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

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 91. Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary schools and enrollment, by type and enrollment size of school: 2004–05
Enrollment size of school Number and percentage distribution of schools, by type Enrollment and percentage distribution, by type of school1 
Total2  Elementary3  Secondary4  Combined
elementary/
secondary5 
Other2  Total2  Elementary3  Secondary4  Combined
elementary/
secondary5 
Other2 
All schools Regular schools6  All schools Regular schools6 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Number of schools 96,513 65,984 23,445 19,028 5,572 1,512 48,581,686 31,161,287 15,876,391 15,410,552 1,502,102 41,906
Percent7  100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Under 100 11.03 6.20 17.81 9.09 41.68 51.19 0.96 0.65 1.08 0.63 5.88 16.18
100 to 199 9.69 8.59 11.11 10.35 16.97 24.91 2.78 2.75 2.27 1.86 8.29 24.28
200 to 299 11.56 12.85 8.20 8.56 9.80 8.53 5.61 6.87 2.86 2.61 8.07 15.27
300 to 399 13.53 15.96 7.82 8.55 7.35 9.56 9.09 11.78 3.81 3.64 8.57 23.33
400 to 499 13.20 16.23 6.06 6.80 5.78 3.75 11.37 15.35 3.81 3.74 8.62 11.65
                         
500 to 599 10.80 13.06 5.76 6.53 4.23 1.37 11.35 15.05 4.44 4.40 7.72 5.15
600 to 699 8.14 9.49 5.36 6.11 3.38 0.00 10.11 12.93 4.87 4.85 7.33 0.00
700 to 799 5.56 6.24 4.36 4.99 2.23 0.34 7.96 9.82 4.57 4.58 5.57 1.78
800 to 999 6.60 6.68 7.24 8.37 3.08 0.34 11.25 12.47 9.08 9.17 9.17 2.34
1,000 to 1,499 5.96 4.08 12.25 14.21 2.96 0.00 13.66 10.02 21.00 21.31 11.91 0.00
                         
1,500 to 1,999 2.16 0.49 7.23 8.44 1.57 0.00 7.12 1.74 17.51 17.87 9.06 0.00
2,000 to 2,999 1.43 0.10 5.53 6.48 0.64 0.00 6.46 0.51 18.29 18.75 5.08 0.00
3,000 or more 0.33 0.01 1.28 1.50 0.34 0.00 2.27 0.05 6.42 6.59 4.73 0.00
                         
Average enrollment7  521 474 713 815 298 143 521 474 713 815 298 143
1 Totals differ from those reported in other tables because this table represents data reported by schools rather than by states or school districts. Percentage distribution and average enrollment calculations exclude data for schools not reporting enrollment.
2 Includes special education, alternative, and other schools not classified by grade span.
3 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
4 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
5 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
6 Excludes special education schools, vocational schools, and alternative schools.
7 Data are for schools reporting their enrollment size. Enrollment data were available for 93,295 out of 96,513 institutions in 2004–05.
NOTE: 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), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2004–05. (This table was prepared August 2006.)