Alhambra school information

Average Test Scores51%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools153,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools81,0857,963
The Alhambra, CA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 15 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Alhambra public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 33% higher than than the California average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alhambra public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.7% have completed high school, 33.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alhambra are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Alhambra.
  • 80.7% of people in Alhambra have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.7% of people in Alhambra have completed high school.
  • 33.0% of people in Alhambra have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alhambra

Completed 8th grade80.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Alhambra, CA84,86651%3%

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Ogden, UT84,90033%33%
Menifee, CA84,97836%26%
Champaign, IL84,67232%36%
Bloomington, MN85,08062%26%
Riverview, FL84,59057%17%
Alhambra, CA84,86651%3%
Source: The Alhambra, 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.