Atherton school information

IndexAthertonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores66%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,235
Total private schools33,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Atherton are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Atherton.
  • 97.9% of people in Atherton have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.7% of people in Atherton have completed high school.
  • 83.3% of people in Atherton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Atherton

IndexAthertonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school97.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college93.4%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree86.7%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors83.3%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters42.4%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree14.2%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.9%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14887%76%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%75%
Los Altos, CA29,76286%75%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24485%72%
Palo Alto, CA65,99882%68%
Atherton, CA7,03466%34%

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Bellbrook, OH7,03590%83%
Mount Sterling, KY7,03047%5%
Mechanicstown, NY7,03037%26%
Larose, LA7,03072%46%
Savannah, TN7,02950%1%
Atherton, CA7,03466%34%
Source: The Atherton, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.