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Table 234.12. Number and percentage of public schools that have all students attending a year-round calendar cycle and average number of days in the cycle, by selected school characteristics: 2011-12
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected school characteristic Total number
of schools
Number of
schools with
year-round
calendar
cycle/1/
Percent of
schools with
a year-round
calendar
cycle/1/
Average number of
days per school
year for schools
with year-round
calendar cycle/1/
1 2 3 4 5
All public schools  90,000 (410) 3,700 (300) 4.1 (0.29) 189 (2.3)
                 
Region                 
Northeast   14,700 (80) 600 (100) 4.2 (0.90) 182 (.8)
Midwest  22,300 (180) 600 (100) 2.8 (0.46) 189 (7.2)
South  31,800 (200) 1,500 (200) 4.8 (0.56) 193 (5.2)
West  21,200 (260) 900 (200) 4.2 (0.76) 188 (4.2)
                 
School classification                
Traditional public 85,500 (400) 3,300 (200) 3.8 (0.29) 188 (2.5)
Charter school 4,500 (250) 400 (100) 8.4 (1.58) 197 (6.4)
                 
School level                
Elementary 61,800 (440) 2,100 (200) 3.5 (0.37) 181 (1.7)
Secondary 20,900 (490) 900 (100) 4.3 (0.50) 192 (4.1)
Combined 7,400 (570) 600 (100) 8.5 (1.26) 215 (9.8)
                 
Enrollment enrollment                 
Less than 100  6,800 (460) 600 (100) 8.5 (1.46) 220 (12.7)
100 to 199  6,500 (340) 300 (100) 4.9 (1.05) 195 (6.4)
200 to 499  37,100 (670) 1,400 (200) 3.7 (0.46) 182 (1.1)
500 to 749  21,700 (600) 600 (100) 2.7 (0.53) 180 (.8)
750 to 999  8,900 (420) 400 (100) 4.4 (1.35) 179 (.7)
1,000 or more  9,100 (380) 400 (100) 4.6 (0.80) 190 (7.9)
                 
Percent of K-12 students who were
   approved for free or reduced-price
   lunches 
               
Less than 35  27,000 (620) 600 (100) 2.2 (0.39) 187 (5.5)
35 to 49  14,600 (540) 300 (100) 2.2 (0.67) 181 (1.4)
50 to 74  23,000 (540) 600 (100) 2.7 (0.49) 180 (.6)
75 or more  22,100 (620) 1,600 (200) 7.2 (0.91) 188 (1.9)
School did not participate in free
   or reduced-price lunch program
3,300 (270) 500 (100) 15.7 (2.85) 214 (14.7)
/1/ Year-round cycle is defined as a cycle of school days distributed across 12 months of the calendar year and all students attending on the same cycle.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Data File," 2011–12. (This table was prepared February 2014.)

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