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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 8%

Ridgecrest school information

IndexRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores42%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools108,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ridgecrest are 15% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Ridgecrest
  • 87.3% of people in Ridgecrest have completed 8th grade
  • 86.5% of people in Ridgecrest have completed high school
  • 27.9% of people in Ridgecrest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ridgecrest

      IndexRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.3%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school86.5%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college66.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.1%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.9%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.5%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

      Ridgecrest, CA School Districts

      • Sierra Sands Unified School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Ridgecrest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ridgecrest, CA schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Ridgecrest, CA, an average of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Inyokern, CA87532%35%
      Ridgecrest, CA28,60442%15%

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      Ridgecrest, CA28,60442%15%
      Source: The Ridgecrest, 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.