Occidental school information

Average Test Scores47%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Occidental, CA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Occidental public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 23% higher than than the California average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Occidental public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.8% have completed high school, 48.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Occidental are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Occidental.
  • 98.8% of people in Occidental have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.8% of people in Occidental have completed high school.
  • 48.0% of people in Occidental have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Occidental

Completed 8th grade98.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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Occidental, CA89847%4%

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Occidental, CA89847%4%
Source: The Occidental, 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.