Malibu school information

Average Test Scores65%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Malibu, CA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Malibu public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 71% higher than than the California average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Malibu public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.8% have completed high school, 61.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Malibu are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Malibu.
  • 96.8% of people in Malibu have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.8% of people in Malibu have completed high school.
  • 61.4% of people in Malibu have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Malibu

Completed 8th grade96.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60182%66%
Oak Park, CA14,88576%53%
Westlake Village, CA8,44375%51%
Hidden Hills, CA1,57369%40%
Agoura Hills, CA20,68966%35%
Malibu, CA12,85365%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Luling, LA12,85574%50%
Monfort Heights, OH12,85075%51%
Grovetown, GA12,84841%17%
Gaffney, SC12,85937%25%
Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
Malibu, CA12,85365%33%
Source: The Malibu, 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.