Santa Clarita school information

IndexSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores51%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Santa Clarita, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Santa Clarita public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 35% higher than than the California average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Santa Clarita public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.2% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Santa Clarita are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Santa Clarita.
  • 87.9% of people in Santa Clarita have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Santa Clarita have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in Santa Clarita have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Santa Clarita

IndexSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Santa Clarita (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Santa Clarita, 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.