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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 2013–14 school year.

Largest Districts

Rank District Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1 Los Angeles Unified 653,826 653,826 10.48%
2 San Diego Unified 130,303 784,129 12.57%
3 Long Beach Unified 81,155 865,284 13.87%
4 Fresno Unified 73,353 938,637 15.05%
5 Elk Grove Unified 62,499 1,001,136 16.05%
6 San Francisco Unified 57,620 1,058,756 16.98%
7 Santa Ana Unified 57,499 1,116,255 17.90%
8 Capistrano Unified 53,833 1,170,088 18.76%
9 San Bernardino City Unified 53,785 1,223,873 19.62%
10 Corona-Norco Unified 53,782 1,277,655 20.49%
11 San Juan Unified 49,035 1,326,690 21.27%
12 Oakland Unified 47,194 1,373,884 22.03%
13 Sacramento City Unified 47,031 1,420,915 22.78%
14 Garden Grove Unified 46,936 1,467,851 23.54%
15 Riverside Unified 42,587 1,510,438 24.22%
16 Sweetwater Union High 40,901 1,551,339 24.87%
17 Clovis Unified 40,783 1,592,122 25.53%
18 Fontana Unified 39,982 1,632,104 26.17%
19 Stockton Unified 39,486 1,671,590 26.80%
20 Kern High 37,100 1,708,690 27.40%
21 Poway Unified 35,498 1,744,188 27.97%
22 Moreno Valley Unified 34,468 1,778,656 28.52%
23 Fremont Unified 33,887 1,812,543 29.06%
24 San Jose Unified 33,152 1,845,695 29.59%
25 Mt. Diablo Unified 31,955 1,877,650 30.11%

Smallest Districts

Rank District  Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1004 Laguna Joint Elementary 18 6,236,375 100.00%
1005 Indian Diggings Elementary 18 6,236,393 100.00%
1006 Willow Grove Union Elementary 17 6,236,411 100.00%
1007 Hot Springs Elementary 17 6,236,428 100.00%
1008 Trinity Center Elementary 16 6,236,445 100.00%
1009 Elkins Elementary 16 6,236,461 100.00%
1010 Silver Fork Elementary 14 6,236,477 100.00%
1011 Little Shasta Elementary 14 6,236,491 100.00%
1012 Indian Springs Elementary 14 6,236,505 100.00%
1013 Desert Center Elementary 14 6,236,519 100.00%
1014 Klamath River Union Elementary 13 6,236,533 100.00%
1015 Colusa County Office of Education 13 6,236,546 100.00%
1016 Maple Creek Elementary 12 6,236,559 100.00%
1017 Lincoln Elementary 12 6,236,571 100.00%
1018 Forks of Salmon Elementary 12 6,236,583 100.00%
1019 Union Joint Elementary 11 6,236,595 100.00%
1020 Coffee Creek Elementary 11 6,236,606 100.00%
1021 Cox Bar Elementary 9 6,236,617 100.00%
1022 Bogus Elementary 9 6,236,626 100.00%
1023 Orick Elementary 8 6,236,635 100.00%
1024 Green Point Elementary 8 6,236,643 100.00%
1025 Blake Elementary 8 6,236,651 100.00%
1026 Kashia Elementary 7 6,236,659 100.00%
1027 Alpine County Office of Education 6 6,236,666 100.00%
1028 Panoche Elementary 3 6,236,672 100.00%

The statewide total enrollment is 6,236,672.

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