Santa Rosa school information

IndexSanta RosaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores37%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools648,30879,221
Total private schools263,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Santa Rosa, CA educational system consists of 64 public schools, 26 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Santa Rosa public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 2% lower than than the California average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Santa Rosa public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 31.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Santa Rosa are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 64 public schools in Santa Rosa.
  • 83.6% of people in Santa Rosa have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Santa Rosa have completed high school.
  • 31.0% of people in Santa Rosa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Santa Rosa

IndexSanta RosaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

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Kenwood, CA1,22767%36%
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Forestville, CA3,51447%4%
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Santa Rosa, CA173,16537%24%

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Santa Rosa, CA173,16537%24%
Source: The Santa Rosa, 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.