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57%
  • Hanna Ranch Elementary
  • 2480 Refugio Valley Rd., Hercules
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
46%
  • Hercules High
  • 1900 Refugio Valley Rd., Hercules
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 935
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
45%
  • Ohlone Elementary
  • 1616 Pheasant Dr., Hercules
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 344
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
39%
  • Lupine Hills Elementary
  • 1919 Lupine Rd., Hercules
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
34%
  • Hercules Middle School
  • 1900 Refugio Valley Rd., Hercules
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 636
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
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Hercules school information

IndexHerculesCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Hercules, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hercules public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 15% higher than than the California average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hercules public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.0% have completed high school, 43.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Hercules

IndexHerculesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%

Hercules, CA School Districts

West Contra Costa Unified School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Hercules. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hercules, CA schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Hercules, CA, an average of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Hercules schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Hercules, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
Hercules, CA25,01144%11%

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Paducah, KY25,01039%20%
Junction City, KS25,01640%18%
Canton, GA25,02248%3%
Mint Hill, NC25,02454%9%
Prior Lake, MN24,99769%40%
Hercules, CA25,01144%11%
Source: The Hercules, 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.
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