Berkeley school information

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores66%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools168,30879,235
Total private schools233,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools181,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Berkeley are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Berkeley.
  • 94.8% of people in Berkeley have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.5% of people in Berkeley have completed high school.
  • 70.2% of people in Berkeley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Berkeley

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  • Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier1645 Milvia St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 408 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Berkeley High1980 Allston WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 3,417 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Berkeley Special Education Preschool2134 Martin Luther King Jr. WaGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Berkeley Technology Academy2701 Martin Luther King Jr. WaGrades: 10 - 12Students: 116 · Ratio: 0:13
  • Cragmont Elementary830 Regal Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 393 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Emerson Elementary2800 Forest Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 306 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Jefferson Elementary1400 Ada St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 302 · Ratio: 0:185
  • John Muir Elementary2955 Claremont Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 242 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Leconte Elementary2241 Russell St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 321 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle1500 Derby St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 408 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Malcolm X Elementary1731 Prince St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Martin Luther King Middle1781 Rose St.Grades: 05 - 09Students: 965 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Oxford Elementary1130 Oxford St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 293 · Ratio: 0:184
  • Realm High2023 Eighth St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Realm Middle2023 Eighth St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet920 Allston WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Thousand Oaks Elementary840 Colusa Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Washington Elementary2300 Martin Luther King Jr. WaGrades: KG - 05Students: 37 · Ratio: 0:169
  • Willard Middle2425 Stuart St.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 542 · Ratio: 0:162

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Compare Berkeley, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Berkeley

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.5%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college87.4%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree74.3%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors70.2%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters37.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree14.9%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate8.5%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,39091%33%
Tiburon, CA9,10090%32%
Moraga, CA16,54989%30%
Kentfield, CA6,66789%30%
Kensington, CA5,35189%30%
Berkeley, CA115,68866%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peoria, IL115,71877%13%
Norman, OK115,52185%25%
Ann Arbor, MI115,98574%9%
El Monte, CA115,24350%27%
Provo, UT114,80478%15%
Berkeley, CA115,68866%4%
Source: The Berkeley, 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.