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Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 3%

Long Beach school information

IndexLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores37%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools808,30879,221
Total private schools523,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools111,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Long Beach are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 80 public schools in Long Beach
  • 78.9% of people in Long Beach have completed 8th grade
  • 77.6% of people in Long Beach have completed high school
  • 29.5% of people in Long Beach have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Long Beach

      IndexLong BeachCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school77.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college60.8%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.2%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters10.8%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

      Long Beach, CA School Districts

      • Long Beach Unified School District
      • Paramount Unified School District
      • Los Angeles Unified School District

      There are a total of 80 public schools, 52 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Long Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Long Beach, CA schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Long Beach, CA, an average of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
      Long Beach, CA469,79337%25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mesa, AZ470,45639%21%
      Kansas City, MO471,76743%13%
      Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
      Sacramento, CA484,53029%40%
      Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
      Long Beach, CA469,79337%25%
      Source: The Long Beach, 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.