Madera school information

Average Test Scores21%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools348,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Madera, CA educational system consists of 34 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Madera public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 45% lower than than the California average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Madera public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 59.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 57.1% have completed high school, 8.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Madera are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 34 public schools in Madera.
  • 59.5% of people in Madera have completed 8th grade.
  • 57.1% of people in Madera have completed high school.
  • 8.4% of people in Madera have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Madera

Completed 8th grade59.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school57.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA8,42948%3%
Madera Acres, CA10,36631%38%
Chowchilla, CA18,19529%40%
Biola, CA1,26525%50%
Fairmead, CA1,98624%51%
Madera, CA63,39821%57%

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Florence-Graham, CA63,39024%52%
Montebello, CA63,41626%48%
Santa Cruz, CA63,31056%15%
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Madera, CA63,39821%57%
Source: The Madera, 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.