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Digest of Education Statistics: 2006
Digest of Education Statistics: 2006

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 84. Number of regular public school districts, by enrollment size of district: Selected years, 1990–91 through 2004–05
Enrollment size of district Number of districts 2004–05
1990–91 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–
2000
2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 Number of districts Percent of districts Percent of students
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Total 15,358 14,772 14,766 14,841 14,805 14,891 14,928 14,859 14,559 14,465 14,383 14,205 100.0 100.0
25,000 or more 190 207 216 226 230 236 238 240 243 248 256 264 1.9 33.9
10,000 to 24,999 489 542 553 569 572 574 579 581 573 587 594 588 4.1 18.8
5,000 to 9,999 937 996 1,013 1,024 1,038 1,026 1,036 1,036 1,067 1,062 1,058 1,059 7.5 15.4
2,500 to 4,999 1,940 2,013 2,027 2,069 2,079 2,062 2,068 2,060 2,031 2,033 2,031 2,016 14.2 14.9
1,000 to 2,499 3,542 3,579 3,554 3,536 3,524 3,496 3,457 3,448 3,429 3,411 3,421 3,389 23.9 11.6
                             
600 to 999 1,799 1,777 1,777 1,772 1,775 1,790 1,814 1,776 1,744 1,745 1,728 1,737 12.2 2.9
300 to 599 2,275 2,113 2,104 2,066 2,044 2,066 2,081 2,107 2,015 1,987 1,981 1,927 13.6 1.8
1 to 299 3,816 3,173 3,123 3,160 3,165 3,245 3,298 3,265 3,127 3,117 2,994 2,890 20.3 0.8
Size not reported 370 372 399 419 378 396 357 346 330 275 320 335 2.4
† Not applicable.
NOTE: Size not reported includes school districts reporting enrollment of zero. Regular dis­tricts exclude regional education service agencies and supervisory union administrative centers, state-operated agencies, federally operated agencies, and other types of local education agencies, such as independent charter schools. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Com­mon Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 1990–91 through 2004–05. (This table was prepared August 2006.)