Pacific Grove school information

IndexPacific GroveCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores61%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Pacific Grove, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Pacific Grove public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 61% higher than than the California average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pacific Grove public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.1% have completed high school, 53.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pacific Grove are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Pacific Grove.
  • 94.5% of people in Pacific Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.1% of people in Pacific Grove have completed high school.
  • 53.3% of people in Pacific Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pacific Grove

IndexPacific GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carmel Valley Village, CA4,28275%51%
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Prunedale, CA19,62832%36%
Marina, CA20,81627%45%
Pacific Grove, CA15,54661%25%

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Pacific Grove, CA15,54661%25%
Source: The Pacific Grove, 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.