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Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2004–05
NCES 2008-335
April 2008


Table D-3.  Number of the 100 largest public school districts and percentage of the 100 largest public school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by state: School year 2004–05
 
State  Number of districts in the
100 largest school districts
Percentage of the 100 largest
school district students
Total  100 100.0
 
Alabama  1 0.6
Alaska  1 0.4
Arizona  2 1.2
California  13 13.7
Colorado  3 1.8
 
District of Columbia  1 0.6
Florida  14 16.8
Georgia  6 4.6
Hawaii  1 1.6
Illinois  1 3.8
 
Kansas  1 0.4
Kentucky  1 0.9
Louisiana  2 1.0
Maryland  6 5.3
Massachusetts  1 0.5
 
Michigan  1 1.3
Nevada  2 3.1
New Mexico  1 0.8
New York  1 8.8
North Carolina  5 3.6
 
Ohio  2 1.1
Oregon  1 0.4
Pennsylvania  1 1.7
Puerto Rico  1 5.1
South Carolina  1 0.6
 
Tennessee  3 2.2
Texas  16 11.0
Utah  4 2.3
Virginia  5 3.6
Washington  1 0.4
 
Wisconsin  1 0.8
NOTE: Data include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, four outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), the Bureau of Indian Education, and the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas and domestic). Only those states that have at least one district in the 100 largest districts are included in this table.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2004–05, Version 1c.
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