Comstock's magazine 1117 - November 2017 - Page 98

n THE BREAKDOWN school yard size of student body CALIFORNIA ELK GROVE SAN JUAN SCUSD TWIN RIVERS FOLSOM CORDOVA TOTAL STUDENTS ENROLLED (2016/17): stats 6,228,235 (up <1%) 2012/13 63,061 (up 1.5%) 2012/13 49,255 (up 3.1%) 2012/13 46,815 (down 1.7%) 2012/13 31,979 (up 1.8%) 2012/13 20,312 (up 6.3%) 2012/13 the 5 largest districts in sacramento county: STUDENTS ENROLLED AT CHARTER SCHOOLS (2016/17): 602,837 (up 28%) 2012/13 Average decrease in class size*: 745 (up 35%) 1.5% 2012/13 9,529 (up 29%) 2012/13 Average increase in foster youth students**: 5,730 (up 15%) 2012/13 18.5% 8,020 (up 15%) 2012/13 Average decrease in dropout rate*: .74% 151 (up 31%) 2012/13 TOTAL NUMBER OF SCHOOLS (2016/17): SCUSD is the only school district that saw an increased dropout rate: 10,041 2.8% 2012/13 Twin Rivers saw the greatest dip in dropout rates: 66 2012/13 4.1% 75 2012/13 82 Average increase in graduation rate*: 2012/13 1.62% 54 SCUSD is the only school district that saw a decrease: 2012/13 32 5% 2012/13 Twin Rivers saw the greatest increase: NUMBER OF CHARTER SCHOOLS (2016/17)*** 7.6% *** INCLUDES NEW AND CONVERTED CHARTER SCHOOLS 1,248 Average increase in graduates meeting UC/CSU course requirements*: 2012/13 2 1.8% 2012/13 10 Elk Grove saw the greatest increase: 2012/13 4.3% 13 San Juan had the most minimal increase: 2012/13 <1% *BETWEEN 2012/13 AND 2014/15 **BETWEEN 2013/14 AND 2016/17 10 2012/13 1 2012/13 98 comstocksmag.com | November 201 7 SOURCES: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/EDSOURCE/FCMAT