La Palma school information

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores58%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The La Palma, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Palma public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 51% higher than than the California average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Palma public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 41.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Palma are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in La Palma.
  • 90.6% of people in La Palma have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in La Palma have completed high school.
  • 41.9% of people in La Palma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Palma

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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La Palma, CA15,83458%17%

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Source: The La Palma, 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.