Placerville school information

Average Test Scores48%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,221
Total private schools93,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Placerville, CA educational system consists of 17 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Placerville public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 25% higher than than the California average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Placerville public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Placerville are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Placerville.
  • 85.5% of people in Placerville have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Placerville have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Placerville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Placerville

Completed 8th grade85.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
El Dorado Hills, CA43,49566%34%
Shingle Springs, CA4,32358%18%
Grizzly Flats, CA84650%2%
Diamond Springs, CA12,00250%1%
Cameron Park, CA20,20149%1%
Placerville, CA10,54048%3%

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Placerville, CA10,54048%3%
Source: The Placerville, 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.