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Table 3.  Number of regular public elementary and secondary school districts, by grade span and state or jurisdiction: School year 2009–10
 
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 Other1
United States2  13,629 432 1,961   10,629   78 394 135
                   
Alabama  133 0 0 132 1 0 0
Alaska  53 0 0 53 0 0 0
Arizona  224 0 102 102 1 19 0
Arkansas  244 0 0 244 0 0 0
California  958 47 438 401 10 60 2
 
Colorado  178 0 0 178 0 0 0
Connecticut  169 15 28 116 4 6 0
Delaware  19 0 0 17 2 0 0
District of Columbia  1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Florida  67 0 0 67 0 0 0
 
Georgia  180 0 1 179 0 0 0
Hawaii  1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Idaho  116 0 6 109 1 0 0
Illinois  869 1 385 382 1 99 1
Indiana  294 0 1 291 0 1 1
 
Iowa  361 0 0 361 0 0 0
Kansas  316 3 4 289 0 0 20
Kentucky  174 0 5 169 0 0 0
Louisiana  69 0 0 69 0 0 0
Maine  246 2 11 206 5 16 6
 
Maryland  24 0 0 24 0 0 0
Massachusetts  244 51 16 177 0 0 0
Michigan  551 9 20 522 0 0 0
Minnesota  337 0 2 333 0 0 2
Mississippi  152 1 0 148 1 2 0
 
Missouri  523 1 72 450 0 0 0
Montana  417 19 238 52 0 108 0
Nebraska  253 0 0 253 0 0 0
Nevada  17 0 1 16 0 0 0
New Hampshire  180 36 53 67 3 7 14
                   
New Jersey  603 63 218 227 19 55 21
New Mexico  89 0 0 89 0 0 0
New York  696 27 15 644 8 0 2
North Carolina  115 0 0 115 0 0 0
North Dakota  185 8 25 146 3 1 2
 
Ohio  615 0 0 612 0 1 2
Oklahoma  532 9 98 425 0 0 0
Oregon  190 1 16 172 0 1 0
Pennsylvania  500 0 1 498 0 0 1
Rhode Island  32 2 2 28 0 0 0
 
South Carolina  85 0 0 85 0 0 0
South Dakota  156 0 0 155 0 0 1
Tennessee  140 3 13 124 0 0 0
Texas  1,032 13 42 974 1 0 2
Utah  41 0 0 41 0 0 0
 
Vermont  291 108 67 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  425 0 46 369 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 Overseas3  9 0 0 9 0 0 0
DDESS: DoDs Domestic3  7 0 2 5 0 0 0
Bureau of Indian Education  196 36 74 45 6 13 22
American Samoa  1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Guam  1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Marianas 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 "Other" agencies do not have a grade range since they serve students enrolled in other districts or ungraded students.
2 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
3 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,” 2009–10, Version Provisional 2a.


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