Petaluma school information

IndexPetalumaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores47%38%49%
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 5% 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.

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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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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA6,16871%44%
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Nicasio, CA9565%31%
Novato, CA53,45154%10%
Sebastopol, CA7,53552%6%
Petaluma, CA58,91247%5%

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Petaluma, CA58,91247%5%
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.