Rancho Palos Verdes school information

IndexRancho Palos VerdesCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores70%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Rancho Palos Verdes, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Rancho Palos Verdes public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 84% higher than than the California average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rancho Palos Verdes public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.6% have completed high school, 65.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rancho Palos Verdes are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Rancho Palos Verdes.
  • 96.7% of people in Rancho Palos Verdes have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.6% of people in Rancho Palos Verdes have completed high school.
  • 65.2% of people in Rancho Palos Verdes have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rancho Palos Verdes

IndexRancho Palos VerdesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college87.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters31.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Rancho Palos Verdes (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
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Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
Redondo Beach, CA67,66463%28%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%

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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
Source: The Rancho Palos Verdes, 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.