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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 139%

Palos Verdes Estates school information

IndexPalos Verdes EstatesCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores76%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Palos Verdes Estates are 53% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Palos Verdes Estates
  • 97.6% of people in Palos Verdes Estates have completed 8th grade
  • 97.6% of people in Palos Verdes Estates have completed high school
  • 72.5% of people in Palos Verdes Estates have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Palos Verdes Estates

      IndexPalos Verdes EstatesCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade97.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school97.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college92.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree79.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors72.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters35.4%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree15.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%

      Palos Verdes Estates, CA School Districts

      • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Palos Verdes Estates. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palos Verdes Estates, CA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Palos Verdes Estates, CA, an average of 97.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
      Redondo Beach, CA67,66463%28%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%

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      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
      Source: The Palos Verdes Estates, 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.