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Table 216.90c. Percentage distribution of public traditional and charter schools, by school level, school size, and state: Fall 2016
State Percentage distribution of schools, by school level Percentage distribution of schools, by school size
Traditional schools Charter schools Traditional schools Charter schools
Elemen- tary1 Secon- dary2 Com- bined3 Ungraded Elemen- tary1 Secon- dary2 Com- bined3 Ungraded Less than 300 300 to 499 500 to 999 1,000 or more Less than 300 300 to 499 500 to 999 1,000 or more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Total 69.0 24.4 5.8 0.8 56.1 23.1 20.7 0.1 28.7 28.0 33.7 9.6 46.8 25.4 21.6 6.2
Alabama 61.2 26.8 10.5 1.5 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 32.8 40.7 8.5
Alaska 36.7 16.1 47.2 0.0 71.4 7.1 21.4 0.0 64.1 24.5 8.6 2.7 78.6 17.9 3.6 0.0
Arizona 62.6 33.0 3.5 0.9 50.4 30.9 18.7 0.0 22.7 20.8 44.5 12.0 58.5 19.3 18.1 4.1
Arkansas 65.5 33.1 1.4 0.0 44.0 50.7 5.3 0.0 27.7 37.1 32.1 3.1 46.7 30.7 17.3 5.3
California 70.4 24.6 3.8 1.3 54.2 22.8 22.9 0.0 21.9 21.8 42.7 13.6 38.8 30.1 23.0 8.1
                                 
Colorado 71.3 21.1 7.6 0.0 60.5 22.3 17.2 0.0 33.3 30.7 27.6 8.4 35.7 31.1 25.2 8.0
Connecticut 74.0 23.8 2.2 0.0 50.0 20.8 29.2 0.0 34.7 35.4 23.9 6.0 54.2 20.8 12.5 12.5
Delaware 76.1 14.9 6.5 2.5 55.6 29.6 14.8 0.0 13.0 25.9 49.7 11.4 32.0 24.0 32.0 12.0
District of Columbia 80.5 16.8 2.7 0.0 78.2 15.5 6.4 0.0 26.5 49.6 21.2 2.7 40.0 45.5 14.5 0.0
Florida 68.0 15.3 16.7 0.0 68.5 20.6 10.7 0.2 19.3 11.8 47.7 21.2 48.2 19.2 23.7 8.9
                                 
Georgia 77.5 19.9 2.4 0.2 69.0 14.3 15.5 1.2 7.8 18.5 53.6 20.1 18.1 33.7 34.9 13.3
Hawaii 77.0 19.9 3.1 0.0 44.1 2.9 52.9 0.0 14.1 28.1 43.4 14.5 61.8 17.6 17.6 2.9
Idaho 63.5 27.3 9.2 0.0 40.4 24.6 35.1 0.0 41.0 29.0 23.5 6.6 49.1 27.3 20.0 3.6
Illinois 73.4 21.4 2.8 2.4 49.2 23.8 25.4 1.6 36.6 31.1 24.8 7.4 24.2 37.1 22.6 16.1
Indiana 72.5 24.3 2.1 1.0 48.4 26.9 24.7 0.0 17.4 37.5 37.1 8.0 50.5 23.7 18.3 7.5
                                 
Iowa 70.8 26.1 3.1 0.0 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 47.4 31.4 17.3 3.9 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas 70.3 25.7 3.7 0.2 30.0 40.0 30.0 0.0 49.8 28.8 17.5 4.0 70.0 0.0 20.0 10.0
Kentucky 63.4 27.1 9.5 0.1 27.5 29.8 35.7 7.0
Louisiana 69.7 19.9 10.5 0.0 66.2 20.5 13.2 0.0 21.9 34.8 35.9 7.4 26.0 30.7 36.0 7.3
Maine 74.2 23.7 2.2 0.0 33.3 55.6 11.1 0.0 59.2 24.1 15.3 1.4 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0
                                 
