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Table 1. Number of schools that reported having library media centers, by state: 2007–08

State Total number of schools1   Number of schools with a library media center2  
United States    90,760   81,920  
           
Alabama    1,480   1,400  
Alaska    480   430  
Arizona    1,920   1,540  
Arkansas    990   980  
California    9,300   7,870  
           
Colorado    1,600   1,500  
Connecticut    1,060   970  
Delaware    210   170  
District of Columbia    200   160  
Florida    3,330   2,910  
           
Georgia    2,320   2,190  
Hawaii    300   270  
Idaho    700   620  
Illinois    4,080   3,550  
Indiana    1,890   1,810  
           
Iowa    1,300   1,260  
Kansas    1,370   1,350  
Kentucky    1,360   1,220  
Louisiana    1,380   1,220  
Maine    680   650  
           
Maryland    1,430   1,290  
Massachusetts    1,800   1,630  
Michigan    3,690   3,250  
Minnesota    1,930   1,470  
Mississippi    1,050   930  
           
Missouri    2,020   1,880  
Montana    580   550  
Nebraska    900   870  
Nevada    530   510  
New Hampshire    450   410  
           
New Jersey    2,460   2,140  
New Mexico    720   660  
New York    4,630   4,360  
North Carolina    2,380   2,250  
North Dakota    370   360  
           
Ohio    3,640   3,290  
Oklahoma    1,560   1,490  
Oregon    1,190   1,100  
Pennsylvania    3,220   2,940  
Rhode Island    310   300  
           
South Carolina    1,100   1,050  
South Dakota    460   370  
Tennessee    1,630   1,610  
Texas    8,290   7,340  
Utah    920   760  
           
Vermont    340   330  
Virginia    1,990   1,950  
Washington    2,120   1,880  
West Virginia    750   620  
Wisconsin    2,030   1,970  
Wyoming    330   290  
1 The school data files were used to generate this estimate.
2 The library media center data files were used to generate this estimate.
NOTE: The 2007–08 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect School Library Media Center data from private schools. 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 and Public School Library Media Center Data File," 2007–08.


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