Avenal school information

Average Test Scores15%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Avenal, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Avenal public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 60% lower than than the California average and 69% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Avenal public schools is 16:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 41.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 38.6% have completed high school, 2.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Avenal are 69% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Avenal.
  • 41.4% of people in Avenal have completed 8th grade.
  • 38.6% of people in Avenal have completed high school.
  • 2.7% of people in Avenal have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Avenal

Completed 8th grade41.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school38.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college23.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree5.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coalinga, CA16,60926%47%
Kettleman City, CA1,58622%55%
Huron, CA6,82112%76%
Avenal, CA13,59015%69%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Wenatchee, WA13,58950%1%
Mebane, NC13,59247%4%
Oatfield, OR13,59252%5%
Henderson, TX13,58774%51%
Riviera Beach, MD13,58646%7%
Avenal, CA13,59015%69%
Source: The Avenal, 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.