See also School Facility
- Public K-12 Projected Enrollment 2011-16 (5 years)
California Public K-12 Enrollment and High school Graduate Projection by County - 2011 Series
(Department of Finance Demographic Unit)
Based on Department of Finance October 2011 estimates of graded enrollment
Grade Level 2011-12 2015-16 Five Year Change Change Per Year K-63,313,7803,375,99062,21012,442 7-8933,538937,4623,924785 9-121,970,5651,929,682-40,883-8,177 TOTAL6,217,8836,243,13425,2515,050
- Statewide New Construction and Modernization Classroom
Based on eligibility documents on file with the Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) as of August 26, 2009 and projects for which only a design apportionment has been made, the five-year need for new classrooms and the modernization of existing classrooms is:
New Construction Five-Year Need
Grade Level Projected unhoused students Classrooms needed 2009-2014* Classrooms needed per year Classrooms needed per day K-6292,28511,6192,3386 7-879,5172,9455892 9-12200,4077,4251,4854 TOTAL572,20921,9894,41212
Modernization Five-Year Need
Grade Level Students in classrooms over 25 years old Classrooms to be modernized 2009-2014* Classrooms to be modernized per year Classrooms to be modernized per day K-6464,26018,5703,71410 7-8174,9726,4801,2964 9-12279,80110,3632,0736 TOTAL919,03335,4137,08320
*Based on 25 students per K-6 classroom and 27 students per 7-12 classroom.
- Statewide New Construction and Modernization Funding
The state share of funding, including district financial hardship costs, for approved but unfunded projects and for projects for which eligibility documents have been filed with the Office of Public School Construction as of August 26, 2009 is:
State Share 5 Year Need Per Year New construction (50% state share) $7.8 billion $1.58 billion Modernization (60% state share) $3.5 billion $0.7 billion TOTAL (Rounded) $11.3 billion $2.28 billion
- State K-12 General Obligation Bond History
Year Dollars 1982 $550 M 1984 $450 M 1986 $800 M 1988 (June) $800 M 1988 (Nov.) $800 M 1990 (June) $800 M 1990 (Nov.) $800 M 1992 (June) $1.9 B 1992 (Nov.) $900 M 1994 (June) $1.0 B (failed by 0.4%) 1996 (March) $2.03 B 1998 (Nov.) $6.7 B (for 4 years) 2002 (Nov.) $11.4 B 2004 (March) $10.0 B 2006 (Nov.) $7.33 B
Million (M); Billion (B)
- Public School Data 2010-11. See also: Dataquest and Student Demographics.
Number of District, 1,050
Number Type of District 546 Elementary Districts 334 Unified Districts 82 High School Districts 88 County Offices, California Youth Authority, and State Special Schools
Number of Public Schools 9,895
Number Type of School 5,759 Elementary Schools 1,305 Middle/Jr. High Schools 1,290 High Schools 1,541 Continuation (Cont.), Alternative (Alt.), etc.
Number of Classrooms: 306,918*
Number of Classrooms over 25 years old 217,461 (71%)
Number of Charter Schools: 919
Charter School Enrollment: 375,358 (5.69% of K-12 enrollment)
*Number of classrooms based on the number of schools.
- Basic Construction Data
These are average costs based on the allowances provided in the State's School Facility Program as presented in the OPSC's August 26, 2009 version of "School Facility Program Statistical and Fiscal Data." Local costs may vary due to district educational program needs and the local building economy.
School Level Construction Cost per Student* Students per School Construction Cost per School Square Feet per Student School Site Size (Acres)** Cost per Square Foot Land Cost at 25% of Construction Cost Total Cost Elementary $16,669 600 $10,001,400 71 9.6 $235 $2,500,350 $12,501,750 Middle $18,398 1,000 $18,398,000 85 21.9 $216 $4,499,500 $22,997,500 High $21,928 1,800 $39,470,400 92 44.5 $238 $9,876,600 $49,338,000
*Cost based on twice the state share (as of August 26, 2009) provided in the "School Facility Program." Includes design fees, furniture, equipment, and construction.
**Based on the number of students per school and the guidelines in "School Site Analysis and Development," California Department of Education, 2000 Edition.