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Table 105. Public secondary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 2009-10
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 24,651 19,604 2,953 3,176 602 15,961 745 403 811 1,417 693 798
Alabama 423 321 42 84 11 242 33 3 8 72 691 712
Alaska 85 66 15 20 1 48 1 0 0 3 466 562
Arizona 718 486 78 32 6 569 8 8 17 207 576 715
Arkansas 392 360 57 130 10 137 35 2 21 23 475 485
California 2,608 1,586 379 308 13 1,794 65 32 17 75 884 1,318
                         
Colorado 413 349 52 55 2 288 5 3 8 6 605 688
Connecticut 282 209 39 15 5 185 15 13 10 16 690 864
Delaware 38 29 2 2 24 10 0 0 0 6 998 1,057
District of Columbia 40 31 2 2 0 29 0 1 6 4 414 478
Florida 657 481 18 52 34 523 8 8 14 53 1,224 1,544
                         
Georgia 437 425 17 6 6 376 3 1 28 1 1,099 1,121
Hawaii 51 50 11 7 0 33 0 0 0 0 1,189 1,210
Idaho 227 150 34 52 0 119 20 0 2 11 429 578
Illinois 1,040 831 152 67 20 684 17 53 47 53 727 824
Indiana 447 409 70 87 3 280 3 1 3 29 859 877
                         
Iowa 423 374 47 75 0 284 9 3 5 0 393 435
Kansas 405 400 58 88 5 245 8 0 1 1 414 417
Kentucky 428 245 27 42 6 341 4 5 3 124 727 827
Louisiana 307 252 36 46 71 124 17 1 12 6 609 696
Maine 150 121 12 9 3 98 1 27 0 27 490 498
                         
Maryland 268 202 14 6 4 227 1 8 8 24 1,073 1,280
Massachusetts 367 315 31 38 10 283 1 1 3 39 848 868
Michigan 1,044 751 88 99 28 751 25 21 32 38 575 704
Minnesota 862 488 49 291 27 387 51 45 12 11 399 602
Mississippi 335 239 32 62 4 207 22 2 6 90 635 637
                         
Missouri 655 570 68 180 2 359 19 11 16 66 534 541
Montana 349 346 178 0 0 171 0 0 0 0 164 166
Nebraska 349 339 30 188 1 118 5 7 0 0 357 357
Nevada 137 121 23 10 4 95 1 4 0 1 961 1,048
New Hampshire 106 106 16 0 0 87 1 0 2 0 650 650
                         
New Jersey 551 404 59 40 19 378 13 12 30 55 863 1,081
New Mexico 235 204 41 29 1 149 7 0 8 1 491 537
New York 1,090 1,045 69 141 9 774 21 2 74 6 835 853
North Carolina 526 525 23 14 3 446 5 4 31 1 820 821
North Dakota 185 175 12 95 1 71 3 1 2 9 208 209
                         
Ohio 1,021 932 135 129 49 655 17 14 22 73 613 631
Oklahoma 552 547 73 0 0 428 35 3 13 0 354 355
Oregon 317 286 35 46 4 222 6 3 1 0 592 644
Pennsylvania 823 726 105 153 12 461 63 9 20 87 836 846
Rhode Island 74 59 13 1 0 60 0 0 0 11 779 839
                         
South Carolina 272 222 22 12 2 212 16 3 5 39 982 990
South Dakota 254 240 72 0 0 179 2 0 1 4 166 170
Tennessee 354 324 18 41 9 273 8 2 3 21 868 909
Texas 2,130 1,517 307 176 85 1,225 48 36 253 0 701 947
Utah 353 244 97 49 14 74 79 18 22 6 705 897
                         
Vermont 68 52 8 17 0 28 0 0 15 15 545 555
Virginia 405 344 33 6 32 323 6 0 5 49 1,158 1,193
Washington 569 388 70 76 57 320 18 9 19 15 655 868
West Virginia 132 107 2 27 3 99 0 0 1 31 591 723
Wisconsin 596 527 61 56 1 429 17 27 5 8 497 547
Wyoming 101 84 21 15 1 61 3 0 0 0 318 371
                         
Bureau of Indian
   Education
19 19 1 5 1 12 0 0 0 0 311 311
                         
DoD, domestic 7 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
DoD, overseas 28 28 1 11 0 16 0 0 0 0
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 6 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1
Guam 5 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 6 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 740 740
Puerto Rico 402 371 197 26 1 5 161 0 12 29 490 478
U.S. Virgin Islands 9 8 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 868 868
—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 23,053 out of 24,651 public secondary schools in 2009-10.
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," 2009-10. (This table was prepared May 2011.)
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