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Table 1. Operational and student membership status of public elementary and secondary local education agencies in the United States, by agency type: School year 2010–11
Operational and student membership status1 All agencies Regular school districts Supervisory unions2 Regional education service agencies3 Charter agencies State agencies Federal and other agencies
 All agencies  18,226 13,655 224 1,338 2,550 290 169
               
Operational status               
Operating4  17,911 13,592 218 1,325 2,359 286 131
Continuing  17,615 13,555 218 1,296 2,164 263 119
Added5  19 1 0 11 3 1 3
Reopened6  45 15 0 12 0 18 0
Changed boundary  14 9 0 1 4 0 0
New7  218 12 0 5 188 4 9
               
Non-operating  315 63 6 13 191 4 38
Inactive8  30 5 0 3 22 0 0
Closed  207 56 0 10 99 4 38
Future9  78 2 6 0 70 0 0
               
Student membership status
     of operating agencies
             
With membership  16,173 13,449 33 292 2,251 128 20
Without membership10  1,738 143 185 1,033 108 158 111
1 Membership is the count of students enrolled on October 1 of the reported school year.
2 Supervisory unions provide administrative services to school districts through a common superintendent.
3 Regional education service agencies provide services to a variety of local education agencies.
4 Operating agencies include all those providing services during the reported school year.
5 Added agencies are reported for the first time although they have been operating for more than 1 year.
6 Reopened agencies were closed on previous year's file but has reopened.
7 New agencies opened for the first time within the school year reported.
8 Inactive agencies are closed temporarily and expected to reopen within 3 years.
9 Future agencies are expected to open within 2 years.
10 Includes local education agencies for which membership is zero, missing, or not applicable.
NOTE: Table includes only the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Table does not include Department of Defense schools, Bureau of Indian Education schools, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or American Samoa. For analytical purposes, New York City Public Schools, New York, is treated as a regular school district.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “Local Education Agency Universe Survey,” 2010–11, Provisional Version 2a.


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