Avg. test scores 21%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 66%

Alameda school information

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

Key findings

  • The 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

      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%

      Alameda, CA School Districts

      • Alameda City Unified School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 14 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Alameda. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alameda, CA schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Alameda, CA, an average of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.