Facts and Figures About Rural School District Sizes

Last Updated: May 27, 2014

This article appeared in the May 2014 Rural Policy Matters.

Question: What is the average (median) size of a rural school district in the U.S.?

Answer: The average rural district in the U.S. enrolls 533 students. In 21 states more than half of all districts are smaller than the U.S. average.

Source: Why Rural Matters 2013–14.

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