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Report of enrollment and number of schools in California public schools by grade span and type of school for the 2014–15 school year.

Elementary Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
K
20 2,765

K–1

20 4,848

K–2

48 17,702

K–3

71 23,015

K–4

72 28,726

K–5

2,457 1,341,288

K–6

2,005 1,166,089

K–7

51 25,428

K–8

838 407,490

1–5

11 5,250

3–5

25 11,393

4–5

11 4,105

4–6

17 7,550

4–8

13 4,320

Other†

167 62,729

Total

5,826 3,112,698

Middle/Junior High Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
4–8
12 7,469

5–8

61 28,209

6–8

862 692,249
6–9
8 5,660

7–8

332 255,776
7–9
14 9,086

Other†

58 23,953

Total

1,347 1,022,402

Kindergarten–Grade 12 Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
K–12
120 99,235
6–12
18 6,588
7–12
12 7,293
9–12
16 5,534

Other†

76 20,074

Total

242 138,724

High Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
6–12
40 27,019

7–12

74 50,559

8–12

17 26,322

9–11

15 5,706

9–12

1003 1,414,821

10–12

8 3,248

Other†

180 248,457

Total

1,337 1,776,132

Community Day Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
6–8
7 149

7–8

17 189

7–12

15 2,369

8–8

9 32

8–12

14 615

9–12

23 759

10–12

15 405

Other†

104 2,835

Total

204 7,353

Alternative Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
K–5
15 7,140
K–8
43 11,703

K–12

25 7,395

7–12

12 3,044
8–12
7 1,381

9–12

81 24,242
10–12
13 824

Other†

63 7,602

Total

259 63,331

Continuation High Schools

Grade Span Number of Schools Enrollment
9–12
131 18,105

10–12

179 24,369

11–12

108 12,332

Other†

42 5,221

Total

460 60,027

Nonpublic Nonsectarian School§

Number of Schools Enrollment
325
10,655

All Other School Types††

Number of Schools Enrollment
393 47,326

State Totals

Number of Schools Enrollment
10,3939
6,235,520

*Grade span is the range of grade levels for which a school has reported enrollment. It may not represent all grade levels that a school supports. For instance, a small school may serve grades K–6, but if no kindergartners were enrolled in 2013–14, the grade span would be 1–6.

†Represents schools with various grade spans that are uncommon (fewer than 10 schools with those particular grade spans).

††Includes juvenile hall/court, county community, opportunity, California Education Authority, special education, preschool (with K-12 enrollment), district office, and state special schools.

§Nonpublic nonsectarian schools (NPSs) are CDE-certified private, nonsectarian schools that enroll individuals with exceptional needs that the district cannot provide services for.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, April 18, 2016

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