Palm Springs school information

IndexPalm SpringsCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores36%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools93,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Palm Springs, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Palm Springs public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 5% lower than than the California average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palm Springs public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.0% have completed high school, 35.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palm Springs are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Palm Springs.
  • 86.6% of people in Palm Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.0% of people in Palm Springs have completed high school.
  • 35.3% of people in Palm Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palm Springs

IndexPalm SpringsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Indian Wells, CA5,19460%22%
Palm Desert, CA51,04550%2%
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA2,54848%2%
Bermuda Dunes, CA7,33948%3%
Morongo Valley, CA3,08247%4%
Palm Springs, CA46,71436%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Luis Obispo, CA46,71654%11%
Twin Falls, ID46,62336%26%
Texas City, TX46,81161%24%
North Highlands, CA46,84126%47%
Hattiesburg, MS46,84628%42%
Palm Springs, CA46,71436%27%
Source: The Palm Springs, 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.