Petaluma school information

IndexPetalumaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores59%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,235
Total private schools63,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Petaluma are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Petaluma.
  • 87.8% of people in Petaluma have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Petaluma have completed high school.
  • 36.4% of people in Petaluma have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Petaluma

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  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation)201 Fair St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Casa Grande High333 Casa Grande Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 177 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Cinnabar Charter286 Skillman Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 187 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Corona Creek Elementary1851 Hartman Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 467 · Ratio: 0:188
  • Crossroads700 Bantam WayGrades: 08 - 09Students: 12 · Ratio: 0:128
  • Dunham Charter4111 Roblar Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 31 · Ratio: 0:169
  • Dunham Elementary4111 Roblar Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 156 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Grant Elementary200 Grant Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 379 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Kenilworth Junior High800 Riesling Rd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 965 · Ratio: 0:171
  • La Tercera Elementary1600 Albin WayGrades: KG - 07Students: 496 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Laguna Elementary2657 Chileno Valley Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Liberty Elementary170 Liberty School Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 184 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Liberty Primary170 Liberty School Rd.Grades: KG - 01Students: 12 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lincoln Elementary1300 Hicks Valley Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 12 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Live Oak Charter100 Gnoss Concourse, Bldg. 1Grades: KG - 08Students: 243 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Mary Collins Charter School At Cherry Valley1001 Cherry St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 39 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mcdowell Elementary421 South Mcdowell Blvd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 323 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Mckinley Elementary110 Ellis St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 217 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Mcnear Elementary605 Sunnyslope Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 414 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Meadow Elementary880 Maria Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 466 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Miwok Valley Elementary1010 St. Francis Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 495 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Old Adobe Elementary2856 Adobe Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 287 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Petaluma High201 Fair St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,315 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Petaluma Junior High700 Bantam WayGrades: 07 - 08Students: 642 · Ratio: 0:167
  • River Montessori Elementary Charter3880 Cypress Dr., Ste. BGrades: 01 - 05Students: 121 · Ratio: 0:166
  • San Antonio High (Continuation)500 Vallejo St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 118 · Ratio: 0:114
  • Sixth Grade Charter Academy At Petaluma Jr. High700 Bantam WayGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sonoma Mountain Elementary1900 Rainier Cir.Grades: KG - 06Students: 439 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Sonoma Mountain High (Continuation)299 Casa Grande Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 26 · Ratio: 0:112
  • Two Rock Elementary5001 Spring Hill Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 181 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Union Elementary5300 Red Hill Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 9 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative)540 Vallejo St.Grades: 01 - 06Students: 3 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valley Oaks High (Alternative)540 Vallejo St.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 82 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Valley Vista Elementary730 North Webster St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 434 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Wilson Elementary3775 Bodega Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 213 · Ratio: 0:181

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Education level achieved in Petaluma

IndexPetalumaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.8%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school86.9%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college68.6%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors36.4%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters11.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Petaluma, 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.