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Average Class Size - CalEdFacts

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Report of average class size for self-contained classes, grades kindergarten through six, in California public schools for the 2017–18 school year.

Grade Average Class Size
Kindergarten 21.87
Grade 1 23.15
Grade 2 23.22
Grade 3 23.35
Grade 4 27.55
Grade 5 27.80
Grade 6 27.25
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 2, 2019
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