South Whittier school information

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a8,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The South Whittier, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Whittier public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 22% lower than than the California average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Whittier public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.0% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Whittier are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South Whittier.
  • 73.6% of people in South Whittier have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.0% of people in South Whittier have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in South Whittier have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Whittier

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The South Whittier, 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.