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Table 2. Number of operating public elementary and secondary local education agencies and number of students in membership, by agency type and state or jurisdiction: School year 2010–11
Total Regular school districts Administrative and service agencies1 Charter agencies State, federal, and other agencies
State or jurisdiction Agencies Students   Agencies Students   Agencies Students   Agencies Students   Agencies Students
United States2  17,911 49,369,363   13,592 48,061,880   1,543 299,870   2,359 951,650   417 55,963
                             
Alabama  171 738,322   133 738,322   0   0   38 0
Alaska  54 132,104   53 131,704   0   0   1 400
Arizona  649 1,071,743   224 944,281   18 2,343   384 123,713   23 1,406
Arkansas  289 482,114   239 475,551   15 0   17 6,339   18 224
California  1,189 6,216,977   955 6,120,149   197   29 15,907   8
 
Colorado  259 843,316   178 834,832   79 503   1 7,981   1 0
Connecticut  200 559,964   169 533,934   6 9,225   18 5,139   7 11,666
Delaware  41 129,403   19 119,878   1   19 9,525   2
District of Columbia  54 71,277   2 44,366   0   51 26,911   1
Florida  75 2,643,347   67 2,636,404   0   0   8 6,943
                             
Georgia  212 1,677,067   180 1,666,039   16   11 9,956   5 1,072
Hawaii  1 179,601   1 179,601   0   0   0
Idaho  146 276,081   116 265,822   0   26 10,183   4 76
Illinois  1,078 2,090,403   868 2,087,291   201   2 514   7 2,598
Indiana  391 1,047,232   293 1,023,220   30 46   60 22,472   8 1,494
 
Iowa  368 495,775   359 495,775   9   0   0
Kansas  324 483,701   312 483,215   0   0   12 486
Kentucky  194 673,128   174 672,958   18   0   2 170
Louisiana  126 696,558   70 665,109   0   44 27,365   12 4,084
Maine  252 188,945   235 188,830   13 0   0   4 115
                             
Maryland  25 852,211   24 851,971   0   0   1 240
Massachusetts  394 954,648   244 790,836   86 135,390   63 28,422   1
Michigan  864 1,584,920   551 1,456,977   57 15,197   249 112,607   7 139
Minnesota  555 838,037   337 797,579   66 3,038   149 37,149   3 271
Mississippi  164 490,526   152 490,526   0   0   12
                             
Missouri  567 918,710   522 896,702   0   36 20,076   9 1,932
Montana  503 141,693   417 141,577   77 0   0   9 116
Nebraska  290 298,500   251 298,136   34 0   0   5 364
Nevada  18 437,149   17 429,610   0   0   1 7,539
New Hampshire  277 194,711   178 193,728   89   10 983   0
                             
New Jersey  690 1,398,878   613 1,398,878   1   73   3
New Mexico  128 338,122   89 331,373   0   33 6,355   6 394
New York  919 2,734,955   695 2,680,049   48   170 54,443   6 463
North Carolina  235 1,490,605   115 1,448,117   0   99 42,141   21 347
North Dakota  227 96,323   183 96,255   41   0   3 68
                             
Ohio  1,063 1,754,191   615 1,655,726   105 0   339 97,537   4 928
Oklahoma  578 659,828   526 658,163   0   3 1,369   49 296
Oregon  221 560,983   186 557,574   20 0   11 2,071   4 1,338
Pennsylvania  773 1,793,284   500 1,675,098   105 27,120   145 90,616   23 450
Rhode Island  54 143,793   32 129,054   4 10,103   12 2,855   6 1,781
                             
South Carolina  104 725,838   86 714,742   13 0   1 9,133   4 1,963
South Dakota  172 125,883   152 125,613   16 125   0   4 145
Tennessee  140 987,422   137 987,038   0   0   3 384
Texas  1,275 4,934,366   1,031 4,799,541   20   210 132,727   14 2,098
Utah  124 585,552   41 545,395   4   76 39,862   3 295
                             
Vermont  360 91,939   294 88,879   59 3,047   0   7 13
Virginia  225 1,251,440   134 1,237,326   70 13,526   0   21 588
Washington  314 1,043,640   295 1,042,979   9 152   0   10 509
West Virginia  57 282,879   55 282,130   0   0   2 749
Wisconsin  461 872,286   424 864,251   16   18 7,299   3 736
Wyoming  61 88,993   49 88,776   0   0   12 217
Department of Defense schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions
Department of Defense (DoDEA)  16   0   0   0   16
Bureau of Indian Education  196 41,962   174 41,962   22   0   0
American Samoa  1   1   0   0   0
Guam  1 31,618   1 31,618   0   0   0
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Marianas Islands 
1 11,105   1 11,105   0   0   0
Puerto Rico  1 473,735   1 473,735   0   0   0
U.S. Virgin Islands  2 15,495   2 15,495   0   0   0
—Not available.
† Not applicable. These districts support students through other agencies.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Data missing for more than 80 percent of agencies in the state or jurisdiction.
1 Administrative and service agencies include supervisory unions and regional education service agencies. See Glossary for more detail.
2 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
NOTE: Table includes operating agencies only. 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. Numbers and types of agencies included in this table may differ from those published by the state; see Glossary for Common Core of Data (CCD) definitions.
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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