The national average public school student size is approximately 514 students (2023).
The state with largest average public school student size is Georgia with 751 students.
The state with smallest average public school student size is Montana with 176 students.
The public schools with the largest average student size in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Student Size Range: 176 751 Avg. Student Size: 514
Average Public School Student Size By State (2023)
Average School Size
Largest Schools (# of Students)
- Volusia Virtual Instruction Program District Provided (7,573 students)
- Hendry Virtual Instruction Program (Florida Online) (6,490 students)
- Lee County Virtual Franchise (5,226 students)
- Flvs Full Time K-5 (5,110 students)
- Hillsborough Virtual School (4,953 students)
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- Epic One On One Charter Elementary School (16,287 students)
- Epic One On One Charter High School (11,808 students)
- Epic Blended Charter Okc Elementary School (7,800 students)
- Epic One On One Charter Middle School (7,636 students)
- Broken Arrow High School (4,369 students)
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- Bernardino Cordero Bernard Elementary School (1,304 students)
- Superior Vocacional (Antonio Luchetti) Elementary School (1,211 students)
- Dra. Maria Socorro Lacot Elementary School (1,135 students)
- Superior Ocupacional Y Tecnica De Yauco Elementary School (1,042 students)
- Manuel Mendez Liciaga Elementary School (985 students)
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