Morro Bay school information

IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores56%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,235
Total private schools13,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Morro Bay are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Morro Bay.
  • 90.9% of people in Morro Bay have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.9% of people in Morro Bay have completed high school.
  • 37.7% of people in Morro Bay have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Morro Bay

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  • Del Mar Elementary501 Sequoia St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 438 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Morro Bay High235 Atascadero Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 849 · Ratio: 0:146

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Education level achieved in Morro Bay

IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school89.9%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college77.3%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree48.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors37.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters15.4%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cayucos, CA2,55381%19%
Los Osos, CA14,77868%0%
San Luis Obispo, CA45,91165%4%
Santa Margarita, CA1,23161%11%
Templeton, CA7,75361%11%
Morro Bay, CA10,38356%18%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pine Hill, NJ10,38371%4%
Oil City, PA10,38363%8%
Heath, OH10,38186%26%
Hillsdale, NJ10,38187%28%
Batesville, AR10,38679%17%
Morro Bay, CA10,38356%18%
Source: The Morro Bay, 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.