Pismo Beach school information

IndexPismo BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores74%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,235
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pismo Beach are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Pismo Beach.
  • 95.4% of people in Pismo Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.3% of people in Pismo Beach have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in Pismo Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pismo Beach

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  • Judkins Middle680 Wadsworth St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 506 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Shell Beach Elementary2100 Shell Beach Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 396 · Ratio: 0:180

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Education level achieved in Pismo Beach

IndexPismo BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school95.3%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college80.3%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.9%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors35.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters14.2%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.0%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Los Osos, CA14,77868%0%
San Luis Obispo, CA45,91165%4%
Grover Beach, CA13,33763%7%
Arroyo Grande, CA17,53660%12%
Nipomo, CA17,11557%17%
Pismo Beach, CA7,78974%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Jefferson, NY7,78985%25%
Nantucket, MA7,78762%9%
Hubbard, OH7,78786%26%
Kenton, OH7,78375%10%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,78391%33%
Pismo Beach, CA7,78974%9%
Source: The Pismo Beach, 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.