A Guide to Education and No Child Left Behind
October 2004
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Education by the Numbers

Schools and Districts

As of the 2002-03 school year, there were 14,465 public school districts in the United States.4 The 95,615 public schools remain the primary educational delivery system in the United States.5

Public Schools by Level: 2003-03. Pie chart showing Elementary 68.7%, Secondary 23.6% and Other 7.6%. See footnote 6 for source information.

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