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68%
  • Madera Elementary
  • 8500 Madera Dr., El Cerrito
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
47%
  • Harding Elementary
  • 7230 Fairmont Ave., El Cerrito
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 367
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
43%
  • El Cerrito High
  • 540 Ashbury Ave., El Cerrito
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
42%
  • Summit Public School K2
  • 1800 Elm St., El Cerrito
  • Contra Costa County Office of Education
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 125
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
40%
  • Fred T. Korematsu Middle School
  • 1021 Navellier St., El Cerrito
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
34%
  • Fairmont Elementary
  • 724 Kearney St., El Cerrito
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
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El Cerrito school information

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The El Cerrito, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. El Cerrito public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 19% higher than than the California average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of El Cerrito public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 61.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in El Cerrito

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters30.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.0%1.6%1.3%

El Cerrito, CA School Districts

West Contra Costa Unified School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in El Cerrito. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for El Cerrito, CA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In El Cerrito, CA, an average of 93.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito, CA schools.

Source: The El Cerrito, 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.