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Enrollment by Grade Comparison - CalEdFacts

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Report of enrollment by grade level for years 2014–15 through 2017–18, including percent change from one year to the next.

Grade Level Number of Schools
(2017–18*)
Enrollment
2014–15
Enrollment
2015–16
Enrollment
2016–17
Enrollment
2017–18
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2014–15 to
2015–16
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2015–16 to
2016–17
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2016–17 to
2017–18
Kindergarten 6,179 511,985 530,531 535,379 531,725 3.62% 0.91% -0.68%
Grade 1 6,217

464,323

444,573 456,002 456,175 -4.25% 2.57% 0.04%
Grade 2 6,243 469,713 463,881 445,553 455,523 -1.24% -3.95% 2.24%
Grade 3 6,295 485,624 470,157 465,165 447,253 -3.18% -1.06% -3.85%
Grade 4 6,305 475,192 485,885 471,141 466,660 2.25% -3.03% -0.95%
Grade 5 6,376 472,156 476,427 487,493 472,202 0.90% 2.32% -3.14%
Grade 6 4,779 469,413 471,467 475,809 486,261 0.44% 0.92% 2.20%
Grade 7 3,324 464,286 470,753 473,574 477,308 1.39% 0.60% 0.79%
Grade 8 3,385 467,038 465,322 472,340 474,828 -0.37% 1.51% 0.53%
Ungraded Elementary 19 435 416 377 371 -4.37% -9.38% -1.59%
Grade 9 2,418 495,004 487,202 487,548 495,277 -1.58% 0.07% 1.59%
Grade 10 2,638 480,753 488,004 486,085 483,745 1.51% -0.39% -0.48%
Grade 11 2,751 477,097 472,968 481,521 475,696 -0.87% 1.81% -1.21%
Grade 12 2,746 496,901 492,835 484,169 489,221 -0.82% -1.76% 1.04%
Ungraded Secondary 329 5,600 6,316 6,079 8,168 12.79% -3.75% 34.36%
Total 10,475 6,235,520 6,226,737 6,228,235 6,220,413 -0.14% 0.02% -0.13%

*Number of schools that reported enrollment in each grade.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 10, 2018