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Table 97. Enrollment, poverty, and federal funds for the 100 largest school districts, by enrollment size in 2009: Fall 2009, 2008-09, and federal fiscal year 2011
Name of district State Rank order Enroll- ment, fall 2009 5- to 17-year-old popu- lation, 2009 5- to
17-year-olds in poverty, 20091
Poverty rate of
5- to
17-year-olds, 20091
Revenues by source of funds, 2008-09 Revenue for selected federal programs (in thousands), 2008-09 Title I allocations (in thousands), fiscal year 20112  
Total (in thousands) Federal (in thousands) Federal as a percent of total Federal revenue per stu- dent3 Title I basic and concen- tration grants School lunch Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Eisen- hower math and science Voca- tional educa- tion Drug-free schools Total Basic grants Concen- tration grants Targeted grants Education finance incentive grants  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22  
New York City NY 1 1,014,020 1,309,885 348,043 26.6 $21,165,693 $1,817,770 8.6 $1,852 $839,467 $310,964 $268,809 $29,217 $18,733 $803,902 $302,301 $76,641 $233,174 $191,787  
Los Angeles Unified CA 2 670,746 793,226 195,073 24.6 9,695,990 1,427,027 14.7 2,076 441,998 253,986 139,423 49,498 11,506 6,586 366,598 123,204 31,282 100,786 111,327  
City of Chicago IL 3 407,157 483,644 138,378 28.6 5,028,161 1,182,403 23.5 2,806 393,955 139,166 95,230 50,979 7,895 13,401 300,333 103,589 25,740 80,665 90,338  
Dade FL 4 345,804 405,678 90,563 22.3 3,531,152 455,555 12.9 1,318 144,352 91,936 102,280 17,895 7,209 1,830 131,632 49,824 12,182 37,586 32,040  
Clark County NV 5 307,059 348,928 54,406 15.6 3,179,037 286,412 9.0 916 68,126 53,274 41,114 11,991 3,257 842 75,870 30,048 7,346 21,391 17,084  
                                             
Broward FL 6 256,137 293,644 43,896 14.9 2,513,314 252,590 10.1 985 65,039 55,766 55,131 10,189 4,331 1,121 61,779 24,601 6,052 16,803 14,323  
Houston ISD TX 7 202,773 266,882 75,600 28.3 2,098,480 288,212 13.7 1,439 110,205 73,084 41,413 18,447 4,503 1,163 115,196 41,576 10,165 30,815 32,640  
Hillsborough FL 8 193,265 206,536 43,351 21.0 1,905,911 269,224 14.1 1,402 54,594 54,340 40,890 7,707 3,075 800 60,548 24,170 5,909 16,448 14,021  
Hawaii Department of Education HI 9 180,196 201,374 25,040 12.4 2,689,758 392,837 14.6 2,189 54,851 34,123 57,331 16,872 3,660 1,760 47,557 20,445 4,419 11,290 11,403  
Orange FL 10 173,259 185,306 31,667 17.1 1,810,528 162,745 9.0 945 37,607 41,907 36,864 7,059 2,624 712 43,034 17,535 4,433 11,492 9,574  
                                             
Palm Beach FL 11 172,897 191,605 35,681 18.6 1,944,936 159,995 8.2 937 39,763 34,996 43,607 1,953 48,517 19,828 4,848 12,870 10,971  
Fairfax County VA 12 171,956 181,395 10,981 6.1 2,371,152 94,869 4.0 561 18,754 18,412 35,310 3,865 1,648 554 18,997 7,767 1,899 4,297 5,034  
Philadelphia City PA 13 165,694 252,401 77,073 30.5 2,671,065 326,710 12.2 2,044 155,708 65,657 24,196 6,213 1,691 195,070 64,144 16,349 51,030 63,546  
Gwinnett County GA 14 159,296 169,838 25,823 15.2 1,666,446 111,335 6.7 708 42,465 39,039 15,546 3,801 9,790 9,901  
Dallas ISD TX 15 157,111 201,590 63,281 31.4 1,615,590 229,315 14.2 1,457 86,416 64,159 36,350 8,717 2,536 1,162 94,486 34,647 8,471 25,105 26,262  
                                             
