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Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 107%

Aptos school information

IndexAptosCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexAptosCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Aptos, CA School Districts

      • Pajaro Valley Joint Unified School District
      • Santa Cruz City High School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Aptos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Aptos, CA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Aptos, CA, an average of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kingston, TN5,84169%41%
      Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
      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.