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46%
  • Thomas Olaeta Elementary
  • 2266 High St., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 545
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
42%
  • Buhach Colony High
  • Po Box 753, Atwater
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,725
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
39%
  • Peggy Heller Elementary
  • 201 Lake View Dr., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 543
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
37%
  • Mitchell Elementary
  • 1761 Grove Ave., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 556
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
32%
  • Aileen Colburn Elementary
  • 2201 Heller St., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 458
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
32%
  • Mitchell Intermediate
  • 1753 Fifth St., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 865
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
27%
  • Shaffer Elementary
  • 1434 California St., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 528
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
27%
  • Elmer Wood Elementary
  • 1271 W. Bellevue Rd., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
26%
  • Atwater High
  • Po Box 835, Atwater
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,820
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
18%
  • Bellevue Elementary
  • 1020 E. Bellevue Rd., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
17%
  • Bellevue Senior Elementary
  • 1020 E. Bellevue Rd., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 197
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
n/a
  • Atwater Senior Academy
  • 1753 Fifth St., Atwater
  • Atwater Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
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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
The Atwater, CA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Atwater public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 19% lower than than the California average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Atwater public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.4% have completed high school, 13.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Atwater 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 Atwater, CA schools.

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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.