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Avg. test scores 54%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 56%

Colton school information

IndexColtonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores22%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools208,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Colton are 54% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Colton
  • 72.3% of people in Colton have completed 8th grade
  • 70.0% of people in Colton have completed high school
  • 13.2% of people in Colton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Colton

      IndexColtonCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade72.3%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school70.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college44.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.2%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.2%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

      Colton, CA School Districts

      • Colton Joint Unified School District
      • Rialto Unified School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Colton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colton, CA schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Colton, CA, an average of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Loma Linda, CA23,85951%4%
      Eastvale, CA58,21751%3%
      Redlands, CA70,44247%4%
      Corona, CA161,61442%14%
      Norco, CA26,80941%16%
      Colton, CA53,85622%54%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Castle Rock, CO53,78934%30%
      Elyria, OH53,92864%29%
      Hacienda Heights, CA54,03347%4%
      Euless, TX53,67580%62%
      Blue Springs, MO53,64172%47%
      Colton, CA53,85622%54%
      Source: The Colton, 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.