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Table 216.90d. Percentage distribution of public traditional and charter schools, by school locale and state: Fall 2016
State Traditional schools Charter schools
City Suburban Town Rural City Suburban Town Rural
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Total 24.9 32.1 13.9 29.1 56.0 26.2 6.4 11.3
Alabama 23.1 17.4 14.9 44.5 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Alaska 18.6 2.5 16.7 62.2 32.1 10.7 42.9 14.3
Arizona 41.2 23.9 15.4 19.5 58.7 24.4 7.5 9.5
Arkansas 20.7 10.7 22.5 46.1 46.7 17.3 16.0 20.0
California 37.9 41.6 8.8 11.8 53.2 28.5 7.0 11.3
                 
Colorado 31.8 30.9 12.4 24.9 51.3 30.3 5.5 13.0
Connecticut 28.1 54.4 4.0 13.5 83.3 8.3 8.3 0.0
Delaware 13.9 52.7 16.9 16.4 44.4 40.7 3.7 11.1
District of Columbia 99.1 0.0 0.0 0.9 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 27.3 51.5 7.5 13.7 31.9 55.0 2.7 10.4
                 
Georgia 17.7 37.5 12.0 32.8 33.3 42.9 7.1 16.7
Hawaii 24.6 39.5 25.0 10.9 17.6 17.6 17.6 47.1
Idaho 17.9 17.6 23.8 40.7 19.3 29.8 26.3 24.6
Illinois 23.0 42.4 13.7 20.9 85.7 12.7 0.0 1.6
Indiana 25.5 21.6 16.6 36.3 77.4 14.0 3.2 5.4
                 
Iowa 17.7 8.2 23.7 50.3 33.3 0.0 33.3 33.3
Kansas 19.0 11.4 24.5 45.2 10.0 0.0 20.0 70.0
Kentucky 18.5 13.9 25.7 41.9
Louisiana 21.9 25.8 18.0 34.3 76.8 10.6 2.6 9.9
Maine 8.2 11.4 14.1 66.3 33.3 0.0 11.1 55.6
                 
Maryland 21.5 57.7 4.1 16.8 69.4 28.6 0.0 2.0
Massachusetts 17.2 69.0 2.2 11.6 46.2 50.0 0.0 3.8
Michigan 18.8 37.2 14.6 29.5 50.0 32.7 3.5 13.8
Minnesota 17.5 28.3 22.6 31.6 48.2 25.5 8.6 17.7
Mississippi 10.9 8.9 31.6 48.5 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                 
Missouri 15.1 23.5 19.7 41.7 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Montana 8.2 1.3 16.1 74.4
Nebraska 23.3 8.2 19.4 49.1
Nevada 40.6 28.0 12.5 18.9 79.6 12.2 6.1 2.0
New Hampshire 8.9 26.8 13.9 50.3 29.0 32.3 25.8 12.9
                 
New Jersey 8.2 79.8 2.6 9.4 51.1 45.5 1.1 2.3
New Mexico 23.5 10.5 28.4 37.5 52.5 12.1 19.2 16.2
New York 41.4 33.5 8.0 17.1 95.5 4.1 0.0 0.4
North Carolina 25.5 19.4 13.0 42.2 42.5 21.6 10.2 25.7
North Dakota 13.1 5.6 15.8 65.5
                 
Ohio 16.3 38.9 14.8 30.0 72.7 17.7 6.9 2.8
Oklahoma 14.0 12.3 21.8 51.8 64.6 12.5 6.3 16.7
Oregon 28.4 20.9 24.9 25.7 20.2 21.8 17.7 40.3
Pennsylvania 16.5 47.0 10.4 26.1 67.6 25.1 2.2 5.0
Rhode Island 22.8 64.6 0.0 12.6 40.0 50.0 0.0 10.0
                 
South Carolina 17.2 28.6 12.5 41.7 34.3 32.9 11.4 21.4
South Dakota 9.6 0.9 16.5 73.0
Tennessee 29.3 16.5 17.2 37.0 96.2 1.9 0.0 1.9
Texas 35.1 25.4 13.4 26.1 68.9 19.4 3.9 7.8
Utah 17.3 50.3 13.8 18.6 16.9 63.7 7.3 12.1
                 
Vermont 4.8 6.1 19.2 69.9
Virginia 24.0 36.3 8.7 31.0 62.5 0.0 0.0 37.5
Washington 30.5 34.1 14.3 21.0 87.5 12.5 0.0 0.0
West Virginia 12.2 18.7 19.9 49.3
Wisconsin 22.6 21.2 19.6 36.6 38.8 15.6 18.6 27.0
Wyoming 14.2 1.6 32.5 51.6 40.0 0.0 20.0 40.0
†Not applicable. No charter schools in state.
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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