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Table 47.  Of schools with library media centers, average number of total holdings, additions, and expenditures in library media centers during 2002-03 for various kinds of materials, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2003–04

School type and selected school characteristic Total number of schools1 Number of schools with library media centers1 Average number of holdings at the end of the 2002–03 school year Average number acquired during the 2002–03 school year Average amount of expenditures during the 2002–03 school year
Book titles Video materials CD-ROM titles   Book titles Video materials CD-ROM titles   Book titles Video materials CD-ROM titles
All public schools 88,113 82,569 10,900 391 69   574 25 4.3   $6,300 $562 $98
                           
School classification                           
Traditional public  85,934 81,204 11,000 393 69   571 25 4.3   6,400 564 98
Charter school  2,179 1,364 8,000 191 46   815 25 6.4   5,400 449 139
                           
Community type                           
Central city  21,985 20,427 11,400 425 76   711 25 4.8   8,500 580 149
Urban fringe/large town  42,326 39,830 11,800 415 77   588 27 3.8   6,500 643 88
Rural/small town  23,802 22,312 9,000 317 48   427 21 4.7   4,300 403 73
                           
School level                           
Elementary  61,572 60,172 10,600 349 81   591 22 4.7   5,800 451 102
Secondary  19,886 17,035 12,600 557 35   558 37 2.9   8,800 925 91
Combined  6,655 5,361 9,100 331 38   413 22 3.7   3,900 666 75
                           
Student enrollment                           
Less than 100  6,895 4,175 5,700 191 38   260 13 3.7   2,100 157 60
100–199  7,922 6,953 6,400 159 32   311 11 2.4   2,600 186 36
200–499  35,685 34,289 9,800 314 57   482 19 4.1   4,900 366 104
500–749  20,156 19,868 11,600 423 102   652 26 5.3   6,900 579 114
750–999  8,396 8,265 13,300 469 85   727 33 3.5   7,200 681 86
1,000 or more  9,059 9,018 16,300 753 60   882 51 4.9   13,600 1,513 108
                           
All BIA schools  168 160 10,100 383 34   758 33 4.9   9,600 553 191
                           
1 The school data files were used to generate these estimates. The school library media center data files were used to generate the remaining estimates.
NOTE: The 2003–04 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect School Library Media Center data from private schools. BIA school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) that are operated by the BIA, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04, Public School, BIA School, Public School Library Media Center, and BIA School Library Media Center Data Files.


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