Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 80%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Laguna Niguel, CA School Districts

      • Capistrano Unified School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 8 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Laguna Niguel. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Laguna Niguel, CA schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Laguna Niguel, CA, an average of 95.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.8% have completed high school.

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      Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
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      Coto de Caza, CA14,84569%39%
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      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98457%15%

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      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98457%15%
      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.