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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 2021–22 School Count 2021–22 School Enrollment 2020–21 School Count 2020–21 School Enrollment 2019–20 School Count 2019–20 School Enrollment 2018–19 School Count 2018–19 School Enrollment
Alameda 141 22,766 150 22,935 150 25,861 140 23,357
Alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amador 3 379 2 228 2 186 1 117
Butte 12 887 15 833 16 857 15 907
Calaveras 3 35 2 17 3 23 5 44
Colusa 2 48 3 56 3 65 2 84
Contra Costa 91 15,187 100 14,389 100 15,195 104 15,921
Del Norte 2 18 3 28 2 20 2 27
El Dorado 14 922 17 816 17 1,041 19 1,166
Fresno 49 5,837 43 5,418 42 5,213 44 5,418
Glenn 3 181 3 180 3 184 3 181
Humboldt 12 614 12 613 12 520 14 602
Imperial 10 1,285 11 1,202 10 1,332 10 1,353
Inyo 1 65 1 35 1 27 2 32
Kern 49 5,164 46 4,360 41 4,346 45 4,718
Kings 6 793 5 724 5 713 7 756
Lake 8 278 8 230 10 207 10 292
Lassen 2 15 2 16 4 24 0 0
Los Angeles 866 145,077 890 141,119 901 148,021 912 150,791
Madera 6 447 12 392 11 379 6 376
Marin 43 7,358 46 7,162 44 7,097 45 7,153
Mariposa 1 38 1 15 2 15 1 8
Mendocino 8 603 12 580 10 620 7 589
Merced 15 1,459 16 1,491 18 1,473 17 1,541
Modoc 2 16 1 17 2 21 2 23
Mono 0 0 0 0 1 38 0 0
Monterey 20 3,626 21 3,481 20 3,413 22 3,581
Napa 14 1,831 19 2,535 18 2,508 17 2,397
Nevada 8 752 10 686 8 606 8 588
Orange 284 51,663 290 48,316 301 46,085 296 49,573
Placer 26 2,694 34 2,656 28 2,432 30 2,275
Plumas 3 79 3 89 3 67 4 116
Riverside 136 19,258 133 14,449 138 14,443 131 15,440
Sacramento 105 19,209 101 17,392 107 19,642 102 20,115
San Benito 6 401 6 338 6 278 6 269
San Bernardino 143 15,921 127 12,967 137 14,149 134 14,167
San Diego 243 39,654 243 36,776 247 39,389 236 37,315
San Francisco 101 23,840 96 23,345 101 23,568 117 26,183
San Joaquin 33 5,242 32 4,659 35 4,921 38 5,221
San Luis Obispo 20 2,633 20 2,441 20 2,405 23 2,317
San Mateo 79 16,980 83 16,926 81 16,943 77 15,952
Santa Barbara 38 5,210 40 4,796 43 5,039 39 5,329
Santa Clara 188 40,708 184 39,912 185 41,835 191 43,185
Santa Cruz 29 3,854 30 3,694 28 6,933 31 4,342
Shasta 23 2,051 22 1,691 24 1,603 21 1,584
Sierra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siskiyou 8 127 6 125 9 141 5 127
Solano 25 3,744 27 3,452 25 3,600 26 3,684
Sonoma 41 4,923 48 4,516 48 4,611 45 4,650
Stanislaus 30 3,477 29 2,934 27 3,046 24 3,094
Sutter 5 425 5 347 4 438 5 490
Tehama 11 287 9 248 6 173 6 247
Trinity 1 8 0 0 0 0 1 44
Tulare 18 2,363 16 1,896 22 2,032 18 2,090
Tuolumne 7 523 6 471 8 449 7 447
Ventura 79 15,263 76 15,651 76 12,683 79 13,334
Yolo 11 2,060 14 1,866 14 1,931 12 1,934
Yuba 3 208 5 142 4 143 2 147
Totals 3,087 498,486 3,136 471,653 3,183 488,984 3,166 495,693

 

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

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 07, 2022
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