Compton school information

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools368,30879,235
Total private schools213,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Compton are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 36 public schools in Compton.
  • 61.9% of people in Compton have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.7% of people in Compton have completed high school.
  • 6.4% of people in Compton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Compton

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  • Anderson Elementary2210 East 130Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 488 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Bunche Middle12338 Mona Blvd.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 676 · Ratio: 0:128
  • Bursch Elementary2505 West 156Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 443 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Centennial High2606 North Central Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 1,204 · Ratio: 0:19
  • Cesar Chavez Continuation High12501 North WilmingtonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 261 · Ratio: 0:12
  • Clinton, William Jefferson6500 Compton Blvd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 923 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Compton Community Day High417 West AlondraGrades: 08 - 12Students: 31 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Compton Community Day Middle417 West AlondraGrades: 06 - 09Students: 4 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Compton High601 South Acacia St.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 240 · Ratio: 0:116
  • Compton Unified Rop700 North Bullis Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Davis Middle621 West Poplar St.Grades: 06 - 10Students: 993 · Ratio: 0:123
  • Dickison Elementary905 North Aranbe St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 839 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Dominguez High15301 South San Jose Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 2,103 · Ratio: 0:114
  • Emerson Elementary1011 East Caldwell St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 567 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Enterprise Middle2600 West Compton Blvd.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 488 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Foster Elementary1620 North Pannes St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 589 · Ratio: 0:155
  • Harriet Tubman High12501 North WilmingtonGrades: 10 - 12Students: 5 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elementary2508 East 133Rd St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 523 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Kelly Elementary2320 East Alondra Blvd.Grades: KG - 07Students: 893 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Laurel Street Elementary1321 West Laurel St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 485 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Lifeline Education Charter225 South Santa Fe Ave.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 296 · Ratio: 0:118
  • Longfellow Elementary1101 South Dwight St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 556 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Martin Luther King Elementary2270 East 122Nd St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 608 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Mayo Elementary915 North Mayo Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 564 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Mckinley Elementary14431 Stanford Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 426 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Robert F. Kennedy Elementary1305 South Oleander St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 702 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary1450 West El Segundo Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 513 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Roosevelt Elementary700 North Bradfield Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 892 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Roosevelt Middle1200 East Alondra Blvd.Grades: 06 - 10Students: 1,052 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Rosecrans Elementary1301 North Acacia Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 524 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Thurgood Marshall12501 North WilmingtonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 3 · Ratio: 0:13
  • Tibby Elementary1400 West Poplar St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 373 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Walton Middle900 West Greenleaf Ave.Grades: 05 - 11Students: 508 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Washington Elementary1421 North Wilmington Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 44 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Whaley Middle14401 South Gibson Ave.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 835 · Ratio: 0:126
  • Willowbrook Middle2601 North Wilmington Ave.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 39 · Ratio: 0:128

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Education level achieved in Compton

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade61.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school58.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college33.5%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors6.4%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters1.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72590%32%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,53489%30%
Seal Beach, CA24,47784%24%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,28284%24%
Redondo Beach, CA67,51184%23%
Compton, CA97,66338%44%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lawton, OK97,78884%23%
Pearland, TX97,42796%41%
Roanoke, VA97,94985%24%
Jurupa Valley, CA97,24747%30%
Albany, NY98,28756%17%
Compton, CA97,66338%44%
Source: The Compton, 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.