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Table A.1.a.-1 Number of public school districts, by locale and state or jurisdiction: School year 2007–08
State or jurisdiction Total City Suburban Town Rural
Large Midsize Small Large Midsize Small Fringe Distant Remote Fringe Distant Remote
United States 13,924 177 176 417 2,267 320 239 704 1,012 855 1,744 3,361 2,652
Alabama 134 0 6 11 9 3 5 12 18 2 17 32 19
Alaska 53 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 1 0 42
Arizona 238 27 4 6 11 0 4 5 14 33 34 41 59
Arkansas 245 0 1 15 5 2 2 6 31 16 40 73 54
California 1,026 55 57 62 204 42 33 71 72 38 165 151 76
                           
Colorado 178 7 2 3 13 0 2 5 4 25 9 27 81
Connecticut 169 0 4 10 65 12 0 14 0 0 46 18 0
Delaware 19 0 0 1 5 0 3 5 2 0 1 2 0
District of Columbia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 67 1 3 2 16 6 1 2 11 2 12 9 2
                           
Georgia 180 1 4 10 17 0 2 9 24 8 47 44 14
Hawaii 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 115 0 1 5 1 0 3 3 13 12 11 29 37
Illinois 870 1 7 23 265 39 17 39 80 55 85 225 34
Indiana 294 8 2 15 40 4 5 23 52 3 49 90 3
                           
Iowa 364 0 3 10 6 1 0 8 31 40 24 140 101
Kansas 319 1 5 1 7 1 1 13 25 41 20 72 132
Kentucky 174 2 0 6 15 3 1 6 25 24 30 37 25
Louisiana 69 0 4 5 7 2 1 7 9 4 6 17 7
Maine 290 0 0 7 0 9 11 8 9 13 36 97 100
                           
Maryland 24 1 0 1 5 3 2 0 2 0 4 5 1
Massachusetts 352 1 3 9 176 27 9 24 8 0 53 42 0
Michigan 552 1 8 27 106 17 13 37 23 28 73 147 72
Minnesota 340 2 0 8 27 2 3 14 25 31 31 83 114
Mississippi 152 0 1 5 3 3 1 2 9 42 18 44 24
 
Missouri 524 6 1 5 39 2 3 11 36 46 41 188 146
Montana 421 0 3 5 0 1 2 2 0 52 21 74 261
Nebraska 254 5 1 0 2 1 0 2 9 27 8 53 146
Nevada 18 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6 3 1 4
New Hampshire 177 0 1 1 7 10 10 8 7 14 38 50 31
                           
New Jersey 616 2 0 13 429 18 14 24 0 0 96 20 0
New Mexico 89 1 0 4 2 0 1 2 5 22 2 7 43
New York1 697 2 2 20 233 12 10 55 40 14 93 177 39
North Carolina 116 2 4 4 1 7 1 7 11 1 35 32 11
North Dakota 192 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 2 11 6 35 133
                           
Ohio 614 6 2 14 157 11 20 59 54 3 122 165 1
Oklahoma 539 7 0 2 14 1 1 12 49 40 63 202 148
Oregon 195 3 4 5 13 3 1 22 20 19 15 32 58
Pennsylvania 501 2 2 13 169 21 20 64 26 10 77 85 12
Rhode Island 32 0 1 2 20 0 0 1 0 0 6 2 0
                           
South Carolina 86 0 2 5 6 5 2 4 14 3 19 26 0
South Dakota 168 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 15 5 28 110
Tennessee 136 2 2 8 8 2 2 10 18 6 28 39 11
Texas 1,033 26 18 22 69 9 10 39 98 83 110 320 229
Utah 40 0 2 3 6 0 1 2 3 7 1 4 11
                           
Vermont 292 0 0 2 0 10 0 3 26 12 34 134 71
Virginia 134 1 7 8 16 2 1 3 19 1 23 38 15
Washington 295 1 5 14 32 14 6 22 23 11 28 75 64
West Virginia 55 0 0 5 0 2 1 3 7 5 7 16 9
Wisconsin 426 1 2 12 39 12 12 33 50 8 48 129 80
Wyoming 48 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 16 3 4 22
1New York City counted as one school district.
NOTE: Regular school districts include both independent districts and those that are a dependent segment of a local government. Includes nonoperating agencies and components of supervisory unions that operate schools, but share superintendent services with other districts. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/page2.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2007–08.
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