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Table 216.80. Public secondary schools, by grade span, average school enrollment, and state or jurisdiction: 2016-17
State or jurisdiction Total, all secondary schools Total, all regular secondary schools1 Schools, by grade span Vocational schools2 Average school enrollment3
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 23,814 19,264 2,527 2,972 551 16,014 500 326 924 1,391 708 802
Alabama 406 315 40 76 10 244 28 1 7 68 718 729
Alaska 79 61 12 20 1 42 2 1 1 3 456 543
Arizona 750 476 63 65 24 576 6 2 14 246 688 748
Arkansas 374 345 53 118 11 137 33 1 21 24 513 519
California 2,509 1,654 356 279 10 1,769 62 22 11 68 870 1,213
                         
Colorado 401 336 38 42 4 297 4 1 15 8 658 744
Connecticut 297 208 35 12 2 200 7 36 5 17 589 783
Delaware 38 32 1 1 8 25 0 0 3 6 999 960
District of Columbia 36 32 0 0 1 33 0 0 2 0 439 474
Florida 675 509 15 33 34 563 7 21 2 35 1,274 1,573
                         
Georgia 453 420 15 10 8 388 5 1 26 0 1,134 1,219
Hawaii 52 51 12 7 0 33 0 0 0 0 1,125 1,145
Idaho 202 144 28 36 1 127 8 0 2 14 507 637
Illinois 894 823 121 71 11 652 9 20 10 0 736 788
Indiana 469 438 75 80 9 261 3 8 33 28 821 827
                         
Iowa 348 331 33 69 1 228 10 0 7 0 462 481
Kansas 340 337 34 96 3 205 1 1 0 0 456 460
Kentucky 417 233 26 35 6 226 2 0 122 121 700 862
Louisiana 280 258 29 41 80 109 13 1 7 12 740 769
Maine 146 118 8 15 2 93 0 0 28 27 457 461
                         
Maryland 241 188 4 6 4 201 1 7 18 25 1,107 1,268
Massachusetts 373 322 29 37 15 285 2 4 1 38 813 825
Michigan 864 638 31 132 39 655 0 4 3 4 554 688
Minnesota 857 442 33 271 35 425 39 46 8 8 387 611
Mississippi 329 238 30 42 1 153 4 2 97 91 630 630
                         
Missouri 628 551 57 173 3 367 13 8 7 63 540 542
Montana 328 325 157 0 0 171 0 0 0 0 156 157
Nebraska 302 291 23 158 2 112 1 6 0 0 381 381
Nevada 125 111 14 4 2 100 1 4 0 0 1,113 1,228
New Hampshire 109 109 14 0 0 92 1 0 2 0 554 554
                         
New Jersey 543 417 56 38 10 408 8 4 19 58 828 1,009
New Mexico 229 209 34 29 1 145 9 0 11 0 475 503
New York 1,121 1,033 62 145 22 856 7 5 24 21 720 746
North Carolina 546 516 23 6 4 485 2 8 18 8 850 885
North Dakota 181 168 3 88 0 75 0 1 14 13 205 205
                         
Ohio 1,006 927 125 156 47 625 21 13 19 74 594 605
Oklahoma 558 554 87 5 0 436 22 0 8 0 387 390
Oregon 273 252 26 41 4 200 1 1 0 0 643 685
Pennsylvania 785 696 99 152 11 500 14 1 8 84 810 818
Rhode Island 70 59 5 1 1 53 0 0 10 10 698 706
                         
South Carolina 281 228 19 2 1 244 7 4 4 42 930 973
South Dakota 243 220 61 1 0 177 1 3 0 3 169 182
Tennessee 345 328 11 27 18 255 7 12 15 4 817 856
Texas 2,092 1,532 260 138 43 1,370 42 33 206 0 796 1,050
Utah 282 250 91 46 6 71 54 1 13 6 923 993
                         
Vermont 65 49 7 17 0 41 0 0 0 15 477 486
Virginia 436 343 33 6 25 281 1 0 90 89 1,194 1,208
Washington 656 446 70 51 25 450 27 24 9 19 611 825
West Virginia 120 106 1 20 2 95 1 0 1 33 661 714
Wisconsin 559 494 51 60 3 410 13 19 3 6 496 543
Wyoming 101 101 17 14 1 68 1 0 0 0 329 329
                         
Jurisdiction                        
Bureau of Indian
   Education
19 19 1 4 2 12 0 0 0 0 339 339
DoDEA6
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa 6 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1
Guam 7 6 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1,448 1,664
Northern Marianas
Puerto Rico 251 218 59 15 1 139 25 0 12 32 483 457
U.S. Virgin
   Islands
9 8 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 703 703
—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 22,318 out of 23,814 public secondary schools in 2016-17.
4 DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity. Includes both domestic and overseas schools.
NOTE: Includes schools with no grade lower than 7. Excludes schools not reported by grade level, such as some special education schools for students with disabilities.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2016-17. (This table was prepared November 2018.)

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