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Table A2.  Mean and percentile distribution of public elementary and secondary regular school size in the 100 largest school districts in the United States and jurisdictions, by school district: School year 2008–09
 
Name of reporting district State Regular schools having membership Mean
school membership
School size at different percentile levels
10th percentile 25th percentile 75th percentile 90th percentile
  Minimum Median Maximum
Total 15,396 707.8   1 234 380 578 848 1,281 7,693
                       
New York City Public Schools  NY 1,454 648.8   51 235 360 511 769 1,149 4,447
Los Angeles Unified  CA 759 859.0   4 213 376 598 993 1,949 4,657
Puerto Rico Department of Education  PR 1,446 335.0   25 120 187 297 439 604 1,337
City of Chicago School District 299  IL 612 688.5   19 236 341 523 793 1,325 7,693
Dade  FL 397 859.5   10 185 446 720 1,059 1,586 4,154
                       
Clark County School District  NV 321 960.5   6 440 628 788 1,028 1,635 3,644
Broward  FL 268 932.1   6 138 552 794 1,164 1,992 3,928
Houston Independent School District  TX 274 718.6   23 321 443 641 834 1,160 3,447
Hillsborough  FL 230 813.6   2 323 500 704 927 1,498 2,865
Hawaii Department of Education  HI 285 628.7   20 171 354 524 831 1,177 2,635
                       
Orange  FL 195 873.0   16 219 502 721 989 1,400 4,332
Palm Beach  FL 186 898.4   1 379 557 801 1,095 1,664 3,137
Fairfax County Public Schools  VA 186 902.4   270 417 549 708 945 1,820 4,031
Philadelphia City School District  PA 256 590.8   81 280 384 488 682 1,000 3,068
Dallas Independent School District  TX 223 701.4   100 291 446 634 857 1,136 4,572
                       
Gwinnett County  GA 111 1,415.2   124 626 985 1,152 1,735 2,717 4,116
Montgomery County Public Schools  MD 193 716.7   191 370 433 570 772 1,420 2,681
Wake County Schools  NC 153 897.8   11 428 570 781 1,030 1,697 2,721
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools  NC 162 823.4   100 339 515 692 989 1,321 2,937
San Diego Unified  CA 208 620.1   95 255 340 491 714 1,218 2,646
                       
Prince George's County Public Schools  MD 194 642.9   92 260 357 509 723 1,091 2,964
Duval  FL 156 769.5   38 312 404 605 1,104 1,334 2,939
Memphis City School District  TN 190 587.9   7 215 348 478 742 1,032 2,142
Cobb County  GA 113 943.7   221 485 620 836 1,005 1,832 2,632
Pinellas  FL 126 809.3   7 361 522 642 987 1,819 2,328
                       
Baltimore County Public Schools  MD 154 644.9   195 332 403 509 711 1,220 2,192
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District  TX 74 1,356.6   811 872 968 1,105 1,447 2,985 3,479
Dekalb County  GA 136 725.5   38 321 442 617 939 1,306 2,034
Jefferson County  KY 138 692.9   58 370 484 563 790 1,224 2,260
Detroit City School District  MI 175 516.2   29 242 295 422 604 919 2,299
                       
Albuquerque Public Schools  NM 160 584.6   41 165 311 458 694 1,119 2,292
Polk  FL 127 719.0   10 320 498 648 843 1,277 2,186
Northside Independent School District  TX 88 999.5   399 571 628 738 1,124 1,613 2,959
Fulton County  GA 93 943.0   16 529 654 839 1,031 1,794 2,791
Long Beach Unified  CA 87 982.4   1 352 562 822 1,027 1,221 4,756
                       
Jefferson County School District No R 1  CO 152 555.7   44 268 356 451 618 987 2,042
Milwaukee School District  WI 203 414.4   1 77 191 358 556 780 1,991
Austin Independent School District  TX 108 758.1   196 367 501 674 883 1,183 2,753
Baltimore City Public Schools  MD 176 421.5   50 182 282 367 516 682 1,667
Jordan District  UT 85 938.1   391 524 653 825 1,054 1,491 2,821
                       
Lee  FL 93 827.3   44 370 605 813 977 1,425 1,904
Fort Worth Independent School District  TX 118 655.8   82 363 443 569 780 971 2,300
Fresno Unified  CA 97 764.3   53 407 499 675 779 998 3,193
Davidson County School District  TN 132 557.9   13 251 334 489 664 857 2,853
Denver County 1  CO 132 542.7   77 293 353 474 617 895 2,078
                       
Prince Wm County Public Schools  VA 83 890.6   216 434 531 675 1,051 1,707 2,762
Anne Arundel County Public Schools  MD 111 656.3   137 260 361 497 696 1,391 2,493
Brevard  FL 93 775.0   73 408 505 688 831 1,372 2,759
Guilford County Schools  NC 113 627.6   93 226 375 525 828 1,172 2,104
Va Beach City Public Schools  VA 82 872.6   297 432 509 617 1,066 1,868 2,520
                       
