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Table B.1.a.-2 Number and percentage distribution of public schools and students, by school locale, school level, and school size: 2007–08—Continued (Return to Table B.1.a.-2)
  Town   Rural
  Fringe   Distant   Remote   Fringe   Distant   Remote
School type and size Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students
  Number
Total 4,176 2,155,298   5,389 2,373,160   4,161 1,619,774   11,316 6,503,538   11,388 3,540,997   7,048 1,206,946
Less than 200 594 47,832   979 79,067   964 85,627   1,675 150,373   4,097 450,727   4,732 420,648
200 to 399 1,031 324,062   1,660 512,689   1,505 451,984   2,506 773,186   4,148 1,214,542   1,751 485,662
400 to 799 1,975 1,109,717   2,254 1,243,270   1,395 749,344   4,842 2,770,326   2,745 1,463,524   539 276,805
800 to 1,199 388 369,714   379 360,452   203 192,133   1,463 1,397,344   329 306,475   26 23,831
1,200 to 1,999 167 249,116   111 164,368   91 134,075   663 987,235   60 85,016   0 0
2,000 or more 21 54,857   6 13,314   3 6,611   167 425,074   9 20,713   0 0
                                   
Elementary 2,879 1,358,458   3,565 1,504,123   2,735 1,013,569   7,805 4,042,224   7,484 2,260,001   3,869 669,916
Less than 200 231 26,189   400 46,287   449 54,018   796 92,919   2,610 307,574   2,529 226,054
200 to 399 871 273,062   1,348 415,258   1,224 367,003   2,008 619,534   2,887 843,719   1,035 288,385
400 to 799 1,591 881,296   1,672 906,302   993 524,924   3,906 2,225,354   1,833 965,952   298 149,010
800 to 1,199 174 160,883   138 126,893   63 58,435   938 882,643   148 134,885   7 6,467
1,200 to 1,999 12 17,028   7 9,383   6 9,189   152 210,831   6 7,871   0 0
2,000 or more 0 0   0 0   0 0   5 10,943   0 0   0 0
                                   
Secondary 1,091 731,064   1,489 798,124   1,214 572,520   2,961 2,273,719   3,136 1,031,247   2,492 403,664
Less than 200 244 14,228   358 21,107   356 23,953   560 36,694   1,174 117,265   1,767 156,984
200 to 399 130 41,755   266 83,967   260 78,908   421 131,771   1,055 310,355   555 152,580
400 to 799 341 204,281   529 305,831   373 208,534   854 498,381   715 388,123   159 83,952
800 to 1,199 210 205,121   228 221,448   138 131,934   483 474,752   140 133,048   11 10,148
1,200 to 1,999 147 220,753   102 152,457   85 124,886   492 749,080   43 61,743   0 0
2,000 or more 19 44,926   6 13,314   2 4,305   151 383,041   9 20,713   0 0
                                   
Combined 206 65,776   335 70,913   212 33,685   550 187,595   768 249,749   687 133,366
Less than 200 119 7,415   221 11,673   159 7,656   319 20,760   313 25,888   436 37,610
200 to 399 30 9,245   46 13,464   21 6,073   77 21,881   206 60,468   161 44,697
400 to 799 43 24,140   53 31,137   29 15,886   82 46,591   197 109,449   82 43,843
800 to 1,199 4 3,710   13 12,111   2 1,764   42 39,949   41 38,542   8 7,216
1,200 to 1,999 8 11,335   2 2,528   0 0   19 27,324   11 15,402   0 0
2,000 or more 2 9,931   0 0   1 2,306   11 31,090   0 0   0 0
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
Less than 200 14.2 2.2   18.2 3.3   23.2 5.3   14.8 2.3   36.0 12.7   67.1 34.9
200 to 399 24.7 15.0   30.8 21.6   36.2 27.9   22.1 11.9   36.4 34.3   24.8 40.2
400 to 799 47.3 51.5   41.8 52.4   33.5 46.3   42.8 42.6   24.1 41.3   7.6 22.9
800 to 1,199 9.3 17.2   7.0 15.2   4.9 11.9   12.9 21.5   2.9 8.7   0.4 2.0
1,200 to 1,999 4.0 11.6   2.1 6.9   2.2 8.3   5.9 15.2   0.5 2.4   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more 0.5 2.5   0.1 0.6   0.1 0.4   1.5 6.5   0.1 0.6   0.0 0.0
                                   
Elementary 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
Less than 200 8.0 1.9   11.2 3.1   16.4 5.3   10.2 2.3   34.9 13.6   65.4 33.7
200 to 399 30.3 20.1   37.8 27.6   44.8 36.2   25.7 15.3   38.6 37.3   26.8 43.0
400 to 799 55.3 64.9   46.9 60.3   36.3 51.8   50.0 55.1   24.5 42.7   7.7 22.2
800 to 1,199 6.0 11.8   3.9 8.4   2.3 5.8   12.0 21.8   2.0 6.0   0.2 1.0
1,200 to 1,999 0.4 1.3   0.2 0.6   0.2 0.9   1.9 5.2   0.1 0.3   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0   0.1 0.3   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0
                                   
Secondary 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
Less than 200 22.4 1.9   24.0 2.6   29.3 4.2   18.9 1.6   37.4 11.4   70.9 38.9
200 to 399 11.9 5.7   17.9 10.5   21.4 13.8   14.2 5.8   33.6 30.1   22.3 37.8
400 to 799 31.3 27.9   35.5 38.3   30.7 36.4   28.8 21.9   22.8 37.6   6.4 20.8
800 to 1,199 19.2 28.1   15.3 27.7   11.4 23.0   16.3 20.9   4.5 12.9   0.4 2.5
1,200 to 1,999 13.5 30.2   6.9 19.1   7.0 21.8   16.6 32.9   1.4 6.0   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more 1.7 6.1   0.4 1.7   0.2 0.8   5.1 16.8   0.3 2.0   0.0 0.0
                                   
Combined 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
Less than 200 57.8 11.3   66.0 16.5   75.0 22.7   58.0 11.1   40.8 10.4   63.5 28.2
200 to 399 14.6 14.1   13.7 19.0   9.9 18.0   14.0 11.7   26.8 24.2   23.4 33.5
400 to 799 20.9 36.7   15.8 43.9   13.7 47.2   14.9 24.8   25.7 43.8   11.9 32.9
800 to 1,199 1.9 5.6   3.9 17.1   0.9 5.2   7.6 21.3   5.3 15.4   1.2 5.4
1,200 to 1,999 3.9 17.2   0.6 3.6   0.0 0.0   3.5 14.6   1.4 6.2   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more 1.0 15.1   0.0 0.0   0.5 6.8   2.0 16.6   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0
NOTE: In 2007, there were 98,916 operating schools; 4,141 of these schools either did not have student membership or did not report data on student enrollment and are not included in this table. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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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