Average Public School Student Size

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  • The national average public school student size is approximately 525 students (2018-19).
  • The public schools with the largest average student size in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Student Size By State (2018-19)

State
Average School Size
Largest Schools (# of Students)
Alabama501 students
Hoover High School (2,902)
Baker High School (2,803)
Enterprise High School (2,180)
Murphy High School (2,100)
Mary G Montgomery High School (2,096)
View Top AL Schools
Alaska261 students
Interior Distance Education Of Alaska (idea) (3,997)
East High School (2,209)
West High School (1,880)
Dimond High School (1,693)
Service High School (1,693)
View Top AK Schools
Arizona433 students
Arizona Virtual Academy (3,635)
Perry High School (3,367)
Primavera - Online (3,299)
Highland High School (3,108)
Desert Vista High School (3,046)
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Arkansas450 students
Bentonville High School (4,512)
Fayetteville High School East (2,764)
Bryant High School (2,694)
North Little Rock High School (2,600)
Central High School (2,485)
View Top AR Schools
California619 students
River Springs Charter (5,833)
Visions In Education (5,338)
Paramount High School (4,794)
Granada Hills Charter High School (4,480)
Polytechnic High School (4,370)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado500 students
Cherry Creek High School (3,499)
Goal Academy (3,259)
Cherokee Trail High School (2,815)
Grandview High School (2,622)
Eaglecrest High School (2,598)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut440 students
Danbury High School (2,941)
Greenwich High School (2,534)
New Britain High School (2,460)
Norwich Free Academy (2,247)
Trumbull High School (2,151)
View Top CT Schools
Delaware606 students
Newark Charter School (2,140)
Penn (william) High School (2,048)
Caesar Rodney High School (2,003)
Dover High School (1,800)
Delcastle Technical High School (1,604)
View Top DE Schools
District of Columbia389 students
Carlos Rosario International Pcs Harvard Street Campus (2,011)
Wilson High School (1,791)
Columbia Heights Ec (1,393)
Deal Middle School (1,341)
Eastern High School (967)
View Top DC Schools
Florida696 students
Flvs Full Time K-8 Elementary School (5,172)
Cypress Bay High School (4,601)
John A. Ferguson Senior High School (4,213)
West Orange High School (4,124)
Colonial High School (3,581)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia768 students
Georgia Cyber Academy (13,916)
Mill Creek High School (3,998)
Georgia Connections Academy (3,881)
Norcross High School (3,753)
Brookwood High School (3,476)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii628 students
James Campbell High School (3,049)
Mililani High School (2,514)
Waipahu High School (2,475)
Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (2,376)
Kapolei High School (2,038)
View Top HI Schools
Idaho404 students
Mountain View High School (2,329)
Rocky Mountain High School (2,307)
Vallivue High School (1,999)
Idaho Virtual Academy (1,985)
Eagle High School (1,786)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois501 students
Noble Street Charter Schools (11,372)
Chicago International Charter (8,404)
Uno Academy Charter Schools (8,015)
Waukegan High School (4,562)
Warren Township High School (4,197)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana552 students
Carmel High School (4,930)
Hoosier Academy Virtual Charter School (3,861)
Warren Central High School (3,710)
Indiana Connections Academy (3,705)
North Central High School (3,636)
View Top IN Schools
Iowa389 students
East High School (2,307)
Lincoln High School (2,252)
Southeast Polk High School (2,060)
Linn-mar High School (2,002)
Valley High School (1,998)
View Top IA Schools
Kansas383 students
Andover Ecademy (2,623)
Olathe North Senior High School (2,413)
East High School (2,216)
Olathe Northwest High School (2,179)
North High School (2,161)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky458 students
Henry Clay High School (2,379)
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (2,288)
Lafayette High School (2,092)
Eastern High School (2,069)
Henderson County High School (2,001)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana518 students
Lafayette High School (2,462)
West Monroe High School (2,228)
C.e. Byrd High School (2,168)
Dutchtown High School (2,142)
Louisiana Connections Academy (2,141)
View Top LA Schools
Maine291 students
Lewiston High School (1,476)
Bangor High School (1,165)
Bonny Eagle High School (1,139)
Noble High School (1,107)
Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School (1,068)
View Top ME Schools
Maryland617 students
Montgomery Blair High School (2,882)
Eleanor Roosevelt High School (2,506)
High Point High School (2,427)
Bowie High School (2,381)
Gaithersburg High School (2,306)
View Top MD Schools
Massachusetts517 students
Brockton High School (4,250)
Lowell High School (3,134)
Taunton High School (2,487)
Boston Latin High School (2,439)
B M C Durfee High School (2,211)
View Top MA Schools
Michigan441 students
Dakota High School (2,917)
Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (2,863)
Grand Blanc Community High School (2,702)
Howell High School (2,484)
Fordson High School (2,462)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota409 students
Wayzata High School (3,237)
Minnetonka Senior High School (3,089)
Eden Prairie Senior High School (2,925)
Blaine High School (2,851)
Champlin Park High School (2,696)
View Top MN Schools
Mississippi455 students
Tupelo High School (2,010)
Southaven High School (1,901)
Ocean Springs High School (1,787)
Desoto Central High School (1,744)
Oak Grove High School (1,732)
View Top MS Schools
Missouri391 students
Blue Springs High School (2,548)
