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Avg. test scores 76%
High school dipl. 36%
Bachelors degree 59%

Santa Ana school information

IndexSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores24%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools648,30879,221
Total private schools263,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools111,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Santa Ana are 51% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 64 public schools in Santa Ana
  • 55.5% of people in Santa Ana have completed 8th grade
  • 52.9% of people in Santa Ana have completed high school
  • 12.4% of people in Santa Ana have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Santa Ana

      IndexSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade55.5%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school52.9%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college32.9%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

      Santa Ana, CA School Districts

      • Santa Ana Unified School District
      • Garden Grove Unified School District
      • Orange Unified School District

      There are a total of 64 public schools, 26 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Santa Ana. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Santa Ana, CA schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Santa Ana, CA, an average of 55.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 52.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
      Ladera Ranch, CA27,12172%46%
      Laguna Beach, CA23,20472%46%
      Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
      Santa Ana, CA333,60524%51%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Anaheim, CA346,77635%29%
      Corpus Christi, TX320,05069%40%
      Riverside, CA318,67833%32%
      Honolulu, HI349,59749%1%
      Aurora, CO351,13127%45%
      Santa Ana, CA333,60524%51%
      Source: The Santa Ana, 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.