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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 55%

Atwater school information

IndexAtwaterCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores31%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Atwater are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Atwater
  • 70.6% of people in Atwater have completed 8th grade
  • 69.4% of people in Atwater have completed high school
  • 13.7% of people in Atwater have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Atwater

      IndexAtwaterCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade70.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school69.4%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college47.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.7%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

      Atwater, CA School Districts

      • Atwater Elementary School District
      • Merced Union High School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Atwater. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Atwater, CA schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Atwater, CA, an average of 70.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Snelling, CA13140%20%
      Ballico, CA31840%20%
      Denair, CA4,77139%21%
      Winton, CA11,30932%34%
      Turlock, CA71,16631%37%
      Atwater, CA28,90631%37%

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      Lake in the Hills, IL28,90846%6%
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      Rahway, NJ28,88431%36%
      Golden Gate, FL28,92841%16%
      Atwater, CA28,90631%37%
      Source: The Atwater, 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.