Newark school information

IndexNewarkCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Newark, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Newark public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 8% higher than than the California average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newark public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.6% have completed high school, 30.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Newark are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Newark.
  • 87.2% of people in Newark have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.6% of people in Newark have completed high school.
  • 30.3% of people in Newark have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Newark (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cupertino, CA60,29786%75%
Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
Portola Valley, CA4,55082%66%
Newark, CA44,67741%16%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Ridge, VA44,68584%71%
Everett, MA44,63656%14%
Strongsville, OH44,62286%75%
Titusville, FL44,74646%7%
West Lafayette, IN44,54371%44%
Newark, CA44,67741%16%
Source: The Newark, 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.