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Avg. test scores 32%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 26%

Riverside school information

IndexRiversideCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores33%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools908,30879,221
Total private schools403,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools121,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Riverside are 32% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 90 public schools in Riverside
  • 77.9% of people in Riverside have completed 8th grade
  • 76.6% of people in Riverside have completed high school
  • 22.6% of people in Riverside have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Riverside

      IndexRiversideCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school76.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college53.9%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

      Riverside, CA School Districts

      • Riverside Unified School District
      • Alvord Unified School District

      There are a total of 90 public schools, 40 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Riverside. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Riverside, CA schools is 33%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Riverside, CA, an average of 77.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Loma Linda, CA23,85951%4%
      Eastvale, CA58,21751%3%
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,30950%2%
      Temescal Valley, CA24,79750%1%
      Redlands, CA70,44247%4%
      Riverside, CA318,67833%32%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Corpus Christi, TX320,05069%40%
      St. Louis, MO316,03033%32%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,30548%2%
      Santa Ana, CA333,60524%51%
      Riverside, CA318,67833%32%
      Source: The Riverside, 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.