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  • Alvarado Elementary
  • 1900 E. 21st St., Signal Hill
  • Long Beach Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Signal Hill Elementary
  • 2285 Walnut Ave., Signal Hill
  • Long Beach Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 752
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Jessie Nelson Academy
  • 1951 Cherry Ave., Signal Hill
  • Long Beach Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 870
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1

Signal Hill school information

IndexSignal HillCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools18,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Signal Hill, CA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Signal Hill public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 1% lower than than the California average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Signal Hill public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 38.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Signal Hill

IndexSignal HillCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%

Signal Hill, CA School Districts

Long Beach Unified School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Signal Hill. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Signal Hill, CA schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Signal Hill, CA, an average of 82.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Signal Hill schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Signal Hill, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
Signal Hill, CA11,40438%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Centerton, AR11,40331%37%
Two Rivers, WI11,40945%8%
Summit, IL11,40929%41%
Ionia, MI11,39634%31%
Mendota, CA11,39421%58%
Signal Hill, CA11,40438%23%
Source: The Signal Hill, 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.