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Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 15%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Descanso, CA School Districts

      • Mountain Empire Unified School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Descanso. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Descanso, CA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Descanso, CA, an average of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Diego Country Estates, CA10,54750%2%
      Harbison Canyon, CA4,12843%12%
      Jamul, CA5,64043%12%
      Alpine, CA15,18842%14%
      Julian, CA1,01041%16%
      Descanso, CA1,28752%6%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
      Leetsdale, PA1,28780%62%
      Menahga, MN1,28767%35%
      New Windsor, MD1,28741%17%
      Deadwood, SD1,28732%35%
      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.