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Avg. test scores 56%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 19%

Grass Valley school information

IndexGrass ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools288,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Grass Valley are 10% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 28 public schools in Grass Valley
  • 87.0% of people in Grass Valley have completed 8th grade
  • 86.5% of people in Grass Valley have completed high school
  • 24.6% of people in Grass Valley have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Grass Valley

      IndexGrass ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school86.5%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college66.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters10.3%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

      Grass Valley, CA School Districts

      • Nevada Joint Union High School District
      • Grass Valley Elementary School District
      • Chicago Park Elementary School District
      • Clear Creek Elementary School District
      • Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary School District
      • Union Hill Elementary School District

      There are a total of 28 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Grass Valley. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Grass Valley, CA schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Grass Valley, CA, an average of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Alta, CA44860%21%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
      Colfax, CA2,18941%16%
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,28939%22%
      Nevada City, CA3,11738%24%
      Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Gaffney, SC12,85937%25%
      Grenada, MS12,86343%13%
      Luling, LA12,85574%50%
      Herrin, IL12,86820%60%
      Malibu, CA12,85365%33%
      Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
      Source: The Grass Valley, 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.