Los Altos school information

IndexLos AltosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores88%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools108,30879,235
Total private schools63,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Los Altos are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Los Altos.
  • 98.7% of people in Los Altos have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.5% of people in Los Altos have completed high school.
  • 79.0% of people in Los Altos have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Los Altos

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  • Almond Elementary550 Almond Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 531 · Ratio: 0:190
  • Ardis G. Egan Junior High100 West Portola Ave.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 537 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Bullis Charter102 West Portola Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 403 · Ratio: 0:198
  • Covington Elementary205 Covington Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 455 · Ratio: 0:196
  • Georgina P. Blach Junior High1120 Covington Rd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 476 · Ratio: 0:181
  • Los Altos High201 Almond Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 166 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Loyola Elementary770 Berry Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 59 · Ratio: 0:193
  • Montclaire Elementary1160 St. Joseph Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 522 · Ratio: 0:193
  • Oak Avenue Elementary1501 Oak Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 446 · Ratio: 0:197
  • Santa Rita Elementary700 Los Altos Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 542 · Ratio: 0:191

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Education level achieved in Los Altos

IndexLos AltosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.7%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school98.5%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college93.9%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree83.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors79.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters46.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree15.9%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate7.8%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Los Altos (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%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%26%
Los Altos, CA29,76288%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Granite City, IL29,76478%14%
Cleburne, TX29,76582%21%
Liberty, MO29,80666%3%
Southgate, MI29,71058%15%
Highland Park, IL29,81992%36%
Los Altos, CA29,76288%29%
Source: The Los Altos, 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.