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Table 3.  Number and percentage of districts and students, by district membership size for regular public elementary and secondary school districts in the United States and jurisdictions: School year 2007–08
 
District size (number of students) Districts Students Cumulative totals
Number Percent Cumulative percent Number Percent Cumulative percent
      Districts Students
Total    13,908 100.0   48,737,625 100.0  
                       
100,000 or more    28 0.2 0.2   6,535,586 13.4 13.4   28 6,535,586
25,000 to 99,999    254 1.8 2.0   10,660,590 21.9 35.3   282 17,196,176
10,000 to 24,999    591 4.2 6.3   8,968,597 18.4 53.7   873 26,164,773
7,500 to 9,999    367 2.6 8.9   3,183,233 6.5 60.2   1,240 29,348,006
5,000 to 7,499    699 5.0 13.9   4,255,897 8.7 68.9   1,939 33,603,903
                       
2,500 to 4,999    2,012 14.5 28.4   7,123,728 14.6 83.6   3,951 40,727,631
2,000 to 2,499    775 5.6 34.0   1,731,356 3.6 87.1   4,726 42,458,987
1,500 to 1,999    1,049 7.5 41.5   1,821,243 3.7 90.9   5,775 44,280,230
1,000 to 1,499    1,485 10.7 52.2   1,831,279 3.8 94.6   7,260 46,111,509
800 to 999    780 5.6 57.8   704,328 1.4 96.1   8,040 46,815,837
                       
600 to 799    982 7.1 64.9   683,375 1.4 97.5   9,022 47,499,212
450 to 599    894 6.4 71.3   467,011 1.0 98.4   9,916 47,966,223
300 to 449    1,009 7.3 78.6   373,202 0.8 99.2   10,925 48,339,425
150 to 299    1,326 9.5 88.1   292,052 0.6 99.8   12,251 48,631,477
1 to 149    1,398 10.1 98.1   106,148 0.2 100.0   13,649 48,737,625
Not Applicable    259 1.9 100.0   100.0   13,908 48,737,625
† Not applicable.
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). Not included in this table are local supervisory unions, regional education service agencies, and state and federally operated agencies. For analytical purposes, New York City Public Schools, New York, is treated as a regular school district. The number of regular districts presented in this table differs from that presented in table 1, which represents all districts. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2007–08, Version 1a.


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