Fountain Valley school information

IndexFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores62%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools168,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Fountain Valley, CA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Fountain Valley public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 62% higher than than the California average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fountain Valley public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 42.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fountain Valley are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Fountain Valley.
  • 89.4% of people in Fountain Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Fountain Valley have completed high school.
  • 42.2% of people in Fountain Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fountain Valley

IndexFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Laguna Beach, CA23,20472%46%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Fountain Valley, CA56,67062%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Valdosta, GA56,71737%26%
Oak Lawn, IL56,77431%36%
Taunton, MA56,50451%3%
Santee, CA56,83949%1%
Diamond Bar, CA56,45660%21%
Fountain Valley, CA56,67062%25%
Source: The Fountain Valley, 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.