B+
Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 55%

Torrance school information

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores58%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,221
Total private schools263,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools91,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Torrance are 18% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Torrance
  • 93.2% of people in Torrance have completed 8th grade
  • 92.5% of people in Torrance have completed high school
  • 47.1% of people in Torrance have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Torrance

      IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college76.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree56.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.9%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

      Torrance, CA School Districts

      • Torrance Unified School District

      There are a total of 33 public schools, 26 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Torrance. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Torrance, CA schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Torrance, CA, an average of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.5% have completed high school.

      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%
      Torrance, CA147,30758%18%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Joliet, IL147,51525%48%
      Bridgeport, CT147,02220%59%
      Paterson, NJ146,89419%60%
      Hollywood, FL148,11448%3%
      Clarksville, TN146,28164%30%
      Torrance, CA147,30758%18%
      Source: The Torrance, 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.