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  • Central Union High
  • 1001 Brighton Ave., El Centro
  • Central Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,871
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
  • Southwest High
  • 2001 Ocotillo Dr., El Centro
  • Central Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,057
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Phoenix Rising High
  • 1302 S. Third St., El Centro
  • Central Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 10 · Students: 21
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Desert Oasis High (continuation)
  • 1302 S. Third St., El Centro
  • Central Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 157
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

El Centro school information

IndexEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools198,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The El Centro, CA educational system consists of 19 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. El Centro public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 25% lower than than the California average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of El Centro public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.8% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in El Centro

IndexEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade68.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school65.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Central Union High School District, El Centro schools. To customize your list of Central Union High School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Central Union High School District schools.

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Source: The El Centro, 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.
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