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Private School Counts & Enrollment by Year

Statewide summary of counts of private schools and enrollment in private schools by year.

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Year Count of Schools with Less Than Six Students Enrollment in Schools with Less Than Six Students Count of Schools with Greater Than Five Students Enrollment in Schools with Greater Than Five Students Count of All Private Schools Enrollment in All Private Schools
2021–22 30,280 52,628 3,087 498,486 33,367 551,114
2020–21 34,988 59,275 3,136 471,653 38,124 530,928
2019–20 22,431 38,532 3,183 488,984 25,614 527,516
2018–19 14,548 25,423 3,166 495,693 17,714 521,116
2017–18 14,823 26,345 3,151 492,359 17,974 518,704
2016–17 15,526 27,722 3,082 491,151 18,608 518,873
2015–16 15,497 27,989 3,172 500,706 18,669 528,695
2014–15 15,075 27,383 3,213 503,617 18,288 531,000
2013–14 13,733 25,176 3,270 511,282 17,003 536,458
2012–13 12,547 23,109 3,229 516,197 15,776 539,306
2011–12 11,725 21,861 3,156 497,025 14,881 518,886
2010–11 11,439 21,315 3,358 515,143 14,797 536,458
2009–10 11,326 21,216 3,416 531,006 14,742 552,222
2008–09 11,403 21,233 3,391 541,056 14,794 562,289
2007–08 10,859 20,065 3,523 570,608 14,382 590,673
2006–07 10,239 18,892 3,672 588,894 13,911 607,786
2005–06 10,019 18,651 3,784 596,925 13,803 615,576
2004–05 9,224 17,505 3,816 598,073 13,040 615,578
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Last Reviewed: Monday, July 18, 2022
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