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72%
  • Novato Charter
  • 940 C St., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 38:1
68%
  • Rancho Elementary
  • 1430 Johnson St., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
64%
  • Novato High
  • 625 Arthur St., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,322
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
61%
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary
  • 755 Sutro Ave., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
57%
  • Sinaloa Middle School
  • 2045 Vineyard Rd., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 880
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
53%
  • San Ramon Elementary
  • 45 San Ramon Way, Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
52%
  • Loma Verde Elementary
  • 399 Alameda De La Loma, Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 425
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
48%
  • San Marin High
  • 15 San Marin Dr., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,020
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
48%
  • San Jose Intermediate
  • 1000 Sunset Pkwy., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
47%
  • Lu Sutton Elementary
  • 1800 Center Rd., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
47%
  • Hamilton Meadow Park
  • 5530 Nave Dr., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 686
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
45%
  • Olive Elementary
  • 629 Plum St., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 337
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
42%
  • Lynwood Elementary
  • 1320 Lynwood Dr., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 343
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
n/a
  • Nexus Academy
  • 720 Diablo Ave., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 10 · Students: 3
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
n/a
  • Nova Education Center
  • 720 Diablo Blvd., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 60
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
n/a
  • Marin Oaks High
  • 720 Diablo Ave., Novato
  • Novato Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 64
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Novato school information

IndexNovatoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores54%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Novato, CA educational system consists of 17 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Novato public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 42% higher than than the California average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Novato public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 45.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Novato

IndexNovatoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%

Novato, CA School Districts

Novato Unified School District

Listed above are Novato Unified School District, Novato schools. To customize your list of Novato Unified School District 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 Novato Unified School District schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
Corte Madera, CA9,69480%62%
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA10,60579%60%
San Anselmo, CA12,62377%57%
Novato, CA54,79054%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Smyrna, GA54,78835%28%
Lakewood, NJ54,67915%70%
Aloha, OR54,90850%2%
Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%
Novato, CA54,79054%10%
Source: The Novato, 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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