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Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 37%

Goleta school information

IndexGoletaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores48%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Goleta are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Goleta
  • 87.4% of people in Goleta have completed 8th grade
  • 86.2% of people in Goleta have completed high school
  • 41.7% of people in Goleta have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Goleta

      IndexGoletaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school86.2%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college71.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree49.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors41.7%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters19.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.7%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.7%1.6%1.3%

      Goleta, CA School Districts

      • Goleta Union Elementary School District
      • Santa Barbara Unified School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Goleta. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Goleta, CA schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Goleta, CA, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Montecito, CA9,19383%69%
      Ballard, CA36282%67%
      Isla Vista, CA27,17951%4%
      Santa Ynez, CA4,46847%4%
      Santa Barbara, CA90,92243%13%
      Goleta, CA30,67148%2%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milford Mill, MD30,65028%43%
      Banning, CA30,64329%41%
      Long Branch, NJ30,70523%53%
      Ithaca, NY30,62556%13%
      New Iberia, LA30,71766%35%
      Goleta, CA30,67148%2%
      Source: The Goleta, 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.