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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 8%

Chula Vista school information

IndexChula VistaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools528,30879,221
Total private schools163,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Chula Vista are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Chula Vista
  • 79.1% of people in Chula Vista have completed 8th grade
  • 78.0% of people in Chula Vista have completed high school
  • 27.9% of people in Chula Vista have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Chula Vista

      IndexChula VistaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school78.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college61.0%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.9%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.8%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

      Chula Vista, CA School Districts

      • Chula Vista Elementary School District
      • Sweetwater Union High School District
      • Borrego Springs Unified School District

      There are a total of 52 public schools, 16 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Chula Vista. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chula Vista, CA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Chula Vista, CA, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Coronado, CA24,85267%36%
      Rancho San Diego, CA22,01855%13%
      Bostonia, CA16,29551%4%
      Santee, CA56,83949%1%
      Winter Gardens, CA21,25548%2%
      Chula Vista, CA260,59845%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Wayne, IN260,95462%26%
      Jersey City, NJ261,66632%34%
      Buffalo, NY258,98934%31%
      Orlando, FL263,30650%1%
      St. Petersburg, FL253,58547%5%
      Chula Vista, CA260,59845%9%
      Source: The Chula Vista, 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.