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Table 115. Public secondary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 2010-11
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 24,544 19,449 2,855 3,100 947 15,413 908 415 906 1,485 684 790
Alabama 420 318 34 89 60 190 31 3 13 72 699 714
Alaska 83 62 14 20 1 47 1 0 0 3 464 570
Arizona 737 501 78 43 7 585 6 4 14 217 596 719
Arkansas 386 351 57 128 10 136 35 1 19 26 490 499
California 2,531 1,444 296 263 374 1,123 249 88 138 86 840 1,309
                         
Colorado 397 338 47 53 3 284 4 1 5 6 623 705
Connecticut 278 206 34 16 3 187 16 14 8 16 690 864
Delaware 38 30 2 1 18 16 0 0 1 6 1,027 1,056
District of Columbia 40 31 2 2 2 26 3 0 5 4 393 467
Florida 673 496 18 44 38 546 7 12 8 53 1,196 1,500
                         
Georgia 457 428 16 8 7 388 2 1 35 1 1,051 1,112
Hawaii 52 51 12 7 0 33 0 0 0 0 1,150 1,171
Idaho 234 154 38 53 0 119 19 2 3 11 430 571
Illinois 1,006 824 150 72 21 686 13 29 35 53 723 820
Indiana 437 421 76 92 1 257 4 1 6 28 867 877
                         
Iowa 403 365 49 70 0 269 8 3 4 0 407 441
Kansas 384 378 51 89 2 239 1 1 1 1 420 426
Kentucky 445 247 28 44 8 349 6 7 3 126 641 803
Louisiana 304 250 33 48 83 111 16 0 13 6 620 705
Maine 151 122 12 11 3 108 8 9 0 27 485 493
                         
Maryland 260 198 12 4 2 226 2 7 7 24 1,080 1,275
Massachusetts 370 319 33 39 8 285 1 1 3 39 840 857
Michigan 1,065 750 76 102 31 757 30 35 34 62 559 701
Minnesota 854 477 48 291 30 384 50 43 8 11 393 602
Mississippi 319 229 26 46 3 239 2 0 3 90 648 648
                         
Missouri 651 569 67 184 1 356 18 10 15 66 532 537
Montana 348 345 177 0 0 171 0 0 0 0 162 163
Nebraska 342 334 30 185 1 117 4 5 0 0 357 357
Nevada 137 120 23 8 3 97 1 5 0 1 1,000 1,110
New Hampshire 105 105 17 0 0 86 1 0 1 0 646 646
                         
New Jersey 538 404 59 41 16 369 17 8 28 56 841 1,050
New Mexico 239 209 40 28 1 152 8 0 10 1 479 522
New York 1,101 1,025 69 132 11 794 23 2 70 29 790 803
North Carolina 529 507 23 13 3 461 5 4 20 1 819 849
North Dakota 183 168 10 91 2 74 3 1 2 10 207 209
                         
Ohio 1,023 939 137 126 52 668 11 10 19 72 604 618
Oklahoma 547 541 70 0 0 428 31 3 15 0 355 357
Oregon 309 280 35 47 3 216 5 3 0 0 604 652
Pennsylvania 832 737 106 158 10 461 65 10 22 86 819 827
Rhode Island 74 60 13 1 0 59 0 0 1 11 764 813
                         
South Carolina 275 224 22 9 2 217 17 3 5 39 962 970
South Dakota 256 231 70 2 0 182 1 1 0 4 165 173
Tennessee 350 329 14 40 7 277 7 2 3 17 874 890
Texas 2,151 1,546 304 162 58 1,264 46 41 276 0 707 947
Utah 315 247 104 54 4 69 68 2 14 6 754 896
                         
Vermont 69 53 8 18 0 28 0 0 15 15 522 531
Virginia 402 344 32 6 32 323 5 0 4 49 1,155 1,184
Washington 622 429 103 54 21 379 36 16 13 16 636 828
West Virginia 135 111 2 27 2 103 0 0 1 31 609 735
Wisconsin 587 519 57 64 2 412 19 27 6 7 491 540
Wyoming 100 83 21 15 1 60 3 0 0 0 320 374
                         
Bureau of Indian
   Education
18 18 1 4 0 13 0 0 0 0 319 319
DoD, domestic and
   overseas
7 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 6 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1
Guam 5 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 2,088 2,088
Northern Marianas 6 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 785 785
Puerto Rico 401 370 197 25 2 5 157 4 11 30 471 460
U.S. Virgin Islands 9 8 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 847 847
—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 22,930 out of 24,544 public secondary schools in 2010-11.
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," 2010-11. (This table was prepared October 2012.)

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