Scotts Valley school information

IndexScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores66%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Scotts Valley, CA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Scotts Valley public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 74% higher than than the California average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scotts Valley public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.6% have completed high school, 52.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Scotts Valley are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Scotts Valley.
  • 95.3% of people in Scotts Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.6% of people in Scotts Valley have completed high school.
  • 52.8% of people in Scotts Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Scotts Valley

IndexScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Scotts Valley (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saratoga, CA30,83082%67%
Los Gatos, CA30,49172%46%
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Davenport, CA31065%31%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Scotts Valley, CA11,82466%35%

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Source: The Scotts Valley, 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.