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Table C.1.d.-1 Pupil/teacher ratios in public schools, by school level, locale, and size: Fall 2010
School locale and size All schools Elementary Secondary Combined
Total 16.5 16.4 16.9 15.9
Less than 200 11.9 13.3 11.5 8.6
200 to 399 14.9 15.1 14.2 13.8
400 to 799 16.4 16.6 15.5 15.9
800 to 1,199 17.2 17.4 16.4 19.2
1,200 to 1,999 18.0 18.5 17.7 21.2
2,000 or more 20.6 19.3 20.2 29.9
         
City 17.1 16.8 18.1 16.7
Less than 200 12.0 13.6 12.4 8.6
200 to 399 15.3 15.2 16.5 14.3
400 to 799 16.7 16.8 16.2 15.9
800 to 1,199 17.6 17.9 16.6 18.7
1,200 to 1,999 18.5 19.2 18.1 21.1
2,000 or more 21.2 22.2 20.7 30.2
         
Suburban 16.9 16.7 17.4 16.7
Less than 200 11.5 13.7 12.2 7.6
200 to 399 15.3 15.4 15.8 13.2
400 to 799 16.6 16.7 15.4 18.5
800 to 1,199 17.0 17.2 16.2 20.6
1,200 to 1,999 17.6 18.0 17.4 21.0
2,000 or more 20.0 17.7 19.9 26.2
         
Town 16.0 16.0 16.1 16.0
Less than 200 13.6 14.8 14.0 9.5
200 to 399 15.0 15.3 13.6 16.9
400 to 799 16.0 16.2 15.4 15.8
800 to 1,199 16.7 16.6 16.7 18.5
1,200 to 1,999 18.1 17.6 18.0 23.5
2,000 or more 21.8 19.5 49.0
         
Rural 15.6 15.8 15.6 14.7
Less than 200 11.8 12.9 10.8 9.0
200 to 399 14.4 14.8 13.5 13.3
400 to 799 16.0 16.2 15.3 15.0
800 to 1,199 17.1 17.4 16.3 18.8
1,200 to 1,999 18.1 18.5 17.8 21.0
2,000 or more 20.7 17.7 20.1 31.4
† Not applicable.        
NOTE: Pupil/teacher ratios are calculated with data from schools with both student membership and classroom teachers. Schools without student membership or classroom teachers are excluded from the calculation of pupil/teacher ratios. Schools with only ungraded students are reported as combined schools. Total includes ratios for schools for which locale could not be determined.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistic, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2010–11 (version 2a).
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