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Table A13.  Number of students in public elementary and secondary schools in the 100 largest school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by grade range and school district: School year 2007–08
 
Total number of students1 Grade range
Name of reporting district State
  PK to 6 7 to 9 10 to 12 Ungraded
Total  11,162,993   6,106,884 2,653,612 2,276,747 125,750
               
New York City Public Schools  NY 989,941   472,791 224,796 194,865 97,489
Los Angeles Unified  CA 685,249   372,900 176,647 135,602 100
Puerto Rico Department of Education  PR 526,565   276,288 128,641 108,028 13,608
City of Chicago School District 299  IL 407,510   232,754 97,366 77,390
Dade  FL 348,128   191,126 80,042 76,960
               
Clark County School District  NV 309,051   173,996 78,237 56,534 284
Broward  FL 258,893   140,008 62,409 56,476
Houston Independent School District  TX 199,511   125,479 43,536 30,496
Hillsborough  FL 193,180   109,134 46,034 38,012
Hawaii Department of Education  HI 179,897   98,792 42,824 38,085 196
               
Orange  FL 174,142   96,828 41,095 36,219
Philadelphia City School District  PA 168,457   91,947 42,599 33,901 10
Palm Beach  FL 170,883   92,151 40,569 38,163
Fairfax County Public Schools  VA 165,674   87,478 38,534 39,662
Dallas Independent School District  TX 157,605   98,390 34,429 24,786
               
Gwinnett County  GA 155,618   86,662 37,791 31,165
Montgomery County Public Schools  MD 137,717   72,015 32,489 33,213
Wake County Schools  NC 134,401   77,305 31,458 25,638
San Diego Unified  CA 131,208   70,835 32,257 28,116
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools  NC 131,176   75,348 32,114 23,714
               
Prince George's County Public Schools  MD 129,752   68,574 32,781 28,397
Duval  FL 124,740   71,504 29,004 24,232
Memphis City School District  TN 115,265   62,378 27,269 23,811 1,807
Pinellas  FL 107,892   56,367 25,228 26,297
Detroit City School District  MI 105,540   53,350 27,574 21,570 3,046
               
Cobb County  GA 107,307   57,845 25,595 23,867
Baltimore County Public Schools  MD 104,283   55,151 24,654 24,478
Dekalb County  GA 100,273   56,222 24,313 19,738
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District  TX 96,837   55,524 22,120 19,193
Albuquerque Public Schools  NM 95,083   53,162 22,996 18,925
               
Jefferson County  KY 95,871   53,988 22,261 19,560 62
Polk  FL 93,980   53,617 21,537 18,826
Long Beach Unified  CA 87,152   45,456 21,223 20,473
Milwaukee School District  WI 86,819   49,379 20,715 16,725
Northside Independent School District  TX 86,260   49,874 20,569 15,817
               
Fulton County  GA 86,225   47,911 20,476 17,838
Jefferson County School District No R 1  CO 86,168   45,600 19,897 20,671
Jordan District  UT 85,651   48,288 18,610 18,753
Austin Independent School District  TX 82,429   51,151 17,092 14,186
Baltimore City Public Schools  MD 81,284   46,231 20,190 14,863
               
Lee  FL 80,541   45,827 17,699 17,015
Fort Worth Independent School District  TX 78,857   49,232 16,391 13,234
Fresno Unified  CA 76,274   41,331 18,749 16,193 1
Granite District  UT 75,982   41,120 17,005 17,857
Brevard  FL 74,369   39,544 18,339 16,486
               
Davidson County School District  TN 73,684   41,813 16,363 13,517 1,991
Anne Arundel County Public Schools  MD 73,400   39,046 17,541 16,813
Denver County 1  CO 73,053   45,164 15,034 12,855
Mesa Unified District  AZ 73,044   41,080 16,362 15,602 0
Prince William County Public Schools  VA 72,988   40,068 17,381 15,539
               
