Lawndale school information

Average Test Scores34%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Lawndale, CA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lawndale public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 10% lower than than the California average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lawndale public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.9% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lawndale are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Lawndale.
  • 71.2% of people in Lawndale have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.9% of people in Lawndale have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Lawndale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lawndale

Completed 8th grade71.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
West Hollywood, CA35,66170%43%
Lawndale, CA33,16134%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jackson, MI33,16531%37%
Manitowoc, WI33,18345%8%
Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%
Hilliard, OH33,10881%65%
Montgomery Village, MD33,09118%63%
Lawndale, CA33,16134%30%
Source: The Lawndale, 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.