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Table A.1.a.-2 Number of operating public elementary and secondary schools, 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 98,916 12,880 5,787 7,112 22,699 2,807 1,945 4,357 5,795 4,508 11,942 11,792 7,292
Alabama 1,605 0 253 130 131 42 40 91 126 13 293 364 122
Alaska 501 78 0 14 0 0 8 13 25 54 34 24 251
Arizona 2,135 783 96 73 319 0 42 41 68 188 245 145 135
Arkansas 1,121 0 56 170 59 18 6 39 117 80 192 223 161
California 9,983 2,146 878 882 2,795 442 285 432 354 174 876 436 283
                           
Colorado 1,757 330 77 97 396 21 60 55 28 137 182 136 238
Connecticut 1,117 0 168 140 460 113 0 60 0 0 154 22 0
Delaware 235 0 0 40 89 0 14 35 12 0 34 11 0
District of Columbia 244 243 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 3,935 375 330 414 1,488 277 73 101 177 29 486 164 21
                           
Georgia 2,452 115 172 164 710 26 55 102 189 61 519 281 58
Hawaii 287 74 0 0 66 25 0 8 0 68 26 12 8
Idaho 727 0 65 97 30 0 43 24 76 65 108 103 116
Illinois 4,399 634 214 242 1,395 135 70 144 328 196 345 589 107
Indiana 1,970 250 70 196 314 32 32 110 243 16 336 360 11
                           
Iowa 1,511 0 101 156 52 16 9 42 149 189 124 420 253
Kansas 1,422 88 135 17 114 10 2 54 94 209 137 220 342
Kentucky 1,528 195 0 68 147 25 17 61 167 124 273 305 146
Louisiana 1,470 0 266 128 135 76 52 101 178 36 218 211 69
Maine 670 0 0 54 0 36 26 34 39 41 98 225 117
                           
Maryland 1,453 196 0 91 669 77 50 43 47 2 190 83 5
Massachusetts 1,878 154 110 158 1,067 94 2 44 18 0 187 44 0
Michigan 4,096 273 250 419 1,090 136 143 231 155 177 514 520 188
Minnesota 2,679 309 0 280 640 14 21 139 201 233 222 273 347
Mississippi 1,068 0 61 55 37 22 17 25 68 260 168 238 117
 
Missouri 2,417 274 51 105 447 20 32 84 170 203 257 454 320
Montana 831 0 31 35 0 2 6 4 0 136 41 132 444
Nebraska 1,143 147 65 0 62 9 0 7 45 180 71 144 413
Nevada 610 104 86 30 151 0 1 17 12 35 82 16 76
New Hampshire 488 0 22 20 28 44 36 27 30 36 93 110 42
                           
New Jersey 2,591 93 0 179 1,891 47 38 63 0 0 252 28 0
New Mexico 851 138 0 71 54 8 9 34 42 196 71 50 178
New York 4,631 1,587 100 172 1,406 53 54 226 153 63 332 421 64
North Carolina 2,516 197 263 171 155 151 27 175 195 10 612 479 81
North Dakota 528 0 0 62 0 8 9 0 11 68 22 64 284
                           
Ohio 3,924 551 133 217 1,129 76 108 298 288 11 546 560 7
Oklahoma 1,798 232 0 34 158 2 23 59 186 164 184 438 318
Oregon 1,295 121 92 117 176 53 7 129 103 105 140 129 123
Pennsylvania 3,246 410 49 155 1,096 108 108 280 121 38 494 351 36
Rhode Island 328 0 58 53 167 0 0 7 0 0 35 8 0
                           
South Carolina 1,195 0 56 121 187 48 38 56 151 11 284 224 19
South Dakota 730 0 48 27 0 1 3 7 19 75 25 108 417
Tennessee 1,718 307 104 107 164 35 33 85 144 44 333 307 55
Texas 8,758 2,048 694 475 1,423 108 112 332 603 435 1,028 993 507
Utah 1,010 0 75 112 410 0 27 50 41 74 79 41 101
                           
Vermont 329 0 0 15 0 21 0 4 38 21 46 127 57
Virginia 2,027 86 264 124 534 29 50 55 124 10 349 324 78
Washington 2,311 111 210 240 649 154 53 140 124 61 233 204 132
West Virginia 762 0 0 89 0 77 28 43 88 34 125 200 78
Wisconsin 2,268 231 84 248 208 116 71 146 239 40 219 440 226
Wyoming 368 0 0 48 0 0 5 0 9 106 28 31 141
NOTE: 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), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2007–08.
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