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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 5. - Average public school size (mean number of students per school), by instructional level and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Schools having membership Instructional level
Primary Middle High Other
United States 89,599 446 595 752 273
Alabama 1,367 467 551 682 554
Alaska 497 324 505 461 118
Arizona 1,552 515 625 766 169
Arkansas 1,119 364 480 404 657
California 8,566 581 862 999 423
Colorado 1,561 386 524 629 264
Connecticut 1,073 426 613 843 146
Delaware 185 519 724 993 122
District of Columbia 189 412 441 470 216
Florida 3,131 694 1,030 1,460 180
Georgia 1,887 618 830 1,205 735
Hawaii 255 576 836 1,468 416
Idaho 658 341 473 410 173
Illinois 4,290 428 435 713 224
Indiana 1,874 426 570 848 283
Iowa 1,531 277 330 428 263
Kansas 1,440 276 367 403 233
Kentucky 1,364 398 550 637 87
Louisiana 1,513 454 513 774 284
Maine 691 224 373 561 196
Maryland 1,337 493 752 1,161 261
Massachusetts 1,898 398 608 874 492
Michigan 3,606 378 551 714 211
Minnesota 2,072 384 552 469 100
Mississippi 875 517 566 700 595
Missouri 2,258 360 483 537 141
Montana 882 160 136 281 921
Nebraska 1,312 164 401 325 113
Nevada 484 567 957 839 465
New Hampshire 521 281 529 757 0
New Jersey 2,383 448 588 1,053 252
New Mexico 755 354 464 637 321
New York 4,273 576 758 1,005 440
North Carolina 2,148 503 644 984 214
North Dakota 550 173 401 215 586
Ohio 3,798 397 518 781 272
Oklahoma 1,809 330 371 352 605
Oregon 1,277 345 521 722 145
Pennsylvania 3,164 439 666 911 698
Rhode Island 318 363 641 969 68
South Carolina 1,043 546 628 963 459
South Dakota 759 160 156 227 43
Tennessee 1,554 497 600 868 374
Texas 7,395 516 596 715 191
Utah 788 523 780 801 291
Vermont 359 206 382 675 377
Virginia 1,816 484 728 1,076 276
Washington 2,111 416 579 647 210
West Virginia 808 277 448 676 194
Wisconsin 2,118 337 458 601 297
Wyoming 385 191 282 369 140
  Outlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DODDS: DOD Overseas 153 500 466 455 438
DDESS: DOD Domestic 71 476 489 522 447
Bureau of Indian Affairs 188 235 219 285 301
American Samoa 31 484 760 589 43
Guam 38 616 1,062 2,200 0
Northern Marianas 25 274 1,197 746 0
Puerto Rico 1,523 314 464 686 458
Virgin Islands 35 483 508 1,481 283
NOTE: Instructional levels are Primary (low grade Prekindergarten to 3, high grade up to 8); Middle (low grade 4 to 7, high grade 4 to 9); High (low grade 7 to 12, high grade 12 only); Other (any configuration not falling within the previous three, including ungraded schools). For states that did not provide a grade span, grade span was determined by the highest and lowest grades in which students were reported. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1999-2000.

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