The Top 10 Lists of 2011

Dec. 1, 2011
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School districts with most students, 2010-11

New York City 1,043,886
Los Angeles 667,251
Chicago 403,770
Miami-Dade 347,133
Clark County (Nev.) 309,777
Broward County (Fla.) 256,872
Houston 203,294
Hillsborough County (Fla.) 194,353
Hawaii 178,189
Orange County (Fla.) 175,986

Source: State education departments and individual districts

Higher-education institutions with largest enrollment, fall 2010

University of Phoenix-online 307,965
Kaplan University 77,966
Arizona State University 70,440
Ashford University 63,096
Miami-Dade College 61,674
Houston Community College 60,303
Liberty University 56,625
University of Central Florida 56,106
Ohio State University 56,064
Lone Star (Texas) College System 54,412

Source: NCES

Of 100 largest districts, those with highest per-pupil expenditures, 2008-09

New York City $19,146
Boston $18,858
Montgomery County, Md. $15,447
Howard County, Md. $14,649
Baltimore $14,379
Atlanta $13,898
Prince George's County, Md. $13,756
Cleveland $13,541
Milwaukee $13,444
Fairfax County, Va. $13,210

Source: NCES

Higher-education institutions with the highest room and board costs, 2011

The New School, New York City$18,080
New York University, New York City $15,181
Fordham University-Lincoln Center, New York City$15,000
Fordham University-Rose Hill, New York City$14,925
St. John's University, New York City$14,700
Suffolk University, Boston $14,624
Manhattanville College, Purchase, N.Y. $14,520
Pace University, New York City $14,230
Marymount Manhattan College, New York City $14,030
University of California, Berkeley $14,026

Source: Campus Grotto

Higher-education institutions with highest tuition and fees, 2011-12

Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. $46,315
Columbia University, New York City $45,290
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y. $45,212
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. $44,705
The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. $44,148
Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. $44,070
Connecticut College, New London, Conn. $43,990
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. $43,866
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa. $43,812
Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn. $43,674

Source: Campus Grotto

States with most students in public elementary and secondary schools, 2009-10

California 6,263,449
Texas 4,850,210
New York 2,766,052
Florida 2,634,522
Illinois 2,104,175
Pennsylvania 1,786,103
Ohio 1,764,297
Georgia 1,667,685
Michigan 1,649,082
North Carolina 1,483,397

Source: NCES

K-12 school systems with the greatest annual usage of green power (in kilowatt hours)

Chicago 107,709,620
Austin, Texas 65,640,000
Round Rock, Texas 15,805,370
Bullis School, Potomac, Md. 3,400,000
The Chapin School, New York City 2,888,000
Norwood School, Bethesda, Md. 2,826,480
Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn. 2,400,000
Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, Conn. 2,336,589
The Dalton School, New York City 2,184,000
Lake Travis, Texas 1,956,000

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, October 2011

Colleges and universities with the greatest annual usage of green power (in kilowatt hours)

University of Pennsylvania 200,194,600
Carnegie Mellon University 119,515,000
University of Utah 98,255,850
Oregon State University 95,005,040
Drexel University 84,268,000
Pennsylvania State University 83,600,000
Northwestern University 74,296,395
University of Phoenix 68,931,000
University of Maryland 66,000,000
University of Oklahoma 64,974,676

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, October 2011

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