Portola Valley school information

IndexPortola ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores90%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,235
Total private schools13,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Portola Valley are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Portola Valley.
  • 96.3% of people in Portola Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.1% of people in Portola Valley have completed high school.
  • 78.6% of people in Portola Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Portola Valley

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  • Corte Madera4575 Alpine Rd.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 386 · Ratio: 0:188
  • Ormondale Elementary200 Shawnee PassGrades: KG - 03Students: 323 · Ratio: 0:192

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Education level achieved in Portola Valley

IndexPortola ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.3%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school96.1%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college88.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree81.2%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors78.6%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters44.3%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree23.8%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate14.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14893%37%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24492%34%
Stanford, CA13,50690%32%
Los Altos, CA29,76288%29%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%26%
Portola Valley, CA4,47890%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beaver, PA4,47987%28%
Kingsville, MD4,47997%43%
Madisonville, TX4,47989%30%
Wanamassa, NJ4,47785%25%
Saukville, WI4,47989%31%
Portola Valley, CA4,47890%32%
Source: The Portola Valley, 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.