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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)
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  4,077 2,087,392   5,249 2,325,243   4,006 1,586,034   11,983 6,932,963   11,424 3,554,274   7,017 1,196,637
Less than 200  564 46,686   903 74,124   858 79,677   1,731 158,168   4,106 456,573   4,739 421,922
200 to 399  1,016 316,262   1,638 504,774   1,474 445,868   2,635 813,765   4,156 1,216,184   1,725 480,623
400 to 799  1,950 1,089,958   2,230 1,229,553   1,398 752,153   5,181 2,972,434   2,768 1,473,493   525 268,704
800 to 1,199  368 348,868   362 340,536   193 182,688   1,556 1,487,186   324 303,192   28 25,388
1,200 to 1,999  162 240,340   109 160,058   78 115,041   698 1,041,548   65 93,069   0 0
2,000 or more  17 45,278   7 16,198   5 10,607   182 459,862   5 11,763   0 0
                                   
Elementary  2,830 1,321,736   3,527 1,492,732   2,680 1,006,317   8,304 4,311,412   7,529 2,283,414   3,868 673,831
Less than 200  234 26,713   376 44,547   415 49,758   833 98,125   2,608 309,517   2,524 227,961
200 to 399  855 266,415   1,328 408,118   1,200 363,795   2,127 656,274   2,904 849,913   1,044 292,960
400 to 799  1,564 859,877   1,686 913,800   994 524,523   4,191 2,397,813   1,860 976,705   295 148,347
800 to 1,199  163 149,347   133 121,069   65 59,590   996 936,166   149 136,463   5 4,563
1,200 to 1,999  14 19,384   4 5,198   6 8,651   152 210,530   8 10,816   0 0
2,000 or more  0 0   0 0   0 0   5 12,504   0 0   0 0
                                   
Secondary  1,059 708,819   1,433 764,686   1,158 550,556   3,134 2,440,663   3,142 1,025,914   2,472 391,882
Less than 200  213 13,046   341 20,426   318 23,298   574 39,674   1,189 120,123   1,779 155,909
200 to 399  136 42,426   275 85,939   259 77,586   443 139,182   1,041 303,614   527 144,780
400 to 799  357 214,865   492 284,356   380 213,787   895 521,356   725 394,438   154 80,082
800 to 1,199  195 190,056   216 207,020   126 121,428   526 517,695   134 127,555   12 11,111
1,200 to 1,999  143 213,150   102 150,747   70 103,850   527 802,127   49 70,927   0 0
2,000 or more  15 35,276   7 16,198   5 10,607   169 420,629   4 9,257   0 0
                                   
Combined  181 56,471   281 67,262   163 28,937   519 177,735   747 244,407   675 130,852
Less than 200  111 6,779   179 8,788   120 6,397   304 18,972   303 26,394   434 37,980
200 to 399  24 7,203   34 10,517   15 4,487   60 17,130   211 62,657   154 42,883
400 to 799  29 15,216   52 31,397   24 13,843   94 52,688   183 102,350   76 40,275
800 to 1,199  10 9,465   13 12,447   2 1,670   34 33,325   41 39,174   11 9,714
1,200 to 1,999  5 7,806   3 4,113   2 2,540   19 28,891   8 11,326   0 0
2,000 or more  2 10,002   0 0   0 0   8 26,729   1 2,506   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  13.8 2.2   17.2 3.2   21.4 5.0   14.4 2.3   35.9 12.8   67.5 35.3
200 to 399  24.9 15.2   31.2 21.7   36.8 28.1   22.0 11.7   36.4 34.2   24.6 40.2
400 to 799  47.8 52.2   42.5 52.9   34.9 47.4   43.2 42.9   24.2 41.5   7.5 22.5
800 to 1,199  9.0 16.7   6.9 14.6   4.8 11.5   13.0 21.5   2.8 8.5   0.4 2.1
1,200 to 1,999  4.0 11.5   2.1 6.9   1.9 7.3   5.8 15.0   0.6 2.6   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more  0.4 2.2   0.1 0.7   0.1 0.7   1.5 6.6   0.0 0.3   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  8.3 2.0   10.7 3.0   15.5 4.9   10.0 2.3   34.6 13.6   65.3 33.8
200 to 399  30.2 20.2   37.7 27.3   44.8 36.2   25.6 15.2   38.6 37.2   27.0 43.5
400 to 799  55.3 65.1   47.8 61.2   37.1 52.1   50.5 55.6   24.7 42.8   7.6 22.0
800 to 1,199  5.8 11.3   3.8 8.1   2.4 5.9   12.0 21.7   2.0 6.0   0.1 0.7
1,200 to 1,999  0.5 1.5   0.1 0.3   0.2 0.9   1.8 4.9   0.1 0.5   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  20.1 1.8   23.8 2.7   27.5 4.2   18.3 1.6   37.8 11.7   72.0 39.8
200 to 399  12.8 6.0   19.2 11.2   22.4 14.1   14.1 5.7   33.1 29.6   21.3 36.9
400 to 799  33.7 30.3   34.3 37.2   32.8 38.8   28.6 21.4   23.1 38.4   6.2 20.4
800 to 1,199  18.4 26.8   15.1 27.1   10.9 22.1   16.8 21.2   4.3 12.4   0.5 2.8
1,200 to 1,999  13.5 30.1   7.1 19.7   6.0 18.9   16.8 32.9   1.6 6.9   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more  1.4 5.0   0.5 2.1   0.4 1.9   5.4 17.2   0.1 0.9   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  61.3 12.0   63.7 13.1   73.6 22.1   58.6 10.7   40.6 10.8   64.3 29.0
200 to 399  13.3 12.8   12.1 15.6   9.2 15.5   11.6 9.6   28.2 25.6   22.8 32.8
400 to 799  16.0 26.9   18.5 46.7   14.7 47.8   18.1 29.6   24.5 41.9   11.3 30.8
800 to 1,199  5.5 16.8   4.6 18.5   1.2 5.8   6.6 18.7   5.5 16.0   1.6 7.4
1,200 to 1,999  2.8 13.8   1.1 6.1   1.2 8.8   3.7 16.3   1.1 4.6   0.0 0.0
2,000 or more  1.1 17.7   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0   1.5 15.0   0.1 1.0   0.0 0.0
NOTE: In 2008, there were 98,706 operating schools; 3,886 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," 2008–09 (version 1b).
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