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Avg. test scores 26%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 36%

Hawthorne school information

IndexHawthorneCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexHawthorneCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Hawthorne, CA School Districts

      • Hawthorne Elementary School District
      • Los Angeles Unified School District
      • Centinela Valley Union High School District

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Hawthorne. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hawthorne, CA schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Hawthorne, CA, an average of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.2% have completed high school.

      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.