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Avg. test scores 0%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 51%

Palmdale school information

IndexPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a10%48%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools328,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Palmdale are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Palmdale
  • 73.2% of people in Palmdale have completed 8th grade
  • 71.2% of people in Palmdale have completed high school
  • 15.0% of people in Palmdale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Palmdale

      IndexPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade73.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school71.2%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college48.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.0%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

      Palmdale, CA School Districts

      • Westside Union Elementary School District
      • Palmdale Elementary School District
      • Antelope Valley Union Joint High School District
      • Keppel Union Elementary School District
      • Wilsona Elementary School District

      There are a total of 32 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Palmdale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palmdale, CA schools is n/a. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Palmdale, CA, an average of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Palmdale, CA156,823n/a 

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      McKinney, TX156,82159%23%
      Cary, NC155,82262%29%
      Springfield, MA153,99131%35%
      Macon-Bibb County, GA153,92526%47%
      Pasadena, TX153,28641%16%
      Palmdale, CA156,823n/a 
      Source: The Palmdale, 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.