La Mirada school information

IndexLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores46%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools108,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The La Mirada, CA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. La Mirada public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 21% higher than than the California average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Mirada public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.0% have completed high school, 29.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Mirada are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in La Mirada.
  • 87.4% of people in La Mirada have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in La Mirada have completed high school.
  • 29.8% of people in La Mirada have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Mirada

IndexLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
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Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
La Mirada, CA49,13046%6%

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Harrisburg, PA49,16033%33%
Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%
Methuen Town, MA49,04359%20%
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La Mirada, CA49,13046%6%
Source: The La Mirada, 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.