High schools with girls athletics programs in the U.S. by sport 2009-2019

High school sports in the United States has always been a huge industry and figures suggest that it is only getting bigger. During the school year 2018/19, 18,210 schools in the U.S. had a basketball program for girls, marking a steady increase on the figure from the 2009/10 school year. Indeed, growth was experienced across all major sports, with soccer and competitive spirit squads seeing some of the most significant increases in the number of programs.

Number of U.S. high schools with athletics programs for girls from 2009/10 to 2018/19, by sport

BasketballTrack and Field - OutdoorVolleyballSoftball - Fast PitchCross CountrySoccerTennisGolfSwimming and DivingCompetitive Spirit Squads
2009/1017,71115,92315,38215,29813,80910,90110,1669,6517,1714,879
2010/1117,76716,03015,47915,33813,83911,04710,1819,6097,1644,266
2011/1217,76816,14315,56914,14213,97011,12710,0589,6677,2214,916
2012/1317,49315,96215,56515,06713,91811,35110,0059,5687,2494,847
2013/1417,75416,21715,67215,22514,26711,35410,1179,8157,4294,919
2014/1517,65316,30915,53415,11514,28711,50210,0999,8247,5265,358
2015/1617,89016,50815,75513,30414,69811,67610,12210,0467,5595,432
2016/1717,93416,65815,99215,44014,88011,82310,12110,0767,7216,541
2017/1818,17116,95116,43415,54415,21612,00710,28910,2897,9616,877
2018/1918,21017,01216,57215,87715,43512,10710,29010,4028,0077,214
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Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2009/10 to 2018/19

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