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Los Gatos school information

Index Los Gatos California National
Average Test Scores76%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Los Gatos are 57% 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

      Index Los Gatos California National
      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%

      Los Gatos, CA School Districts

      • Union Elementary School District
      • Los Gatos Union Elementary School District
      • Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District
      • Lakeside Joint Elementary School District
      • Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Los Gatos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Los Gatos, CA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Los Gatos, CA, an average of 96.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,49687%81.3%
      Los Altos, CA30,87886%78.3%
      Cupertino, CA59,79985%77.8%
      Saratoga, CA31,08482%71.2%
      Palo Alto, CA67,97381%68.5%
      Los Gatos, CA31,94376%57.3%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Kaysville, UT31,95760%25.4%
      Dover, NH31,92250%3.6%
      Des Moines, WA31,98353%11.3%
      Wheat Ridge, CO31,88933%31.5%
      Spring Valley, CA31,86638%21.8%
      Los Gatos, CA31,94376%57.3%
      Source: The Los Gatos, 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.