Greenville 01  SC 88 798.6   86 391 563 704 1,006 1,263 2,164
Mesa Unified District  AZ 84 829.8   94 459 572 706 862 1,447 2,629
Granite District  UT 87 794.1   163 455 568 725 883 1,211 2,276
Fort Bend Independent School District  TX 66 1,039.4   422 587 689 816 1,245 2,127 2,733
Pasco  FL 76 869.1   180 435 605 720 1,022 1,569 2,501
                       
Davis District  UT 80 815.4   143 431 582 747 928 1,324 2,320
Washoe County School District  NV 101 639.1   16 211 406 550 731 1,102 2,385
Seminole  FL 61 1,054.8   17 532 707 832 1,160 2,253 3,199
North East Independent School District  TX 63 1,001.9   330 464 591 844 1,104 1,791 3,192
Arlington Independent School District  TX 70 888.0   43 567 598 708 855 1,132 3,234
                       
Volusia  FL 72 855.8   29 340 517 698 963 1,315 3,321
Mobile County  AL 90 686.4   78 295 435 545 813 1,322 2,568
El Paso Independent School District  TX 82 753.3   118 350 478 646 843 1,329 3,002
Alpine District  UT 65 944.3   127 476 610 892 1,184 1,441 2,229
Elk Grove Unified  CA 59 1,023.9   286 502 693 919 1,052 1,905 2,843
                       
Aldine Independent School District  TX 68 898.0   113 549 741 844 935 1,118 2,892
Chesterfield County Public Schools  VA 62 945.9   188 519 656 771 1,088 1,754 2,484
Douglas County School District No Re 1  CO 76 769.1   74 401 508 634 787 1,393 3,135
Garland Independent School District  TX 69 823.8   316 409 502 626 830 1,989 2,627
Santa Ana Unified  CA 56 1,006.6   114 472 625 833 1,230 1,725 3,368
                       
Tucson Unified District  AZ 108 521.1   24 193 303 425 555 915 2,948
Loudoun County Public Schools  VA 73 779.4   84 205 539 728 936 1,273 1,837
Katy Independent School District  TX 50 1,132.8   395 676 808 950 1,179 2,633 2,936
Boston  MA 118 418.0   97 168 238 332 484 706 2,449
Knox County School District  TN 78 709.3   129 268 386 623 1,003 1,308 1,919
                       
San Francisco Unified  CA 108 500.5   48 214 256 362 565 941 2,638
San Bernardino City Unified  CA 64 825.3   139 377 516 683 817 1,206 3,184
San Antonio Independent School District  TX 87 621.3   37 289 409 540 691 950 2,133
Cumberland County Schools  NC 81 650.7   78 243 350 553 799 1,264 1,872
Plano Independent School District  TX 66 819.0   389 443 522 629 914 1,380 2,805
                       
Columbus City  OH 122 431.7   29 227 299 371 497 763 1,315
Forsyth County Schools  NC 68 750.6   120 282 479 664 929 1,450 1,975
Capistrano Unified  CA 56 925.4   100 413 545 674 999 1,618 3,213
Corona Norco Unified  CA 42 1,195.0   526 659 779 994 1,169 2,154 3,916
Osceola  FL 49 1,041.0   33 475 750 954 1,286 1,844 2,430
                       
Pasadena Independent School District  TX 57 903.5   470 543 641 757 858 987 3,381
Cherry Creek 5  CO 56 909.0   344 473 556 664 912 2,047 3,556
Lewisville Independent School District  TX 61 819.1   274 452 547 667 781 1,007 3,046
Cleveland Municipal  OH 108 455.1   92 208 284 404 538 788 1,618
Howard County Public Schools  MD 70 709.8   282 429 506 633 743 1,305 1,509
                       
Clayton County  GA 60 825.1   123 510 572 747 896 1,548 1,845
Atlanta Public Schools  GA 102 480.0   35 243 299 406 553 889 1,752
Henrico County Public Schools  VA 64 759.0   201 398 478 540 873 1,667 2,104
Anchorage School District  AK 85 544.1   41 248 348 420 525 870 2,193
Brownsville Independent School District  TX 49 990.7   99 469 686 855 1,104 2,211 3,126
                       
Garden Grove Unified  CA 63 760.6   274 402 517 608 710 1,930 2,300
Sacramento City Unified  CA 84 556.6   84 239 337 462 565 853 2,211
Omaha Public Schools  NE 86 554.3   32 235 309 437 620 854 2,592
Conroe Independent School District  TX 47 1,017.4   36 564 620 774 1,081 2,100 3,709
Shelby County School District  TN 51 930.4   211 501 658 803 1,073 1,524 2,000
† 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).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2008–09, Version 1a, and "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2008–09, Version 1a.


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