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Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2003–04
NCES 2006-329
September 2006


Table D-2.  Selected statistics for the United States and jurisdictions and the 100 largest and 500 largest school districts: School year 2003–04
 
School district State Rank
ABC Unified  CA 313
Abilene ISD  TX 444
Academy 20  CO 387
Adams 12 Five Star Schools  CO 154
Adams-Arapahoe 28J  CO 179
Aiken County School District  SC 252
Akron Public Schools  OH 217
Alachua County School District  FL 210
Alamance-Burlington Schools  NC 327
Albuquerque Public Schools  NM 33
 
Aldine ISD  TX 74
Alief ISD  TX 105
Allentown City SD  PA 450
Alpine School District  UT 84
Alvord Unified  CA 374
Amarillo ISD  TX 209
Amphitheater Unified District  AZ 452
Anaheim Elementary  CA 322
Anaheim Union High  CA 181
Anchorage School District  AK 90
 
Ann Arbor Public Schools  MI 455
Anne Arundel County Pub Schls  MD 43
Anoka-Hennepin  MN 119
Antelope Valley Union High  CA 314
Antioch Unified  CA 332
Arlington County Public Schools  VA 383
Arlington ISD  TX 63
Ascension Parish School Board  LA 491
Atlanta City  GA 81
Austin ISD  TX 38
 
Bakersfield City Elementary  CA 220
Baldwin County  AL 278
Baldwin Park Unified  CA 379
Baltimore City Pub Sch System  MD 32
Baltimore County Public Schls  MD 26
Bay County School District  FL 238
Beaufort County School District  SC 408
Beaumont ISD  TX 346
Beaverton SD 48J  OR 150
Bellevue School Dist 405  WA 479
 
Bellflower Unified  CA 499
Berkeley County School District  SC 224
Bethel School Dist 403  WA 435
Bibb County  GA 254
Birdville ISD  TX 305
Birmingham City  AL 166
Blue Valley  KS 388
Board Of Ed Of Cecil County  MD 464
Board Of Ed, Washington County  MD 353
Board Of Educ, Charles County  MD 247
 
Boise Independent District  ID 241
Bossier Parish School Board  LA 397
Boston  MA 68
Boulder Valley Re 2  CO 225
Brentwood Union Free School District  NY 459
Brevard County School District  FL 44
Bridgeport School District  CT 293
Brockton  MA 467
Broward County School District  FL 6
Brownsville ISD  TX 103
 
Buffalo City School District  NY 120
Buncombe County Schools  NC 267
Burbank Unified  CA 441
Cabarrus County Schools  NC 325
Caddo Parish School Board  LA 106
Cajon Valley Union Elementary  CA 420
Calcasieu Parish School Board  LA 187
Calvert County Public Schools  MD 434
Camden City  NJ 390
Capistrano Unified  CA 89
 
Carroll County Public Schools  MD 216
Carrollton-Farmers Branch  TX 246
Cartwright Elementary District  AZ 363
Catawba County Schools  NC 458
Cedar Rapids Comm School District  IA 438
Central Bucks SD  PA 386
Chaffey Joint Union High  CA 287
Chandler Unified District  AZ 233
Charleston County School District  SC 107
Charlotte County School District  FL 410
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools  NC 24
Chatham County  GA 161
Cherokee County  GA 207
Cherry Creek 5  CO 100
Chesapeake City Public Schools  VA 133
Chesterfield County Public Schools  VA 76
Chino Valley Unified  CA 170
Christina School District  DE 376
Chula Vista Elementary  CA 253
Cincinnati City SD  OH 125
 
Citrus County School District  FL 500
City Of Chicago School Dist 299  IL 4
Clark County School District  NV 7
Clay County School District  FL 198
Clayton County  GA 86
Clear Creek ISD  TX 175
Cleveland Municipal City SD  OH 49
Clovis Unified  CA 157
Cobb County  GA 27
Collier County School District  FL 128
 
Colorado Springs 11  CO 191
Colton Joint Unified  CA 260
Columbia 93  MO 463
Columbia County  GA 358
Columbus Public Schools  OH 61
Comm Unit Sch Dist 300  IL 413
Compton Unified  CA 180
Conejo Valley Unified  CA 312
Conroe ISD  TX 135
Corona-Norco Unified  CA 109
 
Corpus Christi ISD  TX 134
Coweta County  GA 389
Cumberland County Schools  NC 78
Cupertino Union School  CA 482
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD  TX 41
Dade County School District  FL 5
Dallas ISD  TX 15
Davenport Comm School District  IA 470
Davidson County Schools  NC 370
Davis School District  UT 67
 
