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2011 AS&U 100: Percentage of Population in Public School Districts

The school districts listed below represent the biggest schools in the United States by enrollment. The 2011 AS&U 100 — a compilation of the nation's 100 largest school districts — also provides the following data:

Rank School District State Enrollment (2009-10) Population of District (2010) % of Population in Public School

1

New York City

NY

1,038,741

8,175,133

12.71%

2

Los Angeles Unified

CA

670,746

4,541,134

14.77%

3

Chicago

IL

407,157

2,695,669

15.10%

4

Miami-Dade County

FL

345,804

2,496,435

13.85%

5

Clark County

NV

307,059

1,951,269

15.74%

6

Broward County

FL

256,137

1,748,066

14.65%

7

Houston

TX

202,773

1,312,684

15.45%

8

Hillsborough County

FL

193,265

1,229,226

15.72%

9

Hawaii

HI

180,196

1,360,301

13.25%

10

Orange County

FL

173,259

1,145,956

15.12%

11

Palm Beach

FL

172,897

1,320,134

13.10%

12

Fairfax County

VA

171,956

1,081,726

15.90%

13

Philadelphia

PA

165,694

1,526,006

10.86%

14

Gwinnett County

GA

159,296

793,491

20.08%

15

Dallas

TX

157,111

1,020,846

15.39%

16

Montgomery County

MD

141,722

971,777

14.58%

17

Wake County

NC

140,558

900,993

15.60%

18

Charlotte-Mecklenburg County

NC

136,969

919,628

14.89%

19

San Diego Unified

CA

131,417

1,015,433

12.94%

20

Prince George's County

MD

127,039

863,420

14.71%

21

Duval County

FL

122,586

864,263

14.18%

22

Memphis

TN

109,300

646,889

16.90%

23

Cobb County

GA

107,245

631,499

16.98%

24

Pinellas County

FL

105,238

916,542

11.48%

25

Cypress-Fairbanks

TX

104,231

496,751

20.98%

26

Baltimore County

MD

103,324

805,029

12.83%

27

DeKalb County

GA

99,406

644,266

15.43%

28

Jefferson County

KY

98,808

738,704

13.38%

29

Albuquerque

NM

96,572

667,445

14.47%

30

Polk County

FL

94,530

602,095

15.70%

31

Northside

TX

92,335

516,430

17.88%

32

Detroit

MI

90,499

713,865

12.68%

33

Fulton County

GA

90,399

528,870

17.09%

34

Long Beach Unified

CA

86,283

510,940

16.89%

35

Jefferson County

CO

86,282

537,431

16.05%

36

Austin

TX

84,676

636,113

13.31%

37

Baltimore City

MD

82,866

620,961

13.34%

38

Milwaukee

WI

82,096

594,784

13.80%

39

Lee County

FL

80,484

618,754

13.01%

40

Fort Worth

TX

80,209

466,910

17.18%

41

Denver

CO

77,267

600,158

12.87%

42

Prince William County

VA

76,861

397,070

19.36%

43

Fresno Unified

CA

75,468

382,456

19.73%

44

Nashville-Davidson County

TN

75,080

626,681

11.98%

45

Anne Arundel County

MD

74,776

537,656

13.91%

46

Guilford County

NC

72,758

488,406

14.90%

47

Brevard County

FL

72,412

543,376

13.33%

48

Virginia Beach

VA

71,182

437,994

