Downtown school information

IndexDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
Average Test Scores50%31%38%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:120:1
Total public schoolsn/a4328,308
Total private schoolsn/a3043,438
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1571,085

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  • The average school test scores in Downtown are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Downtown.
  • 86.5% of people in Downtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.2% of people in Downtown have completed high school.
  • 51.0% of people in Downtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downtown

IndexDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
Completed 8th grade86.5%75.8%81.1%
Completed high school86.2%74.4%79.8%
Completed some college75.8%56.4%61.5%
Completed associate degree58.8%38.5%39.8%
Completed bachelors51.0%32.5%32.0%
Completed masters16.2%11.1%11.9%
Completed professional degree6.2%4.0%3.9%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.3%1.6%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Los Angeles, CA3,918,87231%37%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chicago, IL2,714,01723%52%
Houston, TX2,240,58268%39%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32434%31%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%
Los Angeles, CA3,918,87231%37%
Source: The Downtown, Los Angeles, 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.