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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 44%

East Palo Alto school information

IndexEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores19%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in East Palo Alto are 62% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in East Palo Alto
  • 64.9% of people in East Palo Alto have completed 8th grade
  • 62.8% of people in East Palo Alto have completed high school
  • 16.9% of people in East Palo Alto have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in East Palo Alto

      IndexEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade64.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school62.8%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college41.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.6%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.9%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.8%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

      East Palo Alto, CA School Districts

      • Ravenswood City Elementary School District
      • Sequoia Union High School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in East Palo Alto. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for East Palo Alto, CA schools is 19%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In East Palo Alto, CA, an average of 64.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
      Cupertino, CA60,29786%75%
      Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
      Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
      East Palo Alto, CA29,35319%62%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Southgate, MI29,35529%41%
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      Port Huron, MI29,38828%44%
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      East Palo Alto, CA29,35319%62%
      Source: The East Palo Alto, 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.