16.25%

49

Greenville

SC

70,969

466,178

15.22%

50

Granite

UT

70,595

385,194

18.33%

51

Davis

UT

69,689

306,479

22.74%

52

Fort Bend

TX

69,374

348,526

19.90%

53

Mesa Unified

AZ

67,471

453,632

14.87%

54

Pasco County

FL

67,147

464,697

14.45%

55

Alpine

UT

65,918

284,505

23.17%

56

North East

TX

65,498

396,578

16.52%

57

Washoe County

NV

64,838

421,407

15.39%

58

Seminole County

FL

64,457

422,718

15.25%

59

Arlington

TX

63,487

341,201

18.61%

60

El Paso

TX

63,378

327,212

19.37%

61

Aldine

TX

62,792

263,161

23.86%

62

Mobile County

AL

62,767

399,587

15.71%

63

Elk Grove Unified

CA

62,483

313,989

19.90%

64

Volusia County

FL

62,306

494,593

12.60%

65

Loudoun County

VA

60,003

312,311

19.21%

66

Douglas County

CO

59,932

287,725

20.83%

67

Chesterfield County

VA

59,509

316,236

18.82%

68

Katy

TX

59,078

256,979

22.99%

69

Garland

TX

57,861

276,437

20.93%

70

Santa Ana Unified

CA

56,937

255,137

22.32%

71

Knox County

TN

56,758

432,226

13.13%

72

Boston

MA

55,371

617,594

8.97%

73

Tucson Unified

AZ

55,369

472,675

11.71%

74

San Antonio

TX

55,327

307,591

17.99%

75

San Francisco Unified

CA

55,140

805,235

6.85%

76

Plano

TX

54,939

323,965

16.96%

77

San Bernardino Unified

CA

53,837

251,744

21.39%

78

Capistrano Unified

CA

53,381

343,291

15.55%

79

Cumberland County

NC

53,035

297,793

17.81%

80

Columbus

OH

52,810

500,906

10.54%

81

Forsyth County

NC

52,795

350,670

15.06%

82

Pasadena

TX

52,303

242,630

21.56%

83

Osceola County

FL

52,139

268,685

19.41%

84

Corona-Norco Unified

CA

52,052

256,162

20.32%

85

Cherry Creek

CO

51,786

273,427

18.94%

86

Lewisville

TX

50,840

267,943

18.97%

87

Howard County

MD

50,641

287,085

17.64%

88

Clayton County

GA

50,204

259,424

19.35%

89

Conroe

TX

49,629

258,544

19.20%

90

Anchorage

AK

49,592

291,826

16.99%

91

Henrico County

VA

49,407

306,935

16.10%

92

Brownsville

TX

49,121

189,748

25.89%

93

Atlanta

GA

48,909

420,003

11.64%

94

Jordan

UT

48,853

218,793

22.33%

95

Omaha

NE

48,692

346,311

14.06%

96

Cleveland

OH

48,392

399,046

12.13%

97

Wichita

KS

48,324

326,559

14.80%

98

Shelby County

TN

48,211

280,755

17.17%

99

Garden Grove Unified

CA

47,950

274,618

17.46%

100

Sacramento City Unified

CA

47,890

323,353

14.81%

101

San Juan Unified

CA

47,327

321,293

14.73%

102

Seattle

WA

46,522

609,471

7.63%

103

Oakland Unified

CA

46,099

390,785

11.80%

104

Portland

OR

45,748

459,982

9.95%

105

Alief

TX

45,553

256,592

17.75%

106

Klein

TX

44,824

217,773

20.58%

107

Jefferson Parish

LA

44,713

432,552

10.34%

108

Ysleta

TX

44,620

192,840

23.14%

109

Washington, D.C.

