Digest of Education Statistics
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Table 102. Public elementary and secondary schools, by type and state or jurisdiction: 1990-91, 2000-01, and 2008-09
      Schools by level, 2008-09 Selected types of schools, 2008-09
      Total, all schools Elemen-
tary1
Second-ary2 Combined elementary/secondary3 Other4 Alterna-
tive5
Special educa-
tion5
Char-
ter5
One-
teacher schools5
State or jurisdiction Total, all schools, 1990-91 Total, all schools, 2000-01 Total Prekinder-
garten, kin-
dergarten, or 1st grade to grade 12
Other schools ending with grade 12 Other com-
bined schools
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States 84,538 93,273 98,706 67,148 24,348 5,623 2,847 2,088 688 1,587 6,207 2,289 4,694 237
Alabama 1,297 1,517 1,605 951 395 147 105 36 6 112 116 41 0 1
Alaska 498 515 507 188 86 233 215 14 4 0 51 2 24 7
Arizona 1,049 1,724 2,186 1,341 674 136 72 46 18 35 86 20 477 5
Arkansas 1,098 1,138 1,129 721 388 13 2 7 4 7 12 4 32 0
California 7,913 8,773 10,029 6,939 2,535 538 439 87 12 17 1,357 145 751 47
                             
Colorado 1,344 1,632 1,779 1,260 417 102 40 48 14 0 92 10 148 2
Connecticut 985 1,248 1,150 827 259 25 6 10 9 39 48 48 18 0
Delaware 173 191 240 149 47 43 30 10 3 1 33 19 18 0
District of Columbia 181 198 230 167 37 16 6 5 5 10 13 10 90 0
Florida 2,516 3,316 3,985 2,634 656 497 157 319 21 198 431 173 399 4
                             
Georgia 1,734 1,946 2,472 1,758 440 62 14 32 16 212 168 73 63 0
Hawaii 235 261 290 210 52 26 22 2 2 2 1 3 31 0
Idaho 582 673 735 435 232 64 38 16 10 4 84 11 31 12
Illinois 4,239 4,342 4,402 3,179 1,019 126 42 68 16 78 189 150 39 0
Indiana 1,915 1,976 1,973 1,425 434 111 64 37 10 3 22 37 51 0
                             
Iowa 1,588 1,534 1,490 1,013 434 43 5 38 0 0 59 8 9 4
Kansas 1,477 1,430 1,428 965 389 62 32 24 6 12 1 10 35 1
Kentucky 1,400 1,526 1,531 986 478 60 18 36 6 7 159 11 0 0
Louisiana 1,533 1,530 1,643 984 313 191 118 64 9 155 173 202 88 0
Maine 747 714 663 500 149 14 9 5 0 0 2 1 0 3
                             
Maryland 1,220 1,383 1,457 1,121 270 44 19 14 11 22 66 39 34 1
Massachusetts 1,842 1,905 1,855 1,439 368 39 11 23 5 9 19 26 61 1
Michigan 3,313 3,998 4,078 2,551 1,133 292 178 95 19 102 334 317 283 7
Minnesota 1,590 2,362 2,263 1,275 818 170 88 65 17 0 326 271 174 0
Mississippi 972 1,030 1,077 620 335 114 64 49 1 8 62 4 1 0
                             
Missouri 2,199 2,368 2,423 1,574 658 168 79 82 7 23 101 66 41 0
Montana 900 879 830 478 352 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 61
Nebraska 1,506 1,326 1,122 728 310 49 45 3 1 35 5 36 0 18
Nevada 354 511 617 448 105 64 13 36 15 0 30 7 30 11
New Hampshire 439 526 492 384 105 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 15 1
                             
New Jersey 2,272 2,410 2,588 1,951 485 85 16 66 3 67 108 74 62 0
New Mexico 681 765 853 596 224 20 9 8 3 13 38 6 67 3
New York 4,010 4,336 4,690 3,301 1,063 217 84 99 34 109 28 47 115 1
North Carolina 1,955 2,207 2,548 1,830 519 134 44 57 33 65 88 33 96 0
North Dakota 663 579 525 303 187 0 0 0 0 35 0 34 0 5
                             
Ohio 3,731 3,916 3,852 2,620 1,006 213 44 69 100 13 9 61 326 0
Oklahoma 1,880 1,821 1,796 1,231 562 3 0 3 0 0 5 4 16 0
Oregon 1,199 1,273 1,304 922 307 69 47 16 6 6 40 3 87 11
Pennsylvania 3,260 3,252 3,248 2,300 826 110 55 36 19 12 13 12 127 0
Rhode Island 309 328 327 241 80 6 3 3 0 0 15 3 11 0
                             
South Carolina 1,097 1,127 1,211 895 276 26 9 15 2 14 23 10 36 2
South Dakota 802 769 721 433 249 18 6 12 0 21 27 7 0 8
Tennessee 1,543 1,624 1,755 1,312 359 66 34 27 5 18 26 19 14 1
Texas 5,991 7,519 8,530 5,767 2,092 632 277 222 133 39 1,076 20 499 1
Utah 714 793 1,029 621 354 50 21 11 18 4 93 81 67 4
                             
Vermont 397 393 328 239 72 17 11 6 0 0 1 0 0 1
Virginia 1,811 1,969 2,009 1,513 389 45 34 8 3 62 107 5 4 0
Washington 1,936 2,305 2,321 1,450 568 295 145 81 69 8 320 106 0 3
West Virginia 1,015 840 762 571 125 66 46 15 5 0 28 6 0 0
Wisconsin 2,018 2,182 2,268 1,564 618 81 21 57 3 5 92 9 221 0
Wyoming 415 393 360 238 99 21 10 6 5 2 25 3 3 11
                             
Bureau of Indian Education 189 173 107 20 45 40 3 2 1 0 0 0
                             
DoD, domestic 71 67 57 7 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
DoD, overseas 156 125 83 27 12 9 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
                             
Other jurisdictions                            
American Samoa 30 31 31 24 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Guam 35 38 36 32 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 26 29 31 23 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1,619 1,543 1,511 906 401 179 3 5 171 25 9 27 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 33 36 33 23 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
—Not available.
1 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
2 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
3 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
4 Includes schools not reported by grade span.
5 Schools are also included under elementary, secondary, combined, or other as appropriate.
NOTE: 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," 1990-91, 2000-01, and 2008-09. (This table was prepared July 2010.)

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