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Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and secondary School Districts in the United States: 2000-2001
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Table 18.-Percentage of population in the boundaries of the 100 largest school districts in the United States and jurisdictions by race/ethnicity: School year 1999-2000 - Part 1  ||  Part 2
Name of
reporting
district
State
Total
popu-
lation
Total
population
under 18
years old
Population under 18 years old
Ethnicity Single race
Multi-
racial
Hispanic
or
Latino
Non-
Hispanic
or
Latino
White
Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaska
Native
Asian
Native
Hawaiian/
Pacific
Islander
Some
other
single
race
 
Total
    25.3 26.4 73.6 48.4 28.0 0.7 5.3 0.4 12.0 5.2
 
New York City Public Schools
NY
100 24.2 34.1 65.9 34.5 32.2 0.8 8.8 0.1 17.8 5.9
Los Angeles Unified
CA
100 27.4 65.1 34.9 38.3 11.5 1.0 6.2 0.2 36.5 6.3
Puerto Rico Dept of Education
PR
100
City of Chicago School Dist 29
IL
100 26.2 35.0 65.0 30.0 44.3 0.4 3.1 0.1 18.4 3.7
Dade County School District
FL
100 24.8 49.8 50.2 61.9 27.1 0.2 1.2 0.0 5.3 4.2
 
Broward County School District
FL
100 23.6 19.7 80.3 58.8 29.7 0.3 2.4 0.1 4.0 4.7
Clark County School District
NV
100 25.6 31.5 68.5 63.5 11.3 0.9 4.3 0.5 12.4 7.1
Houston ISD
TX
100 26.4 52.7 47.3 41.2 27.3 0.5 2.9 0.1 24.2 3.8
Philadelphia City SD
PA
100 25.3 12.7 87.3 32.4 52.7 0.3 4.2 0.0 7.2 3.1
Hawaii Department of Education
HI
100 24.4 11.9 88.1 16.6 2.0 0.2 29.9 12.7 1.3 37.2
 
Detroit City School District
MI
100 31.1 5.7 94.3 7.5 85.1 0.3 1.0 0.0 2.9 3.1
Dallas ISD
TX
100 27.0 53.0 47.0 38.0 29.4 0.6 1.5 0.1 26.8 3.6
Hillsborough County Sch Dist
FL
100 25.3 21.9 78.1 66.6 20.5 0.4 2.0 0.1 6.6 3.8
Fairfax Cnty Public Schls
VA
100 25.4 13.0 87.0 65.7 9.7 0.3 12.9 0.1 5.5 5.8
Palm Beach County School Dist
FL
100 21.3 17.2 82.8 66.3 23.0 0.3 1.8 0.1 4.7 3.8
 
Orange County School District
FL
100 25.3 22.7 77.3 59.1 24.5 0.3 3.2 0.1 7.9 4.9
San Diego City Unified
CA
100 22.7 38.3 61.7 44.8 12.3 0.7 13.4 0.6 19.2 8.9
Prince Georges County Pub Schs
MD
100 26.8 8.4 91.6 18.7 70.1 0.4 2.9 0.0 4.1 3.8
Montgomery County Public Schls
MD
100 25.4 14.1 85.9 60.0 17.2 0.3 10.7 0.0 6.3 5.4
Duval County School District
FL
100 26.3 5.0 95.0 56.4 35.9 0.3 2.4 0.1 1.7 3.2
 
Memphis City School District
TN
100 27.9 3.0 97.0 21.1 74.5 0.2 1.3 0.0 1.5 1.5
Pinellas County School Dist
FL
100 19.3 6.9 93.1 76.0 15.7 0.3 2.7 0.1 1.9 3.3
Baltimore County Public Schls
MD
100 23.6 2.4 97.6 66.6 26.3 0.3 3.3 0.0 0.9 2.6
Gwinnett County School Dist
GA
100 28.2 11.9 88.1 69.2 15.2 0.3 7.3 0.0 4.9 3.1
Baltimore City Pub Sch System
MD
100 24.8 1.9 98.1 20.4 75.6 0.4 0.8 0.0 0.8 2.0
 
Charlotte-
Mecklenburg Schools
NC
100 25.1 7.0 93.0 56.2 34.3 0.3 3.5 0.1 3.2 2.4
Milwaukee Sch Dist
WI
100 28.6 16.5 83.5 30.3 51.5 1.1 4.1 0.1 8.2 4.7
Jefferson (KY) County
KY
100 24.2 2.2 97.8 69.7 24.9 0.2 1.4 0.0 1.1 2.7
De Kalb County School District
GA
100 24.9 8.5 91.5 20.7 68.4 0.2 3.6 0.0 3.9 3.0
Wake County Schools
NC
100 25.1 6.1 93.9 67.7 22.9 0.3 3.4 0.0 2.8 2.8
 
