B+
Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 27%

Castro Valley school information

IndexCastro ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores59%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools93,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Castro Valley are 20% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Castro Valley
  • 91.6% of people in Castro Valley have completed 8th grade
  • 91.0% of people in Castro Valley have completed high school
  • 38.4% of people in Castro Valley have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Castro Valley

      IndexCastro ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade91.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college71.0%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.5%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters13.4%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

      Castro Valley, CA School Districts

      • Castro Valley Unified School District
      • Hayward Unified School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Castro Valley. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Castro Valley, CA schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Castro Valley, CA, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%
      Castro Valley, CA62,82559%20%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bowling Green, KY62,82445%9%
      Greenville, SC62,77657%15%
      Cheyenne, WY62,87949%0%
      South Jordan, UT62,75146%7%
      Waltham, MA62,69957%16%
      Castro Valley, CA62,82559%20%
      Source: The Castro Valley, 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.