Dayton City SD  OH 402
Dearborn City School District  MI 419
Deer Valley Unified District  AZ 193
Dekalb County  GA 28
Denton ISD  TX 484
Denver County 1  CO 46
Des Moines Independent Comm SD  IA 201
Desert Sands Unified  CA 244
Desoto Co School Dist  MS 283
Detroit City School District  MI 16
 
District Of Columbia Pub Schls  DC 54
Doe-Terr Of American Samoa  AS 486
Dorchester County School District 02  SC 417
Dougherty County  GA 454
Douglas County  GA 365
Douglas County Re 1  CO 117
Downey Unified  CA 304
Durham Public Schools  NC 203
Duval County School District  FL 20
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board  LA 99
 
East Side Union High  CA 257
East Valley Institute Of Technology  AZ 472
Ector County ISD  TX 245
Edinburg CISD  TX 250
Edmond  OK 414
Edmonds School Dist 15  WA 321
El Paso ISD  TX 60
Elizabeth City  NJ 319
Elk Grove Unified  CA 75
Escambia County School District  FL 110
 
Escondido Union Elementary  CA 356
Eugene SD 4J  OR 403
Evansville-Vanderburgh Sch Corp  IN 308
Everett Sch Dist 2  WA 398
Evergreen School Dist 114  WA 282
Fairfax County Public Schools  VA 14
Fairfield-Suisun Unified  CA 288
Fayette County  KY 165
Fayette County  GA 338
Federal Way School Dist 210  WA 302
 
Flint City School District  MI 349
Folsom-Cordova Unified  CA 421
Fontana Unified  CA 118
Forsyth County  GA 318
Forsyth County Schools  NC 94
Fort Bend ISD  TX 66
Fort Wayne Community Schools  IN 192
Fort Worth ISD  TX 37
Francis Howell R-III  MO 407
Frederick County Board Of Ed  MD 137
 
Fremont Unified  CA 190
Fresno Unified  CA 36
Ft. Zumwalt R-II  MO 416
Fullerton Joint Union High  CA 468
Fulton County  GA 45
Galena Park ISD  TX 352
Garden Grove Unified  CA 88
Garland ISD  TX 77
Gary Community School Corp  IN 437
Gaston County Schools  NC 199
 
Gilbert Unified District  AZ 151
Glendale Unified  CA 211
Goose Creek Cisd  TX 381
Grand Prairie ISD  TX 315
Grand Rapids Public Schools  MI 274
Granite School District  UT 48
Greeley 6  CO 432
Green Bay Area  WI 354
Greenville County School District  SC 57
Grossmont Union High  CA 268
 
Guam Dept Of Education  GU 196
Guilford County Schools  NC 52
Gwinnett County  GA 21
Hacienda La Puente Unified  CA 248
Hall County  GA 303
Hamilton County School Distrct  TN 129
Hampton City Public Schools  VA 291
Hanover County Public Schools  VA 415
Harford County Public Schools  MD 127
Harlingen Cons ISD  TX 443
 
Harnett County Schools  NC 451
Hartford School District  CT 300
Hawaii Department Of Education  HI 10
Hayward Unified  CA 279
Hazelwood  MO 378
Hemet Unified  CA 366
Henrico County Public Schools  VA 104
Henry County  GA 205
Hernando County School District  FL 368
Hesperia Unified  CA 442
 
Highline Sch Dist 401  WA 429
Hillsboro SD 1J  OR 392
Hillsborough County School District  FL 11
Horry County School District  SC 194
Houston County  GA 286
Houston Isd  TX 8
Howard County Pub Schools System  MD 93
Humble ISD  TX 228
Huntsville City  AL 299
Hurst-Euless-Bedford Isd  TX 371
 
Indian Prairie C U Sch Dist 204  IL 235
Indian River County School District  FL 457
Indianapolis Public Schools  IN 130
Inglewood Unified  CA 423
Iredell-Statesville Schools  NC 385
Irvine Unified  CA 261
Irving ISD  TX 200
Jackson Public School Dist  MS 195
Jefferson County  KY 31
Jefferson County  AL 139
 
Jefferson County R-1  CO 34
Jefferson Parish School Board  LA 83
Jersey City  NJ 152
Johnston County Schools  NC 259
Jordan School District  UT 42
Judson ISD  TX 422
Jurupa Unified  CA 341
Kanawha County School District  WV 221
Kansas City  KS 344
Kansas City 33  MO 140
 
Katy ISD  TX 115
Keller ISD  TX 326
Kenosha  WI 335
Kent School Dist 415  WA 234
Kern Union High  CA 182
Killeen ISD  TX 177
Klein ISD  TX 146
Knox County School District  TN 79
Kyrene Elementary District  AZ 399
La Joya ISD  TX 328
 
