Desert Center school information

IndexDesert CenterCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores35%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 Desert Center, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Desert Center public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 8% lower than than the California average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Desert Center public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.7% have completed high school, 8.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Desert Center are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Desert Center.
  • 84.1% of people in Desert Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.7% of people in Desert Center have completed high school.
  • 8.0% of people in Desert Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Desert Center

IndexDesert CenterCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Desert Center, CA18935%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Renick, MO18940%20%
Fairview borough, PA18967%36%
Cambridge, VT18947%4%
Ogema, MN18957%16%
Ouzinkie, AK18920%59%
Desert Center, CA18935%29%
Source: The Desert Center, 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.