Placentia school information

IndexPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores55%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools308,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Placentia, CA educational system consists of 30 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Placentia public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 45% higher than than the California average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Placentia public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 36.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Placentia are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Placentia.
  • 85.1% of people in Placentia have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Placentia have completed high school.
  • 36.7% of people in Placentia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Placentia

IndexPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
La Crosse, WI52,14044%11%
Florissant, MO52,21843%13%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%
Source: The Placentia, 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.