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Table B.1.e.-2  Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary enrollment, by percentage of students in school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and school locale: Fall 2010
School locale Total 10 percent or less 11–25 percent 26–50 percent 51–75 percent More than 75 percent
  Enrollment
Total 48,933,094 4,436,102 7,339,659 14,192,916 13,080,719 9,883,698
City 14,333,807 840,721 1,213,738 3,070,715 3,796,444 5,412,189
Large 7,468,996 352,666 485,441 1,246,513 1,845,047 3,539,329
Midsize 3,180,612 239,159 327,422 711,648 852,862 1,049,521
Small 3,684,199 248,896 400,875 1,112,554 1,098,535 823,339
Suburban 16,784,156 2,512,308 3,711,522 4,691,219 3,515,302 2,353,805
Large 14,206,334 2,335,216 3,214,109 3,751,969 2,846,672 2,058,368
Midsize 1,578,331 121,894 334,893 547,131 388,881 185,532
Small 999,491 55,198 162,520 392,119 279,749 109,905
Town 5,817,900 142,494 503,519 2,120,711 2,153,786 897,390
Fringe 938,745 48,253 211,950 364,397 205,705 108,440
Distant 3,050,054 61,713 202,054 1,130,536 1,169,155 486,596
Remote 1,829,101 32,528 89,515 625,778 778,926 302,354
Rural 11,997,231 940,579 1,910,880 4,310,271 3,615,187 1,220,314
Fringe 7,391,877 822,951 1,550,650 2,555,666 1,835,182 627,428
Distant 3,452,725 98,741 322,553 1,373,008 1,284,905 373,518
Remote 1,152,629 18,887 37,677 381,597 495,100 219,368
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.0 9.1 15.0 29.0 26.7 20.2
City 100.0 5.9 8.5 21.4 26.5 37.8
Large 100.0 4.7 6.5 16.7 24.7 47.4
Midsize 100.0 7.5 10.3 22.4 26.8 33.0
Small 100.0 6.8 10.9 30.2 29.8 22.3
Suburban 100.0 15.0 22.1 28.0 20.9 14.0
Large 100.0 16.4 22.6 26.4 20.0 14.5
Midsize 100.0 7.7 21.2 34.7 24.6 11.8
Small 100.0 5.5 16.3 39.2 28.0 11.0
Town 100.0 2.4 8.7 36.5 37.0 15.4
Fringe 100.0 5.1 22.6 38.8 21.9 11.6
Distant 100.0 2.0 6.6 37.1 38.3 16.0
Remote 100.0 1.8 4.9 34.2 42.6 16.5
Rural 100.0 7.8 15.9 35.9 30.1 10.2
Fringe 100.0 11.1 21.0 34.6 24.8 8.5
Distant 100.0 2.9 9.3 39.8 37.2 10.8
Remote 100.0 1.6 3.3 33.1 43.0 19.0
NOTE: Free or reduced-price lunch is provided by the National School Lunch Program—a federally assisted meal program. To be eligible, a student must be from a household with an income at or below 130 percent of the poverty threshold for free lunch, or between 130 percent and 185 percent of the poverty threshold for reduced-price lunch. In total, 666 public schools with student enrollment did not report information on the number of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. Therefore, this information is missing for 236,350 students and these students 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 and missing data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey" 2010–11 (version 2a).
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