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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007


Figure 1.4b

Percentage of public elementary and secondary students enrolled in schools in remote rural areas, by state and District of Columbia: 2003–04



Percentage of public elementary and secondary students enrolled in schools in remote rural areas, by state and District of Columbia: 2003–04

NOTE: Numbers in parentheses in the legend represent the number of states in each category. Rural areas are located outside any urbanized area or urban cluster. Urbanized areas are densely settled areas containing at least 50,000 people. Urban clusters are densely settled areas with a population of 2,500 to 49,999. Remote rural areas are more than 25 miles from an urbanized area and more than 10 miles from an urban cluster. For more details on Censusdefined areas, click here.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2003–04.
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