Colfax school information

Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Colfax, CA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Colfax public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 8% higher than than the California average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colfax public schools is 16:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.3% have completed high school, 13.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colfax are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Colfax.
  • 93.5% of people in Colfax have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.3% of people in Colfax have completed high school.
  • 13.8% of people in Colfax have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Colfax

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  • Colfax Elementary24825 Ben Taylor Rd.Grades: KG - 8Students: 320 · Ratio: 17:142
  • Colfax High24995 Ben Taylor Rd.Grades: 9 - 12Students: 648 · Ratio: 25:160
  • Core Placer Charter1033 S. Auburn St.Grades: KG - 12Students: 235 · Ratio: 0:122

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Education level achieved in Colfax

Completed 8th grade93.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alta, CA44860%21%
Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
Auburn, CA13,85846%6%
Meadow Vista, CA3,21445%10%
Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
Colfax, CA2,18941%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Inman, SC2,18955%12%
Englishtown, NJ2,18937%26%
Hart, MI2,18834%32%
Carthage, TN2,18653%7%
New Haven, MO2,18665%31%
Colfax, CA2,18941%16%
Source: The Colfax, 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.