Durham school information

IndexDurhamCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Durham, CA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Durham public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 16% higher than than the California average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Durham public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 39.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Durham are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Durham.
  • 93.5% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in Durham have completed high school.
  • 39.6% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Durham

IndexDurhamCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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Chico, CA89,37743%12%
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Nord, CA24730%40%
South Oroville, CA3,48128%44%
Durham, CA5,66044%11%

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Durham, CA5,66044%11%
Source: The Durham, 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.