Shafter school information

Average Test Scores19%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools68,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Shafter, CA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shafter public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 49% lower than than the California average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shafter public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 56.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 54.9% have completed high school, 6.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shafter are 61% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Shafter.
  • 56.9% of people in Shafter have completed 8th grade.
  • 54.9% of people in Shafter have completed high school.
  • 6.5% of people in Shafter have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shafter

Completed 8th grade56.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school54.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rosedale, CA17,05048%2%
Greenacres, CA4,73744%11%
Bakersfield, CA367,55529%40%
Tupman, CA21625%50%
McFarland, CA13,39122%56%
Shafter, CA17,80119%61%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maumelle, AR17,79531%36%
Central Point, OR17,79348%3%
Godfrey, IL17,80930%38%
Dumont, NJ17,78858%17%
Durango, CO17,81739%21%
Shafter, CA17,80119%61%
Source: The Shafter, 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.