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  • Hermosa Valley Elementary
  • 1645 Valley Dr., Hermosa Beach
  • Hermosa Beach City Elementary
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 991
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Hermosa View Elementary
  • 1800 Prospect Ave., Hermosa Beach
  • Hermosa Beach City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1

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.

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%

Hermosa Beach, CA School Districts

Hermosa Beach City Elementary School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Hermosa Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hermosa Beach, CA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Hermosa Beach, CA, an average of 98.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Hermosa Beach 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 Hermosa Beach, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

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.
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