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Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 31%

Durham school information

IndexDurhamCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Durham are 11% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Durham
  • 93.5% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade
  • 93.1% of people in Durham have completed high school
  • 39.6% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Durham

      IndexDurhamCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.5%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school93.1%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college79.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree50.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors39.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters14.4%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.6%1.3%

      Durham, CA School Districts

      • Durham Unified School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Durham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Durham, CA schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Durham, CA, an average of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chico, CA89,37743%12%
      Richvale, CA11835%30%
      Paradise, CA26,39634%32%
      Nord, CA24730%40%
      South Oroville, CA3,48128%44%
      Durham, CA5,66044%11%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sterling, AK5,66140%20%
      Tallassee, AL5,65739%22%
      Orchard Homes, MT5,65532%34%
      Creve Coeur, IL5,65313%73%
      Covington, VA5,65077%56%
      Durham, CA5,66044%11%
      Source: The Durham, 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.