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Table A8.  Number of public elementary and secondary schools in the 100 largest school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by percentage distribution of combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students, total percentage of students who are combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native, and school district: School year 2007–08
 
Total percent of combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/ Alaska Native students
Number of schools with percent of combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students
Name of reporting district State Schools having membership  
0–20 percent 21–40 percent 41–60 percent 61–80 percent 81–100 percent
Total 16,478   1,023 1,906 2,070 2,230 9,248 70.9
                   
New York City Public Schools NY 1,453   22 41 103 148 1,139 85.8
Los Angeles Unified CA 823   5 22 41 78 677 91.2
Puerto Rico Department of Education PR 1,499   0 0 0 0 1,499 99.9
City of Chicago School District 299 IL 627   3 12 26 45 541 91.8
Dade FL 414   0 0 12 45 357 90.7
                   
Clark County School District NV 338   11 60 76 101 90 63.9
Broward FL 291   3 21 54 99 114 68.8
Houston Independent School District TX 293   0 2 13 24 254 92.0
Hillsborough FL 264   10 53 73 64 64 55.7
Hawaii Department of Education HI 285   0 6 22 80 177 80.6
                   
Orange FL 216   4 25 62 54 71 65.0
Philadelphia City School District PA 269   2 8 26 21 212 86.6
Palm Beach FL 222   8 49 42 42 81 58.2
Fairfax County Public Schools VA 192   10 60 57 43 22 49.0
Dallas Independent School District TX 230   0 1 8 7 214 95.2
                   
Gwinnett County GA 109   2 14 34 27 32 62.0
Montgomery County Public Schools MD 203   9 35 49 57 53 59.9
Wake County Schools NC 153   5 52 55 30 11 45.3
San Diego Unified CA 214   0 18 35 59 102 74.7
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools NC 160   10 27 19 25 79 64.2
                   
Prince George's County Public Schools MD 211   0 0 4 9 198 94.9
Duval FL 177   7 29 51 38 52 57.3
Memphis City School District TN 183   0 2 6 11 164 92.9
Pinellas FL 158   38 47 44 26 3 34.1
Detroit City School District MI 194   0 0 2 4 188 97.5
                   
Cobb County GA 111   19 22 23 15 32 51.1
Baltimore County Public Schools MD 166   26 52 34 15 39 50.1
Dekalb County GA 147   0 8 12 18 109 89.5
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District TX 72   3 11 17 22 19 61.2
Albuquerque Public Schools NM 168   1 23 42 25 77 68.2
                   
Jefferson County KY 169   0 80 48 33 8 44.8
Polk FL 149   5 55 60 24 5 46.8
Long Beach Unified CA 92   1 4 10 18 59 83.5
Milwaukee School District WI 213   0 12 10 31 160 84.4
Northside Independent School District TX 97   0 2 10 44 41 74.6
                   
Fulton County GA 94   7 24 15 8 40 62.5
Jefferson County School District No R 1 CO 162   85 52 11 9 5 25.5
Jordan District UT 93   69 19 4 0 1 14.9
Austin Independent School District TX 119   3 14 13 15 74 73.6
Baltimore City Public Schools MD 194   1 3 10 15 165 92.4
                   
Lee FL 106   4 45 23 25 9 46.7
Fort Worth Independent School District TX 144   2 2 8 22 110 85.7
Fresno Unified CA 105   0 2 9 19 75 85.3
Granite District UT 106   22 25 46 12 1 39.9
Brevard FL 107   44 38 17 6 2 26.5
                   
Davidson County School District TN 135   1 18 26 49 41 65.9
Anne Arundel County Public Schools MD 120   46 31 20 16 7 32.9
Denver County 1 CO 147   6 7 18 24 92 78.6
Mesa Unified District AZ 90   11 30 17 17 15 47.9
Prince William County Public Schools VA 81   2 13 21 28 17 57.6
                   
Va Beach City Public Schools VA 82   12 31 26 9 4 41.9
Guilford County Schools NC 118   9 19 31 19 40 58.1
Davis District UT 99   76 22 1 0 0 13.5
Greenville 01 SC 87   12 36 21 13 5 39.4
Fort Bend Independent School District TX 66   0 1 13 19 33 75.7
                   
Pasco FL 84   41 28 12 2 1 22.3
Washoe County School District NV 104   11 40 24 15 14 45.5
Seminole FL 76   3 38 23 9 2 37.9
Volusia FL 95   27 25 28 9 6 33.3
Mobile County AL 103   23 11 16 9 44 54.9
                   
Alpine District UT 70   52 15 3 0 0 12.9
Arlington Independent School District TX 76   1 11 11 21 32 68.6
Elk Grove Unified CA 64   0 5 14 23 22 71.4
North East Independent School District TX 71   1 6 26 18 20 60.7
El Paso Independent School District TX 89   0 0 1 16 72 87.8
                   
Aldine Independent School District TX 68   0 0 0 0 68 96.4
Tucson Unified District AZ 123   0 16 29 29 49 69.0
Chesterfield County Public Schools VA 62   12 25 11 7 7 38.9
District of Columbia Public Schools DC 160   0 5 3 8 144 93.7
Garland Independent School District TX 74   0 1 21 24 28 69.5
                   
Santa Ana Unified CA 59   0 1 0 0 58 96.7
San Bernardino City Unified CA 70   0 0 0 14 56 88.8
Boston MA 138   0 2 6 20 110 86.4
Columbus City OH 132   4 21 17 24 66 71.5
San Francisco Unified CA 111   0 0 3 18 90 89.2
                   
San Antonio Independent School District TX 105   0 0 0 0 105 97.1
Knox County School District TN 82   44 24 6 1 7 20.2
Katy Independent School District TX 50   0 21 12 16 1 49.2
Loudoun County Public Schools VA 70   15 32 14 7 2 34.8
Plano Independent School District TX 69   0 26 26 13 4 47.3
                   
Cumberland County Schools NC 87   3 13 21 26 24 61.2
Douglas County School District No Re 1 CO 72   64 8 0 0 0 14.4
Cleveland Municipal City OH 106   0 3 13 16 74 84.1
Osceola FL 57   1 8 7 19 22 67.5
Clayton County GA 59   0 0 0 1 58 94.8
                   
Capistrano Unified CA 61   19 30 6 4 2 28.7
Forsyth County Schools NC 76   7 15 18 9 27 52.5
Corona Norco Unified CA 50   0 1 18 22 9 65.7
Pasadena Independent School District TX 57   0 0 1 8 48 87.4
Cherry Creek 5 CO 55   11 27 10 7 0 35.9
                   
Atlanta Public Schools GA 107   1 4 4 4 94 90.3
Lewisville Independent School District TX 62   16 17 16 8 5 38.9
Howard County Public Schools MD 72   6 33 22 11 0 41.4
Anchorage School District AK 95   17 30 25 19 4 42.9
Brownsville Independent School District TX 49   0 0 0 0 49 98.5
                   
Garden Grove Unified CA 67   0 3 3 4 57 86.8
Henrico County Public Schools VA 66   12 17 10 13 14 49.2
Sacramento City Unified CA 89   0 5 13 18 53 78.8
Omaha Public Schools NE 92   4 15 30 23 20 59.0
San Juan Unified CA 77   12 39 17 8 1 32.7
† 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). This table reports numbers of schools and percentages of students. For example, in New York City Public Schools, 22 schools reported 20 percent or fewer of their students as Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaska Native. Across the entire district, 85.8 percent of students were Black, non-Hispanic, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaska Native. Black includes African American and Hispanic includes Latino.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2007–08, Version 1a, and "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2007–08, Version 1a.


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