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Table 3.    Number of students in membership in operating public elementary and secondary schools, by school type, charter, magnet, Title I and Title I schoolwide status, and state or jurisdiction: School year 2008–09
 
Total number of students1 School type Charter Magnet2 Title I3 Title I schoolwide3
Special education Vocational education Alternative education
State or jurisdiction Regular  
Reporting states4  49,053,786 48,168,727 164,874 156,390 563,795   1,433,116 2,307,712 30,329,962 20,291,993
                     
Alabama  742,997 739,820 941 54 2,182   13,322 396,489 346,655
Alaska  130,662 116,603 82 715 13,262   4,847 4,283 69,863 54,214
Arizona  1,085,822 1,070,598 774 2,281 12,169   105,209 627,124 445,522
Arkansas  478,965 476,911 217 346 1,491   6,989 23,156 316,481 259,898
California  6,240,184 6,030,248 27,377 568 181,991   284,986 508,863 3,726,436 2,892,720
                     
Colorado  817,605 801,988 1,073 769 13,775   61,460 9,272 215,705 146,133
Connecticut  561,766 545,421 3,052 10,257 3,036   4,536 20,334 253,764 73,904
Delaware  123,968 113,741 2,206 6,763 1,258   8,626 1,865 59,184 52,865
District of Columbia  68,681 66,463 1,342 119 757   24,279 2,159 68,681 64,248
Florida  2,631,020 2,571,745 17,204 3,619 38,452   117,640 378,761 1,775,463 1,573,121
                     
Georgia  1,655,792 1,653,059 1,700 0 1,033   33,894 821,395 729,998
Hawaii  179,406 179,186 81 0 139   7,328 102,985 96,008
Idaho  274,672 269,076 104 62 5,430   11,898 187,859 151,066
Illinois  2,119,707 2,117,175 860 0 1,672   30,789 229,120 1,516,571 707,564
Indiana  1,046,147 1,042,472 1,232 0 2,443   16,442 13,165 695,198 443,573
                     
Iowa  482,735 478,532 621 0 3,582   655 285,436 150,523
Kansas  471,060 470,679 333 0 48   4,344 13,542 352,122 223,889
Kentucky  670,030 661,662 599 0 7,769   38,426 542,135 482,043
Louisiana  684,745 650,881 1,269 0 32,595   26,012 44,875 561,360 510,328
Maine  187,484 187,422 13 0 49   118
                     
Maryland  843,781 823,675 3,655 7,915 8,536   9,829 75,682 153,155 132,810
Massachusetts  958,910 915,101 5,250 35,089 3,470   26,384 482,153 219,133
Michigan  1,629,880 1,554,685 37,957 2,527 34,711   103,606 217,237 1,596,371 572,035
Minnesota  828,943 800,881 14,853 5 13,204   29,501 36,092 315,287 88,403
Mississippi  491,924 491,780 144 0 0   371 2,351 343,457 329,750
                     
Missouri  917,871 908,040 4,601 3,125 2,105   17,165 15,980 372,246 170,395
Montana  141,899 141,786 41 0 72   113,923 54,050
Nebraska  292,590 291,297 1,293 0 0   108,391 65,255
Nevada  433,371 427,626 544 74 5,127   8,915 188 205,441 180,481
New Hampshire  197,934 197,934 0 0 0   585 83,215 10,699
                     
New Jersey  1,379,873 1,346,946 8,579 21,811 2,537   19,271 709,831 203,892
New Mexico  328,420 323,292 619 327 4,182   11,735 9 268,367 246,971
New York  2,740,592 2,694,896 1,000 37,270 7,426   34,683 240,351 2,626,345 1,225,434
North Carolina  1,457,835 1,447,416 2,247 550 7,622   35,677 91,004 516,477 437,969
North Dakota  94,728 94,706 22 0 0   49,302 13,280
                     
Ohio  1,813,999 1,806,935 5,268 1,058 738   86,824 1,244,127 751,294
Oklahoma  645,108 643,830 254 0 1,024   5,418 383,272 300,981
Oregon  556,380 551,019 170 0 5,191   14,366 207,649 149,577
Pennsylvania  1,769,786 1,750,071 1,807 16,520 1,388   73,051 27,883 1,255,030 377,045
Rhode Island  143,591 139,814 156 1,600 2,021   3,128 115,385 53,537
                     
South Carolina  718,113 716,207 822 0 1,084   8,638 42,165 536,250 483,712
South Dakota  126,425 125,063 43 0 1,319   98,805 41,590
Tennessee  971,950 966,687 2,037 1,733 1,493   3,103 17,683 710,746 656,280
Texas  4,751,003 4,673,212 1,816 0 75,975   127,637 3,573,283 3,343,153
Utah  559,687 548,532 5,602 0 5,553   27,117 7,651 112,220 88,266
                     
Vermont  90,106 90,088 0 0 18   53,931 33,031
Virginia  1,235,143 1,232,294 410 0 2,439   250 155,313 316,249 166,037
Washington  1,037,018 986,310 4,201 455 46,052   526,205 227,760
West Virginia  282,718 281,625 266 7 820   101,923 99,851
Wisconsin  873,607 867,409 126 771 5,301   35,624 1,777 537,586 147,531
Wyoming  87,153 85,888 11 0 1,254   304 39,089 17,519
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas5  56,279 56,279 0 0 0  
DDESS: DoDs Domestic5  27,384 27,384 0 0 0  
Bureau of Indian Education  40,830 40,830 0 0 0   40,830 40,830
American Samoa   
Guam  0 0 0  
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Marianas Islands
10,913 10,892 0 0 21  
Puerto Rico  503,635 484,446 2,596 16,221 372   499,965 467,760
U.S. Virgin Islands  15,768 15,768 0 0 0   1,382
— Not available.
† Not applicable. Membership reported as not applicable or some states do not have charter school authorization and some states do not designate magnet schools. Department of Defense dependents schools (DoDDS and DDESS) do not designate Title I and Title I schoolwide eligible schools.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Data missing for more than 80 percent of schools in the state.
1 Individual state total number of students is included only if the state reports data for regular, special education, vocational education, and alternative education school types.
2 Total includes suppressed data due to unmet reporting standards.
3 Schools eligible for Title I schoolwide programs are also included in the count of all Title I eligible schools.
4 A reporting states total is shown if data for any item in the table were not available for some, but not more than 15 percent, of all schools in the United States.
5 DoDDS and DDESS are the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas) and the Department of Defense dependents schools (domestic), respectively.
NOTE: Numbers and types of schools may differ from those published by states. See Appendix B: Common Core of Data Definitions. A school may also be included under the Charter, Magnet, and/or TItle I statuses, which are independent of one another and of school type.
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.


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