Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 59%

Half Moon Bay school information

IndexHalf Moon BayCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores51%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Half Moon Bay are 3% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Half Moon Bay
  • 86.0% of people in Half Moon Bay have completed 8th grade
  • 84.9% of people in Half Moon Bay have completed high school
  • 48.3% of people in Half Moon Bay have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Half Moon Bay

      IndexHalf Moon BayCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade86.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school84.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college72.4%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree53.7%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors48.3%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters21.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.4%1.6%1.3%

      Half Moon Bay, CA School Districts

      • Cabrillo Unified School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Half Moon Bay. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Half Moon Bay, CA schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Half Moon Bay, CA, an average of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
      Portola Valley, CA4,55082%66%
      Stanford, CA14,92682%66%
      Foster City, CA32,96777%56%
      Burlingame, CA30,11873%48%
      Half Moon Bay, CA12,28151%3%

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      Winfield, KS12,28341%17%
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      Rogers, MN12,28474%50%
      Portales, NM12,27521%57%
      Half Moon Bay, CA12,28151%3%
      Source: The Half Moon Bay, 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.