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Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 40%

Benicia school information

IndexBeniciaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores55%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benicia are 11% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Benicia
  • 93.2% of people in Benicia have completed 8th grade
  • 92.9% of people in Benicia have completed high school
  • 42.4% of people in Benicia have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Benicia

      IndexBeniciaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school92.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college79.0%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors42.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters16.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

      Benicia, CA School Districts

      • Benicia Unified School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Benicia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Benicia, CA schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Benicia, CA, an average of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
      Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
      Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
      Alamo, CA16,07879%60%
      Saranap, CA6,21177%55%
      Benicia, CA27,78055%11%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sahuarita, AZ27,78044%11%
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      Saugus, MA27,77367%37%
      Shaker Heights, OH27,77377%57%
      Melrose, MA27,78783%69%
      Benicia, CA27,78055%11%
      Source: The Benicia, 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.