Hawthorne school information

Average Test Scores36%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools188,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Hawthorne, CA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Hawthorne public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 4% lower than than the California average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hawthorne public schools is 22:1, 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, 72.2% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hawthorne are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Hawthorne.
  • 73.6% of people in Hawthorne have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Hawthorne have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Hawthorne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hawthorne

Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hawthorne (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Hawthorne, CA86,93836%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carmel, IN86,94087%77%
Alafaya, FL86,86869%40%
Suffolk, VA87,06173%49%
Newport Beach, CA86,81366%35%
Whittier, CA86,63039%22%
Hawthorne, CA86,93836%26%
Source: The Hawthorne, 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.