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Monterey school information

Index Monterey California National
Average Test Scores51%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Monterey are 6% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Monterey
  • 92.9% of people in Monterey have completed 8th grade
  • 92.5% of people in Monterey have completed high school
  • 49.5% of people in Monterey have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Monterey

      Index Monterey California National
      Completed 8th grade92.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college81.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree60.1%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters23.5%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%

      Monterey, CA School Districts

      • Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Monterey. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Monterey, CA schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Monterey, CA, an average of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Carmel Valley Village, CA4,17572%49.0%
      Pacific Grove, CA15,47167%40.0%
      Spreckels, CA37358%19.8%
      Salinas, CA156,17733%31.4%
      Seaside, CA34,06332%34.2%
      Monterey, CA28,57551%6.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Granite City, IL28,56317%65.2%
      Schererville, IN28,55963%30.2%
      Burton, MI28,59827%43.1%
      Northampton, MA28,55252%8.5%
      Lake in the Hills, IL28,61745%5.5%
      Monterey, CA28,57551%6.1%
      Source: The Monterey, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.