Sierra Madre school information

IndexSierra MadreCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores55%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools18,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Sierra Madre, CA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sierra Madre public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 44% higher than than the California average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sierra Madre public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.6% have completed high school, 65.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sierra Madre are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Sierra Madre.
  • 98.6% of people in Sierra Madre have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.6% of people in Sierra Madre have completed high school.
  • 65.1% of people in Sierra Madre have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sierra Madre

IndexSierra MadreCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters27.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Walnut, CA30,02666%35%
Sierra Madre, CA11,06755%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Minnehaha, WA11,06860%21%
Millington, TN11,06945%8%
Guthrie, OK11,06369%40%
Loganville, GA11,07246%7%
Mount Kisco, NY11,06237%26%
Sierra Madre, CA11,06755%12%
Source: The Sierra Madre, 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.