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Shafter school information

Index Shafter California National
Average Test Scores30%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools68,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Shafter are 38% 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

      Index Shafter California National
      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%

      Shafter, CA School Districts

      • Kern Union High School District
      • Richland-Lerdo Union Elementary School District
      • Maple Elementary School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Shafter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shafter, CA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Shafter, CA, an average of 56.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 54.9% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Bakersfield, CA379,87937%23.1%
      McFarland, CA13,24433%31.6%
      Wasco, CA27,55327%43.3%
      Tupman, CA13427%43.8%
      Buttonwillow, CA1,33926%46.9%
      Shafter, CA19,74330%38.0%

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      West Mifflin, PA19,74263%30.6%
      Sherwood, OR19,74573%51.0%
      Blythe, CA19,74723%53.0%
      Willmar, MN19,72837%22.5%
      Bartow, FL19,76241%14.8%
      Shafter, CA19,74330%38.0%
      Source: The Shafter, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.