Laguna Niguel school information

IndexLaguna NiguelCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores57%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Laguna Niguel, CA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 8 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Laguna Niguel public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 49% higher than than the California average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laguna Niguel public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 54.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Laguna Niguel are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Laguna Niguel.
  • 95.0% of people in Laguna Niguel have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.8% of people in Laguna Niguel have completed high school.
  • 54.5% of people in Laguna Niguel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Laguna Niguel

IndexLaguna NiguelCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Laguna Niguel (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Laguna Niguel, 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.