Pleasanton school information

Average Test Scores76%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Pleasanton, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pleasanton public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 100% higher than than the California average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pleasanton public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.8% have completed high school, 61.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pleasanton are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Pleasanton.
  • 95.2% of people in Pleasanton have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.8% of people in Pleasanton have completed high school.
  • 61.2% of people in Pleasanton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pleasanton

Completed 8th grade95.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
Alamo, CA16,07879%60%
Camino Tassajara, CA3,45678%59%
San Ramon, CA74,36677%57%
Blackhawk, CA9,46874%50%
Pleasanton, CA77,04676%54%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Joseph, MO76,90147%5%
Chino Hills, CA77,26662%25%
Alameda, CA77,40959%21%
Baldwin Park, CA76,51128%44%
Bellflower, CA77,68731%37%
Pleasanton, CA77,04676%54%
Source: The Pleasanton, 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.