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Fingertip Facts on Education in California - CalEdFacts

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Report of various statistics about California's public schools and districts for the 2013–14 school year.

Enrollment and number of school districts by type: 2013–14
District Type Number of Districts
Unified 341
Elementary 531
High 77
Other 79
Total 1,028
Enrollment and number of public schools by type: 2013–14
School Type Enrollment Number of Schools
Elementary 3,109,735 5,802
K-12 130,353 229
Middle 999,652 1,288
Junior high 27,713 45
High 1,772,017 1,325
Continuation 62,830 468
Alternative 65,606 259
Community day 7,353 234
Special education 23,169 136
Other 38,244 580
Total 6,236,672 10,366
Enrollment and number of charter schools by type: 2013–14
School Type Enrollment Number of Schools
Elementary 190,900 476
K-12 117,767 203
Middle 52,372 126
Junior high 771 3
High 139,429 281
Continuation 0 0
Alternative 0 0
Community day 1,362 3
Special education 0 0
Other 11,674 33
Total 514,275 1,125
Number of students in public schools by grade range: 2013–14
Grade Level Number of Students
Kindergarten through grade five 2,877,800
Grades six through eight 1,400,098
Grades nine through twelve 1,952,314
Ungraded programs 6,460
Total 6,236,672
Ethnic distribution of public school students: 2013–14
Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
African American not Hispanic 384,291 6.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 38,616 0.62%
Asian 542,540 8.70%
Filipino 151,745 2.43%
Hispanic or Latino 3,321,274 53.25%
Pacific Islander 32,821 0.53%
White not Hispanic 1,559,113 25.00%
Two or More Races Not Hispanic 167,153 2.68%
None Reported 39,119 0.63%
Total 6,236,672 100.00%
Number of graduates by race/ethnicity: 2012–13

Total: 422,177

Number of teachers in public schools: 2012–13
School Type Number of Teachers
Elementary schools
139,951
Middle and junior high schools
46,859
High schools
81,071
Other (includes continuation schools)
27,212
Total
295,093
Ethnic distribution of public school teachers: 2012–13

Ethnicity

Number of Male Teachers Number of Female Teachers Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 481 1,065 1,546
Asian 3,383 11,376 14,758
Pacific Islander 260 669 929
Filipino 1,033 2,967 4,000
Hispanic or Latino 14,276 36,913 51,188
African American 3,370 7,897 11,267
White (not Hispanic) 51,158 136,885 188,027
Two or More Races Not Hispanic 627 1,573 2,200
No Response 2,682 6,731 9,413
Total* 77,231 205,978 283,186

*Some totals in the Public School Teachers table may not match due to difference in reporting strategy.

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