Torrance school information

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores69%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,235
Total private schools263,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools91,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Torrance are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Torrance.
  • 92.5% of people in Torrance have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Torrance have completed high school.
  • 45.3% of people in Torrance have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Torrance

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  • Anza Elementary21400 Ellinwood Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 604 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Arlington Elementary17800 Van Ness Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 596 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Bert M. Lynn Middle5038 Halison St.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 794 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Calle Mayor Middle4800 Calle MayorGrades: 06 - 08Students: 825 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Casimir Middle17220 Casimir Ave.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 671 · Ratio: 0:175
  • Edison Elementary3800 182Nd StGrades: KG - 05Students: 574 · Ratio: 0:176
  • Edward J. Richardson Middle23751 Nancy Lee Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 712 · Ratio: 0:185
  • Evelyn Carr Elementary3404 West 168Th St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 418 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Fern Elementary1314 Fern Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 479 · Ratio: 0:176
  • Gene Drevno Community Day2335 Plaza Del AmoGrades: 07 - 12Students: 37 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Halldale Elementary21514 Halldale Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 592 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Hickory Elementary2800 West 227Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 846 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Howard Wood Elementary2250 West 235Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 0:167
  • J. H. Hull Middle2080 West 231St St.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 606 · Ratio: 0:161
  • Jefferson Middle21717 Talisman St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 613 · Ratio: 0:171
  • John Adams Elementary2121 238Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 396 · Ratio: 0:170
  • Joseph Arnold Elementary4100 227Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 62 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Lincoln Elementary2418 West 166Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 421 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Madrona Middle21364 Madrona Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 756 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Meyler Street Elementary1123 West 223Rd St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 83 · Ratio: 0:146
  • North High3620 West 182Nd St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,201 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Philip Magruder Middle4100 West 185Th St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 697 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Riviera Elementary365 Paseo De ArenaGrades: KG - 05Students: 699 · Ratio: 0:186
  • Seaside Elementary4651 Sharynne Ln.Grades: KG - 05Students: 655 · Ratio: 0:181
  • Shery (Kurt T.) High (Continuation)2600 Vine St.Grades: 11 - 12Students: 196 · Ratio: 0:125
  • South High4801 Pacific Coast Hwy.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,165 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Southern California Roc2300 Crenshaw Blvd.Grades: 10 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Torrance Elementary2125 Lincoln Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 487 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Torrance High2200 Carson St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,142 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Towers Elementary5600 Towers St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 578 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Van Deene Avenue Elementary826 West Javelin St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Victor Elementary4820 Spencer St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 978 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Walteria Elementary24456 Madison St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 666 · Ratio: 0:183
  • West High20401 Victor St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 211 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Yukon Elementary17815 Yukon Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 334 · Ratio: 0:173

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Education level achieved in Torrance

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.5%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school91.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college75.5%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree54.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.3%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters15.3%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Hermosa Beach, CA19,72590%32%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,53489%30%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,28284%24%
Redondo Beach, CA67,51184%23%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,56883%22%
Torrance, CA147,18169%1%

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Kansas City, KS147,59852%23%
Escondido, CA147,60348%30%
Joliet, IL147,78677%14%
Alexandria, VA146,42276%12%
Paterson, NJ146,34154%21%
Torrance, CA147,18169%1%
Source: The Torrance, 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.