Hanford school information

Average Test Scores35%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools278,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Hanford, CA educational system consists of 27 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hanford public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 8% lower than than the California average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hanford public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hanford are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Hanford.
  • 81.3% of people in Hanford have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Hanford have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Hanford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hanford

Completed 8th grade81.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lemoore Station, CA6,54453%8%
Kingsburg, CA11,71646%6%
Grangeville, CA49245%9%
Lemoore, CA25,16937%24%
Waukena, CA17537%25%
Hanford, CA54,91235%29%

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Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%
Aloha, OR54,90850%2%
Paramount, CA54,94128%43%
West Haven, CT54,97237%24%
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Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
Source: The Hanford, 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.