American Canyon school information

IndexAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The American Canyon, CA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. American Canyon public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 8% higher than than the California average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of American Canyon public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.5% have completed high school, 29.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in American Canyon are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in American Canyon.
  • 82.2% of people in American Canyon have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.5% of people in American Canyon have completed high school.
  • 29.2% of people in American Canyon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in American Canyon

IndexAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benicia, CA27,78055%11%
Martinez, CA37,54452%5%
Hercules, CA25,01144%11%
San Rafael, CA58,94844%11%
Fairfield, CA110,95338%22%
American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gardner, MA20,33441%16%
Lathrop, CA20,33134%31%
Schofield Barracks, HI20,33050%1%
Mililani Mauka, HI20,32271%44%
Crest Hill, IL20,31623%53%
American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%
Source: The American Canyon, 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.