Dana Point school information

IndexDana PointCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Dana Point, CA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dana Point public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 16% higher than than the California average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dana Point public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 47.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dana Point are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dana Point.
  • 93.1% of people in Dana Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Dana Point have completed high school.
  • 47.0% of people in Dana Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dana Point

IndexDana PointCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Dana Point, 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.