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Table 1.    Number of public school districts, by state: 2007–08

State Number of public school districts
United States  16,333
   
Alabama  136
Alaska  54
Arizona  613
Arkansas  280
California  1,097
   
Colorado  183
Connecticut  197
Delaware  39
District of Columbia  42
Florida  82
   
Georgia  193
Hawaii  1
Idaho  127
Illinois  941
Indiana  343
   
Iowa  365
Kansas  314
Kentucky  259
Louisiana  92
Maine  182
   
Maryland  25
Massachusetts  387
Michigan  838
Minnesota  511
Mississippi  170
   
Missouri  556
Montana  350
Nebraska  253
Nevada  17
New Hampshire  112
   
New Jersey  651
New Mexico  93
New York  841
North Carolina  218
North Dakota  196
   
Ohio  955
Oklahoma  629
Oregon  202
Pennsylvania  708
Rhode Island  57
   
South Carolina  124
South Dakota  168
Tennessee  138
Texas  1,352
Utah  96
   
Vermont  80
Virginia  206
Washington  300
West Virginia  63
Wisconsin  443
Wyoming  56
NOTE: The 2007–08 SASS sampled all districts in Florida, Hawaii, and Maryland. As a result of sampling, variance estimates for these states are always equal to zero and noted with a dagger (†). Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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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