Oceanside school information

Average Test Scores35%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,221
Total private schools163,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Oceanside, CA educational system consists of 33 public schools, 16 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Oceanside public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 9% lower than than the California average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oceanside public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 28.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oceanside are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Oceanside.
  • 85.6% of people in Oceanside have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Oceanside have completed high school.
  • 28.5% of people in Oceanside have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oceanside

Completed 8th grade85.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76380%63%
Solana Beach, CA13,31274%51%
Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86474%50%
Carlsbad, CA112,00867%37%
Encinitas, CA62,16067%35%
Oceanside, CA173,82935%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,30950%2%
Santa Rosa, CA173,16537%24%
Garden Grove, CA174,67642%14%
Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%
Fort Lauderdale, FL175,15339%21%
Oceanside, CA173,82935%29%
Source: The Oceanside, 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.