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

Table A-6. Number of regular public school districts, by grade span and by state: School year 2001–02

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State Total districts Grade span
PK,K,
1 to 6
PK,K,
1 to 8
PK,K,
1 to 9
PK,K,
1 to 12
7 to 12 9 to 12 Other Grades not
reported1
United States 14,559 490 2,391 17 10,634 113 452 209 253
 
Alabama 128 0 0 0 128 0 0 0 0
Alaska 53 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0
Arizona 323 12 124 6 111 6 38 19 7
Arkansas 312 0 0 0 311 0 0 1 0
California 986 61 468 1 365 17 63 11 0
 
Colorado 178 0 0 0 178 0 0 0 0
Connecticut 166 16 28 0 113 5 3 1 0
Delaware 19 0 0 0 15 0 3 1 0
District of Columbia 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Florida 67 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 0
 
Georgia 180 0 3 0 175 0 0 2 0
Hawaii 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Idaho 114 0 6 0 108 0 0 0 0
Illinois 893 1 385 1 404 1 99 2 0
Indiana 294 0 1 0 291 0 0 0 2
 
Iowa 371 8 13 0 350 0 0 0 0
Kansas 304 1 2 1 299 0 0 1 0
Kentucky 176 0 5 0 171 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 66 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0
Maine 282 8 88 0 111 0 5 12 58
 
Maryland 24 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 350 40 17 0 175 0 1 11 106
Michigan 554 7 21 0 524 0 0 2 0
Minnesota 417 15 13 1 339 9 15 24 1
Mississippi 152 1 0 0 148 0 3 0 0
 
Missouri 524 0 72 0 451 0 0 1 0
Montana 452 27 249 0 55 0 110 3 8
Nebraska 555 27 243 0 267 6 12 0 0
Nevada 17 0 0 1 16 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 178 24 53 0 64 3 6 14 14
 
New Jersey 603 61 225 0 218 16 53 30 0
New Mexico 89 0 0 0 89 0 0 0 0
New York 703 25 14 1 640 10 0 11 2
North Carolina 121 0 1 1 117 0 0 2 0
North Dakota 222 16 30 0 165 4 1 2 4
 
Ohio 662 0 1 0 610 16 18 16 1
Oklahoma 543 9 103 1 429 0 0 1 0
Oregon 198 0 18 0 178 0 1 0 1
Pennsylvania 501 0 2 0 498 0 0 0 1
Rhode Island 36 0 2 0 31 0 0 3 0
 
South Carolina 89 0 1 0 86 0 1 1 0
South Dakota 176 2 3 0 171 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 138 2 10 2 122 0 0 2 0
Texas 1,040 17 44 0 972 0 0 7 0
Utah 40 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 0
 
Vermont 292 97 70 0 34 19 10 14 48
Virginia 137 0 0 0 137 0 0 0 0
Washington 296 13 26 1 245 0 0 11 0
West Virginia 55 0 0 0 55 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 433 0 50 0 368 1 10 4 0
Wyoming 48 0 0 0 48 0 0 0 0
Outlying areas, DoD Dependents Schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs2
DODDS: DoDs Overseas 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
DDESS: DoDs Domestic 17 6 3 0 7 0 0 1 0
Bureau of Indian Affairs 24 0 0 0 22 0 0 1 1
American Samoa 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Virgin Islands 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
 
1"Grades not reported" includes 00-00 (no students).
2Table includes 26 Department of Defense and 24 Bureau of Indian Affairs school districts that are technically federally operated agencies; this is in order to report data for these agencies in the table.
NOTE: U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Table includes districts for which no students were reported in membership.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2001–02.
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