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Table 100. Public secondary schools, by grade span, average school size, and state or jurisdiction: 200607
State or jurisdiction Total, all secondary schools Total, all regular secondary schools1  Schools, by grade span Vocational schools2  Average number of students per school3 
Grades
7 to 8 and
7 to 9
Grades
7 to 12
Grades
8 to 12
Grades
9 to 12
Grades
10 to 12
Other spans ending with grade 12 Other grade spans All secondary schools Regular secondary schools1 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 23,436 19,379 3,112 3,268 780 14,324 719 331 902 1,240 711 811
Alabama 406 314 34 92 13 230 28 2 7 69 682 705
Alaska 84 66 16 22 2 42 2 0 0 1 501 602
Arizona 613 480 83 35 8 466 9 3 9 118 687 715
Arkansas 363 358 58 140 6 98 40 1 20 24 487 491
California 2,302 1,566 331 315 55 1,576 0 0 25 0 939 1,321
                         
Colorado 411 347 62 60 3 270 7 2 7 5 614 701
Connecticut 256 194 38 18 3 175 14 6 2 17 779 960
Delaware 50 34 6 7 30 6 0 0 1 6 953 1,018
District of Columbia 45 39 9 4 0 29 0 0 3 5 424 475
Florida 619 415 18 69 24 405 16 25 62 46 1,100 1,598
                         
Georgia 387 369 12 6 6 335 4 0 24 0 1,187 1,235
Hawaii 52 52 11 9 0 32 0 0 0 0 1,223 1,223
Idaho 231 157 41 48 1 121 16 0 4 11 445 589
Illinois 982 837 148 68 25 621 20 59 41 50 733 810
Indiana 427 416 73 93 4 247 2 1 7 28 851 871
                         
Iowa 454 383 49 84 0 303 9 4 5 0 385 445
Kansas 398 396 59 84 6 240 7 1 1 0 420 421
Kentucky 305 230 27 50 17 194 5 6 6 126 624 808
Louisiana 299 256 39 49 91 96 16 1 7 7 664 728
Maine 152 123 15 11 1 124 1 0 0 27 536 544
                         
Maryland 278 216 19 9 5 210 19 5 11 24 1,099 1,262
Massachusetts 360 330 36 37 5 277 1 1 3 30 872 869
Michigan 928 728 102 99 34 595 44 10 44 56 624 765
Minnesota 823 463 58 275 71 328 49 27 15 12 410 639
Mississippi 234 234 31 46 5 133 7 2 10 89 649 649
                         
Missouri 681 594 77 205 1 349 22 10 17 61 558 563
Montana 352 349 181 0 0 169 1 0 1 0 176 177
Nebraska 331 331 30 184 0 113 4 0 0 0 358 358
Nevada 115 103 18 6 5 79 2 5 0 1 1,119 1,204
New Hampshire 100 100 15 0 0 82 0 0 3 0 712 712
                         
New Jersey 470 408 68 31 5 337 14 4 11 54 997 1,088
New Mexico 218 195 40 21 6 130 8 0 13 0 522 566
New York 1,088 965 89 165 14 684 23 4 109 30 857 897
North Carolina 501 466 26 15 9 409 5 5 32 9 888 944
North Dakota 182 182 12 115 3 48 2 1 1 6 219 219
                         
Ohio 1,019 953 140 141 50 628 17 13 30 75 661 671
Oklahoma 576 572 95 0 0 413 50 3 15 0 352 353
Oregon 295 271 34 41 12 199 5 3 1 0 644 691
Pennsylvania 816 732 100 162 18 456 51 9 20 85 861 882
Rhode Island 65 53 8 1 1 52 0 0 3 12 806 931
                         
South Carolina 243 243 22 13 7 184 8 6 3 13 976 976
South Dakota 259 259 85 1 0 173 0 0 0 0 168 168
Tennessee 346 309 26 29 13 247 15 4 12 22 877 935
Texas 2,147 1,502 333 195 106 1,146 52 52 263 0 697 939
Utah 358 225 101 37 22 72 79 17 30 8 620 899
                         
Vermont 56 55 9 18 0 29 0 0 0 15 591 602
Virginia 358 346 35 6 35 271 4 1 6 51 1,180 1,197
Washington 573 406 93 65 50 319 24 10 12 13 653 852
West Virginia 118 118 11 15 0 90 2 0 0 31 712 712
Wisconsin 602 549 62 62 6 427 11 28 6 3 521 558
Wyoming 108 90 27 10 2 65 4 0 0 0 302 346
                         
Bureau of Indian Education 25 25 1 6 0 18 0 0 0 0
                         
DoD, domestic 6 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 429 429
DoD, overseas 34 34 2 17 0 15 0 0 0 0 446 446
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 6 5 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 771 887
Guam 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 6 6 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 748 748
Puerto Rico 393 366 191 26 1 3 158 0 14 26 553 543
U.S. Virgin Islands 10 8 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 827 922
— Not available.
1 Excludes vocational, special education, and alternative schools.
2 Vocational schools are also included under appropriate grade span.
3 Average for schools reporting enrollment data. Enrollment data were available for 22,594 out of 23,436 public secondary schools in 2006–07.
NOTE: Includes schools with no grade lower than 7. Excludes schools not reported by grade level, such as some special education schools for the disabled. 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," 2006–07. (This table was prepared September 2008.)

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