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Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 43%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hercules are 11% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Hercules
  • 92.0% of people in Hercules have completed 8th grade
  • 91.0% of people in Hercules have completed high school
  • 43.3% of people in Hercules have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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

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      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.