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Table 216.40. Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary schools and enrollment, by level, type, and enrollment size of school: 2009-10, 2010-11, and 2011-12
Enrollment size of school Number and percentage distribution of schools,
by level and type
Enrollment totals and percentage distribution,
by level and type of school1 
Total2  Elementary3  Secondary4  Combined elementary/ secondary5  Other6  Total2  Elementary3  Secondary4  Combined elementary/ secondary5  Other6 
All schools Regular schools7  All schools Regular schools7 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
2009-10                        
Total 98,817 67,140 24,651 19,604 5,730 1,296 49,081,519 31,547,988 15,930,401 15,454,043 1,542,734 60,396
                         
Percent8 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.63 5.62 18.28 9.46 39.74 36.08 0.93 0.60 1.13 0.67 5.42 9.41
100 to 199 9.36 8.03 11.40 10.59 16.56 26.58 2.72 2.57 2.42 1.97 7.98 20.37
200 to 299 11.29 12.19 8.94 9.26 9.94 15.51 5.52 6.53 3.21 2.91 8.11 20.01
300 to 399 13.74 16.16 7.98 8.66 8.31 12.03 9.33 11.98 4.01 3.79 9.67 22.06
400 to 499 13.92 17.11 6.51 7.40 6.32 5.38 12.12 16.23 4.22 4.16 9.49 12.39
                         
500 to 599 11.36 13.90 5.57 6.35 5.00 1.58 12.06 16.08 4.42 4.37 9.15 4.61
600 to 699 8.46 10.04 5.12 5.84 3.27 1.27 10.61 13.73 4.79 4.75 7.08 4.22
700 to 799 5.83 6.71 4.07 4.75 2.63 0.95 8.44 10.58 4.40 4.46 6.55 3.67
800 to 999 6.43 6.55 6.89 8.03 3.29 0.32 11.04 12.20 8.91 9.03 9.61 1.44
1,000 to 1,499 5.32 3.37 11.51 13.46 3.21 0.32 12.37 8.27 20.50 20.84 12.79 1.82
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.01 0.29 7.25 8.56 1.05 0.00 6.74 1.01 18.18 18.64 6.03 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.36 0.04 5.42 6.40 0.39 0.00 6.26 0.20 18.57 19.05 3.14 0.00
3,000 or more 0.27 # 1.06 1.24 0.29 0.00 1.87 0.02 5.24 5.36 4.98 0.00
                         
Average
   enrollment8 
516 473 692 796 300 191 516 473 692 796 300 191
                         
2010-11                        
Total 98,817 67,086 24,544 19,449 6,137 1,050 49,177,617 31,581,751 15,692,610 15,197,786 1,897,712 5,544
                         
Percent8  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.51 5.51 18.27 9.30 37.19 81.44 0.91 0.59 1.12 0.66 4.36 49.35
100 to 199 9.25 7.96 11.49 10.57 15.47 15.46 2.67 2.55 2.46 1.98 6.45 34.74
200 to 299 11.01 11.84 9.08 9.33 9.30 2.06 5.36 6.31 3.29 2.94 6.68 7.95
300 to 399 13.86 16.34 8.02 8.87 8.45 0.00 9.39 12.08 4.07 3.91 8.53 0.00
400 to 499 13.94 17.07 6.61 7.54 6.86 1.03 12.09 16.14 4.30 4.26 8.98 7.95
                         
500 to 599 11.51 13.97 5.87 6.72 5.41 0.00 12.18 16.11 4.70 4.66 8.60 0.00
600 to 699 8.50 10.12 4.98 5.74 3.69 0.00 10.62 13.78 4.71 4.71 6.96 0.00
700 to 799 5.94 6.84 4.02 4.67 3.22 0.00 8.57 10.75 4.40 4.43 6.97 0.00
800 to 999 6.51 6.69 6.69 7.83 3.73 0.00 11.14 12.43 8.72 8.86 9.70 0.00
1,000 to 1,499 5.32 3.33 11.40 13.36 4.16 0.00 12.31 8.11 20.48 20.81 14.61 0.00
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.02 0.28 7.24 8.56 1.36 0.00 6.74 0.98 18.35 18.81 6.72 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.36 0.03 5.37 6.37 0.76 0.00 6.21 0.16 18.48 18.97 5.29 0.00
3,000 or more 0.26 0.00 0.97 1.14 0.42 0.00 1.80 0.00 4.89 5.00 6.14 0.00
                         
                         
Average
   enrollment8 
517 475 684 790 343 57 517 475 684 790 343 57
                         
2011-12                        
Total 98,328 66,689 24,357 19,441 6,311 971 49,256,120 31,724,573 15,708,815 15,194,153 1,818,020 4,712
                         
Percent8  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 10.32 5.46 17.47 9.31 37.92 67.86 0.89 0.57 1.08 0.65 4.80 35.93
100 to 199 9.09 7.65 11.57 10.59 15.72 28.57 2.62 2.43 2.47 2.00 7.05 49.79
200 to 299 10.96 11.68 9.12 9.36 10.02 1.79 5.31 6.18 3.29 2.96 7.68 4.69
300 to 399 13.79 16.20 8.12 8.88 8.45 0.00 9.29 11.88 4.10 3.93 9.10 0.00
400 to 499 13.92 17.08 6.56 7.40 6.55 1.79 12.00 16.00 4.26 4.21 9.16 9.59
                         
500 to 599 11.65 14.14 5.87 6.68 5.90 0.00 12.27 16.17 4.66 4.64 10.01 0.00
600 to 699 8.58 10.23 4.92 5.56 4.04 0.00 10.67 13.82 4.61 4.56 8.12 0.00
700 to 799 6.13 6.98 4.48 5.12 2.96 0.00 8.80 10.88 4.85 4.85 6.80 0.00
800 to 999 6.56 6.77 6.79 7.87 3.13 0.00 11.17 12.49 8.80 8.94 8.65 0.00
1,000 to 1,499 5.40 3.48 11.51 13.30 3.28 0.00 12.42 8.42 20.53 20.76 12.20 0.00
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.02 0.29 7.26 8.53 1.24 0.00 6.71 1.02 18.24 18.77 6.49 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.33 0.03 5.36 6.29 0.44 0.00 6.03 0.13 18.26 18.78 3.27 0.00
3,000 or more 0.25 # 0.97 1.13 0.35 0.00 1.80 0.01 4.85 4.93 6.67 0.00
                         
Average
   enrollment8 
520 479 690 788 322 84 520 479 690 788 322 84
#Rounds to zero.
1 Totals differ from those reported in other tables because this table represents data reported by schools rather than by states or school districts. Percentage distribution and average enrollment calculations exclude data for schools not reporting enrollment.
2 Includes elementary, secondary, combined elementary/secondary, and other schools.
3 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
4 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
5 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
6 Includes special education, alternative, and other schools not reported by grade span.
7 Excludes special education schools, vocational schools, and alternative schools.
8 Data are for schools reporting enrollments greater than zero. Enrollments greater than zero were reported for 95,178 out of 98,817 schools in 2009-10, 95,111 out of 98,817 in 2010-11, and 94,743 out of 98,328 in 2011-12.
NOTE: 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," 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12. (This table was prepared August 2013.)
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