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Enrollment by Grade Comparison - CalEdFacts

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Report of enrollment by grade level for years 2013–14 through 2016–17, including percent change from one year to the next.

Grade Level Number of Schools
(2016–17*)
Enrollment
2013–14
Enrollment
2014–15
Enrollment
2015–16
Enrollment
2016–17
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2013–14 to
2014–15
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2014–15 to
2015–16
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2015–16 to
2016–17
Kindergarten 6,170 506,831 511,985 530,531 535,379 1.02% 3.62% 0.91%
Grade 1 6,198 470,812

464,323

444,573 456,002 -1.38% -4.25% 2.57%
Grade 2 6,256 485,674 469,713 463,881 445,553 -3.29% -1.24% -3.95%
Grade 3 6,272 474,323 485,624 470,157 465,165 2.38% -3.18% -1.06%
Grade 4 6,294 470,515 475,192 485,885 471,141 0.99% 2.25% -3.03%
Grade 5 6,374 469,645 472,156 476,427 487,493 0.53% 0.90% 2.32%
Grade 6 4,804 462,125 469,413 471,467 475,809 1.58% 0.44% 0.92%
Grade 7 3,293 465,592 464,286 470,753 473,574 -0.28% 1.39% 0.60%
Grade 8 3,379 472,381 467,038 465,322 472,340 -1.13% -0.37% 1.51%
Ungraded Elementary 19 857 435 416 377 -49.24% -4.37% -9.38%
Grade 9 2,407 491,493 495,004 487,202 487,548 0.71% -1.58% 0.07%
Grade 10 2,653 484,993 480,753 488,004 486,085 -0.87% 1.51% -0.39%
Grade 11 2,736 477,425 477,097 472,968 481,521 -0.07% -0.87% 1.81%
Grade 12 2,760 498,403 496,901 492,835 484,169 -0.30% -0.82% -1.76%
Ungraded Secondary 250 5,603 5,600 6,316 6,079 -0.05% 12.79% -3.75%
Total 10,483 6,236,672 6,235,520 6,226,737 6,228,235 -0.02% -0.14% 0.02%

*Number of schools that reported enrollment in each grade.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 6, 2017