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Fresno school information

Index Fresno California National
Average Test Scores37%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools1538,30879,221
Total private schools263,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools191,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fresno are 22% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 153 public schools in Fresno
  • 74.0% of people in Fresno have completed 8th grade
  • 72.1% of people in Fresno have completed high school
  • 20.5% of people in Fresno have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fresno

      Index Fresno California National
      Completed 8th grade74.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school72.1%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college52.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.3%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

      Fresno, CA School Districts

      • Fresno Unified School District
      • Raisin City Elementary School District
      • Washington Unified School District
      • Central Unified School District
      • Clovis Unified School District
      • Westside Elementary School District
      • Sanger Unified School District
      • Orange Center Elementary School District

      There are a total of 153 public schools, 26 private schools and 19 post-secondary schools in Fresno. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fresno, CA schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Fresno, CA, an average of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Clovis, CA112,66358%21.2%
      Fowler, CA6,36646%4.9%
      Del Rey, CA1,24645%7.3%
      Caruthers, CA2,24542%12.0%
      Sanger, CA26,74442%12.6%
      Fresno, CA526,14737%22.5%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Mesa, AZ508,91847%2.4%
      Tucson, AZ545,34041%15.0%
      Sacramento, CA503,48234%28.8%
      Atlanta, GA497,64235%26.7%
      Albuquerque, NM560,44724%49.0%
      Fresno, CA526,14737%22.5%
      Source: The Fresno, 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.