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Avg. test scores 41%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 21%

Gardena school information

IndexGardenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores29%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools103,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gardena are 41% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Gardena
  • 81.7% of people in Gardena have completed 8th grade
  • 80.4% of people in Gardena have completed high school
  • 24.1% of people in Gardena have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gardena

      IndexGardenaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.7%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school80.4%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college55.9%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

      Gardena, CA School Districts

      • Los Angeles Unified School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Gardena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gardena, CA schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Gardena, CA, an average of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
      Gardena, CA59,89829%41%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      St. Clair Shores, MI59,91644%10%
      Pontiac, MI59,92018%64%
      Lakeville, MN59,78671%43%
      Springfield, OH59,76164%30%
      Petaluma, CA59,75747%5%
      Gardena, CA59,89829%41%
      Source: The Gardena, 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.