Skip Navigation
Digest of Education Statistics
2018 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest


Table 216.70. Public elementary and secondary schools, by level, type, and state or jurisdiction: 1990-91, 2000-01, 2010-11, and 2016-17
State or jurisdiction Total, all schools, 1990-91 Total, all schools, 2000-01 Total, all schools, 2010-11 Schools by level, 2016-17 Selected types of schools, 2016-17
Total, all schools Elemen- tary1 Second-ary2 Combined elementary/secondary3 Other4 Alterna- tive5 Special educa- tion5 One- teacher schools5
Total Prekinder- garten, kin- dergarten, or grade 1 to grade 12 Other schools ending with grade 12 Other com- bined schools
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States 84,538 93,273 98,817 98,158 66,837 23,814 6,783 3,471 2,736 576 724 5,249 1,991 203
Alabama 1,297 1,517 1,600 1,513 925 406 159 105 48 6 23 83 34 0
Alaska 498 515 509 507 196 79 232 217 15 0 0 23 3 7
Arizona 1,049 1,724 2,265 2,308 1,377 750 165 89 58 18 16 59 20 2
Arkansas 1,098 1,138 1,110 1,089 697 374 18 4 9 5 0 5 4 0
California 7,913 8,773 10,124 10,286 7,037 2,509 625 477 140 8 115 1,103 150 34
                             
Colorado 1,344 1,632 1,796 1,888 1,320 401 167 79 79 9 0 98 7 0
Connecticut 985 1,248 1,157 1,250 919 297 34 13 18 3 0 21 156 0
Delaware 173 191 214 228 168 38 17 10 5 2 5 6 18 0
District of Columbia 181 198 228 223 177 36 10 2 5 3 0 4 2 0
Florida 2,516 3,316 4,131 4,178 2,845 675 657 279 352 26 1 392 171 4
                             
Georgia 1,734 1,946 2,449 2,300 1,775 453 66 15 37 14 6 41 19 0
Hawaii 235 261 289 290 212 52 26 22 3 1 0 1 1 1
Idaho 582 673 748 745 460 202 83 41 39 3 0 74 11 11
Illinois 4,239 4,342 4,361 4,173 3,048 894 131 19 102 10 100 141 110 0
Indiana 1,915 1,976 1,936 1,921 1,371 469 62 25 34 3 19 8 22 0
                             
Iowa 1,588 1,534 1,436 1,328 939 348 41 4 37 0 0 18 3 2
Kansas 1,477 1,430 1,378 1,318 923 340 52 16 36 0 3 1 4 0
Kentucky 1,400 1,526 1,554 1,539 975 417 146 41 101 4 1 184 8 0
Louisiana 1,533 1,530 1,471 1,404 973 280 151 99 45 7 0 5 32 0
Maine 747 714 631 605 445 146 14 10 4 0 0 0 1 4
                             
Maryland 1,220 1,383 1,449 1,424 1,125 241 45 20 22 3 13 44 37 0
Massachusetts 1,842 1,905 1,829 1,856 1,419 373 58 19 32 7 6 21 8 0
Michigan 3,313 3,998 3,877 3,458 1,744 864 827 477 340 10 23 323 180 6
Minnesota 1,590 2,362 2,392 2,513 1,357 857 298 144 144 10 1 500 306 0
Mississippi 972 1,030 1,083 1,066 619 329 45 37 7 1 73 66 1 0
                             
Missouri 2,199 2,368 2,410 2,424 1,620 628 156 75 81 0 20 59 53 0
Montana 900 879 827 820 492 328 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 58
Nebraska 1,506 1,326 1,096 1,095 731 302 12 11 0 1 50 49 27 3
Nevada 354 511 645 657 479 125 53 18 28 7 0 33 13 14
New Hampshire 439 526 480 490 381 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                             
New Jersey 2,272 2,410 2,607 2,590 1,950 543 74 44 23 7 23 90 63 0
New Mexico 681 765 862 869 601 229 33 12 18 3 6 26 5 1
New York 4,010 4,336 4,757 4,798 3,273 1,121 401 180 167 54 3 56 131 0
North Carolina 1,955 2,207 2,567 2,624 1,919 546 158 72 62 24 1 73 25 0
North Dakota 663 579 516 519 305 181 0 0 0 0 33 0 32 5
                             
Ohio 3,731 3,916 3,758 3,591 2,399 1,006 180 42 70 68 6 0 51 0
Oklahoma 1,880 1,821 1,785 1,792 1,225 558 8 1 6 1 1 5 4 0
Oregon 1,199 1,273 1,296 1,243 885 273 85 56 26 3 0 32 1 15
Pennsylvania 3,260 3,252 3,233 3,004 2,124 785 95 43 43 9 0 6 4 0
Rhode Island 309 328 317 315 239 70 6 5 1 0 0 2 1 0
                             
South Carolina 1,097 1,127 1,214 1,252 931 281 40 11 22 7 0 12 8 0
South Dakota 802 769 710 697 438 243 16 6 10 0 0 33 12 12
Tennessee 1,543 1,624 1,784 1,774 1,343 345 86 30 43 13 0 18 16 0
Texas 5,991 7,519 8,732 8,909 6,122 2,092 695 280 239 176 0 932 11 1
Utah 714 793 1,016 1,037 674 282 81 44 6 31 0 28 59 6
                             
Vermont 397 393 320 312 229 65 18 11 7 0 0 1 0 1
Virginia 1,811 1,969 2,175 2,134 1,493 436 35 25 10 0 170 125 53 0
Washington 1,936 2,305 2,338 2,436 1,563 656 217 140 69 8 0 314 95 2
West Virginia 1,015 840 757 739 548 120 69 45 24 0 2 33 3 0
Wisconsin 2,018 2,182 2,238 2,256 1,579 559 114 43 65 6 4 91 11 5
Wyoming 415 393 360 371 248 101 22 13 4 5 0 6 3 9
                             
Jurisdiction                            
Bureau of Indian
   Education
189 173 174 112 19 43 37 5 1 0 0 0 0
DoDEA6 227 191
Other jurisdictions                            
American Samoa 30 31 28 28 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 35 38 40 41 34 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Northern Marianas 26 29 30
Puerto Rico 1,619 1,543 1,473 1,283 932 251 73 5 15 53 27 10 19 0
U.S. Virgin
   Islands
33 36 32 28 19 9 0 0 0 0 0 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.
6 DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity. Includes both domestic and overseas schools.
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, 2010-11, and 2016-17. (This table was prepared November 2018.)

2018 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest