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Private School Enrollment by County & Grade

Statewide summary of counts of private schools and enrollment by county for school year 2020-21.

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County Total Schools Kindergarten Grade One Grade Two Grade Three Grade Four Grade Five Grade Six Grade Seven Grade Eight Grade Nine Grade Ten  Grade Eleven Grade Twelve Total 
Alameda 150 2,077 1,870 1,852 1,736 1,666 1,795 1,828 1,857 1,916 1,711 1,604 1,511 1,512 22,935
Alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amador 2 27 32 23 33 27 19 24 28 15 0 0 0 0 228
Butte 15 86 97 97 80 82 89 77 74 79 11 21 21 19 833
Calaveras 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 7 1 3 1 0 0 17
Colusa 3 7 4 6 3 6 7 5 7 8 0 2 0 1 56
Contra Costa 100 1,092 1,074 1,083 1,090 1,097 1,115 1,177 1,219 1,205 1,075 1,038 1,055 1,069 14,389
Del Norte 3 0 0 5 2 8 1 4 2 3 0 2 1 0 28
El Dorado 17 100 76 76 55 62 82 66 59 70 57 40 27 46 816
Fresno 43 465 407 380 430 432 423 422 440 423 432 407 390 367 5,418
Glenn 3 16 16 13 23 18 15 15 14 12 18 10 7 3 180
Humboldt 12 42 48 41 45 38 31 68 67 49 46 51 51 36 613
Imperial 11 60 75 69 90 103 85 107 113 124 103 105 72 96 1,202
Inyo 1 0 5 5 5 3 4 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 35
Kern 46 325 360 337 318 349 323 348 338 354 357 332 305 314 4,360
Kings 5 77 71 95 60 68 68 66 47 55 30 29 24 34 724
Lake 8 28 30 27 32 20 22 22 17 17 8 2 3 2 230
Lassen 2 0 2 2 2 1 1 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 16
Los Angeles 890 11,512 10,471 9,903 9,818 9,830 9,932 10,764 11,289 11,455 11,238 11,496 11,481 11,930 141,119
Madera 12 44 40 35 35 45 44 39 41 37 18 5 6 3 392
Marin 46 582 488 448 519 508 540 619 664 644 557 513 515 565 7,162
Mariposa 1 0 1 2 0 1 3 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 15
Mendocino 12 68 56 64 67 67 52 50 35 50 16 13 23 19 580
Merced 16 168 134 185 152 153 147 109 123 113 67 67 31 42 1,491
Modoc 1 1 0 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 17
Mono 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Monterey 21 207 191 186 198 196 199 208 270 267 380 393 404 382 3,481
Napa 19 200 203 161 193 184 190 209 166 202 215 203 226 183 2,535
Nevada 10 48 60 49 47 50 50 62 62 58 58 43 46 53 686
Orange 290 4,885 3,688 3,519 3,555 3,436 3,380 3,593 3,532 3,603 3,405 3,789 3,789 4,142 48,316
Placer 34 371 296 219 235 261 230 215 220 211 106 66 102 124 2,656
Plumas 3 11 12 9 16 8 8 11 2 4 3 3 0 2 89
Riverside 133 1,394 1,301 1,173 1,172 1,139 1,117 1,033 1,031 1,129 891 965 1,030 1,074 14,449
Sacramento 101 1,189 1,083 1,037 1,018 1,071 1,102 973 1,016 972 2,466 2,445 1,526 1,494 17,392
San Benito 6 47 45 37 35 28 36 22 29 28 6 6 7 12 338
San Bernardino 127 1,281 1,142 1,063 969 1,019 988 922 1,025 982 953 888 806 929 12,967
San Diego 243 2,918 2,610 2,486 2,429 2,405 2,558 2,616 2,806 2,949 3,100 3,250 3,173 3,476 36,776
San Francisco 96 1,654 1,567 1,601 1,580 1,632 1,651 1,875 1,892 1,946 2,167 1,907 1,991 1,882 23,345
San Joaquin 32 404 383 371 365 346 368 368 372 370 354 346 279 333 4,659
San Luis Obispo 20 195 219 197 184 209 169 231 213 212 180 139 166 127 2,441
San Mateo 83 1,373 1,238 1,160 1,171 1,146 1,173 1,306 1,379 1,452 1,390 1,418 1,363 1,357 16,926
Santa Barbara 40 366 361 323 293 301 344 340 403 410 435 396 444 380 4,796
Santa Clara 184 3,127 3,027 2,904 2,849 2,770 2,827 3,094 3,156 3,223 3,236 3,345 3,138 3,216 39,912
Santa Cruz 30 270 232 240 224 289 264 312 296 324 284 298 337 324 3,694
Shasta 22 121 154 144 171 171 165 146 172 138 93 89 64 63 1,691
Sierra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siskiyou 6 11 10 11 15 11 15 13 12 14 4 5 2 2 125
Solano 27 380 337 319 310 281 292 246 278 297 174 192 154 192 3,452
Sonoma 48 294 270 266 295 317 311 305 336 293 442 456 415 516 4,516
Stanislaus 29 245 235 193 206 201 233 189 214 259 232 236 230 261 2,934
Sutter 5 33 43 30 30 33 30 30 38 26 14 17 7 16 347
Tehama 9 32 28 20 29 30 26 21 25 13 9 10 4 1 248
Trinity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tulare 16 150 181 176 192 160 182 157 160 180 85 107 80 86 1,896
Tuolumne 6 96 58 56 41 35 45 38 32 47 11 8 3 1 471
Ventura 76 1,098 914 1,032 1,044 1,060 1,131 1,171 1,314 1,473 1,281 1,291 1,506 1,336 15,651
Yolo 14 198 185 180 185 179 166 175 172 146 84 74 54 68 1,866
Yuba 5 17 17 11 20 14 12 12 9 12 5 2 6 5 142
Totals 3,136 39,392 35,448 33,924 33,670 33,569 34,063 35,719 37,079 37,877 37,810 38,127 36,876 38,099 471,653

 

Note: The above table includes enrollment data for private schools with six or more students enrolled.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 3, 2022