Burlingame school information

Average Test Scores73%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Burlingame, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burlingame public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 91% higher than than the California average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burlingame public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.2% have completed high school, 60.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burlingame are 48% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Burlingame.
  • 94.5% of people in Burlingame have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.2% of people in Burlingame have completed high school.
  • 60.5% of people in Burlingame have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burlingame

Completed 8th grade94.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college83.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
Stanford, CA14,92682%66%
Foster City, CA32,96777%56%
San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
Burlingame, CA30,11873%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
Orcutt, CA30,10940%18%
Lawrenceville, GA30,12745%8%
Myrtle Beach, SC30,10658%17%
Helena, MT30,10243%13%
Burlingame, CA30,11873%48%
Source: The Burlingame, 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.