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Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 35%

Pittsburg school information

IndexPittsburgCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools128,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pittsburg are 44% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Pittsburg
  • 77.6% of people in Pittsburg have completed 8th grade
  • 75.9% of people in Pittsburg have completed high school
  • 19.8% of people in Pittsburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Pittsburg

      IndexPittsburgCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school75.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college54.4%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors19.8%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

      Pittsburg, CA School Districts

      • Pittsburg Unified School District
      • Mount Diablo Unified School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Pittsburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pittsburg, CA schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Pittsburg, CA, an average of 77.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
      Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
      Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
      Alamo, CA16,07879%60%
      Saranap, CA6,21177%55%
      Pittsburg, CA67,99827%44%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Richland Hills, TX67,99481%65%
      Dothan, AL68,06640%19%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%
      Frederick, MD68,22950%2%
      Redondo Beach, CA67,66463%28%
      Pittsburg, CA67,99827%44%
      Source: The Pittsburg, 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.