Arcata school information

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores59%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,235
Total private schools33,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Arcata are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Arcata.
  • 92.0% of people in Arcata have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in Arcata have completed high school.
  • 47.2% of people in Arcata have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Arcata

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  • Arcata Elementary1435 Buttermilk Ln.Grades: KG - 05Students: 302 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Arcata High1720 M St.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 809 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Coastal Grove CharterPo Box 510Grades: KG - 08Students: 222 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fuente Nueva Charter1897 S St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 96 · Ratio: 0:169
  • Laurel Tree Charter4555 Valley West Blvd.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts AcademyPo Box 276Grades: 09 - 12Students: 124 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Northern Humboldt Community Day1320 M St.Grades: 09 - 10Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pacific Coast High (Continuation)1720 M St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 52 · Ratio: 0:125
  • Pacific Union Elementary3001 Janes Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 47 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Six Rivers Charter High1720 M St.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 95 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Sunny Brae Middle1430 Buttermilk Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 237 · Ratio: 0:175
  • Trillium Charter1464 Spear Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 4 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Union Street Charter470 Union St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 99 · Ratio: 0:187

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Compare Arcata, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Arcata

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school90.2%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college78.5%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors47.2%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Arcata (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trinidad, CA23664%6%
Blue Lake, CA1,25856%17%
McKinleyville, CA16,44854%20%
Eureka, CA27,03952%24%
Arcata, CA17,67959%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kings Park, NY17,69485%25%
Westbrook, ME17,66261%11%
Newburyport, MA17,66271%4%
Sheridan, WY17,69986%26%
Dumont, NJ17,70686%26%
Arcata, CA17,67959%13%
Source: The Arcata, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.