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Characteristics of Public, Private, and Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States:
NCES 2009-321
June 2009

Table C-2.    The number of cases in the School District data file, by respondent and source of data: 2007–08

Respondent Source of data in the district file Number of cases
Total    4,600
Regular districts  School District Questionnaire 3,950
State run schools1  Public School Questionnaire (With District Items) 40
Schools in single-school districts  Public School Questionnaire (With District Items) 470
Independent charter schools  Public School Questionnaire (With District Items) 140
1These include schools for the blind, career and technical centers, and schools in detention centers run by a state.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School District and Public School Data Files," 2007–08.