Lafayette Parish School Board  LA 206
Lake County School District  FL 167
Lake Elsinore Unified  CA 364
Lake Washington Sch Dist 414  WA 275
Lakota Local SD  OH 471
Lamar Consolidated ISD  TX 424
Lancaster Elementary  CA 492
Lansing Public School District  MI 449
Laredo Isd  TX 266
Las Cruces Public Schools  NM 290
 
Lawton  OK 440
Leander ISD  TX 412
Lee County School District  FL 53
Lee's Summit R-VII  MO 489
Leon County School District  FL 186
Lewisville ISD  TX 108
Lexington County School District 01  SC 384
Lexington County School District 05  SC 487
Lincoln Public Schools  NE 188
Little Rock School District  AR 251
 
Littleton 6  CO 466
Livingston Parish School Board  LA 345
Livonia Public Schools  MI 406
Lodi Unified  CA 213
Long Beach Unified  CA 29
Los Angeles Unified  CA 2
Loudoun County Public Schools  VA 122
Lubbock ISD  TX 214
Lynwood Unified  CA 367
M S D Lawrence Township  IN 477
 
Madera Unified  CA 439
Madison County  AL 445
Madison Metropolitan  WI 263
Manatee County School District  FL 126
Manchester School District  NH 431
Mansfield ISD  TX 340
Manteca Unified  CA 298
Marion County School District  FL 124
Martin County School District  FL 426
Mcallen ISD  TX 285
 
Mckinney ISD  TX 456
Memphis City School District  TN 22
Meridian Joint District  ID 232
Mesa County Valley 51  CO 355
Mesa Unified District  AZ 40
Mesquite ISD  TX 163
Midland ISD  TX 342
Millard Public Schools  NE 361
Milwaukee  WI 30
Minneapolis  MN 112
 
Mobile County  AL 56
Modesto City Elementary  CA 396
Modesto City High  CA 497
Montebello Unified  CA 145
Montgomery County  AL 178
Montgomery County Public Schls  MD 17
Montgomery County Schools  TN 262
Moore  OK 394
Moreno Valley Unified  CA 155
Mt. Diablo Unified  CA 142
 
Murrieta Valley Unified  CA 433
Muscogee County  GA 171
Napa Valley Unified  CA 446
Naperville C U Dist 203  IL 395
Nash-Rocky Mount Schools  NC 400
Nashville-Davidson County SD  TN 50
Nebo School District  UT 276
New Hanover County Schools  NC 311
New Haven School District  CT 351
New York City Public Schools  NY 1
 
Newark City  NJ 96
Newport News City Public Schools  VA 174
Newport-Mesa Unified  CA 310
Norfolk City Public Schools  VA 143
North Clackamas SD 12  OR 478
North East ISD  TX 73
North Kansas City 74  MO 448
Northshore Sch Dist 417  WA 357
Northside Isd  TX 47
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  CA 277
 
Oakland Unified  CA 87
Oceanside Unified  CA 307
Okaloosa County School District  FL 197
Oklahoma City  OK 123
Olathe  KS 292
Omaha Public Schools  NE 102
Onslow County Schools  NC 329
Ontario-Montclair Elementary  CA 227
Orange County School District  FL 13
Orange Unified  CA 189
 
Orleans Parish School Board  LA 51
Osceola County School District  FL 111
Osseo  MN 331
Ouachita Parish School Board  LA 409
Oxnard Elementary  CA 453
Oxnard Union High  CA 494
Pajaro Valley Unified School  CA 372
Palm Beach County School District  FL 12
Palm Springs Unified  CA 306
Palmdale Elementary  CA 294
 
Paradise Valley Unified District  AZ 153
Paramount Unified  CA 447
Parkway C-2  MO 369
Pasadena ISD  TX 101
Pasadena Unified  CA 295
Pasco County School District  FL 71
Paterson City  NJ 226
Paulding County  GA 350
Pde Division Of Data Services  PA 493
Peoria School District 150  IL 488
 
Peoria Unified School District  AZ 144
Pflugerville ISD  TX 460
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD  TX 240
Philadelphia City SD  PA 9
Phoenix Union High School District  AZ 281
Pickens County School District  SC 474
Pinellas County School District  FL 23
Pitt County Schools  NC 336
Pittsburgh SD  PA 158
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  CA 236
 
Plainfield School Dist 202  IL 391
Plano ISD  TX 82
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools  MI 418
Polk County School District  FL 35
Pomona Unified  CA 148
Portland SD 1J  OR 92
Portsmouth City Public Schools  VA 461
Poudre R-1  CO 264
Poway Unified  CA 172
Prince Georges County Pub Schs  MD 19
 
