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Table 4. 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 2011–12


          City   Suburban   Town   Rural
State or jurisdiction Total number of operating schools1   Total number of students2   Number of schools Percent of students   Number of schools Percent of students   Number of schools Percent of students   Number of schools Percent of students
United states3 87,756   48,273,539   22,426 28.9   24,260 34.0   11,463 11.6   29,607 25.4
                               
Alabama 1,314   729,226   269 20.6   186 16.9   190 14.4   669 48.0
Alaska 440   113,028   71 34.2   7 2.9   65 22.5   297 40.4
Arizona 1,918   1,064,795   882 48.5   262 16.3   239 10.0   535 25.2
Arkansas 1,066   481,277   212 25.8   79 9.6   195 20.3   580 44.3
California 8,556   6,002,120   3,534 43.4   3,066 39.3   641 6.1   1,315 11.3
                               
Colorado 1,714   839,650   497 33.3   444 32.6   202 10.3   571 23.8
Connecticut 1,027   537,636   284 28.1   523 53.7   48 4.0   172 14.2
Delaware 187   118,329   34 13.4   77 45.2   34 17.2   42 24.2
District of Columbia 201   70,066   201 100.0   0 0   0 0   0 0
Florida 3,358   2,606,936   902 24.3   1,573 50.3   215 5.0   668 20.5
                               
Georgia 2,260   1,667,928   390 14.0   717 38.0   243 9.9   910 38.0
Hawaii 284   182,529   60 19.5   100 42.7   75 25.3   49 12.5
Idaho 634   274,188   132 27.5   66 15.9   129 20.8   307 35.8
Illinois 3,971   2,056,618   1,019 31.3   1,454 43.3   521 10.3   977 15.1
Indiana 1,847   1,036,589   460 27.9   349 23.2   296 14.7   742 34.1
                               
Iowa 1,366   482,856   230 26.4   77 8.2   310 25.4   749 40.1
Kansas 1,339   480,951   215 24.0   121 14.5   320 26.6   683 34.9
Kentucky 1,243   673,062   198 19.6   151 14.6   280 22.8   614 43.1
Louisiana 1,127   598,964   207 20.7   229 24.5   249 19.6   442 35.2
Maine 576   178,945   47 12.6   47 11.2   77 17.6   405 58.6
                               
Maryland 1,331   833,712   264 16.9   741 59.9   73 5.3   253 18.0
Massachusetts 1,754   910,180   372 20.8   1,104 66.1   54 2.2   224 11.0
Michigan 3,047   1,463,687   686 23.8   1,035 40.2   376 11.4   950 24.6
Minnesota 1,601   808,060   300 20.8   328 29.4   294 19.5   679 30.4
Mississippi 899   490,619   95 10.0   64 8.9   259 28.9   481 52.2
                               
Missouri 2,155   906,724   339 17.4   451 29.9   345 19.2   1,020 33.5
Montana 820   142,237   62 23.8   9 1.9   129 35.0   620 39.4
Nebraska 1,005   300,737   181 33.9   65 12.2   195 23.5   564 30.4
Nevada 597   434,181   210 38.5   146 32.0   59 6.6   182 22.9
New Hampshire 475   190,784   39 14.4   108 31.8   80 16.3   248 37.5
                               
New Jersey 2,342   1,322,141   190 7.2   1,866 80.8   62 2.0   224 10.0
New Mexico 813   330,605   196 32.6   69 11.9   218 27.4   330 28.1
New York 4,519   2,638,575   1,898 44.1   1,426 35.3   405 7.3   790 13.2
North Carolina 2,407   1,490,177   579 25.9   286 14.1   307 11.6   1,235 48.4
North Dakota 467   95,526   55 26.0   14 8.9   62 20.2   336 45.0
                               
Ohio 3,569   1,731,104   789 19.7   1,186 39.6   516 13.5   1,078 27.3
Oklahoma 1,765   664,893   257 21.9   188 19.4   358 22.9   962 35.8
Oregon 1,216   547,143   308 32.6   218 23.3   322 26.3   368 17.8
Pennsylvania 3,068   1,730,956   574 19.2   1,256 45.7   379 12.1   859 23.0
Rhode Island 288   138,124   87 31.4   155 54.4   7 2.4   39 11.9
                               
South Carolina 1,151   724,303   186 17.4   239 24.3   188 14.3   538 44.0
South Dakota 650   125,976   53 25.8   2 0.8   90 27.0   505 46.5
Tennessee 1,698   983,992   513 29.8   218 16.1   241 14.0   726 40.2
Texas 7,618   4,919,236   2,687 39.7   1,432 24.5   942 9.8   2,557 26.0
Utah 880   587,065   145 16.5   373 50.9   120 12.9   242 19.7
                               
Vermont 304   84,005   14 7.2   21 11.2   48 24.8   221 56.9
Virginia 1,855   1,253,217   425 23.0   581 38.8   159 6.9   690 31.3
Washington 1,883   994,543   460 29.1   662 41.1   243 12.3   518 17.5
West Virginia 689   281,760   77 13.0   95 15.5   125 21.0   392 50.4
Wisconsin 2,132   864,691   495 27.5   389 24.0   383 19.2   865 29.3
Wyoming 330   88,893   46 22.8   5 1.7   95 42.3   184 33.2
                               
Department of Defense
 dependents schools,
 Bureau of Indian
 Education, and other
 jurisdictions
                             
                               
Department of Defense (DoDEA)          
Bureau of Indian Education          
American Samoa          
Guam 40   31,243   0 0.0   0 0.0   36 91.3   4 8.7
Commonwealth of the
   Northern Mariana Islands
29   11,011   0 0.0   23 90.4   1 0.3   5 9.3
Puerto Rico 1,402   431,881   302 21.2   879 65.3   56 4.0   165 9.6
U.S. Virgin Islands 30   15,711   0 0.0   0 0.0   27 92.9   3 7.1
— Not available.
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 Total number of students is the count of students enrolled on October 1 of the reported school year aggregated from the school level.
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. For 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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