Citrus Heights school information

IndexCitrus HeightsCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores24%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,221
Total private schools163,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Citrus Heights, CA educational system consists of 17 public schools, 16 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Citrus Heights public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 36% lower than than the California average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Citrus Heights public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.8% have completed high school, 19.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Citrus Heights are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Citrus Heights.
  • 86.7% of people in Citrus Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.8% of people in Citrus Heights have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Citrus Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Citrus Heights

IndexCitrus HeightsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Granite Bay, CA22,84075%52%
El Dorado Hills, CA43,49566%34%
Folsom, CA74,96064%31%
Gold River, CA7,65264%30%
Loomis, CA6,69063%29%
Citrus Heights, CA85,95424%51%

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Fishers, IN85,88778%59%
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Citrus Heights, CA85,95424%51%
Source: The Citrus Heights, 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.