Palo Alto school information

IndexPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores82%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,235
Total private schools143,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Palo Alto are 68% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Palo Alto.
  • 97.5% of people in Palo Alto have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.2% of people in Palo Alto have completed high school.
  • 80.3% of people in Palo Alto have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palo Alto

IndexPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.5%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school97.2%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college91.6%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree84.1%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors80.3%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters51.5%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree23.1%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate13.9%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14887%76%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%75%
Los Altos, CA29,76286%75%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24485%72%
Saratoga, CA30,62782%67%
Palo Alto, CA65,99882%68%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Camarillo, CA65,98548%3%
Youngstown, OH66,01350%1%
St. Cloud, MN66,03835%28%
Schenectady, NY66,05537%24%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92368%38%
Palo Alto, CA65,99882%68%
Source: The Palo Alto, 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.