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Table 114. Public elementary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 2010-11
State or jurisdiction Total, all elemen- tary schools Total, all regular elementary schools1 Schools, by grade span Average number of students per school2
Prekinder- garten, kin- dergarten, or 1st grade to grades 3 or 4 Prekinder- garten, kin- dergarten, or 1st grade to grade 5 Prekinder- garten, kin- dergarten, or 1st grade to grade 6 Prekinder- garten, kin- dergarten, or 1st grade to grade 8 Grade 4, 5, or 6 to grade 6, 7, or 8 Other grade spans All elementary schools Regular elementary schools1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
United States 67,086 65,874 4,989 24,999 11,018 6,192 13,045 6,843 475 480
Alabama 945 937 88 303 169 59 216 110 483 485
Alaska 197 188 3 44 90 24 22 14 332 326
Arizona 1,346 1,322 50 244 355 445 180 72 511 514
Arkansas 716 714 125 142 180 7 152 110 425 426
California 6,789 6,556 154 2,260 2,174 790 963 448 555 567
                     
Colorado 1,282 1,277 28 615 212 111 240 76 429 429
Connecticut 826 813 100 252 81 90 157 146 436 441
Delaware 152 149 15 75 7 7 37 11 570 575
District of Columbia 165 157 6 64 11 38 23 23 306 310
Florida 2,714 2,638 22 1,655 146 180 571 140 661 677
                     
Georgia 1,802 1,796 43 1,079 34 25 462 159 652 653
Hawaii 209 208 0 83 89 9 27 1 541 543
Idaho 444 440 35 142 138 27 79 23 384 387
Illinois 3,189 3,153 309 795 341 697 580 467 431 434
Indiana 1,385 1,382 186 457 335 40 258 109 472 473
                     
Iowa 986 983 129 344 145 14 228 126 320 320
Kansas 956 952 102 322 200 72 191 69 325 326
Kentucky 991 975 27 477 115 83 202 87 466 472
Louisiana 986 928 84 340 118 108 215 121 467 474
Maine 469 468 64 93 57 89 88 78 258 259
                     
Maryland 1,123 1,109 10 653 102 87 221 50 513 516
Massachusetts 1,412 1,398 186 478 121 105 287 235 442 443
Michigan 2,460 2,359 227 879 230 217 504 403 412 417
Minnesota 1,258 1,109 107 346 328 74 225 178 419 458
Mississippi 624 624 56 139 99 37 152 141 504 504
                     
Missouri 1,572 1,560 149 487 314 112 307 203 378 380
Montana 479 476 17 55 213 114 52 28 179 179
Nebraska 722 716 49 167 290 36 95 85 267 268
Nevada 474 465 10 259 84 16 89 16 618 628
New Hampshire 375 375 57 111 37 51 80 39 339 339
                     
New Jersey 1,935 1,923 261 565 154 288 361 306 462 464
New Mexico 602 591 17 240 143 17 127 58 367 372
New York 3,325 3,304 280 1,277 396 219 737 416 521 522
North Carolina 1,883 1,871 69 1,090 70 115 456 83 544 546
North Dakota 298 297 13 54 124 64 27 16 197 198
                     
Ohio 2,547 2,520 331 695 390 224 543 364 423 426
Oklahoma 1,235 1,231 64 392 91 300 248 140 377 377
Oregon 915 909 37 393 155 119 175 36 386 387
Pennsylvania 2,290 2,289 287 724 447 198 429 205 466 467
Rhode Island 233 232 34 76 46 3 40 34 386 387
                     
South Carolina 901 898 41 452 54 32 227 95 548 550
South Dakota 431 427 16 133 75 97 91 19 195 197
Tennessee 1,308 1,302 106 414 193 242 275 78 506 508
Texas 5,894 5,741 617 2,648 544 126 1,309 650 558 569
Utah 628 593 13 86 429 25 34 41 543 567
                     
Vermont 235 235 11 28 104 64 17 11 222 222
Virginia 1,508 1,508 52 844 150 11 310 141 552 552
Washington 1,514 1,427 61 595 373 77 265 143 434 449
West Virginia 567 566 78 261 37 38 117 36 346 346
Wisconsin 1,552 1,547 138 616 143 156 313 186 365 366
Wyoming 237 236 25 56 85 13 41 17 224 225
                     
Bureau of Indian
   Education
108 108 6 5 24 68 4 1 203 203
DoD, domestic and
   overseas
57 57 15 15 4 2 10 11
                     
Other jurisdictions                    
American Samoa 22 22 0 0 0 22 0 0
Guam 35 35 0 25 0 0 8 2 605 605
Northern Marianas 23 23 0 2 10 0 2 9 276 276
Puerto Rico 871 870 43 3 791 1 22 11 252 252
U.S. Virgin Islands 22 22 1 1 18 0 2 0 386 386
—Not available.
1 Excludes special education and alternative schools.
2 Average for schools reporting enrollment data. Enrollment data were available for 66,556 out of 67,086 public elementary schools in 2010-11.
NOTE: Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8. 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," 2010-11. (This table was prepared October 2012.)
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