Capitola school information

Average Test Scores49%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Capitola, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Capitola public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 27% higher than than the California average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Capitola public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.5% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Capitola are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Capitola.
  • 92.3% of people in Capitola have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.5% of people in Capitola have completed high school.
  • 36.9% of people in Capitola have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Capitola

Completed 8th grade92.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scotts Valley, CA11,82466%35%
Davenport, CA31065%31%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28862%25%
Santa Cruz, CA63,31056%15%
Capitola, CA10,10949%1%

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Parsons, KS10,11141%18%
West Point, UT10,11252%5%
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Cape Canaveral, FL10,11657%16%
Oak Hills, CA10,10139%22%
Capitola, CA10,10949%1%
Source: The Capitola, 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.