Number of Schools in the U.S.
- Statistics tell us that the United States has an average of 98,755 public schools, 13,477 middle schools, 2,500 Junior high schools, and 23900 Secondary Schools.
- 8/10 popular colleges are situated in California. The University of California system. Pennsylvania and New York are the locations of the two other colleges.
- In 2019, the percentage of learners in a U.S. public school who were ELLs or English language learners was greater compared to 2018.
- The proportion of public school students in West Virginia was 0.8 percent towards the end of 2018. This increased to 10.2 percent in 2019
- The states with the greatest percentage of ELL public school students was 10.0% in 2019 Alaska, Nevada, Massachusetts, Illinois, Florida, Colorado, Washington, California, Texas, and New Mexico.
- California had the highest number of English Language Learners in public schools (19.4%). Runners-up were Texas (18.7%), closely followed by New Mexico (15.8%).
- Another 23 states had percentages of English Language learners from 6.0 to 10.0 percent.
- The largest positive percentage took place in Massachusetts; this was 4.7%. In contrast, the largest negative percentage point change occurred in Nevada, 5.7%.
How Many Schools are in the U.S.?
The U.S. has 98,755 public schools, 13,477 middle schools, 2,500 Junior high schools, and 23900 Secondary Schools in the U.S. These statistics come from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Compared to 1980, around 30% more schools were available in 2018.
The Number of Learners in the U.S.
- Based on the yearly survey statistics from 1,219 ranked schools, 10 colleges received the most applications in 2019. The average was 85,653, which is 50%.
- Nine of the 10 schools with the most applications in 2019 are National Universities. These schools offer a broad range of college masters and degrees.