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Table 89. Number of public elementary and secondary education agencies, by type of agency and state or jurisdiction: 200506 and 200607
State or jurisdiction Total agencies Regular school districts, including supervisory union components1  Regional education service agencies and supervisory union administrative centers State-operated agencies Federally operated agencies Independent charter schools
and other agencies
2005–06 2006–07 2005–06 2006–07 2005–06 2006–07 2005–06 2006–07 2005–06 2006–07 2005–06 2006–07
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 17,721 17,492 14,166 13,862 1,438 1,347 194 224 0 0 1,923 2,059
Alabama 165 163 165 133 0 1 0 29 0 0 0 0
Alaska 54 54 54 53 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Arizona 601 608 218 238 15 3 2 10 0 0 366 357
Arkansas 291 292 253 254 15 15 3 3 0 0 20 20
California 1,128 1,130 987 989 132 131 9 10 0 0 0 0
                         
Colorado 201 201 179 179 21 22 1 0 0 0 0 0
Connecticut 196 198 166 169 6 6 7 7 0 0 17 16
Delaware 35 39 19 19 1 1 2 2 0 0 13 17
District of Columbia 53 56 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 55
Florida 74 77 67 67 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 9
                         
Georgia 204 204 180 182 16 16 5 5 0 0 3 1
Hawaii 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 123 129 122 125 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0
Illinois 1,084 1,082 875 873 204 203 5 5 0 0 0 1
Indiana 364 367 294 294 29 29 4 4 0 0 37 40
                         
Iowa 377 376 365 365 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 312 332 300 323 0 0 12 9 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 196 195 176 175 18 18 2 2 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 88 99 68 68 0 0 7 6 0 0 13 25
Maine 329 303 285 287 39 8 4 5 0 0 1 3
                         
Maryland 25 25 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Massachusetts 495 392 350 250 86 78 1 0 0 0 58 64
Michigan 831 842 552 552 57 57 4 4 0 0 218 229
Minnesota 561 548 343 340 59 58 6 3 0 0 153 147
Mississippi 163 163 152 152 0 0 11 11 0 0 0 0
                         
Missouri 532 550 524 524 0 0 4 5 0 0 4 21
Montana 509 509 430 425 77 77 2 2 0 0 0 5
Nebraska 514 309 474 269 36 36 4 4 0 0 0 0
Nevada 18 19 17 17 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
New Hampshire 264 268 179 183 81 83 0 0 0 0 4 2
                         
New Jersey 669 647 615 593 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 54
New Mexico 89 95 89 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York2  819 832 697 697 38 37 5 5 0 0 79 93
North Carolina 216 242 115 125 0 2 2 0 0 0 99 115
North Dakota 245 238 204 198 38 37 3 3 0 0 0 0
                         
Ohio 1,044 1,034 614 614 109 109 4 4 0 0 317 307
Oklahoma 600 600 540 540 0 0 3 0 0 0 57 60
Oregon 221 223 200 199 20 20 1 3 0 0 0 1
Pennsylvania 730 737 501 501 101 104 11 11 0 0 117 121
Rhode Island 50 52 32 32 4 4 13 6 0 0 1 10
                         
South Carolina 102 102 85 101 13 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 188 188 168 171 17 14 3 3 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 136 136 136 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Texas 1,268 1,261 1,035 1,033 20 20 16 16 0 0 197 192
Utah 82 99 40 40 4 4 2 2 0 0 36 53
                         
Vermont 363 358 302 292 60 60 1 0 0 0 0 6
Virginia 226 231 134 134 69 73 23 24 0 0 0 0
Washington 306 308 296 296 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 2
West Virginia 57 57 55 57 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 460 459 440 425 17 0 3 3 0 0 0 31
Wyoming 62 62 48 52 14 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
                         
Bureau of Indian Education 23 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 20 0 0
                         
DoD, domestic 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0
DoD, overseas 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Regular school districts include both independent districts and those that are a dependent segment of a local government. Includes nonoperating agencies. Components of supervisory unions operate schools, but share superintendent services with other districts.
2 New York City counted as one school district.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2005–06 and 2006–07. (This table was prepared September 2008.)

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