Fullerton school information

Average Test Scores49%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:120:116:1
Total public schools248,30879,221
Total private schools173,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools61,0857,963
The Fullerton, CA educational system consists of 24 public schools, 17 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Fullerton public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 28% higher than than the California average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fullerton public schools is 26:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.3% have completed high school, 39.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fullerton are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Fullerton.
  • 86.3% of people in Fullerton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Fullerton have completed high school.
  • 39.5% of people in Fullerton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fullerton

Completed 8th grade86.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Fullerton, CA139,49149%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orange, CA139,91932%34%
Killeen, TX138,74569%40%
Pasadena, CA140,26832%35%
McAllen, TX138,47573%49%
Dayton, OH141,14343%13%
Fullerton, CA139,49149%1%
Source: The Fullerton, 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.