San Carlos school information

IndexSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores85%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools108,30879,235
Total private schools43,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in San Carlos are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in San Carlos.
  • 96.1% of people in San Carlos have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in San Carlos have completed high school.
  • 61.1% of people in San Carlos have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in San Carlos

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  • Arundel Elementary200 Arundel Rd.Grades: KG - 04Students: 439 · Ratio: 0:191
  • Brittan Acres Elementary2000 Belle Ave.Grades: KG - 04Students: 458 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Central Middle828 Chestnut St.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 637 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Heather Elementary2757 Melendy Dr.Grades: KG - 04Students: 362 · Ratio: 0:185
  • San Carlos Charter Learning Center750 Dartmouth Ave.Grades: KG - 08Students: 301 · Ratio: 0:184
  • Tierra Linda Middle750 Dartmouth Ave.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 602 · Ratio: 0:188
  • White Oaks Elementary1901 White Oak WayGrades: KG - 04Students: 405 · Ratio: 0:187

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Education level achieved in San Carlos

IndexSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.1%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school95.9%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college85.5%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree68.0%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors61.1%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters28.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.0%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14893%37%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24492%34%
Stanford, CA13,50690%32%
Portola Valley, CA4,47890%32%
Los Altos, CA29,76288%29%
San Carlos, CA29,16685%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar City, UT29,17585%25%
Morristown, TN29,15252%24%
Helena, MT29,14271%4%
Hobart, IN29,13677%14%
Spanaway, WA29,11361%11%
San Carlos, CA29,16685%24%
Source: The San Carlos, 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.