Huntington Beach school information

IndexHuntington BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores58%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,221
Total private schools183,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools61,0857,963
The Huntington Beach, CA educational system consists of 33 public schools, 18 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Huntington Beach public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 53% higher than than the California average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Huntington Beach public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.8% have completed high school, 41.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Huntington Beach are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Huntington Beach.
  • 91.2% of people in Huntington Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in Huntington Beach have completed high school.
  • 41.9% of people in Huntington Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Huntington Beach

IndexHuntington BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
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Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Huntington Beach, CA198,72458%19%

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Huntington Beach, CA198,72458%19%
Source: The Huntington 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.