Downey school information

IndexDowneyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools258,30879,235
Total private schools143,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Downey are 20% 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.

Best Schools in Downey

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  • Afflerbaugh-Paige Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 126 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alameda Elementary8613 East Alameda St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 616 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Alternative Opportunity Programs9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 368 · Ratio: 0:17
  • Carpenter Elementary9439 East Foster Rd.Grades: 04 - 05Students: 57 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Central Juvenile Hall9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 35 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Columbus Continuation12330 Woodruff Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 385 · Ratio: 0:115
  • Downey High11040 Brookshire Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 4,163 · Ratio: 0:143
  • East Middle10301 South Woodruff Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,374 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Gallatin Elementary9513 Brookshire Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 714 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Gauldin Elementary9724 Spry St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 641 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Gonzales, David Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 88 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Griffiths Middle9633 Tweedy Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,445 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Imperial Elementary8133 Imperial Hwy.Grades: KG - 03Students: 576 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Jarvis Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 66 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kilpatrick, Vernon Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 75 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kirby, Dorothy Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 68 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lewis Elementary13220 South Bellflower Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 772 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Los Angeles County Rop9300 Imperial Hwy., Clark BldgGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Los Angeles County Special Education9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: KG - 12Students: 205 · Ratio: 0:113
  • Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 325 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mcnair Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mendenhall, William Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 66 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Miller, Fred C. Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 122 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Munz, John Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 6 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Nidorf, Barry J. Juvenile Hall9300 Imperial HwyGrades: 06 - 12Students: 358 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Old River Elementary11995 Old River School Rd.Grades: 04 - 05Students: 724 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Onizuka Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 59 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pacific Lodge Residential Education Center9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Phoenix Academy Residential Education Center9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Price Elementary9525 South Tweedy Ln.Grades: KG - 05Students: 805 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Resnik Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 74 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Rio Hondo Elementary7731 East Muller St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 883 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Rio San Gabriel Elementary9338 Gotham St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 821 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Rockey, Glenn Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 48 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Scobee Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Scott, Joseph Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 46 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Scudder, Kenyon Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 51 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Smith Camp9300 Imperial Hwy.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 8 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sussman Middle12500 Birchdale Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,348 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Unsworth Elementary9001 Lindsey Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Ward Elementary8851 East Adoree St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 48 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Warren High8141 De Palma St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 3,775 · Ratio: 0:142
  • West Middle11985 Old River School Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,449 · Ratio: 0:170
  • Williams Elementary7530 East Arnett St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 68 · Ratio: 0:169

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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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Downey, CA113,08254%20%

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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.