 875
Rhode Island 75 52 9 4 0 59 2 0 1 12 795 906
                       
South Carolina 275 222 24 14 5 210 14 3 5 40 974 983
South Dakota 270 257 80 1 1 188 0 0 0 0 164 166
Tennessee 345 308 24 27 18 248 13 10 5 22 868 924
Texas 2,158 1,482 316 215 109 1,185 37 47 249 1 702 948
Utah 305 219 85 45 23 68 48 12 24 8 715 934
                       
Vermont 72 56 8 19 0 30 0 0 15 15 582 592
Virginia 385 343 33 6 36 272 3 0 35 31 1,183 1,197
Washington 574 388 83 67 53 327 24 9 11 11 652 885
West Virginia 130 116 10 19 1 93 2 3 2 31 657 715
Wisconsin 631 561 69 60 4 434 14 36 14 8 495 543
Wyoming 103 86 24 11 2 62 4 0 0 0 310 358
                       
Bureau of Indian
   Education
21 21 2 5 0 14 0 0 0 0
DoD, domestic 7 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 476 476
DoD, overseas 32 32 2 13 0 17 0 0 0 0 453 453
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 6 5 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 6 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 727 727
Puerto Rico 398 368 191 28 1 3 158 0 17 27 529 518
U.S. Virgin Islands 10 8 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 803 896
—Not available.
1 Excludes vocational, special education, and alternative schools.
2 Vocational schools are also included under appropriate grade span.
3 Average for schools reporting enrollment data. Enrollment data were available for 22,800 out of 24,426 public secondary schools in 2007-08.
NOTE: Includes schools with no grade lower than 7. Excludes schools not reported by grade level, such as some special education schools for the disabled. DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2007-08. (This table was prepared September 2009.)
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