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Table 6.    Number of city, suburban, town, and rural regular public elementary and secondary schools with membership and percentage distribution of students in membership, by state or jurisdiction: School year 2009–10
 
Total number of schools1 Total number of students2 City Suburban Town Rural
Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students Number of schools Percent of students
State or jurisdiction          
United States3  88,182 48,186,142 22,486 29.0 24,441 34.5 11,998 12.1 29,257 24.5
                               
Alabama  1,347 744,895 287 21.0 186 17.1 197 14.4 677 47.6
Alaska  450 117,598 78 35.9 8 3.4 73 24.3 291 36.4
Arizona  1,912 1,062,950 845 44.9 315 20.8 249 10.2 503 24.0
Arkansas  1,078 478,796 207 25.4 78 9.6 216 23.0 577 42.1
California  8,377 5,965,915 3,449 43.9 3,029 39.6 639 6.2 1,260 10.2
 
Colorado  1,683 814,926 474 33.1 441 32.6 201 10.9 567 23.3
Connecticut  1,040 546,358 285 27.1 536 54.5 49 4.3 170 14.2
Delaware  181 114,744 30 12.4 77 46.1 31 17.0 43 24.5
District of Columbia  198 66,109 198 100.0 0 0 0
Florida  3,222 2,570,257 838 23.7 1,531 51.6 218 5.3 635 19.5
 
Georgia  2,236 1,656,245 388 13.8 723 39.1 270 11.0 855 36.1
Hawaii  284 179,981 70 23.1 91 39.9 71 24.5 52 12.5
Idaho  632 271,080 137 28.2 62 15.0 129 21.1 304 35.7
Illinois  4,005 2,080,445 1,016 31.3 1,479 43.8 540 10.5 970 14.4
Indiana  1,867 1,043,004 460 28.0 362 23.6 331 16.5 714 32.0
 
Iowa  1,402 478,318 240 27.3 78 8.7 338 26.7 746 37.3
Kansas  1,380 468,926 220 24.6 121 14.2 341 27.1 698 34.2
Kentucky  1,217 669,531 194 19.4 152 14.6 263 22.5 608 43.5
Louisiana  1,259 652,595 298 26.0 246 23.7 269 18.9 446 31.4
Maine  619 184,180 50 12.5 56 12.0 88 18.9 425 56.6
 
Maryland  1,321 827,977 260 16.4 742 60.4 72 5.1 247 18.0
Massachusetts  1,755 913,332 373 20.2 1,105 66.2 53 2.0 224 11.5
Michigan  3,247 1,549,027 755 24.7 1,099 39.8 407 11.6 986 23.9
Minnesota  1,647 806,143 316 20.6 344 29.9 304 19.7 683 29.7
Mississippi  924 492,279 100 10.4 68 8.6 280 29.9 476 51.1
 
Missouri  2,165 905,232 349 17.2 453 30.1 357 19.6 1,006 33.1
Montana  822 141,693 60 22.7 11 2.8 137 36.4 614 38.1
Nebraska  1,020 294,685 183 33.7 60 11.8 199 23.9 578 30.6
Nevada  590 428,536 210 39.0 149 33.8 61 7.4 170 19.8
New Hampshire  483 197,140 41 14.3 104 31.3 86 17.0 252 37.4
 
New Jersey  2,358 1,353,175 238 9.9 1,833 78.3 60 1.9 227 9.9
New Mexico  804 327,362 193 32.9 60 11.1 220 27.6 331 28.5
New York  4,577 2,679,340 1,882 43.2 1,457 35.7 419 7.5 819 13.6
North Carolina  2,507 1,476,561 623 25.9 303 14.6 361 12.7 1,220 46.8
North Dakota  471 93,032 55 27.7 15 8.6 62 20.7 339 43.0
 
Ohio  3,643 1,754,345 801 19.8 1,232 39.6 543 14.0 1,067 26.6
Oklahoma  1,786 653,603 264 21.7 181 19.1 373 23.8 968 35.3
Oregon  1,252 548,032 311 32.2 226 23.3 327 26.6 388 18.0
Pennsylvania  3,117 1,740,866 581 19.1 1,268 45.7 413 12.9 855 22.4
Rhode Island  295 139,781 94 31.2 155 53.6 7 2.4 39 12.8
 
South Carolina  1,132 721,466 175 16.2 241 24.6 183 14.6 533 44.7
South Dakota  670 122,383 52 24.7 2 0.7 93 27.8 523 46.8
Tennessee  1,672 967,003 486 29.4 220 16.3 249 14.5 717 39.8
Texas  7,489 4,770,424 2,667 40.8 1,411 24.7 1,009 10.7 2,402 23.8
Utah  851 569,093 138 16.5 372 53.5 119 13.0 222 16.9
 
Vermont  307 86,118 14 6.9 19 10.3 48 25.8 226 57.0
Virginia  1,866 1,241,919 432 23.0 583 38.7 164 7.2 687 31.1
Washington  1,864 984,044 436 27.1 675 43.1 243 12.4 510 17.4
West Virginia  692 281,537 81 13.2 96 16.7 138 23.2 377 46.9
Wisconsin  2,132 866,214 506 27.3 381 23.9 404 20.8 841 28.0
Wyoming  334   86,947   46 24.1   5 1.6   94 41.0   189 33.4
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas4 
DDESS: DoDs Domestic4 
Bureau of Indian Education  173 41,351  
American Samoa  30 10,961  
Guam   
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico  1,446 472,936 227 15.4 868 62.3 54 3.8 297 18.5
U.S. Virgin Islands  31   15,405   0   0   28 93.4   3 6.6
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1 Total number of schools excludes schools also reported by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The number of schools shared with the BIE include two in Arizona, one in Michigan, and eight in North Dakota.
2 Total number of students is the count of students enrolled on October 1 of the reported school year.
3 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
4 DoDDS and DDESS are the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas) and the Department of Defense dependents schools (domestic), respectively.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to total due to rounding. City includes the subcategories of Large City, Mid-size City, and Small City. Suburban includes the subcategories of Large Suburb, Mid-size Suburb, and Small Suburb. Town includes the subcategories of Town, Fringe; Town, Distant; and Town, Remote. Rural includes the subcategories of Rural, Fringe; Rural, Distant; and Rural, Remote. See Appendix B: Common Core of Data Glossary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2009–10, Version Provisional 2a.