Los Gatos school information

IndexLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores72%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Los Gatos, CA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Los Gatos public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 88% higher than than the California average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Los Gatos public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.3% have completed high school, 65.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Los Gatos are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Los Gatos.
  • 96.7% of people in Los Gatos have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.3% of people in Los Gatos have completed high school.
  • 65.5% of people in Los Gatos have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Los Gatos

IndexLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Los Gatos (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cupertino, CA60,29786%75%
Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
Saratoga, CA30,83082%67%
Los Gatos, CA30,49172%46%

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Pueblo West, CO30,49531%37%
Clearfield, UT30,48333%32%
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Estero, FL30,47060%22%
LaGrange, GA30,53535%29%
Los Gatos, CA30,49172%46%
Source: The Los Gatos, 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.