Menlo Park school information

IndexMenlo ParkCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools103,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Menlo Park, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Menlo Park public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 40% higher than than the California average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Menlo Park public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 70.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 17.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Menlo Park are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Menlo Park.
  • 93.2% of people in Menlo Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Menlo Park have completed high school.
  • 70.6% of people in Menlo Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Menlo Park

IndexMenlo ParkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college85.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors70.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters41.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Menlo Park, 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.