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82%
  • Dr. Tj Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
  • 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. Pb17, Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 242
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
72%
  • Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School)
  • 277 I O O F Ave, Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
70%
  • Hollister Prep
  • 881 Line St., Gilroy
  • Hollister
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 242
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
52%
  • Luigi Aprea Elementary
  • 9225 Calle Del Rey, Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 729
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
50%
  • Las Animas Elementary
  • 6550 Cimino St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 681
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
48%
  • Rod Kelley Elementary
  • 8755 Kern Ave., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 771
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
47%
  • Brownell Middle School
  • 7800 Carmel St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 899
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
46%
  • Solorsano Middle School
  • 7121 Grenache Way, Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 853
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
45%
  • Christopher High
  • 850 Day Rd., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,889
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
41%
  • Rucker Elementary
  • 325 Santa Clara Ave., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
35%
  • South Valley Middle School
  • 385 Ioof Ave., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 867
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
32%
  • Eliot Elementary
  • 475 Old Gilroy St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 535
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
32%
  • El Roble Elementary
  • 930 Third St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
23%
  • Glen View Elementary
  • 600 Eighth St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
22%
  • Gilroy High
  • 750 W. Tenth St., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
22%
  • Antonio Del Buono Elementary
  • 9300 Wren Ave., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
n/a
  • Mt. Madonna High
  • 8750 Hirasaki Ct., Gilroy
  • Gilroy Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
n/a
  • Santa Clara County Rop-south
  • 700 W. Sixth St. Ste. L, Gilroy
  • Santa Clara County ROP
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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
The Gilroy, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Gilroy public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 17% higher than than the California average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gilroy public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.7% have completed high school, 25.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Gilroy schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gilroy, CA schools.

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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%

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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.