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Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 13%

Richmond school information

IndexRichmondCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools268,30879,221
Total private schools163,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Richmond are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Richmond
  • 77.2% of people in Richmond have completed 8th grade
  • 75.0% of people in Richmond have completed high school
  • 26.3% of people in Richmond have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Richmond, CA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Richmond

      IndexRichmondCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school75.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college56.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.3%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.9%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

      Richmond, CA School Districts

      • West Contra Costa Unified School District

      There are a total of 26 public schools, 16 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Richmond. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Richmond, CA schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Richmond, CA, an average of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
      Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
      Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
      Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
      Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
      Richmond, CA108,30327%45%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Richardson, TX108,35079%60%
      The Woodlands, TX108,37392%87%
      Pueblo, CO108,38526%48%
      Murrieta, CA108,58350%1%
      Antioch, CA108,67525%50%
      Richmond, CA108,30327%45%
      Source: The Richmond, 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.