Danville school information

Average Test Scores73%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Danville, CA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Danville public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 92% higher than than the California average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Danville public schools is 21:1, 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, 97.3% have completed high school, 66.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Danville are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Danville.
  • 97.7% of people in Danville have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.3% of people in Danville have completed high school.
  • 66.4% of people in Danville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Danville

Completed 8th grade97.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college89.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors66.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters25.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
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Lafayette, CA25,38181%64%
Alamo, CA16,07879%60%
Danville, CA43,75873%49%

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North Miami Beach, FL43,72237%25%
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Danville, CA43,75873%49%
Source: The Danville, 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.