Lake Forest school information

IndexLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores69%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,235
Total private schools53,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lake Forest are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Lake Forest.
  • 90.9% of people in Lake Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Lake Forest have completed high school.
  • 44.1% of people in Lake Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lake Forest

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  • El Toro High25255 Toledo WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,833 · Ratio: 0:154
  • La Madera Elementary25350 Serrano Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 563 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Lake Forest Elementary21801 Pittsford Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 90 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Olivewood Elementary23391 Dune Mear Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 421 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Ralph A. Gates Elementary23882 Landisview Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 901 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Rancho Canada Elementary21801 Winding WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 673 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Santiago Elementary24982 Rivendell Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 461 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Serrano Intermediate24642 Jeronimo Rd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 1,381 · Ratio: 0:178

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Education level achieved in Lake Forest

IndexLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school90.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college76.1%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree53.1%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.1%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters13.9%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ladera Ranch, CA26,01087%27%
Coto de Caza, CA14,64785%25%
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA48,75883%22%
Irvine, CA229,85082%20%
Laguna Beach, CA23,11481%19%
Lake Forest, CA78,94069%1%

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Edinburg, TX79,00293%36%
Gary, IN79,16555%19%
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Largo, FL78,39151%25%
Lake Forest, CA78,94069%1%
Source: The Lake Forest, 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.