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62%
  • Ocean Shore Elementary
  • 411 Oceana Blvd., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 414
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
62%
  • Cabrillo Elementary
  • 601 Crespi Dr., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 554
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
60%
  • Vallemar Elementary
  • 377 Reina Del Mar Ave., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 521
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
54%
  • Ortega Elementary
  • 1283 Terra Nova Blvd., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
48%
  • Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School
  • 1427 Palmetto Ave., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
40%
  • Sunset Ridge Elementary
  • 340 Inverness Dr., Pacifica
  • Pacifica
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 544
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
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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
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.

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%

Listed above are Pacifica School District, Pacifica schools. To customize your list of Pacifica School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Pacifica School District schools.

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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.
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