Maryland 79.0 17.3 2.8 0.9 79.6 6.1 14.3 0.0 12.5 29.1 45.4 13.0 28.6 38.8 30.6 2.0
Massachusetts 77.9 20.1 1.6 0.3 43.6 19.2 37.2 0.0 26.0 34.7 31.3 8.1 25.6 37.2 24.4 12.8
Michigan 50.7 25.8 22.8 0.7 48.1 18.6 33.2 0.0 33.9 37.0 23.4 5.6 45.8 26.0 26.3 1.9
Minnesota 53.2 34.8 11.9 # 62.3 26.4 11.4 0.0 49.6 20.1 22.9 7.3 68.9 20.1 9.6 1.4
Mississippi 57.9 31.0 4.2 6.9 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 36.2 35.4 8.4 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                                 
Missouri 66.4 26.1 6.6 0.9 81.9 18.1 0.0 0.0 43.1 31.3 20.5 5.1 52.8 34.7 12.5 0.0
Montana 60.0 40.0 0.0 0.0 78.6 15.3 3.9 2.2
Nebraska 66.8 27.6 1.1 4.6 63.0 20.9 12.1 4.0
Nevada 75.2 19.1 5.8 0.0 44.9 18.4 36.7 0.0 23.8 13.0 44.5 18.7 36.7 24.5 22.4 16.3
New Hampshire 79.7 20.3 0.0 0.0 48.4 51.6 0.0 0.0 43.7 34.5 16.8 5.0 96.7 3.3 0.0 0.0
                                 
New Jersey 75.5 21.3 2.3 0.9 69.3 11.4 19.3 0.0 26.4 32.7 30.4 10.5 35.6 36.8 17.2 10.3
New Mexico 73.2 25.2 1.0 0.5 37.4 35.4 25.3 2.0 43.7 28.4 22.2 5.7 68.7 25.3 5.1 1.0
New York 68.3 24.0 7.7 0.1 67.4 13.1 19.5 0.0 19.2 36.8 33.7 10.3 25.1 40.4 29.2 5.2
North Carolina 74.2 21.8 3.9 # 56.9 6.0 37.1 0.0 19.6 27.2 41.9 11.3 34.7 20.4 30.5 14.4
North Dakota 58.8 34.9 0.0 6.4 77.1 12.7 7.6 2.5
                                 
Ohio 68.3 27.7 3.7 0.2 53.0 30.4 16.6 0.0 21.7 41.8 30.3 6.2 70.7 17.4 9.7 2.2
Oklahoma 68.7 31.1 0.2 0.1 56.3 33.3 10.4 0.0 47.6 27.8 21.2 3.4 39.1 32.6 21.7 6.5
Oregon 74.1 22.5 3.4 0.0 45.2 16.9 37.9 0.0 28.2 35.9 29.2 6.6 80.6 14.5 2.4 2.4
Pennsylvania 72.0 26.8 1.3 0.0 50.8 16.2 33.0 0.0 17.4 33.9 39.3 9.3 27.5 19.7 37.1 15.7
Rhode Island 78.2 20.7 1.1 0.0 53.3 36.7 10.0 0.0 34.3 31.0 28.9 5.8 70.0 16.7 13.3 0.0
                                 
South Carolina 76.0 22.2 1.9 0.0 47.1 27.1 25.7 0.0 12.7 26.5 48.9 11.8 50.0 25.7 12.9 11.4
South Dakota 62.8 34.9 2.3 0.0 77.9 11.4 9.3 1.4
Tennessee 75.7 19.7 4.6 0.0 76.0 15.4 8.7 0.0 17.3 32.2 40.2 10.3 45.2 40.4 14.4 0.0
Texas 70.1 23.3 6.6 0.0 53.4 25.5 21.1 0.0 22.8 21.3 43.7 12.2 45.1 23.8 26.7 4.4
Utah 68.2 27.8 3.9 0.0 41.1 22.6 36.3 0.0 19.6 18.3 46.7 15.4 21.0 25.0 42.7 11.3
                                 
Vermont 73.4 20.8 5.8 0.0 64.6 21.9 12.1 1.3
Virginia 70.0 20.3 1.6 8.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 12.8 24.0 47.5 15.7 75.0 25.0 0.0 0.0
Washington 64.2 26.9 8.9 0.0 62.5 25.0 12.5 0.0 33.0 28.5 31.1 7.4 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
West Virginia 74.2 16.2 9.3 0.3 43.9 29.9 22.2 4.0
Wisconsin 72.3 24.1 3.4 0.2 50.6 30.4 19.0 0.0 40.1 35.4 18.9 5.6 80.8 10.7 6.4 2.1
Wyoming 66.9 27.3 5.7 0.0 60.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 64.7 25.1 7.9 2.3 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
—Not available.
†Not applicable. No charter schools in state.
# Rounds to zero.
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.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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 December 2018.)

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