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La Quinta school information

Index La Quinta California National
Average Test Scores39%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in La Quinta are 19% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in La Quinta
  • 87.7% of people in La Quinta have completed 8th grade
  • 87.2% of people in La Quinta have completed high school
  • 35.5% of people in La Quinta have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in La Quinta

      Index La Quinta California National
      Completed 8th grade87.7%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school87.2%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college69.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.3%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors35.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters13.3%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

      La Quinta, CA School Districts

      • Desert Sands Unified School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in La Quinta. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for La Quinta, CA schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In La Quinta, CA, an average of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.2% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Bermuda Dunes, CA6,62678%61.5%
      Indian Wells, CA5,46365%35.4%
      Palm Desert, CA53,08757%18.8%
      Rancho Mirage, CA18,53744%7.8%
      Palm Springs, CA48,39044%8.6%
      La Quinta, CA41,65039%19.2%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Westfield, IN41,65270%46.5%
      Mableton, GA41,64730%38.0%
      Oakley, CA41,65636%24.5%
      Huntsville, TX41,66436%24.7%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA41,63575%56.5%
      La Quinta, CA41,65039%19.2%
      Source: The La Quinta, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.