Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 75%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Pleasant Hill, CA School Districts

      • Mount Diablo Unified School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Pleasant Hill. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pleasant Hill, CA schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Pleasant Hill, CA, an average of 96.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.1% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
      Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
      Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
      Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
      Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
      Pleasant Hill, CA34,39553%8%

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      Pleasant Hill, CA34,39553%8%
      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.