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Table D2.  Alphabetic list and rank (by size) of the 500 largest public school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by school district: School year 2007–08
 
School district State Rank   School district State Rank
Abc Unified  CA 368   Catawba County Schools NC 443
Abilene Independent School District  TX 479   Cecil County Public Schools MD 486
Academy 20  CO 347   Cedar Rapids Comm School District IA 469
Aiken 01  SC 286   Central Bucks School District PA 377
Akron City  OH 273   Chaffey Joint Union High CA 280
Alachua  FL 227   Chandler Unified District AZ 157
Alamance Burlington Schools  NC 319   Charles County Public Schools MD 250
Albuquerque Public Schools  NM 30   Charleston 01 SC 118
Aldine Independent School District  TX 66   Charlotte FL 438
Alhambra Unified  CA 409   Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools NC 20
             
Alief Independent School District  TX 108   Chatham County GA 169
Allen Independent School District  TX 458   Cherokee County GA 153
Allentown City School District  PA 436   Cherry Creek 5 CO 90
Alpine District  UT 61   Chesapeake City Public Schools VA 134
Alvord Unified  CA 383   Chesterfield County Public Schools VA 68
Amarillo Independent School District  TX 201   Chino Valley Unified CA 178
Amphitheater Unified District  AZ 482   Christina School District DE 475
Anaheim City  CA 398   Chula Vista Elementary CA 241
Anaheim Union High  CA 175   Cincinnati City OH 161
Anchorage School District  AK 94   Citrus FL 492
             
Ann Arbor Public Schools  MI 472   City of Chicago School District 299 IL 4
Anne Arundel County Public Schools  MD 47   Clark County School District NV 6
Anoka Hennepin Public School District  MN 125   Clay FL 156
Antelope Valley Union High  CA 257   Clayton County GA 85
Antioch Unified  CA 381   Clear Creek Independent School District TX 154
Arlington County Public Schools  VA 414   Cleveland County Schools NC 473
Arlington Independent School District  TX 62   Cleveland Municipal City OH 83
Ascension Parish  LA 415   Clovis Unified CA 151
Atlanta Public Schools  GA 91   Coachella Valley Unified CA 424
Adams-Arapahoe 28j  CO 170   Cobb County GA 26
             
Austin Independent School District  TX 39   Collier FL 114
Bakersfield City  CA 244   Colorado Springs 11 CO 212
Baldwin County  AL 254   Colton Joint Unified CA 290
Baldwin Park Unified  CA 388   Columbia 93 MO 456
Baltimore City Public Schools  MD 40   Columbia County GA 323
Baltimore County Public Schools  MD 27   Columbus City OH 74
Bay  FL 263   Compton Unified CA 233
Beaufort 01  SC 394   Conejo Valley Unified CA 354
Beaumont Independent School District  TX 399   Conroe Independent School District TX 103
Beaverton School District 48j  OR 145   Corona Norco Unified CA 88
             
Bellevue School District  WA 471   Corpus Christi Independent School District TX 141
Berkeley 01  SC 225   Coweta County GA 340
Berkeley County Schools  WV 468   Cumberland County Schools NC 81
Bethel School District  WA 432   Cupertino Union CA 453
Bibb County  GA 282   CUSD 300 IL 389
Birdville Independent School District  TX 335   Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District TX 29
Birmingham City  AL 230   Dade FL 5
Blue Valley  KS 366   Dallas Independent School District TX 15
Boise Independent District  ID 270   Davenport Comm School District IA 487
Boone County  KY 427   Davidson County School District TN 46
             
Bossier Parish  LA 393   Davidson County Schools NC 374
Boston  MA 73   Davis District UT 53
Boulder Valley School District No Re2  CO 223   Dayton City OH 500
Brevard  FL 45   Dearborn City School District MI 421
Bridgeport School District  CT 369   Deer Valley Unified District AZ 150
Broken Arrow  OK 497   Dekalb County GA 28
Broward  FL 7   Denton Independent School District TX 367
Brownsville Independent School District  TX 95   Des Moines Independent Comm School District IA 188
Buffalo City School District  NY 158   Desert Sands Unified CA 219
Buncombe County Schools  NC 275   Desoto County School District MS 205
             