Cobb County School District
GA
100 26.5 8.2 91.8 68.4 21.6 0.3 3.0 0.0 4.0 2.7
Long Beach Unified
CA
100 28.8 47.2 52.8 34.6 16.3 0.9 11.9 1.6 26.9 7.8
Jefferson (CO) County R-1
CO
100 25.3 13.8 86.2 87.2 1.1 0.8 2.5 0.1 4.3 4.0
Albuquerque Public Schools
NM
100 25.3 52.8 47.2 62.1 3.3 5.1 1.8 0.1 20.7 6.9
Orleans Parish School Board
LA
100 26.7 2.5 97.5 14.3 81.0 0.2 2.3 0.0 0.8 1.4
 
Fresno Unified
CA
100 32.5 52.6 47.4 35.0 9.7 1.9 14.5 0.2 31.5 7.3
Polk County School District
FL
100 24.4 14.2 85.8 70.3 19.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 5.9 2.8
Fort Worth ISD
TX
100 27.7 43.8 56.2 47.2 25.2 0.6 2.0 0.1 21.0 3.9
Austin ISD
TX
100 22.1 46.2 53.8 53.3 13.4 0.7 2.7 0.1 25.2 4.6
Virginia Beach City Public Sch
VA
100 27.5 5.6 94.4 64.8 23.5 0.3 4.2 0.1 1.9 5.2
 
Cleveland City SD
OH
100 28.5 9.9 90.1 31.2 59.4 0.3 0.8 0.0 4.8 3.4
Anne Arundel County Pub Schls
MD
100 25.2 3.4 96.6 77.2 15.9 0.3 2.1 0.1 1.2 3.3
Jordan School District
UT
100 34.5 7.3 92.7 91.2 0.6 0.4 1.4 0.6 2.8 2.9
Granite School District
UT
100 28.4 20.1 79.9 77.5 1.6 1.3 2.7 2.8 8.9 5.2
Mesa Unified School District
AZ
100 26.6 27.7 72.3 74.0 2.9 3.3 1.2 0.3 13.1 5.2
 
District of Columbia Pub Schls
DC
100 20.1 9.9 90.1 14.9 75.0 0.3 1.5 0.1 5.4 2.7
Nashville-
Davidson County SD
TN
100 22.2 5.9 94.1 55.2 35.1 0.3 2.6 0.1 3.2 3.6
Denver County 1
CO
100 22.0 49.3 50.7 48.9 15.0 1.8 2.6 0.2 25.0 6.5
Brevard County School District
FL
100 22.0 6.4 93.6 80.5 12.5 0.4 1.4 0.1 1.7 3.4
Fulton County School District
GA
100 26.3 7.6 92.4 55.9 34.0 0.2 4.2 0.0 3.4 2.3
 
Columbus City SD
OH
100 22.4 3.1 96.9 44.1 46.2 0.3 2.1 0.1 1.6 5.6
Mobile County Sch Dist
AL
100 27.5 1.4 98.6 54.5 41.2 0.8 1.5 0.0 0.5 1.5
Boston School District
MA
100 19.8 23.9 76.1 32.5 40.1 0.7 6.7 0.1 13.6 6.5
Tucson Unified District
AZ
100 24.0 46.9 53.1 59.7 5.1 4.1 1.8 0.2 22.7 6.4
Northside ISD
TX
100 28.1 56.6 43.4 64.5 6.7 0.7 2.1 0.1 19.9 6.0
 
Guilford County Schools
NC
100 23.7 4.6 95.4 56.5 34.9 0.5 3.1 0.0 2.4 2.5
El Paso ISD
TX
100 29.4 76.2 23.8 70.9 4.8 0.8 1.1 0.1 17.8 4.5
San Francisco Unified
CA
100 14.5 22.0 78.0 30.9 11.8 0.4 36.7 1.1 10.9 8.2
Volusia County School District
FL
100 20.3 10.0 90.0 78.5 14.1 0.3 1.1 0.0 3.4 2.7
Cypress-
Fairbanks ISD
TX
100 30.7 24.0 76.0 71.1 8.6 0.4 6.8 0.1 9.3 3.8
 
—Not available.
NOTE: The universe for this table includes outlying areas, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Department of Defense schools. Detail may not add to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, "Census 2000 Redistricting File, PL 94-171."

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