Education Facts & Statistics


CCCOE Fingertip Facts 2020-2021

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

DISTRICT DISTRICT ENROLLMENT NUMBER OF SCHOOLS
Acalanes 5,535 6
Antioch 16,599 26
Brentwood 9,023 11
Byron 2,193 4
Canyon 72 1
John Swett 1,312 3
Knightsen 608 2
Lafayette 3,261 5
Liberty 8,222 6
Martinez 3,983 8
Moraga 1,769 4
Mt. Diablo 29,908 52
Oakley 4,939 9
Orinda 2,478 5
Pittsburg 11,015 18
Rocketship Futuro Academy* 614 1
San Ramon Valley 32,726 37
Walnut Creek 3,467 7
West Contra Costa 31,027 56
Office of Education 5,978 12
TOTAL 173,021 285

 

*State Board of Education authorized Charter

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNIC GROUP

GROUP NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
American Indian 519 0.3%
Asian 23,267 13.4%
Pacific Islander 1,026 0.6%
Filipino 7,230 4.2%
Hispanic 64,441 37.2%
African American 14,548 8.4%
White 47,710 27.6%
Two or More Races 11,716 6.8%
Not Reported 2,564 1.5%
TOTAL 173,021 100%

TEACHERS IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

  TOTAL
Approximate number of teachers (2018-19) 8,583
Average teacher's salary in CC County (202-21) $80,768
Average California teacher's salary (2019-20) $84,532

TOTAL GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES PER AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE (2019-20)

DISTRICT TYPE TOTAL
Elementary Districts $11,753
High School Districts $13,118
Unified Districts $12,665
Countywide $12,261
Statewide $12,269

OTHER COUNTY STATISTICS

FACTS FROM 2020-21
Free and Reduced-Priced Meals 66,843 (38.6%)
English learners 26,056 (15.1%)
Foster Youth 512
Students with Disabilities 21,193 (12.2%)
Population (2020 estimate)
1,327,818
With over 173,000 public school students, Contra Costa County has the ninth-largest student population among California's 58 counties.

STATE STATISTICS

FACTS FROM 2019-20
Population estimate (2020) 39,538,223
Number of Counties 58
Number of School Districts 1,037
Number of Public Schools 10,588
Number of Private Schools 2,892
Number of Charter Schools 1,303
Number of students in public schools 6,163,001

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 32,726 students: San Ramon Valley Unified

Smallest school district with 72 students: Canyon

CATEGORIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS

DISTRICT TYPES TOTAL
Charter 27
Elementary 161
Middle 44
High 34
Continuation High Schools 11
Community Colleges 6
Special Education 31
Community Schools 14
Adult Schools 9

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
2019-20  178,406
2020-21 173,021

PRIVATE SCHOOL ENROLLMENTS (2020-21)

  TOTAL
Percentage of students in private schools 8%
Total enrollment in private schools 13,800
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