School District Enrollment by Locale, 2009-10

Last Updated: September 28, 2011

This article appeared in the September 2011 Rural Policy Matters.

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Median district enrollment, 2009-10


The “median” enrollment represents the midpoint when all school districts are ranked by enrollment. In other words, half of all rural school districts enroll 526 students or less and half enroll more than 526 students.

Average district enrollment, 2009-10


Data source: 2009-2010 Common Core of Data, National Center for Education Statistics, US Department of Education.

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