Porterville school information

Average Test Scores24%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools298,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Porterville, CA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Porterville public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 37% lower than than the California average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Porterville public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.1% have completed high school, 10.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Porterville are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Porterville.
  • 67.9% of people in Porterville have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.1% of people in Porterville have completed high school.
  • 10.3% of people in Porterville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Porterville

Completed 8th grade67.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school63.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college39.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Springville, CA82337%25%
Strathmore, CA3,24032%34%
Terra Bella, CA3,20125%50%
Lindsay, CA13,05217%66%
Ducor, CA74115%71%
Porterville, CA58,47224%51%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dubuque, IA58,53569%41%
Spring, TX58,60880%63%
Orland Park, IL58,61246%7%
Bartlett, TN58,31859%20%
Owensboro, KY58,68549%0%
Porterville, CA58,47224%51%
Source: The Porterville, 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.