Burbank Unified  CA 477   Detroit City School District MI 25
Cabarrus County Schools  NC 242   District of Columbia Public Schools DC 69
Caddo Parish  LA 113   Dorchester 02 SC 356
Cajon Valley Union Elementary  CA 485   Dougherty County GA 481
Calcasieu Parish  LA 184   Douglas County GA 287
Calvert County Public Schools  MD 447   Douglas County School District No Re 1 CO 82
Capistrano Unified  CA 86   Downey Unified CA 327
Carroll County Public Schools  MD 229   Durham Public Schools NC 185
Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School District  TX 258   Duval FL 22
Cartwright Elementary District  AZ 375   Dysart Unified District AZ 309
             
East Baton Rouge Parish  LA 106   Highline School District WA 451
East Side Union High  CA 260   Hillsboro School District 1j OR 380
Ector County Independent School District  TX 249   Hillsborough FL 9
Edinburg CISD  TX 206   Horry 01 SC 147
Edmond  OK 386   Houston County GA 268
Edmonds School District  WA 365   Houston Independent School District TX 8
El Paso Independent School District  TX 65   Howard County Public Schools MD 93
Elizabeth  NJ 349   Humble Independent School District TX 179
Elk Grove Unified  CA 63   Huntington Beach Union High CA 496
Escambia  FL 121   Huntsville City AL 316
             
Escondido Union Elementary  CA 395   Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District TX 376
Eugene School District 4j  OR 429   Indian Prairie CUSD 204 IL 217
Evansville Vanderburgh Sch Corp  IN 329   Indian River FL 441
Everett School District  WA 411   Indianapolis Public Schools IN 164
Evergreen School District Clark  WA 274   Iredell Statesville Schools NC 351
Fairfax County Public Schools  VA 14   Irvine Unified CA 265
Fairfield Suisun Unified  CA 317   Irving Independent School District TX 183
Fayette County  KY 162   Issaquah School District WA 476
Fayette County  GA 330   Jackson Public School District MS 197
Federal Way School District  WA 325   Jefferson County KY 31
             
Flint City School District  MI 470   Jefferson County AL 155
Folsom Cordova Unified  CA 407   Jefferson County School District No R 1 CO 37
Fontana Unified  CA 120   Jefferson Parish LA 111
Forsyth County  GA 200   Jersey City NJ 232
Forsyth County Schools  NC 87   Johnston County Schools NC 202
Fort Bend Independent School District  TX 55   Jordan District UT 38
Fort Wayne Community Schools  IN 194   Judson Independent School District TX 373
Fort Worth Independent School District  TX 42   Jurupa Unified CA 371
Francis Howell R III  MO 334   Kanawha County Schools WV 228
Frederick County Public Schools  MD 130   Kansas City KS 384
             
Fremont Unified  CA 190   Kansas City 33 MO 281
Fresno Unified  CA 43   Katy Independent School District TX 78
Frisco Independent School District  TX 240   Keller Independent School District TX 213
Ft Zumwalt R II  MO 413   Kenosha School District WI 320
Fullerton Joint Union High  CA 483   Kent School District WA 239
Fulton County  GA 36   Kern Union High CA 146
Galena Park Independent School District  TX 358   Killeen Independent School District TX 144
Garden Grove Unified  CA 96   Klein Independent School District TX 112
Garland Independent School District  TX 70   Knox County School District TN 77
Gaston County Schools  NC 187   Kyrene Elementary District AZ 420
             
Gilbert Unified District  AZ 142   La Joya Independent School District TX 266
Glendale Unified  CA 245   Lafayette Parish LA 207
Goose Creek CISD  TX 378   Lake FL 127
Grand Prairie Independent School District  TX 276   Lake Elsinore Unified CA 332
Grand Rapids Public Schools  MI 379   Lake Washington School District WA 304
Granite District  UT 44   Lakota Local OH 422
Greeley 6  CO 417   Lamar CISD TX 339
Green Bay Area School District  WI 392   Laredo Independent School District TX 279
Greenville 01  SC 54   Las Cruces Public Schools NM 293
Grossmont Union High  CA 298   Lawton OK 480
             
