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Beacon High School, New York City Schools Anna Marie Kellen
School: Beacon High School, of New York City Schools, #1 in this year’s ASU 100 Architect: John Ciardullo, P.C., Architects + Planners Photo: Anna Marie Kellen

AS&U 100 2017

New York City, the nation’s largest school district, enrolled half a million more students in 2015-16 than the runner up, the Los Angeles Unified School District.

The school district numbers for 2015-16 show the same results they have for as long as records have been kept: The largest public school district in the United States is New York City.

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