School District DMI
Analyzing Characteristics of School Districts
This section provides access to an interactive analysis tool to sort and view characteristics of school districts based on the most recent (2006-07) national scope school district data. An extended version (additional subject matter fields) of the underlying dataset may be ordered via this Web link.
School District 2006-07 Characteristics: Interactive Analysis
Click column header to sort; click again to sort other direction.
See related Schools Interactive Analysis and Ranking Tables Main Page
For successive queries, use Show All before using Find in Name or Find ZIP.
Data source: local and state education agencies; U.S. Department of Education
Additional data coding notes. The following codes may appear as representing missing values when present:
M: alphanumeric data missing; a value is expected but none was measured.
-1: numeric data are missing; a value is expected but none was measured.
N: alphanumeric data are not applicable; a value is neither expected nor measured.
-2: numeric data are not applicable; that is, a value is neither expected nor measured.
Selected Summary Characteristics. Of the 17,492 operating local education agencies (LEAs) in 2006–07, 464 local education agencies were closed and 172 were newly opened. Most LEAs were regular school districts (13,862) responsible for educating students residing within their jurisdiction. 1,347 agencies were administrative or service agencies providing services to school districts. 2,283 agencies were operated by the state or some other entity. Independent charter school agencies comprised 1,908 of the other education agencies category.
Of the 49.1 million students served by LEAs, 48.1 million attended schools in regular school districts. Administrative and service agencies provided instruction services to 350,000 students while state- and federally-operated, and other agencies provided instruction services to 686,000 students.