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  • Branch Elementary
  • 970 Sch Rd., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 329
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Ocean View Elementary
  • 1208 Linda Dr., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 615
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Harloe Elementary
  • 901 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 661
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Paulding Middle School
  • 600 Crown Hill St., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 605
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Mesa Middle School
  • 2555 Halcyon Rd., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 527
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Arroyo Grande High
  • 495 Valley Rd., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 2,205
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Santa Lucia Rop
  • 602 Orchard St., Arroyo Grande
  • Santa Lucia ROP
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Lopez Continuation High
  • 1055 Mesa View Dr., Arroyo Grande
  • Lucia Mar Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 132
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

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.

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.

To customize your list of Arroyo Grande schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Arroyo Grande, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Los Ranchos, CA1,63063%28%
San Luis Obispo, CA46,71654%11%
Pismo Beach, CA7,98453%8%
Los Osos, CA15,60345%9%
Nipomo, CA16,45637%25%
Arroyo Grande, CA17,84245%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newburyport, MA17,83777%57%
Gretna, LA17,83271%44%
St. Marys, GA17,85347%5%
Cherry Hill, VA17,82275%51%
Sheridan, WY17,86664%29%
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.
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