DC

43,866

601,723

7.29%

110

Charleston

SC

43,063

350,209

12.30%

111

Round Rock

TX

43,008

231,853

18.55%

112

Manatee County

FL

42,939

322,833

13.30%

113

Collier County

FL

42,714

321,520

13.29%

114

Riverside Unified

CA

42,696

245,292

17.41%

115

Oklahoma City

OK

42,549

285,940

14.88%

116

East Baton Rouge Parish

LA

42,307

376,686

11.23%

117

Sweetwater Union High

CA

42,209

455,078

9.28%

118

Marion County

FL

42,005

331,298

12.68%

119

Adams 12 Five Star

CO

41,949

209,792

20.00%

120

Hamilton County

TN

41,832

336,463

12.43%

121

Caddo Parish

LA

41,757

254,969

16.38%

122

Tulsa

OK

41,493

284,811

14.57%

123

Elgin Unit-46

IL

41,446

231,224

17.92%

124

Socorro

TX

41,357

179,910

22.99%

125

Sarasota County

FL

41,281

379,448

10.88%

126

Lake County

FL

41,050

297,052

13.82%

127

Fontana Unified

CA

41,004

176,626

23.22%

128

Henry County

GA

40,951

203,922

20.08%

129

United

TX

40,885

156,720

26.09%

130

Escambia County

FL

40,613

297,619

13.65%

131

Salem-Keizer

OR

40,259

242,521

16.60%

132

Frederick County

MD

40,159

233,385

17.21%

133

Anoka-Hennepin

MN

39,904

226,412

17.62%

134

Chesapeake

VA

39,883

222,209

17.95%

135

Killeen

TX

39,603

192,817

20.54%

136

Newark

NJ

39,443

277,140

14.23%

137

Union County

NC

39,395

201,292

19.57%

138

St. Lucie County

FL

39,013

277,789

14.04%

139

Gilbert Unified

AZ

38,800

184,433

21.04%

140

Harford County

MD

38,636

244,826

15.78%

141

St. Paul

MN

38,531

285,068

13.52%

142

Cherokee County

GA

38,293

214,346

17.87%

143

Corpus Christi

TX

38,196

235,270

16.23%

144

Chandler Unified

AZ

38,147

220,791

17.28%

145

Stockton Unified

CA

38,141

201,918

18.89%

146

Beaverton

OR

38,120

255,082

14.94%

147

Clovis Unified

CA

38,004

189,683

20.04%

148

Kern Union High

CA

37,928

596,351

6.36%

149

Horry

SC

37,790

269,291

14.03%

150

Rutherford County

TN

37,679

153,649

24.52%

151

Clear Creek

TX

37,611

210,500

17.87%

152

Peoria Unified

AZ

37,500

203,652

18.41%

153

Mesquite

TX

37,272

167,908

22.20%

154

Fayette County

KY

36,988

295,803

12.50%

155

Adams-Arapahoe

CO

36,967

206,430

17.91%

156

Moreno Valley Unified

CA

36,822

167,663

21.96%

157

Deer Valley Unified

AZ

36,241

239,044

15.16%

158

Jefferson County

AL

36,058

230,679

15.63%

159

St. Tammany Parish

LA

36,021

233,740

15.41%

160

Clay County

FL

35,956

190,865

18.84%

161

Spring

TX

35,350

166,904

21.18%

162

Minneapolis

MN

35,076

382,583

9.17%

163

Humble

TX

34,923

167,483

20.85%

164

Lincoln

NE

34,915

260,793

13.39%

165

Richardson

TX

34,843

215,669

16.16%

166

Chatham County

GA

34,668

265,128

13.08%

167

Buffalo

NY

34,526

261,310

13.21%

168

Mount Diablo

CA

34,316

250,501

13.70%

169

Meridian

ID

34,233

184,676

18.54%

170

Forsyth County

GA

34,208

175,511

19.49%

171

Norfolk

VA

34,011

242,803

14.01%

172

Frisco

TX

33,973

163,063

20.83%

173

Poway

CA

33,797

188,229

17.96%

174

Irving

TX

33,679

170,884

19.71%

175

Canyons

UT

33,678

204,224

16.49%

176

Cincinnati

OH

33,449

330,202

10.13%

177

Indianapolis

IN

33,372

296,715

11.25%

178

Anaheim Union High

CA

33,187

386,606

8.58%

179

Paradise Valley Unified

AZ

33,146

239,872

13.82%

180

Calcasieu Parish

LA

32,905

192,768

17.07%

181

Des Moines

IA

32,749

203,307

16.11%

182

Montebello Unified

CA

32,739

163,705

20.00%

183

Leon County

FL

32,733

275,487

11.88%

184

Rochester

NY

32,516

210,596

15.44%

185

Spring Branch

TX

32,502

172,178

18.88%

186

Durham

NC

32,470

267,587

12.13%

187

Muscogee County

GA

32,458

182,089

17.83%

188

Richmond County

GA

32,449

200,549

16.18%

189

San Jose Unified

CA

32,423

251,156

12.91%

190

Saddleback Valley Unified

CA

32,387

205,432

15.77%

191

Gaston County

NC

32,351

206,086

15.70%

192

Fremont Unified

CA

32,304

214,089

15.09%

193

Edinburg

TX

32,011

137,053

23.36%

194

Chino Valley Unified

CA

31,992

172,878

18.51%

195

Johnston County

NC

31,960

168,878

18.92%

196

Amarillo

TX

31,890

169,532

18.81%

197

Montgomery County

AL

31,764

226,849

14.00%

198

Mansfield

TX

31,662

138,558

22.85%

199

Keller

TX

31,569

150,957

20.91%

200

Fort Wayne

IN

31,549

215,527

14.64%

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