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Enrollment by Grade Comparison - CalEdFacts

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Report of enrollment by grade level for years 2016–17 through 2019–20, including percent change from one year to the next.

Grade Level Number of Schools
(2019–20*)
Enrollment
2016–17
Enrollment
2017–18
Enrollment
2018–19
Enrollment
2019–20
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2016–17 to
2017–18
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2017–18 to
2018–19
Increase or Decrease in Enrollment
2018–19 to
2019–20
Kindergarten 6,216 535,379 531,725 525,758 523,009 -0.68% -1.12% -0.52%
Grade 1 6,251 456,002 456,175 448,028 444,120 0.04% -1.79% -0.87%
Grade 2 6,310 445,553 455,523 454,542 447,239 2.24% -0.22% -1.61%
Grade 3 6,350 465,165 447,253 455,718 455,273 -3.85% 1.89% -0.10%
Grade 4 6,370 471,141 466,660 448,061 456,361 -0.95% -3.99% 1.85%
Grade 5 6,427 487,493 472,202 467,215 448,701 -3.14% -1.06% -3.96%
Grade 6 4,836 475,809 486,261 471,008 465,730 2.20% -3.14% -1.12%
Grade 7 3,394 473,574 477,308 487,027 471,541 0.79% 2.04% -3.18%
Grade 8 3,456 472,340 474,828 477,835 487,838 0.53% 0.63% 2.09%
Ungraded Elementary 0 377 371 0 0 -1.59% -100.00% N/A
Grade 9 2,465 487,548 495,277 493,903 500,397 1.59% -0.28% 1.31%
Grade 10 2,688 486,085 483,745 492,690 496,819 -0.48% 1.85% 0.84%
Grade 11 2,804 481,521 475,696 474,843 479,381 -1.21% -0.18% 0.96%
Grade 12 2,844 484,169 489,221 489,650 486,592 1.04% 0.09% -0.62%
Ungraded Secondary 0 6,079 8,168 0 0 34.36% -100.00% N/A
Total 10,588 6,228,235 6,220,413 6,186,278 6,163,001 -0.13% -0.55% -0.38%

*Number of schools that reported enrollment in each grade.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 09, 2020
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