West Carson school information

IndexWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a8,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The West Carson, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Carson public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 27% lower than than the California average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Carson public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.0% have completed high school, 34.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Carson are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West Carson.
  • 84.3% of people in West Carson have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.0% of people in West Carson have completed high school.
  • 34.7% of people in West Carson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Carson

IndexWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

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

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Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
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West Carson, CA21,92928%44%

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Source: The West Carson, 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.