B+
Avg. test scores 0%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 26%

Nevada City school information

IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a10%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Nevada City are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Nevada City
  • 89.9% of people in Nevada City have completed 8th grade
  • 89.9% of people in Nevada City have completed high school
  • 38.1% of people in Nevada City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Nevada City

      IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school89.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college77.8%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree48.5%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters12.9%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%

      Nevada City, CA School Districts

      • Nevada City Elementary School District
      • Twin Ridges Elementary School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Nevada City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Nevada City, CA schools is n/a. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Nevada City, CA, an average of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Nevada City, CA3,117n/a 

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Greenwood Lake, NY3,11875%56%
      Macungie, PA3,11566%37%
      Canadian, TX3,12062%30%
      Belchertown, MA3,12052%7%
      Hogansville, GA3,11430%38%
      Nevada City, CA3,117n/a 
      Source: The Nevada 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.