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  • Deer Creek Elementary
  • 805 Lindley Ave., Nevada City
  • Nevada City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Seven Hills Intermediate
  • 700 Hoover Ln., Nevada City
  • Nevada City Elementary
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Nevada City Charter
  • 750 Hoover Ln., Nevada City
  • Nevada City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 55
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1

Nevada City school information

IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Nevada City, CA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nevada City public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 1% lower than than the California average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nevada City public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 38.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

Listed above are Nevada City Elementary School District, Nevada City schools. To customize your list of Nevada City Elementary School District 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 Nevada City Elementary School District schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alta, CA44860%21%
Alta Sierra, CA6,63957%16%
Camptonville, CA17155%11%
Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
Colfax, CA2,18941%16%
Nevada City, CA3,11738%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bonny Doon, CA3,11745%10%
Greenwood Lake, NY3,11850%1%
Macungie, PA3,11560%21%
Marin City, CA3,11520%60%
Jacksonwald, PA3,11465%31%
Nevada City, CA3,11738%24%
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.
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