Hermosa Beach school information

IndexHermosa BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores71%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Hermosa Beach, CA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hermosa Beach public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 85% higher than than the California average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hermosa Beach public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.5% have completed high school, 73.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hermosa Beach are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Hermosa Beach.
  • 98.6% of people in Hermosa Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.5% of people in Hermosa Beach have completed high school.
  • 73.5% of people in Hermosa Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hermosa Beach

IndexHermosa BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree78.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
Beverly Hills, CA34,62764%31%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairwood, WA19,72461%24%
North Bellmore, NY19,72063%29%
Universal City, TX19,73379%61%
Painesville, OH19,73568%38%
Stevenson Ranch, CA19,73776%53%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
Source: The Hermosa Beach, 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.