Montgomery County MD 16 141,722 167,869 11,850 7.1 2,508,088 91,702 3.7 658 21,412 18,311 28,388 4,313 1,165 472 22,896 9,661 2,362 5,456 5,418  
Wake County NC 17 140,558 166,628 17,048 10.2 1,945,241 77,473 4.0 560 16,235 18,742 27,422 3,562 1,357 363 22,703 9,140 2,235 5,490 5,839  
Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC 18 136,969 163,361 29,514 18.1 1,699,290 113,623 6.7 841 32,803 35,226 25,642 3,964 1,681 470 40,564 15,850 3,875 10,097 10,740  
San Diego Unified CA 19 131,417 154,349 30,198 19.6 1,511,821 200,987 13.3 1,520 42,639 35,775 25,043 9,289 1,183 603 45,243 17,734 4,502 11,656 11,351  
Prince George's County MD 20 127,039 146,247 12,940 8.8 1,914,801 117,996 6.2 922 28,538 31,110 25,568 6,956 1,346 441 25,261 10,566 2,583 6,077 6,035  
                                             
Duval FL 21 122,586 145,051 29,748 20.5 1,148,276 115,263 10.0 940 34,892 26,787 24,155 5,246 1,368 569 39,849 16,431 4,017 10,473 8,928  
Memphis TN 22 109,300 133,461 41,743 31.3 1,045,848 150,238 14.4 1,342 53,312 41,096 26,252 3,497 740 60,862 22,343 5,463 15,043 18,014  
Cobb County GA 23 107,245 122,264 14,321 11.7 1,107,472 75,246 6.8 705 21,115 21,144 8,731 2,135 5,111 5,169  
Pinellas FL 24 105,238 120,650 20,106 16.7 1,068,296 100,985 9.5 952 26,973 20,652 30,179 5,059 3,239 495 26,605 11,168 2,730 6,859 5,847  
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD TX 25 104,231 75,969 10,239 13.5 860,846 54,706 6.4 543 9,180 18,510 17,374 1,544 597 188 12,739 5,625 1,375 3,059 2,679  
                                             
Baltimore County MD 26 103,324 124,043 10,522 8.5 1,482,453 75,829 5.1 735 20,662 16,903 22,847 3,340 1,137 489 20,871 8,886 2,173 4,923 4,889  
DeKalb County GA 27 99,406 115,416 25,488 22.1 1,168,643 112,405 9.6 1,127 33,884 42,532 16,338 4,148 10,626 11,420  
Jefferson County KY 28 98,808 118,378 23,647 20.0 1,095,123 119,409 10.9 1,209 28,493 37,032 14,394 3,519 9,009 10,109  
Albuquerque NM 29 96,572 108,634 20,528 18.9 1,029,988 103,711 10.1 1,081 31,619 35 21,444 5,673 1,852 814 31,142 12,169 2,975 7,507 8,491  
Polk FL 30 94,530 99,731 22,679 22.7 915,097 97,511 10.7 1,030 25,101 27,778 20,041 3,578 1,532 277 30,227 12,607 3,082 7,848 6,690  
                                             
Northside ISD TX 31 92,335 80,225 12,414 15.5 814,677 60,016 7.4 674 14,686 20,638 15,896 2,604 770 232 17,282 7,182 1,823 4,264 4,012  
Detroit City MI 32 90,499 185,632 80,645 43.4 1,294,223 249,063 19.2 2,552 123,013 24,228 3,910 1,360 171,468 56,335 14,359 44,656 56,119  
Fulton County GA 33 90,399 100,622 15,380 15.3 1,043,327 64,160 6.1 727 18,324 22,567 9,272 2,267 5,483 5,545  
Long Beach Unified CA 34 86,283 95,836 24,388 25.4 906,642 163,484 18.0 1,868 45,366 25,791 14,872 6,276 1,138 709 37,244 14,745 3,744 9,542 9,213  
Jefferson County, No. R-1 CO 35 86,282 88,451 8,000 9.0 853,041 40,579 4.8 472 11,310 8,394 13,728 2,517 449 198 10,533 4,616 1,129 2,344 2,444  
                                             
Austin ISD TX 36 84,676 105,185 25,074 23.8 1,067,343 92,541 8.7 1,109 31,202 25,234 17,601 4,346 1,226 391 34,155 13,795 3,373 8,669 8,319  
Baltimore City MD 37 82,866 97,612 24,889 25.5 1,382,981 152,921 11.1 1,859 65,736 25,359 21,920 7,783 2,596 700 56,294 21,778 5,442 14,363 14,711  
Milwaukee WI 38 82,096 114,114 41,586 36.4 1,240,232 287,789 23.2 3,371 100,234 31,487 30,910 2,261 83,284 30,468 7,701 19,888 25,227  
Lee FL 39 80,484 84,066 13,244 15.8 858,184 71,100 8.3 895 15,820 19,758 16,192 926 257 17,154 7,357 1,868 4,342 3,588  
Fort Worth ISD TX 40 80,209 106,561 30,519 28.6 769,865 111,504 14.5 1,406 42,412 24,398 18,377 7,791 1,429 497 41,859 16,734 4,091 10,687 10,347  
                                             
