La Palma school information

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores75%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,235
Total private schools13,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in La Palma are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in La Palma.
  • 91.9% of people in La Palma have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in La Palma have completed high school.
  • 40.8% of people in La Palma have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in La Palma

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  • George B. Miller Elementary7751 Furman Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 57 · Ratio: 0:181
  • John F. Kennedy High8281 Walker St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,357 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Los Coyotes Elementary8122 Moody St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 552 · Ratio: 0:193
  • Steve Luther Elementary4631 La Palma Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 532 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Walker Junior High8132 Walker St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 1,095 · Ratio: 0:165

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Education level achieved in La Palma

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school91.4%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college73.6%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree50.0%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.8%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters13.4%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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Yorba Linda, CA66,33585%25%
Seal Beach, CA24,47784%24%
Los Alamitos, CA11,59879%16%
Cypress, CA48,74879%16%
Villa Park, CA5,91176%12%
La Palma, CA15,79175%10%

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Laurinburg, NC15,79969%1%
Norcross, GA15,79985%25%
Imperial, CA15,78252%24%
Lebanon, OR15,76171%4%
Bradley, IL15,82280%17%
La Palma, CA15,79175%10%
Source: The La Palma, 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.