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70%
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • 1400 Ada St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
67%
  • Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier
  • 1645 Milvia St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 445
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
65%
  • Oxford Elementary
  • 1130 Oxford St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 302
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
65%
  • Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet
  • 920 Allston Way, Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 446
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
64%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 2300 Mlk Jr. Way, Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
61%
  • Martin Luther King Middle School
  • 1781 Rose St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 957
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
59%
  • Malcolm X Elementary
  • 1731 Prince St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
57%
  • Emerson Elementary
  • 2800 Forest Ave., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 295
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
56%
  • Berkeley High
  • 1980 Allston Way, Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,182
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
55%
  • Cragmont Elementary
  • 830 Regal Rd., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
53%
  • Willard Middle School
  • 2425 Stuart St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
52%
  • Thousand Oaks Elementary
  • 840 Colusa Ave., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 452
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
45%
  • John Muir Elementary
  • 2955 Claremont Ave., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
44%
  • Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle School
  • 1500 Derby St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Leconte Elementary
  • 2241 Russell St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
32%
  • Realm Charter High
  • 2023 Eighth St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
25%
  • Realm Charter Middle School
  • 2023 Eighth St., Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 310
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Berkeley Technology Academy
  • 2701 Mlk Jr. Way, Berkeley
  • Berkeley Unified
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 85
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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Berkeley school information

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools168,30879,221
Total private schools233,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools181,0857,963
The Berkeley, CA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 23 private schools and 18 post-secondary schools. Berkeley public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 40% higher than than the California average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Berkeley public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 71.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 15.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Berkeley

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters38.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree15.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.0%1.6%1.3%

Berkeley, CA School Districts

Berkeley Unified School District

Listed above are Berkeley Unified, Berkeley schools. To customize your list of Berkeley Unified schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Berkeley Unified schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
Berkeley, CA118,58553%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norman, OK118,97468%39%
Ann Arbor, MI118,08759%20%
Beaumont, TX117,72958%18%
Allentown, PA119,62439%20%
Vallejo, CA119,64423%53%
Berkeley, CA118,58553%8%
Source: The Berkeley, 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.
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