Denver CO 41 77,267 88,358 22,855 25.9 879,654 88,281 10.0 1,190 29,633 20,175 12,280 5,349 1,305 496 37,201 14,226 3,614 9,170 10,191  
Prince William County VA 42 76,861 75,747 5,608 7.4 934,669 39,731 4.3 538 6,109 11,259 12,657 2,524 731 65 7,849 3,948 0 1,885 2,016  
Fresno Unified CA 43 75,468 87,652 30,318 34.6 835,948 144,700 17.3 1,889 55,165 27,397 14,433 6,725 1,480 645 48,077 18,838 4,783 12,388 12,068  
Davidson County TN 44 75,080 93,710 20,720 22.1 740,320 85,967 11.6 1,157 27,261 23,841 16,596 1,221 33,431 12,785 3,246 8,246 9,155  
Anne Arundel County MD 45 74,776 86,527 6,776 7.8 1,031,083 45,403 4.4 616 10,358 7,458 15,680 2,506 1,602 234 12,121 5,456 1,334 2,675 2,656  
                                             
Guilford County NC 46 72,758 81,643 15,778 19.3 745,883 90,906 12.2 1,246 17,499 36,378 20,708 3,013 1,143 330 20,848 8,443 2,064 5,011 5,330  
Brevard FL 47 72,412 79,472 11,694 14.7 675,705 53,392 7.9 730 14,203 12,567 15,185 728 244 14,792 6,474 1,583 3,636 3,100  
Virginia Beach City VA 48 71,182 75,906 6,879 9.1 830,709 54,992 6.6 769 11,871 9,825 14,951 2,727 1,090 246 11,099 4,899 1,198 2,408 2,594  
Greenville 01 SC 49 70,969 81,218 14,693 18.1 687,992 63,278 9.2 898 19,867 15,214 21,924 2,242 1,115 263 22,694 8,806 2,153 5,186 6,549  
Granite District UT 50 70,595 80,672 10,739 13.3 494,431 56,596 11.4 807 10,983 14,237 17,252 2,752 2,228 321 14,573 5,848 1,430 3,230 4,064  
                                             
Davis District UT 51 69,689 70,431 5,286 7.5 492,176 57,822 11.7 868 2,712 9,952 9,807 1,399 560 126 5,811 2,878 0 1,366 1,568  
Fort Bend ISD TX 52 69,374 83,137 7,598 9.1 594,526 35,455 6.0 516 6,294 8,132 11,962 1,466 531 140 9,338 4,328 1,058 2,168 1,783  
Mesa Unified AZ 53 67,471 107,503 20,893 19.4 611,366 56,657 9.3 805 16,803 17,163 10,637 1,849 1,777 374 28,967 11,379 2,782 7,028 7,779  
Pasco FL 54 67,147 72,462 12,529 17.3 647,083 56,762 8.8 850 13,924 15,708 12,302 455 3,272 15,964 6,939 1,697 3,956 3,372  
Alpine District UT 55 65,918 73,558 6,718 9.1 442,458 53,892 12.2 865 3,940 7,874 8,403 1,513 586 123 8,456 3,671 897 1,802 2,086  
                                             
North East ISD TX 56 65,498 66,090 10,114 15.3 655,626 40,396 6.2 637 9,935 12,132 13,434 1,518 620 169 12,723 5,599 1,369 3,041 2,715  
Washoe County NV 57 64,838 70,803 10,392 14.7 647,707 71,010 11.0 1,085 10,642 10,786 10,619 1,494 695 0 12,938 5,800 1,418 3,197 2,524  
Seminole FL 58 64,457 71,686 9,565 13.3 580,536 41,198 7.1 635 9,395 10,805 12,364 2,370 523 203 11,777 5,275 1,290 2,813 2,398  
Arlington ISD TX 59 63,487 78,477 14,838 18.9 549,822 54,829 10.0 870 14,920 17,340 13,777 2,225 788 262 19,285 8,122 1,986 4,774 4,403  
El Paso ISD TX 60 63,378 66,730 21,755 32.6 607,374 101,448 16.7 1,628 35,130 20,101 13,750 6,843 1,345 429 32,664 12,859 3,277 8,551 7,977  
                                             
