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Private School Counts & Enrollment by County

County-level summary of counts of private schools and enrollment in private schools for the previous four years.

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County 2020–21 School Count 2020–21 School Enrollment 2019–20 School Count 2019–20 School Enrollment 2018–19 School Count 2018–19 School Enrollment 2017–18 School Count 2017–18 School Enrollment
Alameda 150 22,935 150 25,861 140 23,357 148 24,171
Alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amador 2 228 2 186 1 117 1 119
Butte 15 833 16 857 15 907 16 945
Calaveras 2 17 3 23 5 44 3 26
Colusa 3 56 3 65 2 84 2 97
Contra Costa 100 14,389 100 15,195 104 15,921 101 15,482
Del Norte 3 28 2 20 2 27 2 33
El Dorado 17 816 17 1,041 19 1,166 21 1,096
Fresno 43 5,418 42 5,213 44 5,418 39 5,578
Glenn 3 180 3 184 3 181 3 185
Humboldt 12 613 12 520 14 602 13 590
Imperial 11 1,202 10 1,332 10 1,353 11 1,422
Inyo 1 35 1 27 2 32 2 31
Kern 46 4,360 41 4,346 45 4,718 45 4,828
Kings 5 724 5 713 7 756 8 775
Lake 8 230 10 207 10 292 6 161
Lassen 2 16 4 24 0 0 2 13
Los Angeles 890 141,119 901 148,021 912 150,791 919 151,495
Madera 12 392 11 379 6 376 6 366
Marin 46 7,162 44 7,097 45 7,153 38 6,785
Mariposa 1 15 2 15 1 8 1 8
Mendocino 12 580 10 620 7 589 9 611
Merced 16 1,491 18 1,473 17 1,541 16 1,489
Modoc 1 17 2 21 2 23 2 19
Mono 0 0 1 38 0 0 1 22
Monterey 21 3,481 20 3,413 22 3,581 23 3,641
Napa 19 2,535 18 2,508 17 2,397 20 2,644
Nevada 10 686 8 606 8 588 7 602
Orange 290 48,316 301 46,085 296 49,573 290 48,324
Placer 34 2,656 28 2,432 30 2,275 23 2,134
Plumas 3 89 3 67 4 116 5 130
Riverside 133 14,449 138 14,443 131 15,440 138 16,762
Sacramento 101 17,392 107 19,642 102 20,115 98 19,122
San Benito 6 338 6 278 6 269 7 320
San Bernardino 127 12,967 137 14,149 134 14,167 137 14,780
San Diego 243 36,776 247 39,389 236 37,315 238 36,789
San Francisco 96 23,345 101 23,568 117 26,183 103 23,329
San Joaquin 32 4,659 35 4,921 38 5,221 39 5,064
San Luis Obispo 20 2,441 20 2,405 23 2,317 24 2,369
San Mateo 83 16,926 81 16,943 77 15,952 75 15,620
Santa Barbara 40 4,796 43 5,039 39 5,329 42 5,097
Santa Clara 184 39,912 185 41,835 191 43,185 178 41,454
Santa Cruz 30 3,694 28 6,933 31 4,342 30 4,465
Shasta 22 1,691 24 1,603 21 1,584 21 1,722
Sierra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siskiyou 6 125 9 141 5 127 5 120
Solano 27 3,452 25 3,600 26 3,684 25 3,695
Sonoma 48 4,516 48 4,611 45 4,650 47 4,938
Stanislaus 29 2,934 27 3,046 24 3,094 30 3,553
Sutter 5 347 4 438 5 490 5 531
Tehama 9 248 6 173 6 247 8 305
Trinity 0 0 0 0 1 44 1 44
Tulare 16 1,896 22 2,032 18 2,090 19 2,183
Tuolumne 6 471 8 449 7 447 5 438
Ventura 76 15,651 76 12,683 79 13,334 77 13,721
Yolo 14 1,866 14 1,931 12 1,934 13 1,935
Yuba 5 142 4 143 2 147 2 174
Totals 3,136 471,653 3,183 488,984 3,166 495,693 3,150 492,352

 

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

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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