Santa Ynez school information

IndexSanta YnezCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores47%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Santa Ynez, CA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Santa Ynez public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 23% higher than than the California average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Santa Ynez public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 37.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Santa Ynez are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Santa Ynez.
  • 93.0% of people in Santa Ynez have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.0% of people in Santa Ynez have completed high school.
  • 37.0% of people in Santa Ynez have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Santa Ynez

IndexSanta YnezCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ballard, CA36282%67%
Los Olivos, CA87165%31%
Buellton, CA5,02158%18%
Isla Vista, CA27,17951%4%
Goleta, CA30,67148%2%
Santa Ynez, CA4,46847%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Midway, UT4,46846%8%
Valdese, NC4,46757%16%
Coleman, TX4,46770%41%
Tazewell, VA4,47084%71%
Soldotna, AK4,47138%23%
Santa Ynez, CA4,46847%4%
Source: The Santa Ynez, 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.