Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by Student Enrollment

Added By Infochimps

The dataset includes public elementary and secondary schools, schools beginning with grade 6 or below and with no grade
higher than 8, classified by enrollment size.

The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 229):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 28 rows and 12 columns.

Enrollment in thousands (48,582 represents 48,582,000). Data reported by schools, rather than school districts. Based on the Common Core of Data Survey; see source for details


  1. Exclude data for schools not reporting enrollment.
  2. Includes schools with no grade lower than 7.
  3. Includes schools beginning with grade 6 or below and ending with grade 9 or above.
  4. Includes special education,
    alternative, and other schools not classified by grade span.


Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.