Benicia school information

IndexBeniciaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores55%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Benicia, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benicia public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 43% higher than than the California average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benicia public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 42.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Benicia are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Benicia.
  • 93.2% of people in Benicia have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Benicia have completed high school.
  • 42.4% of people in Benicia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Benicia

IndexBeniciaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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Benicia, CA27,78055%11%
Source: The Benicia, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.