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Table 3. Number of regular public elementary and secondary school districts, by grade span and state or jurisdiction: School year 2010–11
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 Not Applicable/Ungraded
United States1  13,592 322 1,721 10,990 87 384 88
                   
Alabama  133 0 0   132   1 0 0
Alaska  53 0 0   53   0 0 0
Arizona  224 0 67   131   0 24 2
Arkansas  239 0 0   239   0 0 0
California  955 47 432   402   10 58 6
                   
Colorado  178 0 0   178   0 0 0
Connecticut  169 15 28   115   5 6 0
Delaware  19 0 0   16   3 0 0
District of Columbia  2 0 0   1   0 1 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  868 0 387   380   0 100 1
Indiana  293 0 1   291   0 1 0
                   
Iowa  359 0 0   359   0 0 0
Kansas  312 3 2   292   0 0 15
Kentucky  174 0 5   169   0 0 0
Louisiana  70 0 0   70   0 0 0
Maine  235 2 9   207   7 6 4
                   
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   0 3 0
                   
Missouri  522 1 72   449   0 0 0
Montana  417 18 239   53   0 107 0
Nebraska  251 0 0   251   0 0 0
Nevada  17 0 1   16   0 0 0
New Hampshire  178 12 15   142   2 7 0
                   
New Jersey  613 51 117   349   20 46 30
New Mexico  89 0 0   89   0 0 0
New York  695 27 15   643   8 0 2
North Carolina  115 0 0   115   0 0 0
North Dakota  183 7 25   145   3 1 2
                   
Ohio  615 0 0   612   1 0 2
Oklahoma  526 10 94   422   0 0 0
Oregon  186 1 15   169   0 1 0
Pennsylvania  500 0 1   498   0 0 1
Rhode Island  32 2 2   28   0 0 0
                   
South Carolina  86 0 0   86   0 0 0
South Dakota  152 0 0   152   0 0 0
Tennessee  137 3 13   121   0 0 0
Texas  1,031 11 39   978   1 0 2
Utah  41 0 0   41   0 0 0
                   
Vermont  294 38 16   188   24 13 15
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  424 0 46   368   0 10 0
Wyoming  49 0 0   48   1 0 0
Department of Defense schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions
Department of Defense (DoDEA)  16 0 2   14   0 0 0
Bureau of Indian Education  196 36 74   45   5 14 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 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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,” 2010–11, Provisional Version 2a.


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