Guilford County Schools  NC 52   Leander Independent School District TX 253
Gwinnett County  GA 16   Lee FL 41
Hacienda La Puente Unified  CA 338   Lee's Summit R VII MO 455
Hall County  GA 272   Leon FL 186
Hamilton County School Distrct  TN 123   Lewisville Independent School District TX 92
Hamilton Southeastern Schools  IN 490   Lexington 01 SC 360
Hampton City Public Schools  VA 328   Lexington 05 SC 465
Hanover County Public Schools  VA 405   Lincoln Public Schools NE 173
Harford County Public Schools  MD 135   Little Rock School District AR 243
Harlingen CISD  TX 435   Littleton 6 CO 499
             
Harnett County Schools  NC 416   Livingston Parish LA 312
Hartford School District  CT 326   Livonia Public Schools MI 461
Hawaii Department of Education  HI 10   Lodi Unified CA 193
Hayward Unified  CA 342   Long Beach Unified CA 33
Hazelwood  MO 400   Los Angeles Unified CA 2
Hemet Unified  CA 308   Loudoun County Public Schools VA 79
Henrico County Public Schools  VA 97   Lubbock Independent School District TX 221
Henry County  GA 138   Lynwood Unified CA 442
Hernando  FL 314   M S D Lawrence Township IN 494
Hesperia Unified  CA 322   Madera Unified CA 410
             
Madison County  AL 401   Paramount Unified CA 498
Madison Metropolitan School District  WI 288   Parkway C 2 MO 433
Manatee  FL 117   Pasadena Independent School District TX 89
Manchester School District  NH 484   Pasadena Unified CA 364
Mansfield Independent School District  TX 208   Pasco FL 56
Manteca Unified  CA 306   Paterson NJ 301
Marion  FL 116   Paulding County GA 247
Martin  FL 425   Pearland Independent School District TX 460
Matanuska Susitna Borough School District  AK 493   Peoria Unified School District AZ 136
McAllen Independent School District  TX 283   Pflugerville Independent School District TX 370
             
McKinney Independent School District  TX 324   Pharr San Juan Alamo Independent School District TX 204
Memphis City School District  TN 23   Philadelphia City School District PA 12
Meridian Joint District  ID 174   Phoenix Union High School District AZ 256
Mesa County Valley School District No 51  CO 350   Pickens 01 SC 474
Mesa Unified District  AZ 49   Pinellas FL 24
Mesquite Independent School District  TX 152   Pitt County Schools NC 315
Midland Independent School District  TX 359   Pittsburgh School District PA 237
Millard Public Schools  NE 337   Placentia Yorba Linda Unified CA 262
Milwaukee School District  WI 34   Plainfield School District 202 IL 226
Minneapolis Public School District  MN 159   Plano Independent School District TX 80
             
Mobile County  AL 60   Plymouth Canton Community Schools MI 403
Modesto City Elementary  CA 495   Polk FL 32
Montebello Unified  CA 172   Pomona Unified CA 199
Montgomery County  AL 192   Portland School District 1j OR 105
Montgomery County Public Schools  MD 17   Poudre School District R 1 CO 271
Montgomery County Schools  TN 224   Poway Unified CA 176
Moore  OK 362   Prince George's County Public Schools MD 21
Moreno Valley Unified  CA 148   Prince William County Public Schools VA 50
Mt Diablo Unified  CA 163   Providence RI 291
Murrieta Valley Unified  CA 352   Pueblo 60 CO 419
             
Muscogee County  GA 182   Puerto Rico Department of Education PR 3
Napa Valley Unified  CA 444   Pulaski County Spec School District AR 430
Naperville CUSD 203  IL 423   Putnam City OK 412
Nash Rocky Mount Schools  NC 428   Puyallup School District WA 355
Nebo District  UT 220   Racine School District WI 345
New Hanover County Schools  NC 305   Randolph County Schools NC 402
New Haven School District  CT 387   Rankin County School District MS 437
New York City Public Schools  NY 1   Rapides Parish LA 310
Newark  NJ 128   Reading School District PA 445
Newport Mesa Unified  CA 348   Redlands Unified CA 346
             
Newport News City Public Schools  VA 195   Rialto Unified CA 218
Newton County  GA 404   Richardson Independent School District TX 167
Norfolk City Public Schools  VA 166   Richland 01 SC 294
North Clackamas School District 12  OR 440   Richland 02 SC 302
North East Independent School District  TX 64   Richmond City Public Schools VA 303
North Kansas City 74  MO 434   Richmond County GA 181
Northglenn-Thornton 12  CO 140   Riverside Unified CA 110
Northshore School District  WA 382   Robeson County Schools NC 300
Northside Independent School District  TX 35   Rochester City School District NY 180
Norwalk La Mirada Unified  CA 333   Rochester Public School District MN 489
             
