Arroyo Grande school information

IndexArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Arroyo Grande, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Arroyo Grande are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Arroyo Grande.
  • 90.4% of people in Arroyo Grande have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Arroyo Grande have completed high school.
  • 36.9% of people in Arroyo Grande have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arroyo Grande

IndexArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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Los Ranchos, CA1,63063%28%
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Pismo Beach, CA7,98453%8%
Los Osos, CA15,60345%9%
Nipomo, CA16,45637%25%
Arroyo Grande, CA17,84245%8%

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Newburyport, MA17,83777%57%
Gretna, LA17,83271%44%
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Arroyo Grande, CA17,84245%8%
Source: The Arroyo Grande, 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.