Arcata school information

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores49%38%49%
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 1% 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.

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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.
Fieldbrook, CA81265%31%
Trinidad, CA23652%6%
Bayview CDP (Humboldt County), CA2,40847%4%
McKinleyville, CA16,44843%13%
Blue Lake, CA1,25840%19%
Arcata, CA17,67949%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Matthews, KY17,68639%20%
Vincent, CA17,68730%39%
Kings Park, NY17,69469%40%
Newburyport, MA17,66277%57%
Westbrook, ME17,66235%30%
Arcata, CA17,67949%1%
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.