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Table 3. Number of operating public elementary and secondary schools, by school type, charter, magnet, Title I, and Title I schoolwide status, and state or jurisdiction: School year 201112


      School type          
State or jurisdiction Total number of operating schools1   Regular Special education Vocational education Alternative education   Charter Magnet2 Title I3 Title I schoolwide3
Reporting states4 98,328   88,663 2,087 1,434 6,144   5,696 2,949 68,276 48,453
                       
Alabama 1,618 1,386 42 72 118 32 904 873
Alaska 511 440 3 3 65 27 1 370 349
Arizona 2,252 1,944 20 221 67 531 19 1,776 1,270
Arkansas 1,108 1,067 4 26 11 41 38 965 893
California 10,170 8,631 146 88 1,305 985 281 8,565 4,867
 
Colorado 1,813 1,714 7 5 87 178 24 640 466
Connecticut 1,150 1,039 48 16 47 17 69 555 205
Delaware 221 188 21 6 6 22 3 184 166
District of Columbia 228 206 7 4 11 100 6 176 172
Florida 4,212 3,564 183 52 413 519 489 2,903 2,756
 
Georgia 2,388 2,267 58 1 62 128 21
Hawaii 287 284 2 0 1 31 219 202
Idaho 762 647 15 9 91 45 4 561 523
Illinois 4,336 3,994 141 51 150 52 108 3,277 1,647
Indiana 1,933 1,860 34 28 11 65 33 1,484 1,144
 
Iowa 1,411 1,372 6 0 33 7 971 550
Kansas 1,359 1,346 10 1 2 17 36 1,143 841
Kentucky 1,565 1,257 10 126 172 42 1,100 1,056
Louisiana 1,437 1,128 35 8 266 99 84 1,215 1,171
Maine 621 591 3 27 0 1 517 396
 
Maryland 1,451 1,331 40 24 56 50 91 369 312
Massachusetts 1,835 1,755 22 39 19 72 1,010 526
Michigan 3,550 3,067 197 9 277 306 436 2,775 1,739
Minnesota 2,392 1,621 276 11 484 174 77 849 290
Mississippi 1,069 912 4 90 63 0 19 691 680
 
Missouri 2,408 2,173 64 66 105 61 29 1,825 1,458
Montana 826 820 2 0 4 718 373
Nebraska 1,090 1,036 25 0 29 493 342
Nevada 649 601 12 1 35 39 37
New Hampshire 477 477 0 0 0 15 407 118
 
New Jersey 2,596 2,364 69 56 107 86 1,491 458
New Mexico 866 818 8 1 39 84 2 774 752
New York 4,752 4,575 122 29 26 183 4,484 1,949
North Carolina 2,577 2,458 30 1 88 100 111 2,077 1,945
North Dakota 513 470 33 10 0 295 104
 
Ohio 3,714 3,579 57 72 6 355 2,925 2,185
Oklahoma 1,774 1,766 4 0 4 21 1,202 1,068
Oregon 1,261 1,218 2 0 41 115 580 431
Pennsylvania 3,181 3,074 8 87 12 162 53 2,384 1,499
Rhode Island 308 290 2 11 5 18 231 133
 
South Carolina 1,223 1,153 10 39 21 47 137 1,039 988
South Dakota 704 654 10 3 37 616 364
Tennessee 1,802 1,748 15 17 22 40 132 1,486 1,408
Texas 8,697 7,643 22 0 1,032 581 255 6,867 6,596
Utah 1,020 886 85 5 44 81 24 277 209
 
Vermont 320 304 0 15 1 236 187
Virginia 2,170 1,874 54 50 192 4 135 737 492
Washington 2,365 1,906 104 17 338 1,848 1,280
West Virginia 759 693 3 30 33 361 358
Wisconsin 2,243 2,138 11 7 87 234 4 1,543 578
Wyoming 354   334 1 0 19   4 161 84
                       
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions
                       
Department of Defense (DoDEA) 191 191 0 0 0
Bureau of Indian Education 173 173 0 0 0 173 173
American Samoa 28 27 0 1 0
Guam 40 40 0 0 0
Commonwealth of the
   Northern Mariana Islands
29 29 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1,464 1,402 23 30 9 1,441 1,360
U.S. Virgin Islands 31   30 0 1 0   1
— Not available.
† Not applicable. Some states/jurisdictions do not have charter school authorization and some states/jurisdictions do not designate magnet schools.
‡ Reporting standards were not met due to data that were missing for more than 20 percent of schools in the state or jurisdiction.
1 Total number of operating schools excludes schools also reported by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The number of operating schools shared with the BIE include one in Arizona, one in Michigan, and eight in North Dakota.
2 Massachusetts and New Jersey have magnet schools but were not able to provide data that indicate the magnet status of each school.
3 Schools eligible for Title I schoolwide programs are also included in the count of all Title I eligible schools. A Title I eligible school is a school that is eligible for participation in either the Targeted Assistance or the Schoolwide Program authorized by Title I of Public Law 103-382. A Title I schoolwide eligible school is a school that is eligible for participation in the Schoolwide Program. For the complete definitions, see Appendix B: Common Core of Data Glossary.
4 A reporting states total is shown if data for any item in the table were missing for some, but reported for at least 85 percent of all schools in the United States.
NOTE: Every school is assigned only one school type based on its instructional emphasis. Independent of school type, every school is assigned a separate charter status, magnet status, and Title 1 status. Numbers and types of schools may differ from those published by states. For the complete definitions, 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," SY 2011–12 Provisional Version 1a.


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