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Characteristics of the 100 Largest School Districts in the United States: 1999-2000
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Table 6.-Number of public elementary and secondary schools in the 100 largest school districts in the United States*, by specified instructional level: School year 1999-2000
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Name of reporting district State Schools having membership Instructional level
Primary Middle High Other
Davis School District UT 82 51 14 15 2
Atlanta City School District GA 99 70 16 12 1
Seminole County School District FL 65 34 11 7 13
Greenville County School District SC 86 53 18 14 1
Santa Ana Unified CA 50 34 9 7 0
   
San Antonio Independent School District TX 105 67 18 12 8
Arlington Independent School District TX 69 47 14 7 1
Lee County School District FL 72 37 13 9 13
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board LA 104 64 19 18 3
Oakland Unified CA 92 61 20 10 1
   
Washoe County School District NV 86 59 11 13 3
Portland School District OR 109 67 19 18 5
Knox County School District TN 82 51 13 14 4
Fort Bend Independent School District TX 51 33 9 9 0
Prince William County Public Schools VA 63 43 11 6 3
   
Sacramento City Unified CA 77 61 8 7 1
Jefferson Parish School Board LA 83 57 16 9 1
Cumberland County Schools NC 78 50 15 10 3
Aldine Independent School District TX 63 34 16 6 7
Chesterfield County Public Schools VA 58 36 12 10 0
   
San Bernardino City Unified CA 62 44 8 8 2
Cincinnati City School District OH 78 63 6 7 2
Anchorage School District AK 92 65 9 15 3
North East Independent School District TX 64 35 12 13 4
Shelby County School District TN 43 27 9 7 0
   
Garland Independent School District TX 65 42 13 8 2
Minneapolis MN 126 73 11 28 14
San Juan Unified CA 84 54 10 13 7
Garden Grove Unified CA 65 46 9 10 0
Seattle WA 116 75 11 20 10
   
Wichita KS 94 62 17 14 1
Pasco County School District FL 50 30 8 8 4
Ysleta Independent School District TX 60 35 13 11 1
Buffalo City School District NY 76 54 3 13 6
Caddo Parish School Board LA 73 48 11 12 2
   
Alpine School District UT 56 36 8 9 3
St. Louis City MO 111 71 23 11 6
Escambia County School District FL 82 42 13 11 16
Clayton County School District GA 48 29 12 7 0
St. Paul MN 106 63 11 22 10
*Includes outlying areas, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Department of Defense schools.

NOTE: Primary = low grade, PK to 3; high grade, up to 8. Middle = low grade, 4 to 7; high grade, 4 to 9. High = low grade, 7 to 12; high grade 12. Other = any other combination, including PK, K, or 1 to 12.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1999-2000, and "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 1999-2000.

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