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Avg. test scores 10%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 42%

Pacifica school information

IndexPacificaCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexPacificaCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Pacifica, CA School Districts

      • Pacifica School District
      • Jefferson Union High School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Pacifica. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pacifica, CA schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Pacifica, CA, an average of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.4% have completed high school.

      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.