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Table B.1.a.-2Number and percentage distribution of public schools and students, by school locale, school size, and school level: School year 200809 (View Table B.1.a.-2 continued)
 
City Suburban
Large Midsize Small Large Midsize Small
School type and size Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students   Schools Students
Number
Total  12,633 7,425,288   5,470 3,145,788   6,628 3,752,344   21,813 14,438,353   2,693 1,590,329   1,827 1,019,141
Less than 200  1,835 184,722   729 66,219   966 87,125   1,984 181,379   333 31,301   257 22,904
200 to 399  3,098 950,701   1,317 414,714   1,684 524,553   4,201 1,335,165   534 165,183   392 123,021
400 to 799  5,270 2,999,689   2,472 1,392,639   2,869 1,599,286   10,354 5,894,219   1,304 744,130   868 492,602
800 to 1,199  1,437 1,369,634   531 503,939   553 525,033   3,054 2,911,119   319 300,302   200 189,555
1,200 to 1,999  639 966,529   293 456,086   383 585,334   1,539 2,346,424   154 228,816   82 124,413
2,000 or more  354 954,013   128 312,191   173 431,013   681 1,770,047   49 120,597   28 66,646
                                   
Elementary  9,194 4,908,525   4,089 2,051,219   4,863 2,359,981   16,607 9,285,792   2,006 1,060,040   1,344 675,208
Less than 200  817 93,469   269 29,845   325 37,631   813 92,258   138 16,406   106 11,626
200 to 399  2,417 749,541   1,146 364,069   1,527 480,142   3,805 1,220,832   464 145,136   340 106,805
400 to 799  4,575 2,610,798   2,285 1,281,809   2,608 1,441,745   9,352 5,291,646   1,156 656,480   765 430,504
800 to 1,199  1,118 1,056,096   353 328,395   343 317,749   2,237 2,102,902   221 204,110   126 116,810
1,200 to 1,999  247 350,560   36 47,101   59 80,536   380 528,102   26 35,694   7 9,463
2,000 or more  20 48,061   0 0   1 2,178   20 50,052   1 2,214   0 0
                                   
Secondary  2,648 2,194,114   1,045 994,229   1,375 1,299,972   4,430 4,879,835   564 498,801   398 321,485
Less than 200  710 66,332   260 21,548   374 29,954   706 55,178   121 8,293   97 7,965
200 to 399  487 143,406   115 33,999   109 31,534   301 87,640   48 14,220   40 12,484
400 to 799  497 281,570   135 81,232   211 128,417   876 530,525   127 75,371   91 55,737
800 to 1,199  269 265,058   164 161,491   193 191,637   776 769,558   95 93,318   70 68,675
1,200 to 1,999  362 572,166   244 388,716   320 498,957   1,129 1,773,573   125 189,216   72 109,978
2,000 or more  323 865,582   127 307,243   168 419,473   642 1,663,361   48 118,383   28 66,646
                                   
Combined  724 301,395   336 100,340   379 91,665   734 268,525   118 30,587   81 22,070
Less than 200  298 24,359   200 14,826   256 18,814   430 31,827   72 6,449   50 2,935
200 to 399  154 45,167   56 16,646   48 12,877   90 25,444   19 5,079   12 3,732
400 to 799  181 99,216   52 29,598   50 29,124   124 71,212   21 12,279   12 6,361
800 to 1,199  50 48,480   14 14,053   17 15,647   41 38,659   3 2,874   4 4,070
1,200 to 1,999  30 43,803   13 20,269   4 5,841   30 44,749   3 3,906   3 4,972
2,000 or more  11 40,370   1 4,948   4 9,362   19 56,634   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  14.5 2.5   13.3 2.1   14.6 2.3   9.1 1.3   12.4 2.0   14.1 2.2
200 to 399  24.5 12.8   24.1 13.2   25.4 14.0   19.3 9.2   19.8 10.4   21.5 12.1
400 to 799  41.7 40.4   45.2 44.3   43.3 42.6   47.5 40.8   48.4 46.8   47.5 48.3
800 to 1,199  11.4 18.4   9.7 16.0   8.3 14.0   14.0 20.2   11.8 18.9   10.9 18.6
1,200 to 1,999  5.1 13.0   5.4 14.5   5.8 15.6   7.1 16.3   5.7 14.4   4.5 12.2
2,000 or more  2.8 12.8   2.3 9.9   2.6 11.5   3.1 12.3   1.8 7.6   1.5 6.5
                                   
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  8.9 1.9   6.6 1.5   6.7 1.6   4.9 1.0   6.9 1.5   7.9 1.7
200 to 399  26.3 15.3   28.0 17.7   31.4 20.3   22.9 13.1   23.1 13.7   25.3 15.8
400 to 799  49.8 53.2   55.9 62.5   53.6 61.1   56.3 57.0   57.6 61.9   56.9 63.8
800 to 1,199  12.2 21.5   8.6 16.0   7.1 13.5   13.5 22.6   11.0 19.3   9.4 17.3
1,200 to 1,999  2.7 7.1   0.9 2.3   1.2 3.4   2.3 5.7   1.3 3.4   0.5 1.4
2,000 or more  0.2 1.0   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.1   0.1 0.5   0.0 0.2   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  26.8 3.0   24.9 2.2   27.2 2.3   15.9 1.1   21.5 1.7   24.4 2.5
200 to 399  18.4 6.5   11.0 3.4   7.9 2.4   6.8 1.8   8.5 2.9   10.1 3.9
400 to 799  18.8 12.8   12.9 8.2   15.3 9.9   19.8 10.9   22.5 15.1   22.9 17.3
800 to 1,199  10.2 12.1   15.7 16.2   14.0 14.7   17.5 15.8   16.8 18.7   17.6 21.4
1,200 to 1,999  13.7 26.1   23.3 39.1   23.3 38.4   25.5 36.3   22.2 37.9   18.1 34.2
2,000 or more  12.2 39.5   12.2 30.9   12.2 32.3   14.5 34.1   8.5 23.7   7.0 20.7
                                   
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  41.2 8.1   59.5 14.8   67.5 20.5   58.6 11.9   61.0 21.1   61.7 13.3
200 to 399  21.3 15.0   16.7 16.6   12.7 14.0   12.3 9.5   16.1 16.6   14.8 16.9
400 to 799  25.0 32.9   15.5 29.5   13.2 31.8   16.9 26.5   17.8 40.1   14.8 28.8
800 to 1,199  6.9 16.1   4.2 14.0   4.5 17.1   5.6 14.4   2.5 9.4   4.9 18.4
1,200 to 1,999  4.1 14.5   3.9 20.2   1.1 6.4   4.1 16.7   2.5 12.8   3.7 22.5
2,000 or more  1.5 13.4   0.3 4.9   1.1 10.2   2.6 21.1   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0
See notes at end of table.
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