Nevada City school information

IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores63%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,235
Total private schools43,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Nevada City are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Nevada City.
  • 94.2% of people in Nevada City have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.1% of people in Nevada City have completed high school.
  • 48.0% of people in Nevada City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Nevada City

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  • Deer Creek Elementary805 Lindley Ave.Grades: 02 - 04Students: 324 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Forest Charter224 Church St.Grades: KG - 12Students: 664 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ncsos 3R Community Day112 Nevada City Hwy.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ncsos K-8 County Community112 Nevada City Hwy.Grades: KG - 08Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Nevada City Charter750 Hoover Ln.Grades: KG - 08Students: 49 · Ratio: 0:170
  • Nevada City School Of The Arts13032 Bitney Springs Rd., BldgGrades: KG - 08Students: 276 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Nevada County Special Education400 Hoover Ln.Grades: KG - 08Students: 51 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Seven Hills Intermediate700 Hoover Ln.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 47 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Sugarloaf Mountain, Juvenile Hall Program15434 Highway 49Grades: 08 - 12Students: 15 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Twin Ridges Home Study Charter111 New Mohawk Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 113 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Yuba River Charter505 Main St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 289 · Ratio: 0:147

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Education level achieved in Nevada City

IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.1%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college85.6%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree56.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors48.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters16.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Alta, CA36967%2%
Dobbins, CA65854%20%
Camptonville, CA15054%21%
Grass Valley, CA12,86154%21%
Penn Valley, CA1,59951%25%
Nevada City, CA3,05163%8%

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East Syracuse, NY3,05165%5%
Lodi, WI3,05083%21%
Verona, MS3,05229%58%
Bushnell, IL3,04975%10%
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Nevada City, CA3,05163%8%
Source: The Nevada 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.