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Table 6. Number of city, suburban, town, and rural regular public elementary and secondary schools with membership and percentage distribution of students in membership, by state or jurisdiction: School year 2010–11
Total number of schools1 Total number of students2 City Suburban Town Rural
Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students
State or jurisdiction          
United States3  88,019 48,259,245 22,492 29.0 24,461 34.4 11,849 12.0 29,202 24.7
                               
Alabama  1,323 729,215 270 20.4 188 17.6 193 14.5 672 47.6
Alaska  441 113,484 72 35.6 9 3.9 71 24.3 289 36.1
Arizona  1,895 1,056,368 871 48.4 266 16.8 246 10.1 512 24.7
Arkansas  1,068 480,303 210 25.7 82 9.8 206 21.9 570 42.6
California  8,504 6,005,125 3,505 43.5 3,055 39.4 646 6.2 1,298 10.8
 
Colorado  1,694 827,731 483 33.4 443 32.8 196 10.3 572 23.6
Connecticut  1,034 543,392 285 27.5 534 54.4 46 3.9 169 14.3
Delaware  183     119,134 31 12.5 78 46.5 32 16.6 42 24.4
District of Columbia  197       67,967 197 100.0 0 0 0
Florida  3,290 2,581,144 886 24.3 1,548 51.0 222 5.3 634 19.4
 
Georgia  2,259 1,663,442 387 13.7 751 39.4 263 10.6 858 36.2
Hawaii  285 179,409 61 19.8 101 43.4 77 26.2 46 10.6
Idaho  629 270,795 135 27.9 64 15.3 126 21.0 304 35.8
Illinois  3,997 2,064,005 1,023 31.2 1,476 43.9 534 10.4 964 14.6
Indiana  1,835 1,039,656 456 28.2 359 23.8 317 16.0   703 32.0
 
Iowa  1,382 481,650 232 26.4 82 9.1 322 26.4 746 38.2
Kansas  1,363 479,373 226 24.6 120 13.9 337 27.1 680 34.4
Kentucky  1,240 665,064 201 20.1 150 14.3 274 22.1 615 43.6
Louisiana  1,264 658,227 304 25.9 251 24.1 262 18.5 447 31.5
Maine  601 183,427 49 12.6 56 12.3 86 18.1 410 57.0
 
Maryland  1,322 831,573 258 16.4 747 60.7 70 5.0 247 17.8
Massachusetts  1,747   911,604   372 20.5 1,103 66.4 51 2.0 221 11.0
Michigan  3,109   1,492,762   701 23.9 1,056 40.3 398 11.9 954 23.9
Minnesota  1,622 807,005 309 20.7 328 29.3 302 19.7 683 30.2
Mississippi  900 489,462 98 10.3 65 8.8 261 29.0 476 52.0
 
Missouri  2,152 906,054 330 17.2 459 30.2 359 19.9 1,004 32.7
Montana  821 141,577 59 22.4 12 3.1 132 35.7 618 38.8
Nebraska  1,010 297,687 180 33.7 63 12.0 196 23.9 571 30.4
Nevada  596 432,355 211 39.2 146 32.1 63 7.2 176 21.4
New Hampshire  478 194,001 39 14.4 106 31.8 82 16.4 251 37.4
 
New Jersey  2,339 1,323,714 189 6.9 1,864 81.4 62 2.0 223 9.7
New Mexico  813 331,126 192 32.3 68 11.7 212 26.2 341 29.8
New York  4,568 2,666,763 1,916 43.7 1,437 35.7 421 7.6 794 12.9
North Carolina  2,423 1,478,603 584 25.6 299 14.7 330 12.5 1,196 46.6
North Dakota  464 93,691 52 26.9 14 8.9 60 20.8 338 43.4
 
Ohio  3,609 1,742,803 783 19.5 1,222 39.9 538 13.9 1,066 26.6
Oklahoma  1,773 658,502 257 21.3 189 19.8 366 23.4 961 35.5
Oregon  1,250 547,851 304 31.7 237 24.2 327 26.2 382 17.9
Pennsylvania  3,110 1,743,318 578 19.4 1,270 45.8 411 12.7 851 22.1
Rhode Island  294 139,261 94 31.2 153 53.5 6 1.7 41 13.5
 
South Carolina  1,141 723,077 184 17.1 241 24.5 183 14.1 533 44.4
South Dakota  656 123,650 53 25.3 2 0.8 94 28.9 507 45.1
Tennessee  1,701 983,939 500 29.3 222 16.4 254 14.5 725 39.9
Texas  7,586 4,855,808 2,700 40.5 1,417 24.4 1,009 10.6 2,460 24.5
Utah  864 574,798 144 16.4 373 52.5 116 12.8 231 18.3
 
Vermont  304 85,131 14 7.1 17 8.9 48 25.6 225 58.4
Virginia  1,864 1,247,696 429 23.0 589 39.2 165 7.0 681 30.8
Washington  1,871 990,425 457 28.8 661 41.4 245 12.5 508 17.4
West Virginia  690 281,823 80 13.3 95 16.3 139 23.3 376 47.1
Wisconsin  2,127 866,602 494 27.3 389 24.1 402 20.4 842 28.3
Wyoming  331   87,673   47 23.5   4 1.3   91 40.6   189 34.7
Department of Defense schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
Department of Defense (DoDEA)   
Bureau of Indian Education  172 41,853   4 4 5 3 12 8 151 85.5
American Samoa   
Guam  40 31,618  
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands
30 11,105 0 23 90 1 2 6 7.8
Puerto Rico  1,409 453,795 231 15.9 846 62.4 52 3.9 280 17.8
U.S. Virgin Islands  31   15,495   0   0   28 92.8   3 7.2
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1 Total number of schools excludes schools also reported by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The number of schools shared with the BIE include two in Arizona, one in Michigan, and eight in North Dakota.
2 Total number of students is the count of students enrolled on October 1 of the reported school year.
3 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to total due to rounding. City includes the subcategories of Large City, Mid-size City, and Small City. Suburban includes the subcategories of Large Suburb, Mid-size Suburb, and Small Suburb. Town includes the subcategories of Town, Fringe; Town, Distant; and Town, Remote. Rural includes the subcategories of Rural, Fringe; Rural, Distant; and Rural, Remote. See Appendix B: Common Core of Data Glossary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2010–11, provisional version 2a.


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