Education Facts & Statistics


CCCOE Fingertip Facts 2019-20

K-12 ENROLLMENT BY DISTRICT (the following figures include Charter Schools)

DISTRICT DISTRICT ENROLLMENT NUMBER OF SCHOOLS
Acalanes 5,683 5
Antioch 17,183 29
Brentwood 9,181 11
Byron 2,277 5
Canyon 68 1
John Swett 1,439 4
Knightsen 632 2
Lafayette 3,576 5
Liberty 8,320 6
Martinez 4,164 10
Moraga 1,851 4
Mt. Diablo 31,013 53
Oakley 5,267 8
Orinda 2,546 5
Pittsburg 11,345 15
Rocketship Futuro Academy* 424 1
San Ramon Valley 32,138 36
Walnut Creek 3,545 7
West Contra Costa 31,760 71
Office of Education 5,528 14
TOTAL 177,940 292

*State Board of Education authorized Charter

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNIC GROUP

GROUP NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
American Indian 506 0.3%
Asian 22,989 13%
Pacific Islander 1,137 0.6%
Filipino 7,344 4.1%
Hispanic 64,171 36%
African American 15,515 9%
White 52,146 29%
Two or More Races 11,089 6%
Not Reported 3,043 2%
TOTAL 177,940 100%

TEACHERS IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (2017-18)

  TOTAL
Approximate number of teachers 8,597
Average teacher's salary in CC County $79,226
Average California teacher's salary $82,790

TOTAL GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES PER AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE (2017-18)

DISTRICT TYPE TOTAL
Elementary Districts $11,787
High School Districts $12,607
Unified Districts $12,312
Countywide $12,082
Statewide $12,589

OTHER COUNTY STATISTICS

FACTS FROM 2018-19
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged 75,006 (42.3%)
English learners 28,982 (16.3%)
Foster Youth 632
Special Education 20,766 (11.7%)
Population (2017 estimate)
1,149,363
With over 177,000 public school students, Contra Costa County has the 11th largest student population among California's 58 counties.

STATE STATISTICS

FACTS FROM 2018-19
Population estimate (2018) 39,557,045
Number of Counties 58
Number of School Districts 1,037
Number of Public Schools 10,521
Number of Private Schools 3,292
Number of students in public schools 6,186,278
Charter Schools 1,313

NUMBER OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

DISTRICT TYPES TOTAL
Unified 7
Elementary 9
High School 2
County Office of Education 1
TOTAL 19

Largest school district with 32,138 students: San Ramon Valley Unified

Smallest school district with 68 students: Canyon

CATEGORIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS

DISTRICT TYPES TOTAL
Charter 20
Elementary 159
Middle 44
High 33
Continuation High Schools 13
Community Colleges 6
Special Education 6
Community Schools 14
Adult Schools 8

HISTORY OF K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENTS

YEAR TOTAL
1987-88 117,452
1988-89 120,953
1989-90 125,155
1990-91 127,354
1991-92 130,439
1992-93 133,552
1993-94 136,936
1994-95 139,573
1995-96 142,904
1996-97 147,025
1997-98 150,534
1998-99 154,019
1999-00 156,743
2000-01 159,714
2001-02 161,742
2002-03 164,545
2003-04 165,571
2004-05 166,067
2005-06 165,816
2006-07 166,102
2007-08 166,772
2008-09 166,958
2009-10 166,519
2010-11 168,228
2011-12 169,394
2012-13 171,418
2013-14 173,020
2014-15 174,802
2016-17 177,370
2017-18 177,770 
2018-19  177,940

PRIVATE SCHOOL ENROLLMENTS (2018-19)

  TOTAL
Percentage of students in private schools 11%
Total enrollment in private schools 19,365
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