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Special Education in Urban Districts
(Listed alphabetically by state abbreviation)
District City State Percent of District Students in Special Ed., 1995
Anchorage School District Anchorage AK 14.2
Birmingham Public Schools Birmingham AL 8.5
Little Rock School District Little Rock AR 8.1
Phoenix Union High School District Phoenix AZ 8.9
Tucson Unified School District Tucson AZ 9.3
Compton Unified School District Compton CA 5.5
Fresno Unified School District Fresno CA 10.6
Long Beach Unified School District Long Beach CA 7.8
Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles CA 9.7
Oakland Unified School District Oakland CA 9.8
Sacramento City Unified School District Sacramento CA 10.7
San Diego Unified School District San Diego CA 10.3
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA 10.8
San Jose Unified School District San Jose CA 10
Denver Public Schools Denver CO 11.2
Bridgeport Public Schools Bridgeport CT 10.2
Hartford Public Schools Hartford CT 17.7
District of Columbia Public Schools Washington DC 8.4
Red Clay Consolidated School District Wilmington DE 10.4
Broward County Public Schools Fort Lauderdale FL 10.8
Duval County Public Schools Jacksonville FL 15.3
Miami-Dade County School District Miami FL 9.4
Atlanta Public Schools Atlanta GA 7.2
Des Moines Community School District Des Moines IA 14.7
Chicago Public Schools Chicago IL 4.1
East St. Louis School District 189 East St. Louis IL 5.7
Indianapolis Public Schools Indianapolis IN 19.7
Kansas City, Kan., School District Kansas City KS 13.4
Jefferson County Public School System Louisville KY n/a
New Orleans Public Schools New Orleans LA 7.8
Boston Public Schools Boston MA 21.1
Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore MD 15.2
Detroit Public Schools Detroit MI 10.4
Minneapolis Public Schools Minneapolis MN 13.2
St. Paul Public Schools St. Paul MN 12.5
Kansas City, Mo., School District Kansas City MO 11.7
St. Louis Public Schools St. Louis MO 15
Jackson Public School District Jackson MS 7.8
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Charlotte NC 15.8
Omaha Public Schools Omaha NE 14.3
Camden City School District Camden NJ 11.3
Jersey City Public Schools Jersey City NJ 7
Newark Public Schools Newark NJ 6.3
Paterson Public Schools Paterson NJ 4.7
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque NM 15.7
Clark County School District Las Vegas NV 9.9
Buffalo City School District Buffalo NY 13.2
New York City Public Schools New York NY 11.5
Rochester City School District Rochester NY 13.7
Syracuse City School District Syracuse NY 14.8
Cincinnati City School District Cincinnati OH n/a
Cleveland City School District Cleveland OH n/a
Columbus Public Schools Columbus OH n/a
Dayton Public School District Dayton OH n/a
Toledo Public Schools Toledo OH n/a
Oklahoma City Public Schools Oklahoma City OK 15.8
Portland Public Schools Portland OR 9.6
The School District of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 10.5
Pittsburgh Public Schools Pittsburgh PA 10.6
Providence Public Schools Providence RI 12
Richland County School District One Columbia SC 11.8
Memphis City Schools Memphis TN 12.4
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Nashville TN 12.1
Austin Independent School District Austin TX 11.2
Dallas Independent School District Dallas TX 8.5
El Paso Independent School District El Paso TX 8.2
Fort Worth Independent School District Fort Worth TX 10.6
Houston Independent School District Houston TX 10
San Antonio Independent School District San Antonio TX 11.2
Salt Lake City School District Salt Lake City UT 12.1
Norfolk Public Schools Norfolk VA 11.9
Richmond Public Schools Richmond VA 11.2
Seattle Public Schools Seattle WA 8.4
Milwaukee Public Schools Milwaukee WI 13.1

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