El Cajon school information

IndexEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores56%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools398,30879,235
Total private schools183,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools91,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in El Cajon are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in El Cajon.
  • 76.9% of people in El Cajon have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.7% of people in El Cajon have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in El Cajon have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in El Cajon

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  • Anza Elementary1005 South Anza St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Blossom Valley Elementary9863 Oakmont Terr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 50 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Bostonia Elementary1390 East BroadwayGrades: KG - 05Students: 60 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Cajon Valley Community DayPo Box 1007Grades: 06 - 08Students: 23 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cajon Valley Home1384 BroadwayGrades: KG - 08Students: 31 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Cajon Valley Middle550 Park Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 804 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Chaparral High1600 North Cuyamaca St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 253 · Ratio: 0:112
  • Chase Avenue Elementary195 East Chase Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 818 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Crest Elementary2000 Suncrest Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 129 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Dehesa Elementary4612 Dehesa Rd.Grades: KG - 07Students: 208 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Diego Valley Public237 East Main St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Eje Elementary Academy Charter851 South Johnson Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 384 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Eje Middle Academy851 South Johnson Ave.Grades: 04 - 07Students: 112 · Ratio: 0:169
  • El Cajon Valley High1035 East Madison Ave.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 2,278 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Emerald Middle1221 South Emerald Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 723 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Flying Hills Elementary1251 Finch St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 483 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Fuerte Elementary11625 Fuerte Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 574 · Ratio: 0:185
  • Gateway Community Day337 West Main St.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 17 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Granite Hills High1719 East Madison Ave.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 2,771 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Greenfield Middle1495 Greenfield Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 693 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Grossmont Middle College High8800 Grossmont College Dr.Grades: 10 - 12Students: 76 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Hillsdale Middle1301 Brabham St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,485 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Jamacha Elementary2962 Jamul Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 438 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Johnson Elementary500 West MadisonGrades: KG - 05Students: 644 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Lexington Elementary533 South First St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 734 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Liberty Charter1012 East Bradley Ave.Grades: 09 - 11Students: 16 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Literacy First Charter799 East Washington Ave.Grades: KG - 09Students: 1,071 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Los Coches Creek Middle9669 Dunbar Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 814 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Madison Avenue Elementary1615 East Madison Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 433 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Magnolia Elementary650 Greenfield Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 54 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Meridian Elementary651 South Third St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 658 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Montgomery Middle1570 Melody Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 792 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Naranca Elementary1030 Naranca Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 73 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Pepper Drive Elementary1935 Marlinda WayGrades: KG - 08Students: 713 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Phoenix High1600 North Cuyamaca St.Grades: 10 - 12Students: 139 · Ratio: 0:119
  • Rancho San Diego Elementary12151 Calle AlbaraGrades: KG - 05Students: 538 · Ratio: 0:176
  • Rios Elementary14314 Rios Canyon Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 298 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Sevick Special Education1609 East Madison Ave.Grades: PK - PKStudents: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valhalla High1725 Hillsdale Rd.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 2,147 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Viking Center1751 Hillsdale Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 43 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Vista Grande Elementary1908 Vista Grande Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 0:183
  • W. D. Hall Elementary1376 Pepper Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 436 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Work Training Center230 Jamacha Rd.Grades: 12 - 12Students: 43 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Compare El Cajon, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in El Cajon

IndexEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school75.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college50.1%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.2%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The El Cajon, 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.