2013 AS&U 100: Largest School Districts by Enrollment

The school districts listed below were the largest public systems in the United States by enrollment in 2011-12. The expanded 2013 AS&U 100 list shows the 200 systems with the most students, based on numbers from states' departments of education and individual school districts.

 

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Rank 2011District StateEnrollment 2011-12
1New York CityNY1,041,437
2Los Angeles UnifiedCA662,140
3ChicagoIL409,530
4Miami-DadeFL350,227
5Clark CountyNV321,655
6Broward CountyFL258,454
7HoustonTX201,594
8Hillsborough CountyFL197,001
9HawaiiHI181,213
10Orange CountyFL179,989
11Fairfax CountyVA177,606
12Palm Beach CountyFL176,901
13Gwinnett CountyGA162,370
14DallasTX157,085
15PhiladelphiaPA154,262
16Wake CountyNC146,687
17Montgomery CountyMD146,459
18Charlotte-MecklenburgNC137,913
19San Diego UnifiedCA131,016
20Duval CountyFL125,464
21Prince George's CountyMD123,833
22MemphisTN109,362
23Cypress-FairbanksTX107,660
24Cobb CountyGA107,291
25Baltimore CountyMD105,153
26Pinellas CountyFL103,705
27DeKalb CountyGA98,088
28NorthsideTX97,204
29Polk CountyFL96,034
30Jefferson CountyKY94,921
31AlbuquerqueNM94,318
32Fulton CountyGA92,604
33AustinTX86,124
34Jefferson CountyCO85,751
35Baltimore CityMD84,212
36Lee CountyFL83,896
37Long Beach UnifiedCA83,691
38Fort WorthTX82,853
39Prince William CountyVA81,937
40DenverCO80,890
41MilwaukeeWI79,130
42Nashville-Davidson CoTN78,975
43Anne Arundel CountyMD76,303
44Fresno UnifiedCA74,235
45GreenvilleSC72,156
46Guilford CountyNC71,995
47Brevard CountyFL71,786
48Virginia BeachVA70,978
49Fort BendTX68,964
50AlpineUT68,233
51DavisUT67,736
52GraniteUT67,736
53North EastTX67,208
54Pasco CountyFL66,657
55DetroitMI66,132
56MesaAZ65,662
57Loudoun CountyVA65,585
58Washoe CountyNV65,368
59ArlingtonTX64,592
60Seminole CountyFL64,335
61AldineTX64,037
62El PasoTX63,794
63Douglas CountyCO63,114
64KatyTX62,153
65Elk Grove UnifiedCA62,123
66Volusia CountyFL61,524
67Mobile CountyAL59,971
68Chesterfield CountyVA59,200
69GarlandTX57,954
70Knox CountyTN57,505
71Santa Ana UnifiedCA57,250
72San Francisco UnifiedCA56,222
73PlanoTX55,386
74Boston MA55,027
75Osceola CountyFL54,776
76San AntonioTX54,260
77Corona-Norco UnifiedCA53,467
78San Bernardino City UnifiedCA53,378
79Capistrano UnifiedCA53,170
80PasadenaTX52,708
81Forsyth CountyNC52,612
82Cherry CreekCO52,589
83ConroeTX52,357
84TucsonAZ52,191
85LewisvilleTX51,779
86Cumberland CountyNC51,750
87Howard CountyMD51,555
88Clayton CountyGA51,108
89Columbus OH50,630
90JordanUT50,581
91Omaha NE50,372
92AtlantaGA50,009
93WichitaKS49,888
94Henrico CountyVA49,654
95BrownsvilleTX49,593
96SeattleWA49,266
97AnchorageAK48,816
98Garden Grove UnifiedCA47,999
99Sacramento City UnifiedCA47,939
100San Juan UnifiedCA47,245
101Oakland UnifiedCA46,472
102Jefferson ParishLA46,020
103KleinTX45,852
104Shelby CountyTN45,705
105AliefTX45,341
106District of ColumbiaDC45,191
107PortlandOR45,042
108Manatee CountyFL44,987
109Round RockTX44,862
110YsletaTX44,131
111CharlestonSC44,126
112Oklahoma CityOK43,492
113SocorroTX43,398
114East Baton RougeLA43,300
115Collier CountyFL43,247
116Adams 12 Five StarCO42,990
117Hamilton CountyTN42,892
118ClevelandOH42,883
119Riverside UnifiedCA42,403
120Marion CountyFL42,284
121UnitedTX42,096
122Caddo ParishLA41,990
123Lake CountyFL41,315
124TulsaOK41,199
125Sarasota CountyFL41,076
126KilleenTX40,923
127Sweetwater Union CA40,619
128Fontana UnifiedCA40,592
129Escambia CountyFL40,495
130Elgin U-46IL40,456
131Frederick CountyMD40,413
132Salem-KeizerOR40,219
133ChandlerAZ40,190
134Henry CountyGA39,909
135FriscoTX39,903
136Union CountyNC39,775
137Aurora JD 28CO39,696
138ChesapeakeVA39,468
139St. Lucie CountyFL39,417
140Anoka HennepinMN39,302
141BeavertonOR39,020
142Clovis UnifiedCA39,040
143Clear CreekTX39,037
144Horry CountySC38,960
145Rutherford CountyTN38,866
146Stockton UnifiedCA38,810
147Cherokee CountyGA38,774
148Corpus ChristiTX38,608
149Harford CountyMD38,224
150MesquiteTX38,174
151St. PaulMN37,776
152Kern UnionCA37,505
153St. Tammany ParishLA37,500
154Fayette CountyKY37,275
155Forsyth CountyGA37,262
156GilbertAZ37,240
157RichardsonTX36,946
158PeoriaAZ36,944
159LincolnNE36,530
160Spring TX36,423
161Jefferson CountyAL35,978
162Chatham CountyGA35,842
163HumbleTX35,824
164Moreno ValleyCA35,690
165Clay CountyFL35,659
166NewarkNJ35,543
167Meridian JointID35,188
168Deer ValleyAZ35,009
169IrvingTX34,672
170Poway UnifiedCA34,569
171Mount Diablo UnifiedCA33,987
172Spring BranchTX33,599
173CanyonsUT33,490
174Paradise ValleyAZ33,478
175MinneapolisMN33,473
176NorfolkVA33,461
177EdinburgTX33,311
178San Jose UnifiedCA33,306
179Leon CountyFL33,218
180Calcasieu ParishLA33,000
181LeanderTX33,179
182Keller TX33,017
183Fremont UnifiedCA32,829
184AmarilloTX32,796
185Johnston CountyNC32,729
186Anaheim UnionCA32,704
187DurhamNC32,654
188MansfieldTX32,509
189Williamson CountyTN32,332
190DeSoto CountyMS32,311
191CincinnatiOH32,251
192Muscogee CountyGA32,231
193Richmond CountyGA31,829
194Twin Rivers UnifiedCA31,637
195Pharr-San Juan-AlamoTX31,620
196St. Johns CountyFL31,585
197Des MoinesIA31,546
198Montgomery CountyAL31,359
199MontebelloCA31,316
200Chino Valley UnifiedCA31,315


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