Skip Navigation
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008

NCES 2009-020
March 2009


Table 98. Public elementary and secondary schools, by type and state or jurisdiction: 199091, 200001, and 200607
State or jurisdiction Total, all schools, 1990–91 Total, all schools, 2000–01 Number of schools, 2006–07
Total Elementary1 Secondary2 Combined elementary/secondary3 Other4 Alternative5 Special education5 Charter5 One-teacher schools5
Total Prekinder- garten, kindergarten, or 1st grade to grade 12 Other schools ending with grade 12 Other combined schools
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States 84,538 93,273 98,793 68,990 23,436 5,984 3,320 1,819 845 383 6,638 1,956 4,132 327
Alabama 1,297 1,517 1,583 979 406 198 125 61 12 0 88 31 0 0
Alaska 498 515 503 185 84 234 215 12 7 0 49 1 23 5
Arizona 1,049 1,724 2,061 1,290 613 153 80 48 25 5 77 9 468 8
Arkansas 1,098 1,138 1,114 734 363 17 3 8 6 0 10 0 19 0
California 7,913 8,773 10,038 7,163 2,302 573 416 108 49 0 1,170 127 693 86
                             
Colorado 1,344 1,632 1,736 1,239 411 86 38 39 9 0 84 8 135 3
Connecticut 985 1,248 1,114 835 256 23 11 9 3 0 38 37 16 1
Delaware 173 191 234 144 50 40 31 7 2 0 32 18 17 0
District of Columbia 181 198 235 164 45 16 7 4 5 10 11 14 59 0
Florida 2,516 3,316 3,952 2,862 619 471 203 170 98 0 495 130 366 4
                             
Georgia 1,734 1,946 2,463 2,017 387 59 19 24 16 0 210 90 55 0
Hawaii 235 261 286 208 52 26 22 3 1 0 1 3 28 0
Idaho 582 673 726 439 231 56 35 14 7 0 91 10 30 13
Illinois 4,239 4,342 4,392 3,260 982 150 48 77 25 0 163 116 34 0
Indiana 1,915 1,976 1,969 1,488 427 54 12 30 12 0 22 41 37 0
                             
Iowa 1,588 1,534 1,509 1,016 454 39 4 35 0 0 72 10 8 4
Kansas 1,477 1,430 1,423 972 398 51 27 19 5 2 0 8 27 2
Kentucky 1,400 1,526 1,534 1,122 305 105 43 52 10 2 157 10 0 0
Louisiana 1,533 1,530 1,447 953 299 195 121 62 12 0 138 43 42 0
Maine 747 714 671 505 152 14 9 5 0 0 0 2 0 4
                             
Maryland 1,220 1,383 1,445 1,116 278 51 28 15 8 0 64 45 23 0
Massachusetts 1,842 1,905 1,879 1,474 360 41 20 14 7 4 0 4 59 3
Michigan 3,313 3,998 4,133 2,849 928 193 104 55 34 163 303 238 279 5
Minnesota 1,590 2,362 2,665 1,544 823 298 102 133 63 0 712 300 155 1
Mississippi 972 1,030 1,062 764 234 58 45 10 3 6 64 0 1 0
                             
Missouri 2,199 2,368 2,384 1,540 681 163 79 79 5 0 50 14 18 3
Montana 900 879 831 479 352 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 66
Nebraska 1,506 1,326 1,166 777 331 58 57 1 0 0 0 31 0 36
Nevada 354 511 590 433 115 42 15 22 5 0 41 0 22 11
New Hampshire 439 526 482 382 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
                             
New Jersey 2,272 2,410 2,470 1,922 470 17 5 10 2 61 0 77 53 0
New Mexico 681 765 838 606 218 14 6 4 4 0 26 4 60 3
New York 4,010 4,336 4,708 3,297 1,088 206 85 85 36 117 113 153 93 0
North Carolina 1,955 2,207 2,470 1,862 501 107 40 48 19 0 87 30 93 0
North Dakota 663 579 534 351 182 1 0 1 0 0 0 31 0 3
                             
Ohio 3,731 3,916 3,972 2,721 1,019 232 56 65 111 0 8 40 305 1
Oklahoma 1,880 1,821 1,794 1,211 576 6 0 3 3 1 5 4 16 2
Oregon 1,199 1,273 1,284 926 295 63 37 20 6 0 40 2 70 11
Pennsylvania 3,260 3,252 3,286 2,357 816 105 45 34 26 8 0 2 119 0
Rhode Island 309 328 336 264 65 7 3 2 2 0 17 3 11 1
                             
South Carolina 1,097 1,127 1,175 908 243 24 7 13 4 0 9 0 29 1
South Dakota 802 769 736 461 259 16 5 10 1 0 13 3 0 26
Tennessee 1,543 1,624 1,709 1,297 346 62 33 24 5 4 28 14 12 0
Texas 5,991 7,519 8,630 5,555 2,147 928 580 232 116 0 1,396 0 400 0
Utah 714 793 1,001 603 358 40 23 5 12 0 118 58 54 1
                             
Vermont 397 393 330 255 56 19 12 7 0 0 1 0 0 1
Virginia 1,811 1,969 2,202 1,782 358 62 54 8 0 0 226 58 3 0
Washington 1,936 2,305 2,305 1,460 573 272 154 64 54 0 279 115 0 3
West Virginia 1,015 840 766 429 118 219 213 6 0 0 27 7 0 0
Wisconsin 2,018 2,182 2,237 1,539 602 96 31 55 10 0 76 8 188 7
Wyoming 415 393 383 251 108 24 12 7 5 0 23 5 3 11
                             
Bureau of Indian Education 189 186 109 25 52 46 3 3 0 0 0 0
                             
DoD, domestic 71 68 56 6 6 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
DoD, overseas 156 140 94 34 12 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
                             
Other jurisdictions                            
American Samoa 30 31 31 24 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Guam 35 38 36 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 26 29 30 22 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1,619 1,543 1,515 901 393 196 19 5 172 25 8 25 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 33 36 34 23 10 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
— Not available.
1 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8.
2 Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
3 Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
4 Includes schools not reported by grade span.
5 Schools are also included under elementary, secondary, combined, or other as appropriate.
NOTE: DoD = Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1990–91, 2000–01, and 2006–07. (This table was prepared September 2008.)