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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 A-3. - Distribution of public elementary and secondary schools, by school size and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Number of schools having membership Percent of schools in size category
1-99 100-299 300-749 750-1,499 1,500 and above
United States 89,599 10.4 20.8 49.4 15.8 3.5
Alabama 1,367 3.9 16.2 61.1 18.0 0.9
Alaska 497 40.4 25.8 28.8 3.4 1.6
Arizona 1,552 18.4 16.3 39.9 20.9 4.4
Arkansas 1,119 3.8 34.0 54.2 7.5 0.4
California 8,566 11.2 10.5 45.8 24.4 8.1
Colorado 1,561 12.2 24.7 50.8 9.6 2.7
Connecticut 1,073 6.2 15.4 62.2 14.4 1.8
Delaware 185 6.5 10.3 55.7 25.4 2.2
District of Columbia 189 12.2 16.9 64.6 4.2 2.1
Florida 3,131 15.2 8.7 31.3 34.9 9.9
Georgia 1,887 1.0 4.5 54.6 34.3 5.6
Hawaii 255 2.4 7.5 51.4 31.8 7.1
Idaho 658 17.8 29.9 42.6 8.8 0.9
Illinois 4,290 9.2 28.8 47.5 10.9 3.5
Indiana 1,874 2.6 18.1 65.1 11.5 2.7
Iowa 1,531 8.6 48.4 38.4 3.5 1.2
Kansas 1,440 14.7 43.6 36.4 4.0 1.3
Kentucky 1,364 8.8 21.9 56.4 11.7 1.2
Louisiana 1,513 6.2 19.2 60.3 12.6 1.7
Maine 691 16.9 41.8 36.2 5.1 0.0
Maryland 1,337 4.6 7.6 62.5 20.6 4.7
Massachusetts 1,898 4.2 23.8 54.0 16.3 1.8
Michigan 3,606 6.3 23.8 57.8 10.1 1.9
Minnesota 2,072 24.4 22.2 39.7 10.6 3.1
Mississippi 875 1.6 11.9 65.1 20.5 0.9
Missouri 2,258 11.6 31.7 46.2 8.8 1.6
Montana 882 52.9 27.6 16.7 1.9 0.9
Nebraska 1,312 40.1 35.7 20.4 2.7 1.1
Nevada 484 14.0 13.4 38.8 25.4 8.3
New Hampshire 521 20.2 26.9 40.9 10.2 1.9
New Jersey 2,383 5.0 19.0 56.4 17.0 2.6
New Mexico 755 14.3 27.3 47.4 7.9 3.0
New York 4,273 1.5 11.2 57.9 24.3 5.1
North Carolina 2,148 4.4 12.4 58.3 22.2 2.7
North Dakota 550 38.4 42.2 15.5 3.8 0.2
Ohio 3,798 2.1 22.1 62.4 11.5 1.9
Oklahoma 1,809 11.6 41.3 41.2 4.8 1.1
Oregon 1,277 12.0 26.9 50.6 7.9 2.6
Pennsylvania 3,164 2.0 19.7 56.3 19.4 2.5
Rhode Island 318 3.5 25.2 53.8 15.4 2.2
South Carolina 1,043 1.2 10.1 62.0 23.4 3.3
South Dakota 759 53.2 30.2 13.7 2.2 0.7
Tennessee 1,554 4.8 13.6 57.9 21.1 2.6
Texas 7,395 12.9 18.8 46.1 17.9 4.3
Utah 788 10.8 11.7 50.9 21.2 5.5
Vermont 359 26.2 36.2 30.1 7.5 0.0
Virginia 1,816 2.6 14.4 58.3 19.7 5.0
Washington 2,111 14.8 15.1 56.3 10.8 3.0
West Virginia 808 7.5 42.7 42.1 6.9 0.7
Wisconsin 2,118 8.8 30.7 50.0 8.5 1.9
Wyoming 385 30.4 42.3 21.8 4.9 0.5
Outlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DODDS: DOD Overseas 153 4.6 26.1 54.2 15.0 0.0
DDESS: DOD Domestic 71 0.0 12.7 83.1 4.2 0.0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 188 17.6 48.9 31.4 2.1 0.0
American Samoa 31 9.7 38.7 16.1 35.5 0.0
Guam 38 2.6 2.6 47.4 34.2 13.2
Northern Marianas 25 44.0 8.0 32.0 12.0 4.0
Puerto Rico 1,523 5.0 34.5 51.3 9.0 0.1
Virgin Islands 35 5.7 20.0 57.1 11.4 5.7
NOTE: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Table excludes schools for which no students were reported in membership.
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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