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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-5. - Number of regular public school districts, by membership size and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Total districts District membership size
100,000 or more 25,000- 99,999 10,000- 24,999 7,500- 9,999 5,000- 7,499 2,500- 4,999 2,000- 2,499 1,500- 1,999
United States 14,928 25 213 579 320 716 2,068 806 1,087
Alabama 128 0 4 6 15 10 52 13 15
Alaska 53 0 1 3 0 1 4 2 3
Arizona 413 0 7 15 5 10 30 13 14
Arkansas 310 0 1 4 3 7 29 10 23
California 987 2 39 107 53 82 130 53 45
Colorado 176 0 8 10 1 6 18 2 13
Connecticut 166 0 0 7 8 12 46 16 10
Delaware 19 0 0 4 1 2 7 1 1
District of Columbia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 67 7 19 10 5 7 9 5 2
Georgia 180 1 8 23 9 21 54 14 22
Hawaii 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 113 0 1 4 2 4 15 4 9
Illinois 896 1 2 19 8 34 103 44 82
Indiana 295 0 2 16 10 22 61 33 55
Iowa 375 0 1 6 2 4 20 12 29
Kansas 304 0 2 5 2 7 18 13 13
Kentucky 176 0 2 7 5 12 55 22 16
Louisiana 75 0 7 14 5 10 22 1 6
Maine 283 0 0 0 1 0 23 12 11
Maryland 24 4 5 7 0 4 4 0 0
Massachusetts 351 0 3 7 7 23 71 31 15
Michigan 737 1 2 23 7 37 121 48 69
Minnesota 407 0 4 11 8 12 38 16 32
Mississippi 152 0 1 3 5 13 51 17 25
Missouri 525 0 2 15 5 12 49 22 25
Montana 455 0 0 1 1 2 7 1 5
Nebraska 593 0 2 1 2 2 10 4 4
Nevada 17 1 1 1 1 3 2 0 2
New Hampshire 179 0 0 2 0 2 18 7 16
New Jersey 604 0 2 14 15 33 80 37 65
New Mexico 89 0 1 6 5 3 15 3 3
New York 707 1 3 11 23 51 135 67 79
North Carolina 120 1 6 30 14 15 32 7 4
North Dakota 231 0 0 2 2 0 5 1 2
Ohio 708 0 6 14 12 40 140 68 97
Oklahoma 544 0 2 8 1 9 19 16 20
Oregon 197 0 3 8 3 15 27 11 9
Pennsylvania 501 1 1 14 14 47 168 56 71
Rhode Island 36 0 1 2 1 4 16 3 4
South Carolina 90 0 5 14 11 11 21 7 4
South Dakota 176 0 0 2 0 0 8 4 1
Tennessee 139 1 4 10 7 17 45 10 11
Texas 1,041 2 33 47 14 52 122 43 67
Utah 40 0 6 6 1 4 10 1 2
Vermont 287 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
Virginia 135 1 9 16 8 14 39 11 13
Washington 296 0 4 26 8 20 32 18 18
West Virginia 55 0 1 6 5 8 18 4 5
Wisconsin 426 0 1 10 4 12 60 16 41
Wyoming 48 0 0 2 1 0 6 5 4
Otlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs*
DODDS: DOD Overseas 11 0 0 1 3 4 3 0 0
DDESS: DOD Domestic 17 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1
Bureau of Indian Affairs 24 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 2
American Samoa 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virgin Islands 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
*Table includes 28 Department of Defense and 24 BIA school districts that are technically federally operated agencies; this is in order to report data for these agencies in the table. NOTE: Table includes agencies for which no students were reported in membership. 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, "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 1999-2000.

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