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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 49%

Lake Forest school information

IndexLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lake Forest are 9% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Lake Forest
  • 90.7% of people in Lake Forest have completed 8th grade
  • 90.5% of people in Lake Forest have completed high school
  • 45.1% of people in Lake Forest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lake Forest

      IndexLake ForestCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.7%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school90.5%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college76.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree53.3%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors45.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

      Lake Forest, CA School Districts

      • Saddleback Valley Unified School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Lake Forest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lake Forest, CA schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Lake Forest, CA, an average of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.5% have completed high school.

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      Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
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      Lake Forest, CA80,65854%9%

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      Lake Forest, CA80,65854%9%
      Source: The Lake Forest, 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.