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Largest & Smallest Public School Districts - CalEdFacts

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Report of the largest and smallest public school districts in California for the 2019–20 school year.

Largest Districts

Rank District Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1 Los Angeles Unified 596,937 596,937 9.69%
2 San Diego Unified 122,916 719,853 11.68%
3 Fresno Unified 73,381 793,234 12.87%
4 Long Beach Unified 72,002 865,236 14.04%
5 Elk Grove Unified 64,480 929,716 15.09%
6 San Francisco Unified 61,031 990,747 16.08%
7 San Bernardino City Unified 53,037 1,043,784 16.94%
8 Capistrano Unified 52,794 1,096,578 17.79%
9 Corona-Norco Unified 52,557 1,149,135 18.65%
10 San Juan Unified 50,820 1,199,955 19.47%
11 Santa Ana Unified 50,124 1,250,079 20.28%
12 Oakland Unified 49,588 1,299,667 21.09%
13 Sacramento City Unified 46,657 1,346,324 21.85%
14 Clovis Unified 43,654 1,389,978 22.55%
15 Stockton Unified 41,679 1,431,657 23.23%
16 Riverside Unified 41,617 1,473,274 23.91%
17 Kern High 41,451 1,514,725 24.58%
18 Garden Grove Unified 41,423 1,556,148 25.25%
19 Sweetwater Union High 39,904 1,596,052 25.90%
20 Poway Unified 36,586 1,632,638 26.49%
21 Irvine Unified 36,177 1,668,815 27.08%
22 Fontana Unified 36,160 1,704,975 27.66%
23 Fremont Unified 35,431 1,740,406 28.24%
24 Twin Rivers Unified 33,008 1,773,414 28.78%
25 Moreno Valley Unified 32,299 1,805,713 29.30%

Smallest Districts

Rank District  Enrollment Statewide Cumulative Enrollment Percent of Cumulative Enrollment
1013 Junction Elementary 18 6,162,719 99.99%
1014

Indian Springs Elementary

17 6,162,737 99.99%
1015 Linns Valley-Poso Flat Union 17 6,162,754 100.00%
1016 Trinity Center Elementary 17 6,162,771 100.00%
1017 Blake Elementary 16 6,162,788 100.00%
1018 Fort Ross Elementary 15 6,162,804 100.00%
1019 Mountain House Elementary 15 6,162,819 100.00%
1020 Orick Elementary 15 6,162,834 100.00%
1021 Green Point Elementary 12 6,162,849 100.00%
1022 Kashia Elementary 12 6,162,861 100.00%
1023 Kneeland Elementary 12 6,162,873 100.00%
1024

Klamath River Union Elementary

11 6,162,885 100.00%
1025 Lassen County Office of Education 11 6,162,896 100.00%
1026 Willow Grove Union Elementary 11 6,162,907 100.00%
1027 Laguna Joint Elementary 10 6,162,918 100.00%
1028 Seiad Elementary 10 6,162,928 100.00%
1029 Coffee Creek Elementary 9 6,162,938 100.00%
1030 Elkins Elementary 9 6,162,947 100.00%
1031

Forks of Salmon Elementary

9 6,162,956 100.00%
1032 Maple Creek Elementary 9 6,162,965 100.00%
1033 Silver Fork Elementary 8 6,162,974 100.00%
1034 Lincoln Elementary 7 6,162,982 100.00%
1035 Ravendale-Termo Elementary 7 6,162,989 100.00%
1036 Jefferson Elementary 5 6,162,996 100.00%
1037 Panoche Elementary

4

6,163,001

100.00%

The statewide total enrollment is 6,163,001.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 09, 2020
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