West Sacramento school information

IndexWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores29%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The West Sacramento, CA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West Sacramento public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 23% lower than than the California average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Sacramento public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 26.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Sacramento are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Sacramento.
  • 81.0% of people in West Sacramento have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in West Sacramento have completed high school.
  • 26.6% of people in West Sacramento have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Sacramento

IndexWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Davis, CA66,88665%31%
Mather, CA4,43558%18%
Roseville, CA128,27655%12%
Wilton, CA4,99553%8%
Elk Grove, CA163,63451%4%
West Sacramento, CA51,38629%40%

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Source: The West Sacramento, 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.