Aldine ISD TX 61 62,792 60,109 18,651 31.0 586,222 69,548 11.9 1,130 18,096 26,053 10,867 2,898 902 199 24,854 10,247 2,505 6,233 5,869  
Mobile County AL 62 62,767 74,402 18,579 25.0 580,220 76,629 13.2 1,225 29,748 21,636 16,092 4,695 2,367 548 26,373 10,267 2,607 6,457 7,042  
Elk Grove Unified CA 63 62,483 51,649 8,532 16.5 585,025 66,400 11.3 1,068 9,951 13,497 9,812 2,670 396 190 11,435 5,227 1,278 2,755 2,174  
Volusia FL 64 62,306 69,865 14,469 20.7 627,597 53,288 8.5 846 14,964 13,741 14,088 3,336 897 242 18,834 8,080 1,975 4,739 4,040  
Loudoun County VA 65 60,003 62,373 1,984 3.2 799,102 17,746 2.2 312 1,415 4,328 7,386 775 710 100 1,411 1,411 0 0 0  
                                             
Douglas County, No. RE1 CO 66 59,932 62,470 2,057 3.3 568,232 14,609 2.6 249 1,096 1,821 9,274 600 155 74 1,151 1,151 0 0 0  
Chesterfield County VA 67 59,509 60,895 4,626 7.6 638,573 26,138 4.1 442 4,927 5,125 10,622 1,154 525 138 6,343 3,249 0 1,502 1,591  
Katy ISD TX 68 59,078 41,793 4,800 11.5 538,776 25,014 4.6 440 2,696 7,222 8,457 603 327 63 4,913 2,666 0 1,245 1,001  
Garland ISD TX 69 57,861 59,089 12,017 20.3 498,512 46,232 9.3 804 9,694 13,687 13,881 1,862 666 147 15,207 6,566 1,605 3,706 3,329  
Santa Ana Unified CA 70 56,937 62,182 13,089 21.0 608,210 93,784 15.4 1,633 23,321 22,895 10,921 4,028 574 546 17,834 7,497 1,903 4,412 4,021  
                                             
Knox County TN 71 56,758 67,918 10,754 15.8 465,157 43,940 9.4 791 14,689 10,950 11,290 1,335 280 14,070 5,900 1,442 3,266 3,463  
Boston MA 72 55,371 76,610 18,756 24.5 1,232,829 118,739 9.6 2,123 42,851 12,937 18,767 1,605 45,571 16,428 4,187 10,884 14,073  
Tucson Unified AZ 73 55,369 85,345 19,745 23.1 504,272 60,749 12.0 1,059 21,587 15,234 10,450 3,477 1,621 1,251 27,867 10,977 2,684 6,752 7,455  
San Antonio ISD TX 74 55,327 71,926 24,702 34.3 550,221 103,261 18.8 1,888 35,116 27,395 12,260 7,201 865 399 34,069 13,739 3,419 8,631 8,280  
San Francisco Unified CA 75 55,140 76,178 11,056 14.5 723,906 97,792 13.5 1,772 16,819 12,670 6,107 462 246 14,714 6,435 1,581 3,584 3,113  
                                             
Plano ISD TX 76 54,939 88,311 6,084 6.9 637,364 23,785 3.7 439 3,425 5,586 10,451 1,099 497 113 6,265 3,339 0 1,615 1,311  
San Bernardino City Unified CA 77 53,837 60,525 21,017 34.7 647,553 102,481 15.8 1,873 35,607 20,807 10,427 5,366 714 373 29,748 12,214 2,986 7,553 6,994  
Capistrano Unified CA 78 53,381 55,119 3,940 7.1 455,566 43,032 9.4 817 3,405 4,043 10,586 1,101 220 93 4,016 2,256 0 1,011 749  
Cumberland County NC 79 53,035 52,293 12,196 23.3 474,346 65,174 13.7 1,201 18,591 14,868 12,494 2,495 1,002 222 15,940 6,599 1,613 3,745 3,983  
Columbus City OH 80 52,810 74,674 28,241 37.8 894,781 110,268 12.3 2,060 17,147 15,515 2,634 481 55,022 20,205 4,940 12,849 17,028  
                                             
