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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 16%

Gilroy school information

IndexGilroyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gilroy are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Gilroy
  • 77.5% of people in Gilroy have completed 8th grade
  • 75.7% of people in Gilroy have completed high school
  • 25.6% of people in Gilroy have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gilroy

      IndexGilroyCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.5%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school75.7%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

      Gilroy, CA School Districts

      • Gilroy Unified School District
      • Hollister School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Gilroy. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gilroy, CA schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Gilroy, CA, an average of 77.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ridgemark, CA3,17565%31%
      Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28862%25%
      Morgan Hill, CA41,83949%0%
      Aromas, CA2,50846%8%
      Corralitos, CA2,55737%25%
      Gilroy, CA52,57645%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Burlington, NC52,57036%26%
      Delano, CA52,53829%41%
      Levittown, PA52,40755%13%
      West New York, NJ52,40733%32%
      Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%
      Gilroy, CA52,57645%9%
      Source: The Gilroy, 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.