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  • Kensington Elementary
  • 90 Highland Blvd., Kensington
  • West Contra Costa Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
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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.

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.

To customize your list of Kensington 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 Kensington, CA schools.

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Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
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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.
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