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Table 44.  Of public schools with library media centers, percentage that contained various types of work areas, by state: 2003–04

State Total number of schools1   Number of schools with library media centers1   Indivi-
dual reading, viewing, and listening areas
Small group (five persons or fewer) activity areas Large
group (more than five persons) activity
areas
Work area (where library staff order, label, etc.) Media pro-
duction area
Con-
ference rooms
Computer access area or lab
United States  88,113   82,569   61.2 69.6 84.1 86.7 24.3 24.6 92.7
                       
Alabama  1,490   1,389   62.6 75.2 87.1 91.5 26.7 32.1 94.5
Alaska  447   420   60.5 86.2 64.6 76.4 10.9 16.8 78.8
Arizona  1,703   1,438   63.7 74.8 81.4 94.5 27.3 39.4 88.0
Arkansas  1,071   1,047   64.3 73.8 87.3 90.7 32.1 32.6 96.4
California  8,866   7,780   51.9 66.3 72.7 82.1 13.6 12.5 86.9
                       
Colorado  1,516   1,388   63.9 80.4 87.4 88.5 33.7 28.5 94.2
Connecticut  1,008   965   64.1 74.8 93.7 86.4 18.1 17.4 97.1
Delaware  183   166   57.7 61.1 89.3 81.4 8.8 13.6 97.4
District of Columbia  193   179  
Florida  3,089   2,859   77.7 81.6 92.4 90.2 69.7 47.4 96.5
                       
Georgia  1,874   1,848   78.1 86.4 96.9 95.3 63.6 51.2 98.8
Hawaii  281   281   61.2 75.4 95.6 82.3 40.6 45.3 94.1
Idaho  651   613   44.1 64.1 80.9 88.0 12.9 13.4 88.6
Illinois  4,150   3,710   55.8 72.1 82.5 91.1 25.9 19.7 89.5
Indiana  1,901   1,805   66.6 73.5 86.9 84.1 20.2 17.3 90.4
                       
Iowa  1,326   1,311   58.2 75.2 81.4 85.8 22.2 26.7 90.3
Kansas  1,415   1,406   65.0 69.4 86.1 85.5 11.5 17.1 89.8
Kentucky  1,397   1,315   72.1 79.9 94.6 88.2 37.1 21.7 98.1
Louisiana  1,465   1,399   56.8 67.9 86.1 88.0 23.2 26.9 95.4
Maine  698   676   51.0 61.2 71.7 69.1 8.6 9.3 81.4
                       
Maryland  1,362   1,336   62.1 60.1 88.8 95.3 38.9 14.5 96.6
Massachusetts  1,797   1,710   56.7 70.6 87.9 73.8 19.8 25.9 86.0
Michigan  3,675   3,236   64.3 68.2 87.1 85.7 20.7 31.6 98.4
Minnesota  1,782   1,554   66.6 71.1 85.1 88.9 40.7 33.1 94.4
Mississippi  1,035   916   59.5 64.6 86.8 87.5 24.8 26.6 95.0
                       
Missouri  1,998   1,824   63.2 66.4 88.7 82.0 17.7 20.2 85.6
Montana  585   558   51.1 68.2 77.0 84.6 16.2 13.8 89.7
Nebraska  1,146   1,049   55.7 69.4 74.3 78.3 31.1 20.9 83.3
Nevada  499   488   55.0 64.2 81.6 82.4 13.1 14.8 97.5
New Hampshire  437   437   55.3 65.5 77.9 70.6 19.5 14.3 88.2
                       
New Jersey  2,390   2,143   47.8 50.6 74.9 77.4 12.1 13.1 93.8
New Mexico  703   687   58.2 69.1 82.9 88.0 15.4 15.2 90.6
New York  4,257   4,225   56.5 60.5 84.9 83.9 13.5 16.6 95.3
North Carolina  2,201   2,152   75.8 77.8 97.1 93.0 38.8 37.4 94.2
North Dakota  400   392   52.9 60.9 68.6 74.3 16.8 11.4 85.1
                       
Ohio  3,875   3,765   53.9 66.1 78.8 89.8 22.2 20.0 91.0
Oklahoma  1,564   1,564   64.8 75.0 87.2 87.4 20.7 17.2 88.9
Oregon  1,248   1,228   60.0 69.8 87.5 90.2 19.9 16.0 97.2
Pennsylvania  3,108   2,904   52.1 59.4 73.5 84.0 14.2 22.4 92.3
Rhode Island  303   298   45.4 55.1 79.8 75.0 9.5 15.6 97.3
                       
South Carolina  1,119   1,058   76.9 74.4 92.7 88.6 56.7 55.7 92.3
South Dakota  493   441   52.2 64.9 69.2 77.5 13.9 21.6 91.0
Tennessee  1,634   1,591   67.3 74.8 90.4 96.2 23.9 45.5 98.0
Texas  7,420   6,998   63.2 67.6 86.0 89.5 12.4 24.9 97.4
Utah  776   740   58.0 58.0 81.8 90.3 30.8 34.4 83.6
                       
Vermont  329   326   68.5 75.3 88.0 79.1 20.8 17.0 93.2
Virginia  2,004   1,952   67.5 78.1 89.0 94.3 37.0 40.6 94.4
Washington  2,072   1,986   68.2 75.3 91.8 91.4 24.6 21.0 95.6
West Virginia  776   693   39.4 50.8 77.2 65.9 15.1 16.1 85.2
Wisconsin  2,050   2,011   72.4 72.4 80.2 86.6 25.2 22.6 97.3
Wyoming  353   311   62.8 73.1 76.5 82.1 26.5 18.9 98.1
‡ Reporting standards not met. The base-weighted unit response rate was below 50 percent.
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: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Public School and Public School Library Media Center Data Files, 2003–04.

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