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41%
  • Ira Harbison
  • 3235 E. Eighth St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
40%
  • Palmer Way
  • 2900 Palmer St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 590
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
37%
  • Sweetwater High
  • 2900 Highland Ave., National City
  • Sweetwater Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,761
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
35%
  • Kimball
  • 302 W. 18th St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 367
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
32%
  • Central Elementary
  • 933 E Ave., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 677
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
30%
  • John A. Otis Elementary
  • 621 E. 18th St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
29%
  • Rancho De La Nacion
  • 1830 E. Division St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 464
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
29%
  • Olivewood
  • 2505 F Ave., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 624
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
29%
  • Granger Junior High
  • 2101 Granger Ave., National City
  • Sweetwater Union High
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 921
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
27%
  • National City Middle School
  • 1701 D Ave., National City
  • Sweetwater Union High
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 768
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
26%
  • Las Palmas
  • 1900 E. 18th St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 689
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
25%
  • Integrity Charter
  • 701 National City Blvd., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
24%
  • Lincoln Acres
  • 2200 Lanoitan Ave., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 603
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
22%
  • El Toyon Elementary
  • 2000 E. Division St., National City
  • National Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
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National City school information

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The National City, CA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. National City public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 21% lower than than the California average and 39% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of National City public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.6% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in National City

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade70.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school69.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in National City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for National City, CA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In National City, CA, an average of 70.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of National City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of National City, CA schools.

Source: The National City, 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.