Escondido school information

Average Test Scores35%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools298,30879,221
Total private schools153,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Escondido, CA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 15 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Escondido public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 9% lower than than the California average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Escondido public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.0% have completed high school, 22.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Escondido are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Escondido.
  • 74.0% of people in Escondido have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.0% of people in Escondido have completed high school.
  • 22.6% of people in Escondido have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Escondido

Completed 8th grade74.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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Escondido, CA149,91235%29%

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Lakewood, CO149,79334%32%
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Escondido, CA149,91235%29%
Source: The Escondido, 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.