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Avg. test scores 54%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 102%

Pleasanton school information

IndexPleasantonCaliforniaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexPleasantonCaliforniaNational
      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%

      Pleasanton, CA School Districts

      • Pleasanton Unified School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Pleasanton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pleasanton, CA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Pleasanton, CA, an average of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.8% have completed high school.

      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.