Number of rural, suburban, and urban schools in the United States.

According to National Center for Education Statistics, there are


The largest percent of students attend suburban schools (34%), followed by schools in cities (29%), rural areas (25%) and towns (12%).

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2012). Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2010–11 (NCES 2012), http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012325.pdf

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