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Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 19%
Bachelors degree 175%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Kensington, CA School Districts

      • West Contra Costa Unified School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kensington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kensington, CA schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Kensington, CA, an average of 99.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 99.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
      Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
      Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
      Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
      Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
      Kensington, CA5,60280%63%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lebanon, KY5,60453%8%
      Alma, AR5,59928%43%
      Exeter, PA5,60555%11%
      Vinita, OK5,59964%30%
      Avra Valley, AZ5,60620%59%
      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.