Pacifica school information

Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Pacifica, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pacifica public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 42% higher than than the California average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pacifica public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 43.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pacifica are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Pacifica.
  • 93.0% of people in Pacifica have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Pacifica have completed high school.
  • 43.0% of people in Pacifica have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pacifica

Completed 8th grade93.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Foster City, CA32,96777%56%
Burlingame, CA30,11873%48%
San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
Pacifica, CA38,84454%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mableton, GA38,83924%51%
Tupelo, MS38,85645%10%
Marumsco, VA38,81570%43%
Huber Heights, OH38,79566%34%
Hallandale Beach, FL38,95135%29%
Pacifica, CA38,84454%10%
Source: The Pacifica, 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.