Alamo school information

Average Test Scores79%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools38,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Alamo, CA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alamo public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 106% higher than than the California average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alamo public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.7% have completed high school, 72.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alamo are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Alamo.
  • 97.7% of people in Alamo have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.7% of people in Alamo have completed high school.
  • 72.4% of people in Alamo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alamo

Completed 8th grade97.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters25.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
Alamo, CA16,07879%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hermitage, PA16,07763%27%
Pearl River, NY16,07668%38%
Vero Beach, FL16,07064%29%
Madison, NJ16,09065%32%
Siloam Springs, AR16,09537%25%
Alamo, CA16,07879%60%
Source: The Alamo, 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.