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Standard errors for: Number of public school districts with more than one school, total number of students enrolled in districts with more than one school, percentage of districts with a public school "choice" program, and total number of students currently enrolled in districts other than their home district through a school "choice" program, by selected public school district characterstics: 2007-08

Selected public school district characteristic Number of public school districts with more than one school Total number of students enrolled in districts with more than one school Percent of districts with a public school "choice" program Number of students from other districts enrolled through school "choice" program
Total Students from this district can enroll in a school in another district Students from other districts can enroll in a school in this district
All districts with more than one school 140 741,328 0.68 0.67 0.67 29,315
 
District size
1 school  
2-3 schools   124 125,756 1.63 1.47 1.61 6,455
4-5 schools   88 159,066 1.64 1.56 1.54 13,440
6-9 schools   68 257,344 1.41 1.33 1.27 13,734
10-19 schools   54 431,598 1.27 1.30 1.17 14,041
20 or more schools   18 302,145 0.91 0.85 0.88 4,355
 
Community type
City   41 334,880 1.81 1.61 1.80 9,863
Suburban   72 383,612 1.41 1.38 1.41 20,047
Town   69 212,461 1.75 1.60 1.59 10,856
Rural   108 159,999 0.98 1.10 0.97 11,552
 
District K-12 enrollment
Less than 250   59 8,577 4.86 3.77 4.85 684
250-999   101 64,070 1.68 1.64 1.67 6,262
1,000-1,999   91 131,947 1.67 1.71 1.53 10,797
2,000-4,999   83 246,014 1.25 1.08 1.16 17,358
5,000-9,999   69 471,154 1.60 1.58 1.56 13,379
10,000 or more   23 372,124 0.99 0.97 0.95 8,002
Percent of K-12 students in district who were
  approved for free or reduced-price lunches
             
0-34   98 386,187 1.07 1.06 1.05 17,645
35-49   77 231,204 1.75 1.62 1.67 11,250
50-74   94 281,671 1.56 1.54 1.53 8,334
75 or more   43 161,845 2.94 3.03 2.97 9,724
District did not participate in free or
  reduced-price lunch program
  47 69,230 5.71 5.62 5.50 5,664
† Not applicable
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School District Data File," 2007-08.

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