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Education in States and Nations: 1991

(ESN) Table 15b: Number of public and private schools, number of students, and average number of students per school in preprimary through secondary schools, by level and state: 1991

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                    Number of schools              
         --------------------------------------   Preprimary-         Average
                               Combined              secondary       number of
         Preprimary            preprimary          students (in       students
State      -primary  Secondary  -secondary   Total    thousands)    per school
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Alabama         1,102       370      210     1,682      775              461
Alaska            228       103      242       572      123              215
Arizona           972       320       17     1,309      689              526
Arkansas          758       482        9     1,250      458              366
California      7,860     2,643      219    10,722    5,668              529
Colorado        1,232       447       18     1,696      629              371
Connecticut       981       283       21     1,286      553              430
Delaware          170        60       25       255      124              486
District of 
  Columbia        182        67        6       255      104              408
Florida         2,602       605      437     3,643    2,151              590
Georgia         1,744       424       62     2,230    1,262              566
Hawaii            277        68       14       359      211              588
Idaho             417       220       13       650      236              363
Illinois        4,144     1,230       32     5,406     2,15              399
Indiana         1,893       605       54     2,552    1,047              410
Iowa            1,261       554       27     1,842      552              300
Kansas          1,182       492        1     1,675      480              287
Kentucky        1,264       417        0     1,681      715              425
Louisiana       1,288       418      145     1,851      902              487
Maine             658       161       13       831      233              280
Maryland        1,402       305       26     1,732      856              494
Massachusetts   1,908       467       36     2,411      971              403
Michigan        3,204       987       86     4,277    1,781              416
Minnesota       1,342       659       17     2,018      870              431
Mississippi       743       295      110     1,148      559              487
Missouri        1,861       735       66     2,662      951              357
Montana           602       403        1     1,006      170              169
Nebraska        1,254       431       28     1,713      316              184
Nevada            311        98       10       419      222              530
New Hampshire     492       132        6       630      199              316
New Jersey      2,543       596        4     3,144    1,328              422
New Mexico        644       212        8       863      342              396
New York        4,347     1,386      247     5,980    3,141              525
North Carolina  1,814       534       47     2,396    1,146              478
North Dakota      412       259        4       676      125              185
Ohio            3,465     1,246      128     4,839    2,047              423
Oklahoma        1,347       706        0     2,053      608              296
Oregon          1,093       330       49     1,473      532              361
Pennsylvania    3,778     1,172       53     5,003    2,054              411
Rhode Island      337        81        4       422      165              391
South Carolina  1,019       328       13     1,360      684              503
South Dakota      439       328        0       767      148              193
Tennessee       1,433       445       73     1,951      907              465
Texas           4,927     1,632      444     7,003    3,664              523
Utah              509       226       12       747      463              620
Vermont           361        65       17       443      105              237
Virginia        1,726       465       28     2,219    1,083              488
Washington      1,518       613      121     2,252      934              415
West Virginia     787       262       30     1,079      331              307
Wisconsin       2,164       787       24     2,974      953              320
Wyoming           309       134        2       445      104              234
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NOTE: Private school data for number of schools by level included in state figures are adjusted using national percentages of public school distribution by level. See supplemental note to Indicator 15 for further details.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1993, Tables 44 and 95; Digest of Education Statistics, 1994, Table 63.



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