Orinda school information

IndexOrindaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores86%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools68,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Orinda, CA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Orinda public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 126% higher than than the California average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Orinda public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.2% have completed high school, 80.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 16.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Orinda are 75% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Orinda.
  • 98.3% of people in Orinda have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.2% of people in Orinda have completed high school.
  • 80.4% of people in Orinda have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Orinda

IndexOrindaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college94.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree84.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors80.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters38.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
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Kensington, CA5,60280%63%
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Orinda, CA18,93686%75%

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Troy, AL18,94432%35%
Berea, OH18,94983%69%
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Hawthorne, NJ18,95041%17%
Orinda, CA18,93686%75%
Source: The Orinda, 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.