Downey school information

IndexDowneyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools258,30879,235
Total private schools143,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Downey are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Downey.
  • 76.5% of people in Downey have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.8% of people in Downey have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Downey have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downey

IndexDowneyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school74.8%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college50.9%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.7%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.3%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,29485%74%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,18481%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,81679%61%
Arcadia, CA57,25176%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,91476%54%
Downey, CA113,08241%17%

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Columbia, MO113,15544%10%
Lansing, MI114,38230%39%
Costa Mesa, CA111,63538%22%
Murfreesboro, TN114,66064%31%
Provo, UT114,80448%3%
Downey, CA113,08241%17%
Source: The Downey, 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.