National City school information

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,235
Total private schools43,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in National City are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in National City.
  • 69.7% of people in National City have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.3% of people in National City have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in National City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in National City

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  • Central Elementary933 E Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 665 · Ratio: 0:145
  • El Toyon Elementary2000 East Division St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 445 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Granger Junior High2101 Granger Ave.Grades: 05 - 09Students: 1,033 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Integrity Charter701 National City Blvd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 226 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Ira Harbison3235 East Eighth St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 604 · Ratio: 0:163
  • John A. Otis Elementary621 East 18Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 454 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Kimball302 West 18Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 399 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Las Palmas1900 East 18Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 725 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Lincoln Acres2200 Lanoitan Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 634 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • National City Middle1701 D Ave.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 731 · Ratio: 0:161
  • Olivewood2505 F Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 698 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Palmer Way2900 Palmer St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 61 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Rancho De La Nacion1830 East Division St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 528 · Ratio: 0:157
  • South Region Community800 National City Blvd., Ste 1Grades: 01 - 12Students: 512 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sweetwater High2900 Highland Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 244 · Ratio: 0:141

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Education level achieved in National City

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade69.7%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school68.3%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college44.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree19.6%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coronado, CA24,33376%11%
Bonita, CA13,86472%5%
Santee, CA55,43566%3%
Chula Vista, CA253,03162%9%
Lemon Grove, CA25,96360%13%
National City, CA59,54354%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brentwood, NY59,43656%18%
Pontiac, MI59,65829%57%
Gardena, CA59,68253%23%
Lancaster, PA59,36863%8%
Grand Junction, CO59,73156%17%
National City, CA59,54354%20%
Source: The National City, 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.