Newport Beach school information

IndexNewport BeachCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores66%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools298,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Newport Beach, CA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Newport Beach public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 74% higher than than the California average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newport Beach public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.8% have completed high school, 65.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newport Beach are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Newport Beach.
  • 96.9% of people in Newport Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.8% of people in Newport Beach have completed high school.
  • 65.7% of people in Newport Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newport Beach

IndexNewport BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college90.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Laguna Beach, CA23,20472%46%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Newport Beach, CA86,81366%35%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alafaya, FL86,86869%40%
Hawthorne, CA86,93836%26%
Carmel, IN86,94087%77%
Whittier, CA86,63039%22%
Suffolk, VA87,06173%49%
Newport Beach, CA86,81366%35%
Source: The Newport Beach, 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.