Norwalk school information

IndexNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores31%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools258,30879,221
Total private schools93,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Norwalk, CA educational system consists of 25 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Norwalk public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 19% lower than than the California average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norwalk public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.9% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norwalk are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Norwalk.
  • 72.8% of people in Norwalk have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.9% of people in Norwalk have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Norwalk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norwalk

IndexNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Norwalk, CA106,36031%37%

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Pearland, TX106,23885%73%
Palm Bay, FL106,57350%2%
Everett, WA106,58041%16%
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North Charleston, SC106,11341%16%
Norwalk, CA106,36031%37%
Source: The Norwalk, 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.