El Cerrito school information

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores56%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,235
Total private schools73,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in El Cerrito are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in El Cerrito.
  • 92.7% of people in El Cerrito have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in El Cerrito have completed high school.
  • 59.0% of people in El Cerrito have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in El Cerrito

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  • El Cerrito Senior High540 Ashbury Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 957 · Ratio: 0:126
  • Fairmont Elementary724 Kearney St.Grades: KG - 07Students: 553 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Harding Elementary7230 Fairmont Ave.Grades: KG - 07Students: 397 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Madera Elementary8500 Madera Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 494 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Portola Junior High1021 Navellier St.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 584 · Ratio: 0:148

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Education level achieved in El Cerrito

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school92.2%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college82.2%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree64.7%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors59.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters29.2%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.6%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate6.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,39091%33%
Tiburon, CA9,10090%32%
Moraga, CA16,54989%30%
Kentfield, CA6,66789%30%
Kensington, CA5,35189%30%
El Cerrito, CA24,13656%18%

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Staunton, VA24,13276%12%
Herndon, VA24,14184%24%
Rockville Centre, NY24,12885%25%
Yukon, OK24,12787%28%
Maywood, IL24,14865%5%
El Cerrito, CA24,13656%18%
Source: The El Cerrito, 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.