California school information

Average Test Scores42%41%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,16379,221
Total private schools367424,874
Total post-secondary schools21127,963
The California, MD educational system consists of n/a public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. California public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 2% higher than than the Maryland average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of California public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 36.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in California are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in California.
  • 88.5% of people in California have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in California have completed high school.
  • 36.8% of people in California have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in California

Completed 8th grade88.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college69.0%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.8%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.8%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leonardtown, MD3,53962%26%
Lexington Park, MD12,67850%1%
Tall Timbers, MD32446%7%
Lusby, MD1,79042%15%
Mechanicsville, MD1,71537%25%
California, MD12,38642%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Irondale, AL12,38837%24%
Grand Terrace, CA12,39335%30%
Waxhaw, NC12,39868%39%
Port Lavaca, TX12,37476%54%
Ringwood, NJ12,39854%10%
California, MD12,38642%14%
Source: The California, MD 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.