Forsyth County NC 81 52,795 62,512 12,048 19.3 573,416 49,670 8.7 939 13,651 12,539 12,672 2,392 819 181 15,507 6,436 1,574 3,633 3,864  
Pasadena ISD TX 82 52,303 52,066 12,700 24.4 489,209 53,924 11.0 1,045 12,892 18,709 8,204 2,238 756 156 16,284 6,977 1,706 3,988 3,613  
Osceola FL 83 52,139 53,391 10,844 20.3 500,150 48,462 9.7 933 10,883 15,040 10,083 590 287 13,693 6,037 1,476 3,336 2,844  
Corona-Norco Unified CA 84 52,052 50,375 5,995 11.9 477,608 43,869 9.2 841 3,804 10,259 8,225 1,149 195 162 6,413 3,493 0 1,691 1,229  
Cherry Creek, No. 5 CO 85 51,786 47,626 4,519 9.5 517,942 19,570 3.8 382 3,228 5,776 7,910 1,100 201 100 4,946 2,548 0 1,174 1,224  
                                             
Lewisville ISD TX 86 50,840 64,196 4,370 6.8 503,399 22,703 4.5 452 2,849 6,092 9,001 974 346 101 4,421 2,422 0 1,111 888  
Howard County MD 87 50,641 54,753 2,501 4.6 835,108 21,029 2.5 421 2,761 3,054 9,108 1,185 706 88 2,018 2,018 0 0 0  
Clayton County GA 88 50,204 58,422 12,741 21.8 543,400 59,270 10.9 1,197 20,622 18,482 7,716 1,887 4,414 4,464  
Conroe ISD TX 89 49,629 52,750 6,398 12.1 423,607 26,195 6.2 546 5,388 7,148 8,875 1,455 447 124 7,561 3,552 868 1,732 1,409  
Anchorage AK 90 49,592 51,549 4,255 8.3 649,717 65,775 10.1 1,347 14,330 10,503 11,665 4,941 1,015 462 11,644 4,970 0 3,315 3,358  
                                             
Henrico County VA 91 49,407 50,214 5,355 10.7 510,259 30,446 6.0 621 5,394 7,292 12,740 1,452 893 144 7,489 3,781 0 1,794 1,914  
Brownsville ISD TX 92 49,121 46,011 21,320 46.3 475,144 81,470 17.1 1,677 34,576 24,457 8,689 3,529 1,036 239 29,594 11,618 2,949 7,806 7,220  
Atlanta GA 93 48,909 82,365 24,857 30.2 857,196 85,634 10.0 1,746 18,342 38,754 15,025 3,673 9,432 10,623  
Jordan District UT 94 48,853 40,663 3,158 7.8 295,008 32,955 11.2 866 2,788 4,740 7,280 987 372 85 3,370 1,770 0 757 843  
Omaha NE 95 48,692 60,697 11,589 19.1 550,528 74,603 13.6 1,554 17,599 15,845 12,497 3,706 917 212 22,319 8,487 2,075 4,845 6,913  
                                             
Cleveland Municipal OH 96 48,392 82,041 33,114 40.4 912,022 128,877 14.1 2,580 20,017 15,279 3,229 565 63,900 23,259 5,776 14,945 19,920  
Wichita KS 97 48,324 58,649 12,112 20.7 583,235 58,211 10.0 1,232 21,299 14,835 379 23,898 8,825 2,158 5,051 7,864  
Shelby County TN 98 48,211 44,432 4,439 10.0 380,894 24,776 6.5 522 3,621 5,956 10,353 465 126 5,107 2,661 0 1,247 1,200  
Garden Grove Unified CA 99 47,950 53,273 9,944 18.7 457,636 61,519 13.4 1,267 13,552 14,861 8,484 2,308 407 186 13,329 5,693 1,816 3,113 2,707  
Sacramento City Unified CA 100 47,890 63,709 16,544 26.0 542,503 91,696 16.9 1,904 23,701 14,477 9,687 4,123 1,018 317 23,127 9,839 2,405 5,922 4,961  
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1 Poverty is defined based on the number of persons and related children in the family and their income. For information on poverty thresholds for 2009, see
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/threshld/thresh09.html.
2 Fiscal year 2011 Department of Education funds available for spending by school districts in the 2011-12 school year.  
3 Federal revenue per student is based on fall enrollment collected through the "School District Finance Survey (Form F-33)."  
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. ISD = independent school district.  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "School District Finance Survey (Form F-33)," 2008-09, and "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2009-10; and unpublished Department of Education budget data. (This table was prepared September 2011.)  
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