Sonora school information

Average Test Scores39%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:120:116:1
Total public schools188,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Sonora, CA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sonora public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 2% higher than than the California average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sonora public schools is 13:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.8% have completed high school, 21.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sonora are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Sonora.
  • 81.3% of people in Sonora have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.8% of people in Sonora have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Sonora have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sonora

Completed 8th grade81.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avery, CA64462%26%
Murphys, CA2,08850%1%
Copperopolis, CA4,09945%10%
Columbia, CA2,77040%19%
Soulsbyville, CA2,16739%21%
Sonora, CA4,81039%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Georgetown, OH4,81066%35%
La Crescent, MN4,80854%9%
Zebulon, NC4,81344%10%
Manchester, MD4,81462%26%
Elmsford, NY4,81442%15%
Sonora, CA4,81039%21%
Source: The Sonora, 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.