Pleasant Hill school information

IndexPleasant HillCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Pleasant Hill, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Pleasant Hill public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 39% higher than than the California average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pleasant Hill public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.1% have completed high school, 52.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pleasant Hill are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Pleasant Hill.
  • 96.5% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.1% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed high school.
  • 52.9% of people in Pleasant Hill have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pleasant Hill

IndexPleasant HillCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college85.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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Source: The Pleasant Hill, 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.