Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 2%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      La Mirada, CA School Districts

      • Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in La Mirada. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for La Mirada, CA schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In La Mirada, CA, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
      Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
      Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
      La Mirada, CA49,13046%6%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Harrisburg, PA49,16033%33%
      Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%
      Methuen Town, MA49,04359%20%
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03863%28%
      Severn, MD49,01738%23%
      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.