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Document Number: 5947

Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2001-02 - This report provides descriptive information about the 100 largest school districts in the United States, including size, pupil-teacher ratios, number of high school graduates and minority enrollment. In the 2001-02 school year, there were 17,140 public school districts in the United States. The 100 largest, representing less than 1% of all school districts in the nation, were responsible for the education of 23% of all public school students, and were located in 33 states, with Texas having the most with 15, followed by California and Florida each with 13. (Jennifer Sable and Beth Aronstamm Young, National Center for Education Statistics, September 2003)...

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