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Table 98. Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary schools and enrollment, by type and enrollment size of school: 2006-07, 2007-08, and 2008-09
Enrollment size of school Number and percentage distribution of schools, by type Enrollment totals and percentage distribution, by type of school1
Total2 Elementary3 Secondary4 Combined elementary/
secondary5
Other6 Total2 Elemen-
tary3
Secondary4 Combined elementary/
secondary5
Other6
All schools Regular schools7 All schools Regular schools7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
2006-07                        
Total 98,793 66,458 23,920 19,152 5,984 2,431 49,065,594 31,273,476 16,068,448 15,549,702 1,672,583 51,087
                         
Percent8  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.71 5.92 18.00 9.29 36.67 60.16 0.94 0.63 1.10 0.64 4.88 16.36
100 to 199 9.60 8.40 11.10 10.20 17.81 17.89 2.75 2.68 2.27 1.84 7.97 18.99
200 to 299 11.53 12.59 8.62 8.79 11.05 6.78 5.58 6.73 3.02 2.69 8.41 12.25
300 to 399 13.75 16.22 8.07 8.89 7.40 7.59 9.24 12.01 3.96 3.79 7.91 19.24
400 to 499 13.44 16.53 6.07 6.85 6.86 3.52 11.57 15.66 3.83 3.75 9.45 11.30
                         
500 to 599 10.98 13.30 5.78 6.53 4.62 1.63 11.53 15.37 4.45 4.37 7.79 6.29
600 to 699 8.20 9.63 5.21 6.04 3.52 0.27 10.17 13.14 4.75 4.78 7.03 1.22
700 to 799 5.60 6.40 4.04 4.66 2.45 0.81 8.01 10.08 4.24 4.26 5.63 4.23
800 to 999 6.62 6.74 7.09 8.23 3.46 0.27 11.27 12.59 8.94 9.03 9.42 1.72
1,000 to 1,499 5.67 3.80 11.68 13.59 3.61 1.08 13.01 9.32 20.16 20.42 13.45 8.39
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.10 0.38 7.32 8.64 1.34 0.00 6.93 1.35 17.78 18.25 7.14 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.48 0.08 5.74 6.77 0.84 0.00 6.71 0.38 19.11 19.61 6.08 0.00
3,000 or more 0.34 0.01 1.29 1.52 0.39 0.00 2.29 0.04 6.41 6.57 4.83 0.00
                         
Average
   enrollment8
521 473 711 818 325 138 521 473 711 818 325 138
                         
2007-08                        
Total 98,916 67,112 24,643 19,371 5,899 1,262 48,910,025 31,225,474 16,184,724 15,680,507 1,472,248 27,579
                         
Percent8  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.90 5.98 18.41 9.25 39.82 54.68 0.97 0.64 1.14 0.64 5.77 14.22
100 to 199 9.53 8.38 11.16 10.06 16.65 23.65 2.76 2.70 2.32 1.82 8.25 24.31
200 to 299 11.55 12.69 8.51 8.75 10.34 9.85 5.63 6.85 2.99 2.67 8.62 18.09
300 to 399 13.86 16.35 8.08 8.95 7.68 5.42 9.41 12.22 3.99 3.82 9.14 14.84
400 to 499 13.64 16.69 6.32 7.23 7.01 4.93 11.84 15.95 4.01 3.96 10.69 16.10
                         
500 to 599 11.10 13.45 5.80 6.62 4.76 0.49 11.77 15.67 4.52 4.46 8.91 2.11
600 to 699 8.13 9.56 5.02 5.85 3.79 0.49 10.19 13.17 4.63 4.66 8.43 2.48
700 to 799 5.60 6.44 3.92 4.58 2.44 0.00 8.10 10.24 4.15 4.19 6.26 0.00
800 to 999 6.40 6.50 6.93 8.16 2.92 0.00 11.00 12.25 8.81 8.95 8.84 0.00
1,000 to 1,499 5.44 3.53 11.56 13.57 3.02 0.00 12.61 8.72 20.16 20.43 12.28 0.00
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.10 0.33 7.52 8.93 0.77 0.00 6.99 1.17 18.46 18.94 4.49 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.42 0.08 5.52 6.56 0.54 0.49 6.51 0.38 18.53 19.00 4.35 7.85
3,000 or more 0.32 # 1.26 1.49 0.26 0.00 2.22 0.03 6.29 6.44 3.97 0.00
                         
Average
   enrollment8
516 469 704 816 292 136 516 469 704 816 292 136
                         
2008-09                        
Total 98,706 67,148 24,348 19,349 5,623 1,587 49,053,786 31,446,040 16,055,123 15,568,281 1,520,246 32,377
                         
Percent8  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.51 5.88 17.76 9.18 38.56 44.26 0.94 0.63 1.11 0.64 5.33 8.45
100 to 199 9.53 8.30 11.42 10.50 17.27 14.75 2.76 2.68 2.38 1.92 8.12 12.18
200 to 299 11.42 12.46 8.62 8.81 10.00 16.94 5.56 6.71 3.04 2.72 7.91 23.68
300 to 399 13.76 16.20 7.89 8.69 7.76 13.11 9.31 12.08 3.88 3.73 8.79 26.30
400 to 499 13.86 16.87 6.60 7.46 6.72 8.20 12.00 16.09 4.19 4.13 9.73 20.36
                         
500 to 599 11.30 13.67 5.78 6.60 5.06 1.64 11.95 15.90 4.51 4.49 9.04 5.20
600 to 699 8.33 9.78 5.14 5.90 3.60 1.09 10.40 13.44 4.73 4.74 7.59 3.84
700 to 799 5.74 6.53 4.09 4.72 2.79 0.00 8.27 10.36 4.35 4.38 6.77 0.00
800 to 999 6.42 6.50 6.98 8.09 3.08 0.00 11.00 12.20 8.87 8.98 8.82 0.00
1,000 to 1,499 5.39 3.43 11.66 13.55 3.20 0.00 12.49 8.47 20.40 20.69 12.43 0.00
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.03 0.31 7.33 8.59 1.01 0.00 6.78 1.08 18.05 18.46 5.58 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.41 0.06 5.57 6.55 0.51 0.00 6.45 0.31 18.72 19.24 4.00 0.00
3,000 or more 0.31 0.01 1.17 1.37 0.43 0.00 2.11 0.06 5.77 5.88 5.90 0.00
                         
Average
   enrollment8
517 470 704 807 308 177 517 470 704 807 308 177
#Rounds to zero.
1 Totals differ from those reported in other tables because this table represents data reported by schools rather than by states or school districts. Percentage distribution and average enrollment calculations exclude data for schools not reporting enrollment.
2 Includes elementary, secondary, combined elementary/secondary, and other schools.
3 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
4 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
5 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
6 Includes special education, alternative, and other schools not reported by grade span.
7 Excludes special education schools, vocational schools, and alternative schools.
8 Data are for schools reporting their enrollment size. Enrollment data were available for 94,164 out of 98,793 schools in 2006-07, 94,775 out of 98,916 in 2007-08, and 94,820 out of 98,706 in 2008-09.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2006-07, 2007-08, and 2008-09. (This table was prepared November 2010.)
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