Oakland Unified  CA 104   Rockford School District 205 IL 216
Oceanside Unified  CA 353   Rockwood R VI MO 318
Okaloosa  FL 211   Rosemount Apple Valley Eagan MN 234
Oklahoma City  OK 124   Round Rock Independent School District TX 129
Olathe  KS 264   Rowan Salisbury Schools NC 361
Omaha Public Schools  NE 99   Rowland Unified CA 464
Onslow County Schools  NC 307   Rutherford County School Dist TN 160
Ontario Montclair Elementary  CA 311   Sacramento City Unified CA 98
Orange  FL 11   Saddleback Valley Unified CA 171
Orange Unified  CA 203   Salem Keizer School District 24j OR 133
             
Osceola  FL 84   Salt Lake District UT 285
Osseo Public School District  MN 336   San Antonio Independent School District TX 76
Ouachita Parish  LA 406   San Bernardino City Unified CA 72
Oxnard Union High  CA 467   San Diego Unified CA 19
Pajaro Valley Unified  CA 396   San Francisco Unified CA 75
Palm Beach  FL 13   San Jose Unified CA 196
Palm Springs Unified  CA 292   San Juan Unified CA 100
Palmdale Elementary  CA 331   San Marcos Unified CA 448
Panama Buena Vista Union  CA 478   San Ramon Valley Unified CA 267
Paradise Valley Unified District  AZ 168   Santa Ana Unified CA 71
             
Santa Rosa  FL 269   Toledo City OH 231
Sarasota  FL 119   Toms River Regional NJ 459
Denver County 1  CO 48   Torrance Unified CA 284
School District U 46  IL 126   Tracy Joint Unified CA 450
Scottsdale Unified District  AZ 251   Tucson Unified District AZ 67
Seattle Public Schools  WA 107   Tulsa OK 122
Seminole  FL 58   Tuscaloosa County AL 463
Shawnee Mission Pub Sch  KS 236   Tustin Unified CA 363
Shelby County  AL 259   Tyler Independent School District TX 426
Shelby County School District  TN 101   Union County Public Schools NC 149
             
Simi Valley Unified  CA 357   United Independent School District TX 137
Sioux Falls School District 49 5  SD 385   Utica Community Schools MI 210
Socorro Independent School District  TX 139   Va Beach City Public Schools VA 51
South Bend Community Sch Corp  IN 344   Val Verde Unified CA 391
South Washington County School District  MN 457   Vallejo City Unified CA 446
South Western City  OH 343   Valley View CUSD 365u IL 431
Spokane School District  WA 214   Vancouver School District WA 321
Spotsylvania County Public Schools  VA 296   Ventura Unified CA 452
Spring Branch Independent School District  TX 189   Vigo County School Corp IN 488
Spring Independent School District  TX 177   Visalia Unified CA 248
             
Springdale School District  AR 454   Vista Unified CA 246
Springfield  MA 278   Volusia FL 59
Springfield R XII  MO 297   Wake County Schools NC 18
St Johns  FL 235   Washingtion County Public Schools MD 341
St Louis City  MO 238   Washington District UT 261
St Lucie  FL 131   Washington Elementary School District AZ 295
St Mary's County Public Schools  MD 466   Washoe County School District NV 57
St Paul Public School District  MN 132   Waterbury School District CT 418
St Tammany Parish  LA 165   Waukegan CUSD 60 IL 462
St Vrain Valley School District No Re1j  CO 289   Wayne County Public Schools NC 397
             
Stafford County Public Schools  VA 252   Weber District UT 191
Stockton Unified  CA 143   Weslaco Independent School District TX 491
Sumner County School District  TN 255   West Contra Costa Unified CA 198
Sunnyside Unified District  AZ 439   Wichita KS 102
Sweetwater Union High  CA 115   William S Hart Union High CA 277
Syracuse City School District  NY 372   Williamson County School Dist TN 222
Tacoma School District  WA 209   Worcester MA 313
Tangipahoa Parish  LA 390   Yonkers City School District NY 299
Temecula Valley Unified  CA 215   York 03 SC 449
Terrebonne Parish  LA 408   Ysleta Independent School District TX 109
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). District rank is based on student membership.
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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