Selma school information

Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Selma, CA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Selma public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 20% lower than than the California average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Selma public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.9% have completed high school, 8.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Selma are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Selma.
  • 66.9% of people in Selma have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.9% of people in Selma have completed high school.
  • 8.8% of people in Selma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Selma

Completed 8th grade66.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school58.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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Kingsburg, CA11,71646%6%
Fowler, CA6,08335%28%
Sanger, CA24,74135%30%
Reedley, CA25,27334%31%
Centerville, CA45030%40%
Selma, CA24,22830%38%

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Staunton, VA24,23468%37%
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Selma, CA24,22830%38%
Source: The Selma, 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.