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

Table A-7. Number of regular public school districts, by grade span and by membership size: School year 2001–02

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District membership size 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 reported
United States
  Number 14,559 490 2,391 17 10,634 113 452 209 253
  Percent 100.0 3.4 16.4 0.1 73.0 0.8 3.1 1.4 1.7
 
100,000 or more 25 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
25,000 to 99,999 218 0 2 0 213 2 1 0 0
10,000 to 24,999 573 2 31 0 523 5 9 3 0
7,500 to 9,999 342 5 18 0 307 3 9 0 0
5,000 to 7,499 725 7 41 0 657 3 16 1 0
 
2,500 to 4,999 2,031 9 126 0 1,839 3 48 6 0
2,000 to 2,499 801 7 41 2 726 3 20 2 0
1,500 to 1,999 1,071 10 78 3 942 9 26 3 0
1,000 to 1,499 1,557 17 142 1 1,337 10 45 5 0
800 to 999 790 16 101 1 636 6 23 7 0
 
600 to 799 954 16 136 1 760 8 29 4 0
450 to 599 897 17 159 2 677 2 30 10 0
300 to 449 1,118 39 232 1 799 11 25 11 0
150 to 299 1,435 93 381 3 854 13 53 35 3
1 to 149 1,692 249 894 3 303 19 98 73 53
 
Zero 102 3 9 0 7 16 19 48 0
Size not reported 228 0 0 0 29 0 1 1 197
 
NOTE: Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. 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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