Pacifica school information

Average Test Scores63%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,235
Total private schools53,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pacifica are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Pacifica.
  • 92.9% of people in Pacifica have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.3% of people in Pacifica have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Pacifica have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pacifica

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  • Cabrillo Elementary601 Crespi Dr.Grades: KG - 08Students: 574 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Ingrid B. Lacy Middle1427 Palmetto Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 568 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Linda Mar Educational Center830 Rosita Rd.Grades: 01 - 08Students: 28 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Ocean Shore Elementary411 Oceana Blvd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 393 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Oceana High401 Paloma Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 552 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Ortega Elementary1283 Terra Nova Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 471 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Sunset Ridge Elementary340 Inverness Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 58 · Ratio: 0:170
  • Terra Nova High1450 Terra Nova Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,249 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Vallemar Elementary377 Reina Del Mar Ave.Grades: KG - 08Students: 548 · Ratio: 0:173

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Compare Pacifica, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Pacifica

Completed 8th grade92.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school92.3%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college77.5%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree50.6%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters13.6%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14893%37%
Foster City, CA31,80985%25%
San Carlos, CA29,16685%24%
Piedmont, CA10,95778%14%
Burlingame, CA29,61877%13%
Pacifica, CA38,28363%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hallandale Beach, FL38,27027%61%
Hanover Park, IL38,30282%20%
Ocoee, FL38,34064%6%
Severna Park, MD38,17798%44%
Hurst, TX38,14094%38%
Pacifica, CA38,28363%8%
Source: The Pacifica, 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.