Avg. test scores 4%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 26%

Morro Bay school information

IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores47%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Morro Bay are 4% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Morro Bay
  • 88.8% of people in Morro Bay have completed 8th grade
  • 88.0% of people in Morro Bay have completed high school
  • 38.0% of people in Morro Bay have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Morro Bay

      IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade88.8%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school88.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college72.4%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.0%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.7%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%

      Morro Bay, CA School Districts

      • San Luis Coastal Unified School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Morro Bay. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Morro Bay, CA schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Morro Bay, CA, an average of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cayucos, CA2,98765%31%
      Los Ranchos, CA1,63063%28%
      San Luis Obispo, CA46,71654%11%
      Templeton, CA7,52554%9%
      Los Osos, CA15,60345%9%
      Morro Bay, CA10,51947%4%

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      Harrison, OH10,52271%45%
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      Maynard, MA10,52671%45%
      Farmington, MI10,52660%21%
      Royse City, TX10,53279%61%
      Morro Bay, CA10,51947%4%
      Source: The Morro Bay, 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.