Visalia school information

Average Test Scores33%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools398,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools81,0857,963
The Visalia, CA educational system consists of 39 public schools, 8 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Visalia public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 14% lower than than the California average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Visalia public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Visalia are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in Visalia.
  • 80.1% of people in Visalia have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Visalia have completed high school.
  • 23.5% of people in Visalia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Visalia

Completed 8th grade80.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Visalia, CA128,73833%34%

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Visalia, CA128,73833%34%
Source: The Visalia, 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.