Colton school information

IndexColtonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores22%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools208,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Colton, CA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Colton public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 41% lower than than the California average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colton public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.0% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colton are 54% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Colton.
  • 72.3% of people in Colton have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.0% of people in Colton have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Colton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colton

IndexColtonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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Loma Linda, CA23,85951%4%
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Corona, CA161,61442%14%
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Colton, CA53,85622%54%

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Colton, CA53,85622%54%
Source: The Colton, 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.