Buena Park school information

IndexBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores39%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools168,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Buena Park, CA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buena Park public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 2% higher than than the California average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buena Park public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 29.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buena Park are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Buena Park.
  • 80.7% of people in Buena Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Buena Park have completed high school.
  • 29.1% of people in Buena Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buena Park

IndexBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Buena Park, CA82,77139%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hemet, CA82,74830%39%
Sioux City, IA82,66669%40%
Santa Fe, NM82,92724%52%
Johns Creek, GA82,93074%51%
Redwood City, CA82,59543%12%
Buena Park, CA82,77139%21%
Source: The Buena Park, 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.