Blue Lake school information

IndexBlue LakeCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores40%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Blue Lake, CA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Blue Lake public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 4% higher than than the California average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blue Lake public schools is 14:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.4% have completed high school, 31.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blue Lake are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Blue Lake.
  • 93.1% of people in Blue Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Blue Lake have completed high school.
  • 31.3% of people in Blue Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blue Lake

IndexBlue LakeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fieldbrook, CA79865%31%
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Arcata, CA17,77549%1%
McKinleyville, CA16,94843%13%
Eureka, CA27,00238%23%
Blue Lake, CA1,14740%19%

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Jamestown, IN1,14767%35%
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Weeping Water, NE1,14770%41%
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Blue Lake, CA1,14740%19%
Source: The Blue Lake, 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.