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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 22%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Arroyo Grande, CA School Districts

      • Lucia Mar Unified School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Arroyo Grande. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arroyo Grande, CA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Arroyo Grande, CA, an average of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.3% have completed high school.

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

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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.