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

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 95. Public elementary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 2004–05
State or jurisdiction Total, all elementary schools Total, all regular elementary schools1  Schools, by grade span Average number of
students per school2 
Prekinder- garten, kindergarten, or 1st grade to grades 3 or 4 Prekinder- garten, kindergarten, or 1st grade to grade 5 Prekinder- garten, kindergarten, or 1st grade to grade 6 Prekinder- garten, kindergarten, or 1st grade to grade 8 Grade 4, 5, or 6 to grade 6, 7, or 8 Other grade spans All elementary schools Regular elementary schools1 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
United States 65,984 64,964 4,831 23,495 13,015 5,743 12,530 6,370 474 480
Alabama 944 931 89 306 165 67 214 103 477 479
Alaska 188 187 3 24 108 20 17 16 324 326
Arizona 1,279 1,249 70 238 349 366 173 83 512 517
Arkansas 728 726 126 139 226 5 144 88 390 391
California 6,645 6,461 189 2,287 2,213 766 990 200 603 619
                     
Colorado 1,208 1,205 28 557 270 61 227 65 410 411
Connecticut 820 806 98 299 109 59 146 109 455 461
Delaware 139 137 28 56 7 5 32 11 540 543
District of Columbia 144 142 7 21 78 12 18 8 327 331
Florida 2,420 2,420 23 1,553 157 94 509 84 740 740
                     
Georgia 1,665 1,661 39 993 50 15 415 153 659 660
Hawaii 207 206 1 66 108 5 25 2 550 552
Idaho 415 410 39 113 147 22 68 26 375 377
Illinois 3,157 3,057 309 774 399 700 539 436 444 453
Indiana 1,449 1,433 119 601 340 29 274 86 458 461
                     
Iowa 1,034 1,027 96 345 214 17 226 136 286 288
Kansas 975 975 86 299 241 94 185 70 300 300
Kentucky 1,002 990 49 479 137 96 201 40 439 444
Louisiana 1,027 1,000 90 330 158 88 224 137 460 467
Maine 509 509 60 99 75 101 89 85 249 249
                     
Maryland 1,083 1,060 14 630 134 39 215 51 532 538
Massachusetts 1,473 1,467 200 508 159 98 289 219 434 435
Michigan 2,727 2,711 229 1,005 402 178 525 388 404 405
Minnesota 1,263 1,111 116 331 384 54 206 172 390 436
Mississippi 600 599 81 119 122 42 133 103 519 519
                     
Missouri 1,551 1,540 124 502 328 117 297 183 371 372
Montana 491 488 20 63 221 114 51 22 172 173
Nebraska 857 850 0 0 540 216 77 24 203 204
Nevada 412 403 6 194 104 15 72 21 669 682
New Hampshire 379 379 54 118 40 47 78 42 358 358
                     
New Jersey 1,892 1,884 94 91 186 470 370 681 480 481
New Mexico 587 573 28 230 122 13 131 63 354 361
New York 3,223 3,203 272 1,235 507 128 688 393 563 564
North Carolina 1,786 1,779 67 1,019 55 111 438 96 538 540
North Dakota 319 319 10 42 185 45 23 14 179 179
                     
Ohio 2,727 2,725 372 788 585 165 528 289 408 408
Oklahoma 1,201 1,201 64 340 159 310 219 109 354 354
Oregon 854 838 48 381 154 68 167 36 379 382
Pennsylvania 2,369 2,369 279 835 480 133 445 197 468 468
Rhode Island 265 265 25 119 33 3 47 38 382 382
                     
South Carolina 847 845 51 425 63 25 216 67 568 569
South Dakota 434 434 14 115 98 108 78 21 184 184
Tennessee 1,257 1,251 156 475 108 181 272 65 502 503
Texas 5,312 5,202 596 2,055 751 106 1,196 608 545 554
Utah 552 541 14 104 367 7 39 21 511 520
                     
Vermont 276 243 12 26 112 67 17 42 205 226
Virginia 1,485 1,484 41 841 144 8 305 146 541 541
Washington 1,424 1,360 64 420 525 71 235 109 430 443
West Virginia 583 580 86 217 95 38 108 39 321 323
Wisconsin 1,551 1,480 119 639 205 127 308 153 350 354
Wyoming 249 248 26 49 96 17 41 20 194 195
Bureau of Indian Affairs 102 102 5 4 22 67 3 1 495 495
DoDDS, domestic 59 59 17 16 4 2 12 8 677 677
DoDDS, overseas 105 105 6 24 46 6 18 5 451 451
Other jurisdictions                    
American Samoa 24 24 1 0 0 21 1 1 421 421
Guam 32 32 0 24 0 0 7 1 301 301
Northern Marianas 24 24 0 2 10 0 2 10 293 293
Puerto Rico 907 876 49 6 812 4 23 13 393 393
Virgin Islands 23 23 0 1 21 0 1 0
—Not available.
1 Excludes special education and alternative schools.
2 Average for schools reporting enrollment data. Enrollment data were available for 65,691 out of 65,984 regular institutions in 2004–05.
NOTE: Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8. Excludes schools not reported by grade level, such as some special education schools for the disabled. DoDDS = Department of Defense dependents schools.
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.)