Needles school information

IndexNeedlesCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores24%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Needles, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Needles public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 36% lower than than the California average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Needles public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Needles are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Needles.
  • 79.6% of people in Needles have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Needles have completed high school.
  • 9.0% of people in Needles have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Needles

IndexNeedlesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Golden Shores, AZ1,50045%10%
Fort Mohave, AZ14,23042%14%
Mohave Valley, AZ2,86121%57%
Arizona Village, AZ9660%100%
Needles, CA4,94524%50%

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Fairfield, IL4,94423%54%
Medina, TX4,94767%37%
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Eagar, AZ4,94326%48%
West Salem, WI4,94953%7%
Needles, CA4,94524%50%
Source: The Needles, 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.