Prince William County Public Schools  VA 59
Providence Sch Dist  RI 223
Pueblo City 60  CO 430
Puerto Rico Department Of Educ  PR 3
Pulaski Co. Spec. School Dist.  AR 401
Putnam City  OK 377
Puyallup School Dist 3  WA 360
Racine  WI 334
Randolph County Schools  NC 411
Rankin Co School Dist  MS 483
 
Rapides Parish School Board  LA 297
Reading SD  PA 462
Red Clay Consolidated School District  DE 498
Redlands Unified  CA 347
Rialto Unified  CA 204
Richardson ISD  TX 160
Richland County School District 01  SC 230
Richland County School District 02  SC 362
Richmond City Public Schools  VA 249
Richmond County  GA 164
 
Riverside Unified  CA 116
Robeson County Schools  NC 272
Rochester  MN 465
Rochester City School District  NY 159
Rockford School Dist 205  IL 218
Rockwood R-VI  MO 296
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan  MN 219
Round Rock ISD  TX 147
Rowan-Salisbury Schools  NC 343
Rowland Unified  CA 405
 
Rutherford County School Dist  TN 208
Sacramento City Unified  CA 80
Saddleback Valley Unified  CA 149
Saint Marys County Public Schs  MD 475
Saint Tammany Parish School Board  LA 156
Salem-Keizer Sd 24J  OR 141
Salt Lake City School District  UT 269
San Antonio ISD  TX 72
San Bernardino City Unified  CA 69
San Diego Unified  CA 18
 
San Francisco Unified  CA 70
San Jose Unified  CA 183
San Juan Unified  CA 85
San Ramon Valley Unified  CA 320
Santa Ana Unified  CA 62
Santa Rosa County School District  FL 271
Sarasota County School District  FL 131
School District 46  IL 138
Scottsdale Unified District  AZ 239
Seattle School Dist 1  WA 95
 
Seminole County School District  FL 55
Shawnee Mission Pub Sch  KS 212
Shelby County  AL 301
Shelby County School District  TN 97
Simi Valley Unified  CA 330
Sioux Falls School District 49-5  SD 359
Socorro ISD  TX 185
South Bend Community Sch Corp  IN 324
South Washington County  MN 496
South-Western City SD  OH 337
 
Spokane Sch Dist 81  WA 202
Spotsylvania County Public Schools  VA 317
Spring Branch ISD  TX 173
Spring ISD  TX 237
Springfield  MA 243
Springfield R-XII  MO 273
St Vrain Valley Re 1J  CO 333
St. Johns County School District  FL 289
St. Louis City  MO 121
St. Lucie County School District  FL 176
 
St. Paul  MN 113
Stafford County Public Schools  VA 265
Stockton City Unified  CA 132
Sumner County School District  TN 280
Sunnyside Unified District  AZ 490
Sweetwater Union High  CA 136
Syracuse City School District  NY 309
Tacoma Sch Dist 10  WA 169
Tangipahoa Parish School Board  LA 404
Temecula Valley Unified  CA 284
 
Terrebonne Parish School Board  LA 380
Toledo City SD  OH 162
Toms River Regional  NJ 382
Torrance Unified  CA 256
Tracy Joint Unified  CA 481
Tucson Unified District  AZ 65
Tulsa  OK 114
Tuscaloosa County  AL 480
Tustin Unified  CA 393
Tyler ISD  TX 436
 
Union County Public Schools  NC 229
United ISD  TX 184
Utica Community Schools  MI 215
Vallejo City Unified  CA 373
Valley View Cusd #365U  IL 485
Vancouver Sch Dist 37  WA 316
Ventura Unified  CA 425
Vigo County School Corp  IN 469
Virgin Islands School District  VI 427
Virginia Beach City Public Schools  VA 39
 
Visalia Unified  CA 255
Vista Unified  CA 231
Volusia County School District  FL 58
Waco ISD  TX 495
Wake County Schools  NC 25
Washington Elementary District  AZ 270
Washington School District  UT 348
Washoe County School District  NV 64
Waterbury School District  CT 428
Waukegan C U School Dist 60  IL 476
 
Wayne County Public Schools  NC 375
Weber School District  UT 222
West Contra Costa Unified  CA 168
Wichita  KS 91
William S. Hart Union High  CA 339
Williamson County School Dist  TN 323
Worcester  MA 258
Yonkers City School District  NY 242
York County School District 03  SC 473
Ysleta ISD  TX 98
NOTE: The universe for this table includes outlying areas, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Department of Defense schools.
SOURCE: Data reported by states to U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2002–03, Version 1a.

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