Definition: Number of students enrolled in public schools (e.g., in 2021, 6,002,393 students were enrolled in California public schools).
Data Source: California Dept. of Education, DataQuest; National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics (Aug. 2021).
Footnote: Years presented are the final year of a school year (e.g., 2020-21 is shown as 2021). U.S. enrollments are for grades pre-K–12; other regions are for grades K–12 only. U.S. data for years 2019 and later are projections. N/A means that data are not available.