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Table 216.75. Public elementary schools, by grade span, average school enrollment, and state or jurisdiction: 2018-19
State or jurisdiction Total,
all elemen-
tary schools
Total,
all regular
elementary
schools1
Schools, by grade span Average school enrollment2
Prekinder-
garten,
kin-
dergarten,
or grade 1
to grade 3
or 4
Prekinder-
garten,
kin-
dergarten,
or grade 1
to grade 5
Prekinder-
garten,
kin-
dergarten,
or grade 1
to grade 6
Prekinder-
garten,
kin-
dergarten,
or grade 1
to grade 8
Grade
4, 5,
or 6
to grade
6, 7,
or 8
Other
grade
spans
All
elementary
schools
Regular
elementary
schools1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
United States 67,606 66,582 4,876 26,127 9,225 6,918 13,447 7,013 481 485
Alabama 919 910 89 296 132 62 212 128 500 502
Alaska 197 197 0 42 92 26 25 12 330 330
Arizona 1,394 1,377 47 240 361 503 170 73 513 515
Arkansas 681 680 117 155 151 7 152 99 452 453
California 7,037 6,894 120 2,568 2,043 1,084 1,051 171 539 546

Colorado
1,366 1,360 18 706 139 143 261 99 427 428
Connecticut 778 773 97 261 65 98 156 101 424 427
Delaware 161 154 14 80 0 10 34 23 538 556
District of Columbia 181 181 21 75 1 34 33 17 368 368
Florida 2,858 2,793 26 1,658 120 353 566 135 671 685

Georgia
1,777 1,777 35 1,067 16 44 462 153 683 683
Hawaii 212 212 0 87 85 10 28 2 532 532
Idaho 466 455 34 167 125 31 83 26 403 411
Illinois 3,141 3,056 271 787 274 674 590 545 413 423
Indiana 1,366 1,364 158 492 280 46 268 122 476 476

Iowa
934 934 112 320 139 9 223 131 358 358
Kansas 918 916 68 372 175 52 190 61 349 350
Kentucky 962 949 23 467 107 69 195 101 473 479
Louisiana 952 951 81 301 96 138 199 137 476 476
Maine 437 437 46 96 54 90 78 73 270 270

Maryland
1,124 1,111 11 692 46 98 223 54 558 563
Massachusetts 1,406 1,403 190 475 111 100 282 248 431 431
Michigan 2,272 2,185 215 766 178 240 456 417 418 420
Minnesota 1,399 1,216 119 434 235 76 279 256 427 469
Mississippi 612 610 70 132 89 35 155 131 492 492

Missouri
1,620 1,612 145 530 288 112 315 230 367 368
Montana 505 503 18 93 167 111 79 37 191 192
Nebraska 722 714 44 203 235 19 109 112 302 302
Nevada 523 513 11 284 71 35 98 24 633 642
New Hampshire 384 384 50 111 37 54 85 47 308 308

New Jersey
1,951 1,932 253 549 129 295 369 356 454 458
New Mexico 601 593 18 261 102 33 128 59 355 357
New York 3,285 3,262 281 1,283 352 301 707 361 509 511
North Carolina 1,940 1,929 80 1,101 47 148 466 98 527 530
North Dakota 312 312 15 94 94 61 36 12 246 246

Ohio
2,449 2,430 344 610 314 229 538 414 438 441
Oklahoma 1,239 1,235 90 310 154 274 259 152 386 387
Oregon 892 889 28 420 111 120 181 32 414 415
Pennsylvania 2,072 2,072 290 666 308 192 405 211 498 498
Rhode Island 244 243 37 117 2 3 54 31 394 395

South Carolina
936 934 40 486 37 45 230 98 565 566
South Dakota 453 444 31 138 45 95 119 25 215 219
Tennessee 1,340 1,333 165 485 86 190 292 122 497 499
Texas 6,233 6,124 570 2,998 406 169 1,409 681 568 575
Utah 688 651 5 124 431 37 45 46 539 561

Vermont
232 232 17 27 97 60 20 11 239 239
Virginia 1,490 1,488 46 839 147 12 313 133 577 577
Washington 1,599 1,520 65 741 241 85 320 147 462 478
West Virginia 533 533 62 249 22 39 111 50 350 350
Wisconsin 1,571 1,564 167 598 125 150 343 188 360 361
Wyoming 242 241 22 74 63 17 45 21 246 247
Bureau of Indian
    Education
111 111 6 7 27 63 4 4 197 197
DoDEA3 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Other jurisdictions                    
American Samoa 23 23 0 0 0 23 0 0 318 318
Guam 36 36 0 25 0 0 9 2 594 594
Northern Marianas --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Puerto Rico 610 609 2 243 72 189 91 13 324 324
U.S. Virgin Islands 17 17 1 0 13 1 2 0 355 355
---Not available.
1 Excludes special education and alternative schools.
2 Average for schools reporting enrollment data. Enrollment data were available for 67,125 out of 67,606 public elementary schools in 2018-19.
3 DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity. Includes both domestic and overseas schools.
NOTE: Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade higher than 8. 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," 2018-19. (This table was prepared September 2020.)

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