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Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 63%

Arcata school information

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores49%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Arcata are 1% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Arcata
  • 92.0% of people in Arcata have completed 8th grade
  • 91.0% of people in Arcata have completed high school
  • 49.4% of people in Arcata have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Arcata

      IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college79.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree56.3%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters20.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree9.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%

      Arcata, CA School Districts

      • Arcata Elementary School District
      • Northern Humboldt Union High School District
      • Jacoby Creek Elementary School District
      • Pacific Union Elementary School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Arcata. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arcata, CA schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Arcata, CA, an average of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fieldbrook, CA79865%31%
      Trinidad, CA20952%6%
      McKinleyville, CA16,94843%13%
      Blue Lake, CA1,14740%19%
      Eureka, CA27,00238%23%
      Arcata, CA17,77549%1%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Albert Lea, MN17,77542%14%
      Dumont, NJ17,78858%17%
      Central Point, OR17,79348%3%
      Maumelle, AR17,79531%36%
      Live Oak, CA17,74948%3%
      Arcata, CA17,77549%1%
      Source: The Arcata, 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.