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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-4. - Distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by school size and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Totalstudents School size category
1-99 100-299 300-749 750-1,499 1,500 and above
United States 46,857,321 0.9 8.2 47.1 29.9 13.9
Alabama 740,732 0.3 6.9 56.8 32.9 3.1
Alaska 134,391 6.6 17.7 50.3 12.5 12.9
Arizona 852,612 1.6 5.5 39.1 36.8 17.0
Arkansas 451,034 0.6 18.0 61.5 18.1 1.7
California 6,038,589 0.6 3.0 35.2 34.5 26.6
Colorado 708,109 1.4 10.9 54.5 21.7 11.4
Connecticut 553,993 0.6 6.6 58.6 27.7 6.5
Delaware 112,836 0.5 3.0 47.2 43.3 6.1
District of Columbia 77,194 1.7 8.6 71.6 8.9 9.2
Florida 2,381,396 0.8 2.0 23.5 45.8 27.9
Georgia 1,422,762 0.1 1.4 39.7 44.9 14.0
Hawaii 185,860 0.1 2.2 36.9 41.7 19.0
Idaho 245,331 1.9 15.6 54.9 23.1 4.5
Illinois 2,027,600 1.0 12.4 48.2 22.8 15.6
Indiana 988,702 0.2 7.8 60.6 21.2 10.2
Iowa 497,301 1.6 30.2 51.1 10.9 6.2
Kansas 472,188 3.0 26.2 50.3 13.0 7.4
Kentucky 648,180 0.7 9.9 60.3 24.7 4.5
Louisiana 756,579 0.6 8.5 59.7 25.1 6.2
Maine 209,253 3.3 27.2 53.5 16.1 0.0
Maryland 846,582 0.4 2.5 50.6 32.6 13.9
Massachusetts 971,425 0.5 10.1 51.6 31.0 6.8
Michigan 1,725,617 0.7 11.3 58.7 21.8 7.5
Minnesota 854,034 2.3 10.4 48.3 24.9 14.2
Mississippi 500,716 0.1 4.8 57.0 34.9 3.2
Missouri 914,110 1.4 15.9 53.0 21.9 7.8
Montana 157,556 11.5 29.1 38.9 11.0 9.4
Nebraska 288,261 6.6 30.5 41.4 12.3 9.2
Nevada 325,610 0.9 3.5 32.1 37.1 26.5
New Hampshire 206,783 2.2 13.3 49.6 25.3 9.6
New Jersey 1,289,256 0.6 7.8 50.6 31.7 9.4
New Mexico 324,495 1.8 12.4 53.4 17.7 14.7
New York 2,887,776 0.1 3.7 43.7 36.4 16.1
North Carolina 1,275,925 0.4 4.5 51.0 35.9 8.3
North Dakota 112,751 10.0 36.3 32.5 19.8 1.4
Ohio 1,836,554 0.3 9.8 59.6 22.7 7.6
Oklahoma 627,032 2.3 23.2 54.7 13.9 5.9
Oregon 545,033 1.3 12.7 56.1 19.1 10.8
Pennsylvania 1,816,716 0.2 7.4 49.6 33.3 9.5
Rhode Island 156,454 0.4 11.5 50.2 30.6 7.4
South Carolina 666,780 0.1 3.7 51.2 35.5 9.5
South Dakota 131,037 13.8 31.6 35.5 11.9 7.1
Tennessee 916,202 0.4 5.1 50.2 35.9 8.4
Texas 3,991,783 0.8 7.1 43.6 31.5 17.0
Utah 480,255 0.7 3.7 44.3 34.6 16.7
Vermont 104,559 4.7 23.9 46.1 25.4 0.0
Virginia 1,133,994 0.2 5.0 47.8 31.2 15.8
Washington 1,003,714 1.3 6.6 58.4 22.4 11.3
West Virginia 291,811 1.1 23.8 52.8 18.7 3.6
Wisconsin 877,753 1.3 14.8 55.1 20.7 8.2
Wyoming 92,105 4.7 34.2 37.5 20.2 3.5
Outlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DODDS: DOD Overseas 73,504 0.6 11.9 57.4 30.1 0.0
DDESS: DOD Domestic 34,081 0.0 6.9 84.7 8.4 0.0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 49,076 4.9 33.3 53.7 8.0 0.0
American Samoa 15,477 1.4 13.0 14.0 71.6 0.0
Guam 32,951 0.3 0.5 30.0 37.8 31.4
Northern Marianas 9,732 5.5 5.4 38.3 31.8 18.9
Puerto Rico 613,019 0.8 17.0 61.5 20.1 0.6
Virgin Islands 20,866 0.6 7.5 55.0 19.3 17.7
NOTE: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. 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 and "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1999-2000.

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