Garden Grove school information

IndexGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores42%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools528,30879,221
Total private schools153,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools81,0857,963
The Garden Grove, CA educational system consists of 52 public schools, 15 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Garden Grove public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% higher than than the California average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garden Grove public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.9% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Garden Grove are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Garden Grove.
  • 73.6% of people in Garden Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.9% of people in Garden Grove have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Garden Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garden Grove

IndexGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Garden Grove (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%
Garden Grove, CA174,67642%14%

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Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%
Fort Lauderdale, FL175,15339%21%
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Garden Grove, CA174,67642%14%
Source: The Garden Grove, 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.