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Avg. test scores 76%
High school dipl. 17%
Bachelors degree 154%

Hillsborough school information

IndexHillsboroughCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores87%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:120:116:1
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 Hillsborough are 76% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Hillsborough
  • 97.4% of people in Hillsborough have completed 8th grade
  • 97.4% of people in Hillsborough have completed high school
  • 77.1% of people in Hillsborough have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Hillsborough

      IndexHillsboroughCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade97.4%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school97.4%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college90.9%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree81.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors77.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters41.2%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree17.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%

      Hillsborough, CA School Districts

      • Hillsborough City Elementary School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Hillsborough. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hillsborough, CA schools is 87%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Hillsborough, CA, an average of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
      Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
      Portola Valley, CA4,55082%66%
      Stanford, CA14,92682%66%
      Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lyndon, KY11,31046%7%
      Winton, CA11,30932%34%
      Lowes Island, VA11,31689%80%
      Crossville, TN11,30860%22%
      Lake Arrowhead, CA11,30731%36%
      Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
      Source: The Hillsborough, 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.