Kensington school information

IndexKensingtonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores80%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools18,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Kensington, CA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kensington public schools have average test scores of 80% which is 110% higher than than the California average and 63% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kensington public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 99.0% have completed high school, 83.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 22.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kensington are 63% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Kensington.
  • 99.0% of people in Kensington have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.0% of people in Kensington have completed high school.
  • 83.5% of people in Kensington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kensington

IndexKensingtonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade99.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school99.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college94.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree85.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors83.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters47.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree22.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate10.5%1.6%1.3%

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

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Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
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Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
Kensington, CA5,60280%63%

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Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
Source: The Kensington, 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.