La Quinta school information

IndexLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores36%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The La Quinta, CA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Quinta public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 4% lower than than the California average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Quinta public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.2% have completed high school, 35.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Quinta are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in La Quinta.
  • 87.7% of people in La Quinta have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in La Quinta have completed high school.
  • 35.5% of people in La Quinta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Quinta

IndexLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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La Quinta, CA39,80136%26%

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La Quinta, CA39,80136%26%
Source: The La Quinta, 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.