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90%
  • Cornerstone At Pedregal Elementary
  • 6069 Groveoak Pl., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
84%
  • Silver Spur Elementary
  • 5500 Ironwood St., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 557
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
82%
  • Soleado Elementary
  • 27800 Longhill Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 464
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
80%
  • Point Vicente Elementary
  • 30540 Rue De La Pierre, Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
76%
  • Ridgecrest Intermediate
  • 28915 N.bay Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 966
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
74%
  • Vista Grande Elementary
  • 7032 Purpleridge Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
67%
  • Mira Catalina Elementary
  • 30511 Lucania Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
63%
  • Miraleste Intermediate
  • 29323 Palos Verdes Dr. E., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 865
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
53%
  • Rudecinda Sepulveda Dodson Middle School
  • 28014 Montereina Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Los Angeles Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,846
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
34%
  • Crestwood Street Elementary
  • 1946 W. Crestwood St., Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Los Angeles Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
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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.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Rancho Palos Verdes schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
Redondo Beach, CA67,66463%28%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%

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Danville, VA42,36067%36%
Bentonville, AR42,49948%3%
Burke, VA42,29089%80%
Burlington, VT42,55649%1%
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.
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