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Overview of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Districts: School Year 2001-02

Table A-3. Distribution of public elementary and secondary schools, by school size and by state: School year 2001–02

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State Number of
schools having
membership
Percent of schools in size category
1 to 99 100 to 299 300 to 749 750 to 1,499 1,500 and above
United States 91,380 10.8 21.3 48.6 15.7 3.7
 
Alabama 1,381 3.3 16.6 62.1 17.2 0.9
Alaska 506 40.3 26.7 28.1 3.0 2.0
Arizona 1,742 19.7 18.2 38.2 19.7 4.1
Arkansas 1,129 4.4 33.7 53.9 7.4 0.5
California 8,914 12.3 11.4 44.0 23.9 8.4
 
Colorado 1,630 12.2 25.2 50.6 8.8 3.1
Connecticut 1,073 5.3 16.8 60.3 15.8 1.9
Delaware 197 7.6 11.2 54.3 24.9 2.0
District of Columbia 193 9.8 22.8 61.1 5.2 1.0
Florida 3,314 15.6 9.9 32.3 31.9 10.4
 
Georgia 1,969 0.8 4.8 56.6 32.0 5.8
Hawaii 279 6.5 12.2 48.4 27.2 5.7
Idaho 654 17.9 29.1 43.1 9.2 0.8
Illinois 4,292 9.1 29.0 46.3 11.7 3.9
Indiana 1,891 2.6 18.6 64.0 12.1 2.6
 
Iowa 1,519 10.1 48.9 36.3 3.5 1.2
Kansas 1,423 14.3 42.6 37.5 3.9 1.7
Kentucky 1,387 11.2 21.7 54.9 11.0 1.2
Louisiana 1,509 6.2 20.1 60.4 11.7 1.5
Maine 681 18.1 42.3 34.1 5.6 0
 
Maryland 1,340 4.2 9.0 60.4 21.2 5.3
Massachusetts 1,889 3.7 24.9 52.6 16.9 1.9
Michigan 3,782 7.8 24.5 55.3 10.2 2.2
Minnesota 2,119 25.2 23.4 38.2 10.3 2.9
Mississippi 886 1.4 12.4 66.7 18.5 1.0
 
Missouri 2,274 11.4 32.5 45.5 8.9 1.8
Montana 870 54.4 26.4 16.9 1.3 1.0
Nebraska 1,280 40.0 36.3 19.5 3.0 1.2
Nevada 517 13.3 13.5 36.0 29.2 7.9
New Hampshire 472 12.1 28.8 46.2 10.6 2.3
 
New Jersey 2,410 4.3 19.1 55.8 17.8 3.0
New Mexico 792 17.7 27.9 43.8 7.6 3.0
New York 4,298 1.3 11.7 58.6 23.3 5.1
North Carolina 2,223 4.9 13.5 56.4 22.4 2.9
North Dakota 529 38.2 44.0 14.0 3.4 0.4
 
Ohio 3,826 2.9 23.4 60.4 11.1 2.2
Oklahoma 1,814 12.3 40.6 41.2 4.8 1.1
Oregon 1,273 11.9 27.0 49.5 8.6 3.1
Pennsylvania 3,185 2.3 19.8 56.5 18.8 2.6
Rhode Island 326 4.9 27.3 50.3 14.7 2.8
 
South Carolina 1,053 1.0 9.9 62.6 23.0 3.5
South Dakota 749 54.6 27.5 15.2 2.0 0.7
Tennessee 1,610 4.3 15.0 59.7 18.7 2.3
Texas 7,646 12.2 19.1 46.5 18.0 4.2
Utah 791 11.0 11.4 49.4 23.3 4.9
 
Vermont 359 28.1 37.6 27.3 6.7 0.3
Virginia 1,839 2.3 15.3 56.8 20.0 5.6
Washington 2,170 16.0 16.4 53.7 10.8 3.1
West Virginia 784 7.1 43.9 41.6 6.9 0.5
Wisconsin 2,208 11.9 30.8 47.3 8.0 2.0
Wyoming 383 32.6 41.8 20.6 4.2 0.8
Outlying areas, DoD Dependents Schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas 154 4.5 26.6 53.9 14.9 0
DDESS: DoDs Domestic 70 0 12.9 82.9 4.3 0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 177 17.5 50.3 29.9 2.3 0
American Samoa 31 9.7 35.5 22.6 32.3 0
Guam 38 0 10.5 52.6 23.7 13.2
Northern Marianas 29 41.4 17.2 27.6 10.3 3.4
Puerto Rico 1,530 5.2 35.2 51.6 8.0 0.1
Virgin Islands 35 8.6 20.0 54.3 14.3 2.9
 
NOTE: Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Table excludes schools for which no students were reported in membership.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2001–02.
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