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Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Local Education Agencies From the Common Core of Data: School Year 200708
NCES 2010-306
October 2009


Table 3.    Number of regular public elementary and secondary school districts, by grade span and state or jurisdiction: School year 2007–08
 
Number of districts with grade span
Elementary Combined Secondary
State or jurisdiction Total districts pre-K,
K, 1–6
pre-K,
K, 1–9
  pre-K,
K, 1–12
  7–12 9–12   Other
United States1  13,924 486 2,074   10,625   80 388   271
                     
Alabama 134 0 0   132   1 1   0
Alaska 53 0 0   53   0 0   0
Arizona 238 3 94   104   1 23   13
Arkansas 245 0 0   245   0 0   0
California 1,026 52 453   451   14 56   0
                     
Colorado 178 0 0   178   0 0   0
Connecticut 169 15 27   117   4 6   0
Delaware 19 0 0   16   3 0   0
District of Columbia 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
Florida 67 0 0   67   0 0   0
                     
Georgia 180 0 2   178   0 0   0
Hawaii 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
Idaho 115 1 5   109   0 0   0
Illinois 870 1 383   389   1 94   2
Indiana 294 0 1   291   0 1   1
                     
Iowa 364 12 14   338   0 0   0
Kansas 319 3 4   290   0 0   22
Kentucky 174 0 5   169   0 0   0
Louisiana 69 0 0   69   0 0   0
Maine 290 22 92   163   1 8   4
                     
Maryland 24 0 0   24   0 0   0
Massachusetts 352 50 17   177   0 0   108
Michigan 552 11 18   523   0 0   0
Minnesota 340 6 4   327   2 0   1
Mississippi 152 1 0   148   1 2   0
                     
Missouri 524 1 74   449   0 0   0
Montana 421 21 240   51   0 109   0
Nebraska 254 0 0   254   0 0   0
Nevada 18 0 1   17   0 0   0
New Hampshire 177 35 54   66   3 7   12
                     
New Jersey 616 63 220   223   21 56   33
New Mexico 89 0 0   89   0 0   0
New York 697 26 16   645   8 0   2
North Carolina 116 0 0   115   0 1   0
North Dakota 192 7 27   150   2 1   5
                     
Ohio 614 0 0   612   0 0   2
Oklahoma 539 10 102   427   0 0   0
Oregon 195 1 15   176   0 1   2
Pennsylvania 501 0 1   499   0 0   1
Rhode Island 32 2 2   28   0 0   0
                     
South Carolina 86 0 0   86   0 0   0
South Dakota 168 2 3   157   0 2   4
Tennessee 136 4 12   119   0 1   0
Texas 1,033 14 41   976   0 1   1
Utah 40 0 0   40   0 0   0
                     
Vermont 292 110 66   36   18 8   54
Virginia 134 0 1   129   0 0   4
Washington 295 13 34   248   0 0   0
West Virginia 55 0 0   55   0 0   0
Wisconsin 426 0 46   370   0 10   0
Wyoming 48 0 0   48   0 0   0
                     
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDS Overseas2 9 0 0   9   0 0   0
DDESS: DoDS Domestic2 7 1 1   5   0 0   0
Bureau of Indian Education 20 0 0   20   0 0   0
American Samoa 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
Guam 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
Northern Mariana Islands 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
Puerto Rico 1 0 0   1   0 0   0
U.S. Virgin Islands 2 0 0   2   0 0   0
1 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
2 DoDDS and DDESS are the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas) and the Department of Defense dependents schools (domestic), respectively.
NOTE: This table includes districts operated by the Bureau of Indian Education and the Department of Defense although they are technically federally operated. For analytical purposes, New York City Public Schools, New York, is treated as a regular school district. Pre-K is prekindergarten and K is kindergarten.
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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