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Report of the largest and smallest public school districts in California for the 2018–19 school year.

Largest Districts

Rank District Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1 Los Angeles Unified 607,723 607,723 9.82%
2 San Diego Unified 124,105 731,828 11.83%
3 Fresno Unified 73,249 805,077 13.01%
4 Long Beach Unified 73,221 878,298 14.20%
5 Elk Grove Unified 63,917 942,215 15.23%
6 San Francisco Unified 60,390 1,002,605 16.21%
7 Capistrano Unified 53,269 1,055,874 17.07%
8 Corona-Norco Unified 53,002 1,108,876 17.92%
9 San Bernardino City Unified 52,773 1,161,649 18.78%
10 Santa Ana Unified 51,482 1,213,131 19.61%
11 San Juan Unified 50,509 1,263,640 20.43%
12 Oakland Unified 50,202 1,313,842 21.24%
13 Sacramento City Unified 46,933 1,360,775 22.00%
14 Clovis Unified 43,264 1,404,039 22.70%
15 Garden Grove Unified 42,301 1,446,340 23.38%
16 Riverside Unified 42,153 1,488,493 24.06%
17 Stockton Unified 41,634 1,530,127 24.73%
18 Sweetwater Union High 40,364 1,570,491 25.39%
19 Kern High 40,340 1,610,831 26.04%
20 Poway Unified 36,450 1,647,281 26.63%
21 Fontana Unified 36,335 1,683,616 27.22%
22 Fremont Unified 35,544 1,719,160 27.79%
23 Irvine Unified 35,291 1,754,451 28.36%
24 Moreno Valley Unified 32,763 1,787,214 28.89%
25 San Ramon Valley Unified 32,138 1,819,352 29.41%

Smallest Districts

Rank District  Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1002 Indian Diggings Elementary 19 6,185,945 99.99%
4003 Fort Ross Elementary 19 6,185,964 99.99%
1004 Hot Springs Elementary 18 6,185,983 100.00%
1005 Seiad Elementary 17 6,186,002 100.00%
1006 Big Lagoon Union Elementary 17 6,186,021 100.00%
1007 Little Shasta Elementary 16 6,186,039 100.00%
1008 Elkins Elementary 15 6,186,057 100.00%
1009 Desert Center Unified 15 6,186,075 100.00%
1010 Willow Grove Union Elementary 14 6,186,092 100.00%
1011 Green Point Elementary 14 6,186,109 100.00%
1012 Laguna Joint Elementary 13 6,186,124 100.00%
1013

Kneeland Elementary

13 6,186,139 100.00%
1014 Bogus Elementary 13 6,186,153 100.00%
1015 Blake Elementary 13 6,186,167 100.00%
1016 Trinity Center Elementary 12 6,186,180 100.00%
1017 Kashia Elementary 12 6,186,193 100.00%
1018 Lassen County Office of Education 11 6,186,206 100.00%
1019 Maple Creek Elementary 9 6,186,219 100.00%
1020

Jefferson Elementary

9 6,186,232 100.00%
1021 Forks of Salmon Elementary 9 6,186,244 100.00%
1022 Lincoln Elementary 7 6,186,253 100.00%
1023 Indian Springs Elementary 7 6,186,262 100.00%
1024 Silver Fork Elementary 6 6,186,270 100.00%
1025 Coffee Creek Elementary 5 6,186,274 100.00%
1026 Panoche Elementary

3

6,186,278

100.00%

The statewide total enrollment is 6,220,413.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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