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Table 3. Number of operating public elementary and secondary schools, by school type, charter, and state or jurisdiction: School year 2022–23

                 
      School type    
State or jurisdiction Number of
operating schools1
  Regular Special
education
Career and
technical
Alternative
education
  Charter 
United States2 99,409   90,604 1,882 1,571 5,352   7,999
                 
Alabama 1,516   1,356 34 71 55   17
Alaska 498   476 0 3 19   32
Arizona 2,429   1,951 39 283 156   576
Arkansas 1,098   1,063 3 29 3   103
California 10,327   9,019 153 64 1,091   1,284
                 
Colorado 1,932   1,809 5 6 112   269
Connecticut 1,013   983 2 17 11   21
Delaware 229   199 19 6 5   23
District of Columbia 244   236 2 0 6   126
Florida 4,230   3,665 160 37 368   740
                 
Georgia 2,316   2,278 10 0 28   97
Hawaii 295   293 1 0 1   37
Idaho 795   687 13 13 82   77
Illinois 4,408   3,867 240 38 263   134
Indiana 1,921   1,863 20 30 8   121
                 
Iowa 1,327   1,313 1 0 13   4
Kansas 1,355   1,350 4 0 1   9
Kentucky 1,542   1,203 9 135 195   0
Louisiana 1,337   1,282 13 10 32   150
Maine 597   570 0 27 0   13
                 
Maryland 1,410   1,311 35 25 39   48
Massachusetts 1,837   1,764 12 36 25   76
Michigan 3,510   2,948 182 45 335   378
Minnesota 2,690   1,892 318 10 470   300
Mississippi 1,038   875 2 94 67   8
                 
Missouri 2,473   2,302 48 62 61   82
Montana 826   822 2 0 2  
Nebraska 1,092   1,018 23 0 51  
Nevada 748   687 13 0 48   101
New Hampshire 502   502 0 0 0   40
                 
New Jersey 2,562   2,377 58 67 60   85
New Mexico 890   836 9 0 45   101
New York 4,812   4,600 134 50 28   342
North Carolina 2,716   2,608 25 8 75   206
North Dakota 511   511 0 0 0  
                 
Ohio 3,632   3,539 18 75 0   334
Oklahoma 1,781   1,773 5 0 3   63
Oregon 1,286   1,248 1 0 37   132
Pennsylvania 2,936   2,842 4 85 5   177
Rhode Island 316   302 1 10 3   41
                 
South Carolina 1,264   1,194 8 47 15   88
South Dakota 720   672 17 3 28  
Tennessee 1,900   1,849 15 13 23   114
Texas 9,180   8,315 15 0 850   1,039
Utah 1,102   1009 58 6 29   140
                 
Vermont 305   289 0 16 0  
Virginia 2,132   1,876 41 90 125   7
Washington 2,549   2,105 86 20 338   16
West Virginia 684   637 1 32 14   4
Wisconsin 2,235   2,119 12 8 96   239
Wyoming 361   319 11 0 31   5
                 
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions
                 
DoDEA    
Bureau of Indian Education 174   174 0 0 0  
American Samoa 29   28 0 1 0   0
Guam 45   44 0 0 1   4
Northern Marianas 35   35 0 0 0  
Puerto Rico 858   810 15 33 0   10
U.S. Virgin Islands 21   21 0 0 0  
— Not available.
†Not applicable. Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Vermont do not have legislative approval to operate public charter schools.
1Operating schools include all those providing services as of the start of the reported school year.
2U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
NOTE: Every school is assigned a school type based on its instructional emphasis; numbers and types of schools may differ from those published by states. A school may also be included under the Charter status, which are independent of school type.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2022–23, Provisional Version 1a.