Oakland school information

IndexOaklandCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools1248,30879,235
Total private schools593,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools191,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Oakland are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 124 public schools in Oakland.
  • 80.6% of people in Oakland have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in Oakland have completed high school.
  • 38.6% of people in Oakland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oakland

IndexOaklandCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.1%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college63.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors38.6%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters16.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Oakland (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%
Kensington, CA5,35189%30%
Alamo, CA15,63988%29%
Oakland, CA402,33945%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tulsa, OK395,59975%11%
Minneapolis, MN394,42439%43%
Cleveland, OH392,11453%23%
Miami, FL416,43252%23%
Wichita, KS385,51873%6%
Oakland, CA402,33945%33%
Source: The Oakland, 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.