Gardena school information

IndexGardenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,235
Total private schools103,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gardena are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Gardena.
  • 81.2% of people in Gardena have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Gardena have completed high school.
  • 23.7% of people in Gardena have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gardena

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  • Amestoy Elementary1048 West 149Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 826 · Ratio: 0:165
  • C. Morley Sellery Special Education Center15805 South Budlong Ave.Grades: 12 - 12Students: 15 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Chapman Elementary1947 Marine Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Denker Avenue Elementary1620 West 162Nd St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 771 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Gardena Elementary647 West Gardena Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 637 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Gardena Senior High1301 West 182Nd St.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 2,299 · Ratio: 0:116
  • Moneta Continuation1230 West 177Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 45 · Ratio: 0:117
  • One Hundred Eighty-Sixth Street Elementary1581 West 186Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 762 · Ratio: 0:167
  • One Hundred Fifty-Sixth Street Elementary2100 West 156Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 388 · Ratio: 0:183
  • One Hundred Fifty-Third Street1605 West 153Rd St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 456 · Ratio: 0:141
  • One Hundred Thirty-Fifth Street Elementary801 West 135Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 728 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Purche Avenue Elementary13210 Purche Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 533 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Robert E. Peary Middle1415 West Gardena Blvd.Grades: 03 - 08Students: 1,897 · Ratio: 0:143

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Compare Gardena, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Gardena

IndexGardenaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.5%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college54.1%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72590%32%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,53489%30%
Seal Beach, CA24,47784%24%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,28284%24%
Redondo Beach, CA67,51184%23%
Gardena, CA59,68253%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pontiac, MI59,65829%57%
Grand Junction, CO59,73156%17%
Mansfield, TX59,75792%35%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%26%
West Des Moines, IA59,81581%19%
Gardena, CA59,68253%23%
Source: The Gardena, 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.