Avg. test scores 100%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 55%
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Dana Point school information

IndexDana PointCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a10%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dana Point are 100% 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%

      Dana Point, CA School Districts

      • Capistrano Unified School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dana Point. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dana Point, CA schools is n/a. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Dana Point, CA, an average of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.5% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dana Point, CA34,009n/a 

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      Pekin, IL34,00330%38.5%
      Houma, LA34,05270%45.4%
      Chester, PA34,05618%62.1%
      Kyle, TX34,08041%15.0%
      Bay City, MI34,11036%26.0%
      Dana Point, CA34,009n/a 
      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.