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Table A.1.a.-1 Number of public school districts, by district locale and state or jurisdiction: School year 2009–10 (Return to Table A.1.a.-1)
State or jurisdiction Total   City   Suburban   Town   Rural
  Large Midsize Small   Large Midsize Small   Fringe Distant Remote   Fringe Distant Remote
Missouri 523   6 2 4   38 1 2   5 38 41   49 189 148
Montana 417   0 2 4   0 2 3   2 0 51   17 77 259
Nebraska 253   5 0 0   3 1 0   2 8 27   10 54 143
Nevada 17   0 1 1   1 0 0   0 1 6   1 2 4
New Hampshire 180   0 1 1   6 10 10   3 13 12   39 54 31
                                   
New Jersey 603   2 0 13   419 19 13   17 5 0   92 23 0
New Mexico 89   1 0 3   2 0 1   1 4 24   3 8 42
New York2 696   2 3 20   227 11 9   30 63 18   98 176 39
North Carolina 115   3 4 5   0 7 0   2 16 4   29 34 11
North Dakota 185   0 0 3   0 1 1   0 0 12   5 32 131
                                   
Ohio 615   5 2 14   157 11 20   31 82 4   119 169 1
Oklahoma 532   7 0 1   14 1 2   6 46 36   67 202 150
Oregon 190   3 3 6   12 3 1   11 24 25   16 34 52
Pennsylvania 500   2 2 12   169 21 20   26 58 12   83 83 12
Rhode Island 32   0 1 2   21 0 0   1 0 0   5 2 0
                                   
South Carolina 85   0 2 5   5 3 1   1 11 4   28 25 0
South Dakota 156   0 1 1   0 0 0   1 4 15   6 29 99
Tennessee 140   3 3 8   6 2 2   2 23 8   34 38 11
Texas 1,032   27 19 20   60 11 9   17 94 91   136 321 227
Utah 41   0 2 3   7 0 1   1 4 6   2 4 11
                                   
Vermont 291   0 0 2   0 9 0   0 23 18   36 132 71
Virginia 134   1 7 7   17 2 1   0 16 4   29 36 14
Washington 295   1 4 15   34 14 5   11 26 18   27 73 67
West Virginia 55   0 0 4   0 2 3   0 9 6   8 14 9
Wisconsin 425   1 2 12   39 12 13   17 68 10   40 132 79
Wyoming 48   0 0 2   0 0 0   0 0 16   3 3 24
1New York City counted as one school district.
2The total for California excludes two school districts for which locale information is not available.
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/definitions.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2009–10 (version 1a).
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