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Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 147%

Manhattan Beach school information

IndexManhattan BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores79%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Manhattan Beach are 60% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Manhattan Beach
  • 98.0% of people in Manhattan Beach have completed 8th grade
  • 97.9% of people in Manhattan Beach have completed high school
  • 75.0% of people in Manhattan Beach have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Manhattan Beach, CA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Manhattan Beach

      IndexManhattan BeachCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade98.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school97.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college91.9%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree80.5%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors75.0%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters33.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree12.7%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%

      Manhattan Beach, CA School Districts

      • Manhattan Beach Unified School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Manhattan Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Manhattan Beach, CA schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Manhattan Beach, CA, an average of 98.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
      West Hollywood, CA35,66170%43%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Little Elm, TX35,55377%55%
      Moorpark, CA35,59453%8%
      Cottage Grove, MN35,63262%25%
      Olive Branch, MS35,50854%10%
      Newnan, GA35,64241%17%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      Source: The Manhattan 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.