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Table 107. Average enrollment and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary schools, by level, type, and enrollment size: Selected years, 1982-83 through 2010-11
Year Average enrollment in schools, by level and type Percentage distribution of schools, by enrollment size
Total1 Elemen-
tary2
Secondary3 Combined
elementary/
secondary4
Other5
All schools Regular schools6 Under 200 200 to 299 300 to 399 400 to 499 500 to 599 600 to 699 700 to 999 1,000 or more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1982-83 478 399 719 478 142 21.9 13.8 15.5 13.1 10.2 7.1 10.2 8.3
1983-84 480 401 720 475 145 21.7 13.7 15.5 13.2 10.2 7.1 10.3 8.3
1984-85 482 403 721 476 146 21.5 13.6 15.5 13.2 10.3 7.1 10.4 8.4
1986-87 489 416 707 714 426 118 21.1 13.1 15.0 13.5 10.8 7.5 10.7 8.1
1987-88 490 424 695 711 420 122 20.3 12.9 14.9 13.8 11.1 7.8 11.2 8.0
1988-89 494 433 689 697 412 142 20.0 12.5 14.7 13.8 11.4 8.0 11.6 8.0
1989-90 493 441 669 689 402 142 19.8 12.2 14.5 13.7 11.5 8.3 12.0 7.9
                             
1990-91 497 449 663 684 398 150 19.7 11.9 14.2 13.6 11.7 8.5 12.3 8.1
1991-92 507 458 677 717 407 152 19.1 11.7 14.1 13.5 11.8 8.6 12.8 8.5
1992-93 513 464 688 733 423 135 18.6 11.6 13.9 13.5 11.9 8.7 13.1 8.7
1993-94 518 468 693 748 418 136 18.6 11.5 13.6 13.5 11.7 8.8 13.3 9.0
1994-95 520 471 696 759 412 131 18.6 11.4 13.6 13.4 11.8 8.7 13.3 9.2
                             
1995-96 525 476 703 771 401 136 18.5 11.2 13.5 13.4 11.8 8.8 13.4 9.4
1996-97 527 478 703 777 387 135 18.7 11.3 13.2 13.2 11.8 8.8 13.6 9.5
1997-98 525 478 699 779 374 121 19.3 11.2 13.1 13.3 11.6 8.6 13.4 9.6
1998-99 524 478 707 786 290 135 19.6 11.2 13.1 13.2 11.5 8.5 13.3 9.6
1999-2000 521 477 706 785 282 123 20.0 11.3 13.3 13.2 11.2 8.4 13.1 9.5
                             
2000-01 519 477 714 795 274 136 20.4 11.4 13.2 13.3 11.0 8.2 12.9 9.6
2001-02 520 477 718 807 270 138 20.5 11.5 13.3 13.1 10.9 8.1 12.7 9.7
2002-03 519 476 720 813 265 136 20.7 11.6 13.4 13.0 10.9 8.1 12.4 9.8
2003-04 521 476 722 816 269 142 20.7 11.6 13.5 13.2 10.8 8.0 12.3 9.9
2004-05 521 474 713 815 298 143 20.7 11.6 13.5 13.2 10.8 8.1 12.2 9.9
                             
2005-06 521 473 709 819 318 128 20.7 11.5 13.6 13.2 11.0 8.1 12.2 9.8
2006-07 521 473 711 818 325 138 20.3 11.5 13.8 13.4 11.0 8.2 12.2 9.6
2007-08 516 469 704 816 292 136 20.4 11.5 13.9 13.6 11.1 8.1 12.0 9.3
2008-09 517 470 704 807 308 177 20.0 11.4 13.8 13.9 11.3 8.3 12.2 9.1
2009-10 516 473 692 796 300 191 20.0 11.3 13.7 13.9 11.4 8.5 12.3 9.0
2010-11 517 475 684 790 343 57 19.8 11.0 13.9 13.9 11.5 8.5 12.5 9.0
—Not available.
1 Includes elementary, secondary, combined elementary/secondary, and other schools.
2 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
3 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
4 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
5 Includes special education, alternative, and other schools not reported by grade span.
6 Excludes special education schools, vocational schools, and alternative schools.
NOTE: Data reflect reports by schools rather than by states or school districts. Percentage distribution and average enrollment calculations include data only for schools reporting enrollments greater than zero. Enrollments greater than zero were reported for 95,200 out of 98,817 schools in 2010-11. 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," 1982-83 through 2010-11. (This table was prepared October 2012.)
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