Crescent City school information

IndexCrescent CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores26%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Crescent City, CA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Crescent City public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 32% lower than than the California average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Crescent City public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 60.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.0% have completed high school, 9.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Crescent City are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Crescent City.
  • 60.5% of people in Crescent City have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.0% of people in Crescent City have completed high school.
  • 9.4% of people in Crescent City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Crescent City

IndexCrescent CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade60.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school58.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gasquet, CA74925%49%
Smith River, CA82722%55%
Crescent City, CA6,96526%48%

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Homeacre-Lyndora, PA6,96531%37%
Minnetrista, MN6,96370%43%
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Sturtevant, WI6,96127%45%
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Crescent City, CA6,96526%48%
Source: The Crescent City, 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.