Eureka school information

IndexEurekaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools238,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Eureka, CA educational system consists of 23 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Eureka public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 1% lower than than the California average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Eureka public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.2% have completed high school, 25.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Eureka are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Eureka.
  • 84.2% of people in Eureka have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Eureka have completed high school.
  • 25.7% of people in Eureka have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Eureka

IndexEurekaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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Fieldbrook, CA79865%31%
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Humboldt Hill, CA3,71036%27%
Eureka, CA27,00238%23%

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Watertown, NY26,99736%27%
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Eureka, CA27,00238%23%
Source: The Eureka, 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.