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NCES Statistical Analysis Report, September 2001: Overview of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Districts: School Year 1999-2000

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Table 1. - Number of public elementary and secondary schools with membership and percentage of students in membership, by type of school and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Number of schools having membership Total students Type of school
Regular Special education Vocational education Alternative education
Number of schools Per-
centage of students
Number of schools Per-
centage of students
Number of schools Per-
centage of students
Number of schools Per-
centage of students
United States 89,599 46,857,321 84,073 98.2 1,596 0.4 342 0.4 3,588 1.0
Alabama 1,367 740,732 1,321 99.7 16 0.1 2 0.0 28 0.2
Alaska 497 134,391 474 98.2 1 0.2 1 0.0 21 1.7
Arizona 1,552 852,612 1,463 97.4 10 0.0 9 0.7 70 1.8
Arkansas 1,119 451,034 1,115 99.9 0 0.0 1 0.1 3 0.0
California 8,566 6,038,589 7,414 96.6 124 0.5 0 0.0 1,028 2.9
Colorado 1,561 708,109 1,479 98.7 10 0.1 3 0.1 69 1.2
Connecticut 1,073 553,993 988 96.5 24 0.6 17 1.9 44 1.0
Delaware 185 112,836 160 92.8 16 1.4 5 4.7 4 1.0
District of Columbia 189 77,194 173 95.4 10 3.4 0 0.0 6 1.2
Florida 3,131 2,381,396 2,850 98.5 128 0.7 29 0.1 124 0.7
Georgia 1,887 1,422,762 1,863 99.7 1 0.0 0 0.0 23 0.2
Hawaii 255 185,860 251 99.9 3 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1
Idaho 658 245,331 588 98.2 12 0.1 0 0.0 58 1.7
Illinois 4,290 2,027,600 3,909 97.8 259 1.3 0 0.0 122 0.9
Indiana 1,874 988,702 1,819 99.6 8 0.1 1 0.0 46 0.4
Iowa 1,531 497,301 1,483 98.8 10 0.2 0 0.0 38 1.0
Kansas 1,440 472,188 1,435 99.9 5 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Kentucky 1,364 648,180 1,298 99.5 9 0.1 1 0.0 56 0.4
Louisiana 1,513 756,579 1,390 98.1 29 0.2 5 0.1 89 1.5
Maine 691 209,253 688 100.0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Maryland 1,337 846,582 1,234 97.4 51 0.9 12 1.1 40 0.6
Massachusetts 1,898 971,425 1,821 96.1 1 0.0 42 3.3 34 0.5
Michigan 3,606 1,725,617 3,538 99.8 15 0.0 3 0.0 50 0.2
Minnesota 2,072 854,034 1,692 97.4 166 1.1 0 0.0 214 1.5
Mississippi 875 500,716 875 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Missouri 2,258 914,110 2,136 98.8 56 0.7 6 0.2 60 0.2
Montana 882 157,556 875 99.9 2 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.1
Nebraska 1,312 288,261 1,255 99.4 57 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Nevada 484 325,610 442 98.4 14 0.3 1 0.5 27 0.8
New Hampshire 521 206,783 521 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
New Jersey 2,383 1,289,256 2,250 97.9 85 0.7 48 1.4 0 0.0
New Mexico 755 324,495 701 97.8 17 0.7 0 0.0 37 1.5
New York 4,273 2,887,776 4,137 97.7 28 0.1 25 1.2 83 1.1
North Carolina 2,148 1,275,925 2,065 99.2 25 0.4 3 0.0 55 0.4
North Dakota 550 112,751 550 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Ohio 3,798 1,836,554 3,673 96.7 25 0.1 72 3.0 28 0.2
Oklahoma 1,809 627,032 1,797 99.7 12 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Oregon 1,277 545,033 1,174 97.9 16 0.3 0 0.0 87 1.8
Pennsylvania 3,164 1,816,716 3,125 98.4 12 1.0 14 0.6 13 0.1
Rhode Island 318 156,454 304 98.2 4 0.4 4 0.7 6 0.7
South Carolina 1,043 666,780 1,038 99.9 5 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
South Dakota 759 131,037 735 98.9 3 0.1 0 0.0 21 1.0
Tennessee 1,554 916,202 1,518 99.5 18 0.2 6 0.3 12 0.1
Texas 7,395 3,991,783 6,660 98.8 140 0.1 21 0.1 574 1.0
Utah 788 480,255 710 97.9 21 0.5 0 0.0 57 1.6
Vermont 359 104,559 320 98.5 38 1.4 0 0.0 1 0.0
Virginia 1,816 1,133,994 1,763 99.4 18 0.1 0 0.0 35 0.4
Washington 2,111 1,003,714 1,817 96.8 69 0.2 7 0.1 218 2.9
West Virginia 808 291,811 778 99.4 7 0.2 3 0.0 20 0.4
Wisconsin 2,118 877,753 2,041 99.3 9 0.1 1 0.0 67 0.7
Wyoming 385 92,105 367 98.7 4 0.2 0 0.0 14 1.0
Outlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affair
DODDS: DOD Overseas 153 73,504 153 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
DDESS: DOD Domestic 71 34,081 71 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 188 49,076 188 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
American Samoa 31 15,477 29 97.9 1 0.3 1 1.9 0 0.0
Guam 38 32,951 38 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Northern Marianas 25 9,732 25 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Puerto Rico 1,523 613,019 1,465 96.2 28 1.7 12 0.9 18 1.2
Virgin Islands 35 20,866 33 99.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6

NOTE: Table excludes 2,503 schools (14 of these in outlying areas) for which no students were reported in membership. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Although type of school is a mutually exclusive category, many regular schools include special, vocational, or alternative education programs. Percentages are rounded to the nearest tenth and may not add to 100. Percentages of less than 0.05 are rounded to 0.0. Total student membership is reported from the "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education."
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1999-2000 and "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1999-2000.

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