Folsom school information

IndexFolsomCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores64%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Folsom, CA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Folsom public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 69% higher than than the California average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Folsom public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 48.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Folsom are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Folsom.
  • 90.5% of people in Folsom have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.7% of people in Folsom have completed high school.
  • 48.3% of people in Folsom have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Folsom

IndexFolsomCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Granite Bay, CA22,84075%52%
El Dorado Hills, CA43,49566%34%
Gold River, CA7,65264%30%
Loomis, CA6,69063%29%
Rocklin, CA60,50962%27%
Folsom, CA74,96064%31%

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Lake Charles, LA75,04460%21%
Plymouth, MN75,10554%9%
Bethlehem, PA75,11047%4%
Pharr, TX75,17272%46%
Wyoming, MI74,69236%27%
Folsom, CA74,96064%31%
Source: The Folsom, 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.