Daly City school information

IndexDaly CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores40%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools238,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Daly City, CA educational system consists of 23 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Daly City public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 4% higher than than the California average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Daly City public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 35.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Daly City are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Daly City.
  • 84.2% of people in Daly City have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.5% of people in Daly City have completed high school.
  • 35.1% of people in Daly City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Daly City

IndexDaly CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA10,60579%60%
Daly City, CA105,54340%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boulder, CO105,42053%8%
Pompano Beach, FL106,00435%29%
Wichita Falls, TX105,01371%44%
West Palm Beach, FL104,97843%13%
North Charleston, SC106,11341%16%
Daly City, CA105,54340%19%
Source: The Daly 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.