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Table 1. Number of public schools that reported having library media centers, by state: 2011–12


State Total number of schools1   Number of schools with a library media center2  
United States 90,010   81,180  
         
Alabama 1,410   1,240  
Alaska 510 ! 380  
Arizona 2,010   1,600  
Arkansas 940   920  
California 9,770   8,280  
         
Colorado 1,590   1,520  
Connecticut 1,030   950  
Delaware 220   190  
District of Columbia 170   140  
Florida 3,520   3,190  
         
Georgia 2,370   2,300  
Hawaii 280 ! 240  
Idaho 710   640  
Illinois 3,920   3,690  
Indiana 1,780   1,690  
         
Iowa 1,170   1,120  
Kansas 1,270   1,200  
Kentucky 1,440   1,280  
Louisiana 1,350   1,190  
Maine 620   580  
         
Maryland 1,360   1,340  
Massachusetts 1,720   1,330  
Michigan 3,350   2,880  
Minnesota 1,940   1,570  
Mississippi 1,010   870  
         
Missouri 1,940   1,850  
Montana 560   530  
Nebraska 870   790  
Nevada 590   520  
New Hampshire 440   370  
         
New Jersey 2,470   2,280  
New Mexico 730   700  
New York 4,620   3,870  
North Carolina 2,550   2,340  
North Dakota 350   330  
         
Ohio 3,380   3,140  
Oklahoma 1,480   1,470  
Oregon 1,200   1,170  
Pennsylvania 3,160   3,010  
Rhode Island 280   270  
         
South Carolina 1,180   1,140  
South Dakota 430   390  
Tennessee 1,710   1,670  
Texas 8,300   7,420  
Utah 940   850  
         
Vermont 310   280  
Virginia 2,040   1,910  
Washington 2,010   1,720  
West Virginia 760   650  
Wisconsin 1,930   1,850  
Wyoming 320   300  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
1 The Public School Data File was used to generate these estimates, which are rounded to tens.
2 The Public School Library Media Center Data File was used to generate these estimates, which are rounded to tens.
NOTE: The 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect school library media center data from private schools. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
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 Files," 2011–12.


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