Aptos school information

Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Aptos, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Aptos public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 19% higher than than the California average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Aptos public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.7% have completed high school, 62.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Aptos are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Aptos.
  • 96.1% of people in Aptos have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.7% of people in Aptos have completed high school.
  • 62.7% of people in Aptos have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Aptos

Completed 8th grade96.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scotts Valley, CA11,82466%35%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28862%25%
Santa Cruz, CA63,31056%15%
Soquel, CA10,91253%8%
Aptos, CA5,84245%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
Kingston, TN5,84169%41%
Richmond, MI5,84444%11%
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,84477%55%
Hellertown, PA5,83769%41%
Aptos, CA5,84245%8%
Source: The Aptos, 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.