Descanso school information

IndexDescansoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores52%38%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a8,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Descanso, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Descanso public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 37% higher than than the California average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Descanso public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.0% have completed high school, 25.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Descanso are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Descanso.
  • 92.0% of people in Descanso have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.0% of people in Descanso have completed high school.
  • 25.9% of people in Descanso have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Descanso

IndexDescansoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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San Diego Country Estates, CA10,54750%2%
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Descanso, CA1,28752%6%

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Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
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Descanso, CA1,28752%6%
Source: The Descanso, 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.