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Eureka school information

Index Eureka California National
Average Test Scores39%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools238,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Eureka are 19% 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

      Index Eureka California National
      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%

      Eureka, CA School Districts

      • South Bay Union Elementary School District
      • Eureka City Unified School District
      • Freshwater Elementary School District
      • Garfield Elementary School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Eureka. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Eureka, CA schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Eureka, CA, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Arcata, CA18,26655%14.3%
      Manila, CA76250%3.1%
      Blue Lake, CA93444%9.4%
      McKinleyville, CA16,64539%19.0%
      Fortuna, CA12,13537%23.6%
      Eureka, CA26,93839%18.8%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Shoreview, MN26,92260%24.8%
      Marshalltown, IA26,95758%20.7%
      Belmont, CA26,96379%65.5%
      Bristol, TN26,97342%12.8%
      Temple Terrace, FL26,90143%11.0%
      Eureka, CA26,93839%18.8%
      Source: The Eureka, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.