Foster City school information

IndexFoster CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores85%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,235
Total private schools33,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Foster City are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Foster City.
  • 95.6% of people in Foster City have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Foster City have completed high school.
  • 63.0% of people in Foster City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Foster City

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  • Audubon Elementary841 Gull Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 639 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Bowditch Middle1450 Tarpon St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 942 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Brewer Island Elementary1151 Polynesia Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 692 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Foster City Elementary461 Beach Park Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 791 · Ratio: 0:187

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Education level achieved in Foster City

IndexFoster CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school95.2%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college85.7%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree69.5%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors63.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters29.6%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14893%37%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24492%34%
Stanford, CA13,50690%32%
Portola Valley, CA4,47890%32%
Los Altos, CA29,76288%29%
Foster City, CA31,80985%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gallatin, TN31,80056%18%
Naugatuck, CT31,79072%5%
Adelanto, CA31,77343%37%
Kearney, NE31,75975%10%
Valparaiso, IN31,74590%32%
Foster City, CA31,80985%25%
Source: The Foster City, 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.