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Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 100%

Burlingame school information

IndexBurlingameCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexBurlingameCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Burlingame, CA School Districts

      • Burlingame Elementary School District
      • San Mateo Union High School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Burlingame. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Burlingame, CA schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Burlingame, CA, an average of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.