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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 7. - Distribution of regular public school districts and students, by district membership size: School year 1999-2000
District membership size Number of districts Percentage of districts Percentage of students
United States 14,571 100.0 100.0
100,000 or more 25 0.2 12.4
25,000-99,999 213 1.5 19.7
10,000-24,999 579 4.0 18.7
7,500-9,999 320 2.2 6.0
5,000-7,499 716 4.9 9.4
2,500-4,999 2,068 14.2 15.6
2,000-2,499 806 5.5 3.9
1,500-1,999 1,087 7.5 4.1
1,000-1,499 1,564 10.7 4.2
800-999 807 5.5 1.6
600-799 1,007 6.9 1.5
450-599 920 6.3 1.0
300-449 1,161 8.0 0.9
150-299 1,489 10.2 0.7
1-149 1,809 12.4 0.3
NOTE: Table includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and excludes 357 regular school districts for which no students were reported in membership. Percentages are rounded to the nearest tenth and may not add to 100.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 1999-2000.

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