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Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 38%
Bachelors degree 73%

South Gate school information

IndexSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools71,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in South Gate are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in South Gate
  • 55.0% of people in South Gate have completed 8th grade
  • 51.6% of people in South Gate have completed high school
  • 8.1% of people in South Gate have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in South Gate

      IndexSouth GateCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

      South Gate, CA School Districts

      • Los Angeles Unified School District
      • Paramount Unified School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 5 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in South Gate. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Gate, CA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In South Gate, CA, an average of 55.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 51.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
      South Gate, CA95,21928%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Bedford, MA94,98846%6%
      League City, TX94,97685%72%
      Dearborn, MI95,52044%10%
      Beaverton, OR94,86559%21%
      Livonia, MI94,84950%2%
      South Gate, CA95,21928%43%
      Source: The South Gate, 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.