Jefferson City High School (2,500)
Hazelwood West High School (2,250)
Marquette Senior High School (2,223)
Joplin High School (2,216)
View Top MO Schools
Montana226 students
Bozeman High School (1,989)
Billings West High School (1,843)
Billings Senior High School (1,842)
Helena High School (1,622)
Skyview High School (1,489)
View Top MT Schools
Nebraska321 students
Omaha South Magnet High School (2,558)
Central High School (2,552)
Millard North High School (2,529)
Millard West High School (2,527)
Grand Island Senior High School (2,371)
View Top NE Schools
Nevada745 students
Somerset Academy Of Las Vegas (5,778)
Rancho High School (3,256)
Coronado High School (3,211)
Ed W Clark High School (3,138)
Palo Verde High School (3,100)
View Top NV Schools
New Hampshire383 students
Pinkerton Academy (3,111)
Nashua High School South (1,844)
Exeter High School (1,734)
Concord High School (1,701)
Nashua High School North (1,701)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey540 students
North Star Academy Charter School (3,989)
Passaic County Technical Institute High School (3,359)
Team Academy Charter School (3,247)
Passaic High School # 12 (3,063)
Clifton High School (3,036)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico237 students
V Sue Cleveland High School (2,301)
Albuquerque High School (1,723)
Alamogordo High School (1,349)
Tony Hillerman Middle School (1,073)
Belen High School (987)
View Top NM Schools
New York570 students
Brooklyn Technical High School (5,534)
Brentwood High School (4,558)
Fort Hamilton High School (4,398)
Francis Lewis High School (4,290)
Midwood High School (4,003)
View Top NY Schools
North Carolina591 students
South Mecklenburg High School (2,917)
Ardrey Kell High School (2,876)
Myers Park High School (2,859)
Panther Creek High School (2,791)
Garner High School (2,654)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota234 students
West Fargo High School (1,478)
Century High School (1,336)
Bismarck High School (1,315)
Fargo Davies High School (1,210)
Red River High School (1,141)
View Top ND Schools
Ohio486 students
Electronic Classroom Of Tomorrow (14,153)
Ohio Virtual Academy (9,466)
William Mason High School (3,529)
Ohio Connections Academy Inc (3,417)
Walnut Hills High School (2,778)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma404 students
Broken Arrow High School (3,778)
Union High School (3,489)
Owasso High School (2,964)
Mustang High School (2,854)
North High School (2,644)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon464 students
Oregon Connections Academy (3,763)
David Douglas High School (3,179)
Reynolds High School (2,679)
Westview High School (2,643)
Clackamas High School (2,491)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania569 students
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (9,058)
Commonwealth Connections Academy Charter School (8,877)
Agora Cyber Charter School (8,153)
Upper Darby Senior High School (3,625)
Hazleton Area High School (3,304)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island451 students
Cranston High School East (1,577)
Coventry High School (1,505)
Woonsocket High School (1,486)
East Providence High School (1,478)
Cranston High School West (1,476)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina608 students
Wando High School (4,068)
Sc Connections Academy (3,648)
Sc Virtual Charter School (3,422)
Summerville High School (2,993)
Dorman High School (2,469)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota258 students
Roosevelt High School - 03 (2,207)
Washington High School - 01 (1,978)
Lincoln High School - 02 (1,955)
Central High School - 41 (1,809)
Stevens High School - 42 (1,508)
View Top SD Schools
Tennessee546 students
Mcgavock High School (2,360)
Collierville High School (2,304)
Science Hill High School (2,227)
White Station High School (2,201)
Cookeville High School (2,192)
View Top TN Schools
Texas626 students
Texas Connections Academy At Houston (5,109)
Allen High School (4,746)
Skyline High School (4,729)
North Shore Senior High School (4,641)
Lewisville High School (4,377)
View Top TX Schools
Utah631 students
Granger High School (3,080)
Copper Hills High School (2,706)
Eschool@provo School District (2,657)
Herriman High School (2,627)
Hunter High School (2,626)
View Top UT Schools
Vermont267 students
Essex Community Education Center Uhsd #46 (1,223)
Champlain Valley Uhsd #15 High School (1,209)
Williston Schools Elementary School (1,143)
Burlington Senior High School (1,048)
Mt. Anthony Senior Uhsd #14 High School (957)
View Top VT Schools
Virginia614 students
Lake Braddock Secondary (4,190)
Robinson Secondary (3,918)
Tc Williams High School (3,631)
Woodbridge High School (2,916)
Hayfield Secondary (2,915)
View Top VA Schools
Washington471 students
Chiawana High School (2,543)
Moses Lake High School (2,375)
Issaquah High School (2,242)
Kentridge High School (2,235)
Wenatchee High School (2,218)
View Top WA Schools
West Virginia363 students
Cabell Midland High School (1,965)
Morgantown High School (1,808)
Parkersburg High School (1,783)
Huntington High School (1,658)
Parkersburg South High School (1,576)
View Top WV Schools
Wisconsin416 students
Indian Trail High School And Academy (2,287)
Arrowhead High School (2,219)
Preble High School (2,131)
West High School (2,111)
Oak Creek High School (2,088)
View Top WI Schools
Wyoming273 students
Kelly Walsh High School (1,786)
Natrona County High School (1,641)
Campbell County High School (1,596)
East High School (1,512)
Rock Springs High School (1,395)
View Top WY Schools
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The state with largest average public school student size is Georgia, with 768 students. The county with the largest average public school student size is Gwinnett County, GA with 1,274 students.