Mission Viejo school information

IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools258,30879,221
Total private schools143,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Mission Viejo, CA educational system consists of 25 public schools, 14 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mission Viejo public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 39% higher than than the California average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mission Viejo public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 47.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mission Viejo are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Mission Viejo.
  • 93.0% of people in Mission Viejo have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.8% of people in Mission Viejo have completed high school.
  • 47.2% of people in Mission Viejo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mission Viejo

IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mission Viejo, 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.