Torrance school information

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores58%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,235
Total private schools263,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools91,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Torrance are 18% 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.

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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)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,18481%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,81679%61%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,53479%60%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,56876%53%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72571%43%
Torrance, CA147,18158%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kansas City, KS147,59822%55%
Escondido, CA147,60335%29%
Bridgeport, CT146,68020%59%
Joliet, IL147,78625%48%
Alexandria, VA146,42270%42%
Torrance, CA147,18158%18%
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.