Elk Grove school information

IndexElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores51%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools248,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Elk Grove, CA educational system consists of 24 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk Grove public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 34% higher than than the California average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk Grove public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 36.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elk Grove are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Elk Grove.
  • 88.9% of people in Elk Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Elk Grove have completed high school.
  • 36.2% of people in Elk Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elk Grove

IndexElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Elk Grove (high school & post-secondary)

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Herald, CA1,05946%8%
Elk Grove, CA163,63451%4%

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Source: The Elk Grove, 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.