Irvine school information

Average Test Scores75%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,221
Total private schools183,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools81,0857,963
The Irvine, CA educational system consists of 33 public schools, 18 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Irvine public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 97% higher than than the California average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Irvine public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.9% have completed high school, 68.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Irvine are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Irvine.
  • 96.2% of people in Irvine have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in Irvine have completed high school.
  • 68.0% of people in Irvine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Irvine

Completed 8th grade96.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors68.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters29.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Irvine, 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.