Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 133%

Menlo Park school information

IndexMenlo ParkCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools103,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Menlo Park are 9% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Menlo Park
  • 93.2% of people in Menlo Park have completed 8th grade
  • 92.4% of people in Menlo Park have completed high school
  • 70.6% of people in Menlo Park have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Menlo Park

      IndexMenlo ParkCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school92.4%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college85.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree75.6%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors70.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters41.6%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree17.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate8.0%1.6%1.3%

      Menlo Park, CA School Districts

      • Ravenswood City Elementary School District
      • Menlo Park City Elementary School District
      • Las Lomitas Elementary School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Menlo Park. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Menlo Park, CA schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Menlo Park, CA, an average of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.4% have completed high school.

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      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
      Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
      Menlo Park, CA33,31954%9%

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      Menlo Park, CA33,31954%9%
      Source: The Menlo Park, 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.