Imperial Beach school information

IndexImperial BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores24%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools68,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Imperial Beach, CA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Imperial Beach public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 36% lower than than the California average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Imperial Beach public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 16.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Imperial Beach are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Imperial Beach.
  • 78.6% of people in Imperial Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Imperial Beach have completed high school.
  • 16.9% of people in Imperial Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Imperial Beach

IndexImperial BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coronado, CA24,85267%36%
Rancho San Diego, CA22,01855%13%
San Diego, CA1,374,81246%7%
La Mesa, CA59,12545%8%
Chula Vista, CA260,59845%9%
Imperial Beach, CA27,18024%50%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Isla Vista, CA27,17951%4%
Thomasville, NC27,17842%15%
Alton, IL27,17524%52%
Anderson, SC27,20650%2%
New London, CT27,21829%40%
Imperial Beach, CA27,18024%50%
Source: The Imperial Beach, 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.