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80%
  • Lakeside Elementary
  • 19621 Black Rd., Los Gatos
  • Lakeside Joint
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 93
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
79%
  • Blossom Hill Elementary
  • 16400 Blossom Hill Rd., Los Gatos
  • Los Gatos Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
77%
  • C. T. English Middle School
  • 23800 Summit Rd., Los Gatos
  • Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 196
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
76%
  • Alta Vista Elementary
  • 200 Blossom Valley Rd., Los Gatos
  • Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
73%
  • Raymond J. Fisher Middle School
  • 19195 Fisher Ave., Los Gatos
  • Los Gatos Union Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
70%
  • Louise Van Meter Elementary
  • 16445 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos
  • Los Gatos Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 668
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
65%
  • Lexington Elementary
  • 19700 Old Santa Cruz Hwy., Los Gatos
  • Los Gatos Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 157
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
64%
  • Los Gatos High
  • 20 High Sch Ct., Los Gatos
  • Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,912
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
62%
  • Loma Prieta Elementary
  • 23800 Summit Rd., Los Gatos
  • Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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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.

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%

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 72%. 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.

To customize your list of Los Gatos 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 Los Gatos, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pueblo West, CO30,49531%37%
Clearfield, UT30,48333%32%
Poughkeepsie, NY30,51131%37%
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.
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