Alameda school information

IndexAlamedaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores59%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools208,30879,221
Total private schools143,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Alameda, CA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 14 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Alameda public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 56% higher than than the California average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alameda public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 50.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alameda are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Alameda.
  • 90.2% of people in Alameda have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Alameda have completed high school.
  • 50.3% of people in Alameda have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alameda

IndexAlamedaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Alameda, CA77,40959%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chino Hills, CA77,26662%25%
Bellflower, CA77,68731%37%
Pleasanton, CA77,04676%54%
Gary, IN77,85842%15%
Mount Pleasant, SC77,90769%41%
Alameda, CA77,40959%21%
Source: The Alameda, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.