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Foster City school information

Index Foster City California National
Average Test Scores78%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Foster City are 63% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Foster City
  • 96.0% of people in Foster City have completed 8th grade
  • 95.6% of people in Foster City have completed high school
  • 69.4% of people in Foster City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Foster City

      Index Foster City California National
      Completed 8th grade96.0%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school95.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college88.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree75.5%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors69.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters34.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree11.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate6.2%1.6%1.3%

      Foster City, CA School Districts

      • San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Foster City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Foster City, CA schools is 78%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Foster City, CA, an average of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.6% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,49687%81.3%
      Portola Valley, CA4,56886%79.2%
      Hillsborough, CA11,60886%78.4%
      Los Altos, CA30,87886%78.3%
      Palo Alto, CA67,97381%68.5%
      Foster City, CA33,05678%63.3%

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      Foster City, CA33,05678%63.3%
      Source: The Foster City, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.