Salinas school information

IndexSalinasCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores43%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools528,30879,235
Total private schools93,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Salinas are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Salinas.
  • 60.2% of people in Salinas have completed 8th grade.
  • 57.8% of people in Salinas have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Salinas have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Salinas

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  • Alisal Community1437 Del Monte Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 68 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Alisal High777 Williams Rd.Grades: 03 - 12Students: 2,478 · Ratio: 0:129
  • Bardin Elementary425 Bardin Rd.Grades: KG - 07Students: 881 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Bolsa Knolls Middle1031 Rogge Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 31 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Boronda Community Day1114 Fontes Ln.Grades: 03 - 10Students: 9 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Boronda Meadows915 Larkin St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 746 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Buena Vista Middle18250 Tara Dr.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 379 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Carr Lake Community Day10 Sherwood Pl.Grades: 08 - 08Students: 1 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Central Bay High (Continuation)17500 Pesante Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 88 · Ratio: 0:14
  • Cesar E. Chavez Elementary1225 Towt St.Grades: KG - 07Students: 824 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Creekside Elementary1770 Kittery St.Grades: KG - 07Students: 67 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy925 North Sanborn Rd.Grades: 01 - 07Students: 446 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Echo Valley Elementary147 Echo Valley Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 493 · Ratio: 0:137
  • El Gabilan Elementary1256 Linwood Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 705 · Ratio: 0:142
  • El Puente20 Sherwood Pl.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • El Sausal Middle1155 East Alisal St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 86 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Everett Alvarez High1900 Independence Blvd.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 214 · Ratio: 0:126
  • Frank Paul Elementary1300 Rider Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 805 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Fremont Elementary1255 East Market St.Grades: KG - 07Students: 806 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Gavilan View Middle18250 Van Buren Ave.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 697 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Graves Elementary15 Mcfadden Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 39 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Harden Middle1561 Mckinnon St.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 1,168 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Henry F. Kammann Elementary521 Rochex St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 815 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Jesse G. Sanchez Elementary901 North Sanborn Rd.Grades: KG - 04Students: 715 · Ratio: 0:137
  • John E. Steinbeck Elementary1714 Burlington Dr.Grades: KG - 07Students: 622 · Ratio: 0:164
  • La Joya Elementary55 Rogge Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 0:142
  • La Paz Middle1300 North Sanborn Rd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 855 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Lagunita Elementary975 San Juan Grade Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 93 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Laurel Wood Elementary645 Larkin St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 499 · Ratio: 0:155
  • Lincoln Elementary705 California St.Grades: KG - 02Students: 209 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Loma Vista Elementary757 Sausal Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 62 · Ratio: 0:128
  • Los Padres Elementary1130 John St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 76 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Mckinnon2100 MckinnonGrades: KG - 05Students: 582 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Mission Park Elementary403 West Acacia St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 663 · Ratio: 0:161
  • Mission Trails Rop867 East Laurel Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Monterey County Home CharterPo Box 80851Grades: KG - 12Students: 377 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Monterey County Special EducationPo Box 80851Grades: KG - 12Students: 498 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Monterey Park Elementary410 San Miguel Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 515 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Mount Toro High10 Sherwood Pl.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 342 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Natividad Elementary1465 Modoc Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 701 · Ratio: 0:142
  • New Republic Elementary636 Arcadia WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 456 · Ratio: 0:165
  • North Monterey County Center For Independent Study17500 Pesante Rd.Grades: 02 - 12Students: 98 · Ratio: 0:130
  • North Salinas High55 Kip Dr.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 2,111 · Ratio: 0:123
  • Oasis Charter Public1135 Westridge Pkwy.Grades: KG - 07Students: 227 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Oscar F. Loya Elementary1505 Cougar Dr.Grades: KG - 07Students: 784 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Prunedale Elementary17719 Pesante Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 65 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Roosevelt Elementary120 Capitol St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 628 · Ratio: 0:132
  • Salinas Community1420 Natividad Rd.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 278 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Salinas High726 South Main St.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 2,512 · Ratio: 0:134
  • San Benancio Middle43 San Benancio Rd.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 323 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Santa Rita Elementary2014 South Santa Rita St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 495 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Sherwood Elementary110 South Wood St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 80 · Ratio: 0:133
  • Toro Park Elementary43 San Benancio Rd.Grades: KG - 03Students: 429 · Ratio: 0:180
  • University Park Elementary833 West Acacia St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 607 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Virginia Rocca Barton Elementary680 Las Casitas Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 627 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Washington Elementary43 San Benancio Rd.Grades: 04 - 05Students: 216 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Washington Middle560 Iverson St.Grades: 05 - 09Students: 103 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Wellington M. Smith, Jr.Po Box 80851Grades: 06 - 12Students: 127 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Salinas

IndexSalinasCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade60.2%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school57.8%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college38.3%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.6%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters3.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Salinas, 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.