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Avg. test scores 42%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 115%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA School Districts

      • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
      • Los Angeles Unified School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Rancho Palos Verdes. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, an average of 96.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
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      Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
      Redondo Beach, CA67,66463%28%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%

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      Oro Valley, AZ42,37969%39%
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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.