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Enrollment by Grade Comparison - CalEdFacts

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Report of enrollment by grade level for years 2015–16 through 2018–19, including percent change from one year to the next.

Grade Level Number of Schools
(2018–19*)
Enrollment
2015–16
Enrollment
2016–17
Enrollment
2017–18
Enrollment
2018–19
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2015–16 to
2016–17
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2016–17 to
2017–18
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2017–18 to
2018–19
Kindergarten 6,197 530,531 535,379 531,725 525,758 0.91% -0.68% -1.12%
Grade 1 6,234 444,573 456,002 456,175 448,028 2.57% 0.04% -1.79%
Grade 2 6,296 463,881 445,553 455,523 454,542 -3.95% 2.24% -0.22%
Grade 3 6,304 470,157 465,165 447,253 455,718 -1.06% -3.85% 1.89%
Grade 4 6,348 485,885 471,141 466,660 448,061 -3.03% -0.95% -3.99%
Grade 5 6,411 476,427 487,493 472,202 467,215 2.32% -3.14% -1.06%
Grade 6 4,850 471,467 475,809 486,261 471,008 0.92% 2.20% -3.14%
Grade 7 3,365 470,753 473,574 477,308 487,027 0.60% 0.79% 2.04%
Grade 8 3,435 465,322 472,340 474,828 477,835 1.51% 0.53% 0.63%
Ungraded Elementary 0 416 377 371 0 -9.38% -1.59% -100.00%
Grade 9 2,460 487,202 487,548 495,277 493,903 0.07% 1.59% -0.28%
Grade 10 2,685 488,004 486,085 483,745 492,690 -0.39% -0.48% 1.85%
Grade 11 2,774 472,968 481,521 475,696 474,843 1.81% -1.21% -0.18%
Grade 12 2,807 492,835 484,169 489,221 489,650 -1.76% 1.04% 0.09%
Ungraded Secondary 0 6,316 6,079 8,168 0 -3.75% 34.36% -100.00%
Total 10,521 6,226,737 6,228,235 6,220,413 6,186,278 0.02% -0.13% -0.55%

*Number of schools that reported enrollment in each grade.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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