Va Beach City Public Schools  VA 72,477   38,006 17,926 16,545
Guilford County Schools  NC 72,389   39,910 17,415 15,064
Davis District  UT 70,323   39,880 15,382 15,061
Greenville 01  SC 69,444   38,993 16,772 13,679
Fort Bend Independent School District  TX 67,992   35,429 16,935 15,628
               
Pasco  FL 66,314   36,738 16,215 13,361
Washoe County School District  NV 65,663   35,789 16,850 12,800 224
Seminole  FL 65,378   34,079 16,495 14,804
Volusia  FL 64,488   34,473 16,088 13,927
Mobile County  AL 64,461   35,921 16,559 11,981
               
Alpine District  UT 63,856   37,231 13,532 13,093
Arlington Independent School District  TX 62,863   36,597 14,632 11,634
Elk Grove Unified  CA 56,247   28,721 13,783 13,361 382
North East Independent School District  TX 62,181   34,805 14,848 12,528
El Paso Independent School District  TX 62,123   34,350 15,254 12,519
               
Aldine Independent School District  TX 60,083   36,542 13,948 9,593
Tucson Unified District  AZ 59,327   33,236 13,875 12,188 28
Chesterfield County Public Schools  VA 58,969   31,144 14,192 13,633
District of Columbia Public Schools  DC 57,877   31,443 11,417 9,584 5,433
Garland Independent School District  TX 57,169   32,039 13,136 11,994
               
Santa Ana Unified  CA 56,685   31,871 13,248 11,566
San Bernardino City Unified  CA 54,807   30,355 15,556 8,896
Boston  MA 56,168   29,494 13,355 13,212 107
Columbus City  OH 55,269   30,919 14,133 10,217
San Francisco Unified  CA 52,457   26,300 13,060 13,080 17
               
San Antonio Independent School District  TX 54,779   34,042 11,600 9,137
Knox County School District  TN 54,490   29,012 12,194 12,319 965
Katy Independent School District  TX 54,402   30,089 12,683 11,630
Loudoun County Public Schools  VA 53,961   31,289 11,930 10,742
Plano Independent School District  TX 53,683   30,231 12,361 11,091
               
Cumberland County Schools  NC 53,295   29,337 12,700 11,258
Douglas County School District No Re 1  CO 52,983   30,878 11,810 10,295
Cleveland Municipal City  OH 52,135   27,613 14,075 10,447
Osceola  FL 52,742   28,529 12,980 11,233
Clayton County  GA 52,717   29,681 13,181 9,855
               
Capistrano Unified  CA 48,692   24,986 11,988 11,718
Forsyth County Schools  NC 51,738   29,326 11,996 10,416
Corona Norco Unified  CA 49,380   25,144 12,111 12,125
Pasadena Independent School District  TX 50,757   30,253 11,395 9,109
Cherry Creek 5  CO 50,601   27,583 11,467 11,551
               
Atlanta Public Schools  GA 49,991   30,400 11,093 8,498
Lewisville Independent School District  TX 49,551   27,727 12,026 9,798
Howard County Public Schools  MD 49,542   25,306 12,402 11,834
Anchorage School District  AK 48,857   25,885 11,340 11,632
Brownsville Independent School District  TX 48,837   29,234 11,353 8,250
               
Garden Grove Unified  CA 48,566   25,925 12,019 10,622
Henrico County Public Schools  VA 48,620   25,860 11,975 10,785
Sacramento City Unified  CA 47,338   25,702 11,409 10,227
Omaha Public Schools  NE 47,763   27,941 10,943 8,879
San Juan Unified  CA 46,754   22,622 11,140 12,992
† Not applicable. For grade range counts, district does not classify students as ungraded.
1 Student distribution by grade range is based on grade-level membership in the schools of the school district. Grade-level membership may not be available for all students. Therefore, this count may differ from the count of students receiving educational services from the school district reported in table A-1 and from the count of students by type of school reported in table A-10.
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).
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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