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Largest & Smallest Public School Districts - CalEdFacts

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Report of the largest and smallest public school districts in California for the 2015–16 school year.

Largest Districts

Rank District Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1 Los Angeles Unified

639,337

639,337 10.27%
2 San Diego Unified 129,380 768,717 12.35%
3 Long Beach Unified 77,812 846,529 13.60%
4 Fresno Unified 73,460 919,989 14.77%
5 Elk Grove Unified 62,767 982,756 15.78%
6 San Francisco Unified 58,865 1,041,621 16.73%
7 Santa Ana Unified 55,909 1,097,530 17.63%
8 Capistrano Unified 53,878 1,151,408 18.49%
9 Corona-Norco Unified 5,3354 1,204,762 19.35%
10 San Bernardino City Unified 53,303 1,258,065 20.20%
11 San Juan Unified 49,564 1,307,629 21.00%
12 Oakland Unified 49,098 1,356,727 21.79%
13 Sacramento City Unified 46,843 1,403,570 22.54%
14 Garden Grove Unified 45,252 1,448,822 23.27%
15 Riverside Unified 42,462 1,491,284 23.95%
16 Clovis Unified 41,883 1,533,167 24.62%
17 Sweetwater Union High 41,050 1,574,217 25.28%
18 Stockton Unified 40,324 1,614,541 25.93%
19 Fontana Unified 38,742 1,653,283 26.55%
20 Kern High 38,070 1,691,353 27.16%
21 Poway Unified 35,771 1,727,124 27.74%
22 Fremont Unified 34,852 1,761,976 28.30%
23 Moreno Valley Unified 33,942 1,795,918 28.84%
24 San Jose Unified 32,454 1,828,372 29.36%
25 Irvine Unified 32,319 1,860,691 29.88%

Smallest Districts

Rank District  Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
998 Laguna Joint Elementary 19 6,226,425 99.99%
999 Indian Diggings Elementary 19 6,226,444 100.00%
1000 Klamath River Union Elementary 18 6,226,463 100.00%
1001 Hot Springs Elementary 18 6,226,481 100.00%
1002 Forks of Salmon Elementary 17 6,226,499 100.00%
1003 Willow Grove Union Elementary 16 6,226,516 100.00%
1004 Silver Fork Elementary 16 6,226,532 100.00%
1005 Orick Elementary 16 6,226,548 100.00%
1006 Bogus Elementary 16 6,226,564 100.00%
1007 Trinity County Office of Education 15 6,226,580 100.00%
1008 Indian Springs Elementary 15 6,226,595 100.00%
1009

Elkins Elementary

15 6,226,610 100.00%
1010 Kashia Elementary 14 6,226,625 100.00%
1011 Maple Creek Elementary 12 6,226,639 100.00%
1012 Lincoln Elementary 11 6,226,651 100.00%
1013 Trinity Center Elementary 10 6,226,662 100.00%
1014 Green Point Elementary 10 6,226,672 100.00%
1015 Coffee Creek Elementary 10 6,226,682 100.00%
1016

Jefferson Elementary

9 6,226,692 100.00%
1017 Panoche Elementary 8 6,226,701 100.00%
1018 Colusa County Office of Education 8 6,226,709 100.00%
1019 Blake Elementary 8 6,226,717 100.00%
1020 Union Joint Elementary 6 6,226,725 100.00%
1021 Little Shasta Elementary 6 6,226,731 100.00%
1022 Alpine County Office of Education

5

6,226,737 100.00%

The statewide total enrollment is 6,226,737.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, September 16, 2016