Penn Valley school information

IndexPenn ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores51%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,235
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Penn Valley are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Penn Valley.
  • 82.8% of people in Penn Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Penn Valley have completed high school.
  • 20.5% of people in Penn Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Penn Valley

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  • Pleasant Valley Elementary14685 Pleasant Valley Rd.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 301 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Ready Springs Elementary10862 Spenceville Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 197 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Vantage Point Charter10862 Spenceville Rd.Grades: 01 - 12Students: 59 · Ratio: 0:133
  • Williams Ranch Elementary14804 Pleasant Valley Rd.Grades: KG - 03Students: 209 · Ratio: 0:157

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Education level achieved in Penn Valley

IndexPenn ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.8%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college70.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.5%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters3.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beale AFB, CA1,34267%1%
Nevada City, CA3,05163%8%
Meadow Vista, CA3,07258%15%
Dobbins, CA65854%20%
Grass Valley, CA12,86154%21%
Penn Valley, CA1,59951%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Walnut Cove, NC1,59978%15%
Craigsville, WV1,59941%40%
Hartley, IA1,59983%22%
Cleveland, WI1,59992%35%
Huntsville, MO1,59844%36%
Penn Valley, CA1,59951%25%
Source: The Penn Valley, 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.