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Avg. test scores 0%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 160%

Portola Valley school information

IndexPortola ValleyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a10%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Portola Valley are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Portola Valley
  • 96.6% of people in Portola Valley have completed 8th grade
  • 96.3% of people in Portola Valley have completed high school
  • 78.9% of people in Portola Valley have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Portola Valley

      IndexPortola ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade96.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school96.3%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college87.5%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree81.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors78.9%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters49.4%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree23.7%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate14.0%1.6%1.3%

      Portola Valley, CA School Districts

      • Portola Valley Elementary School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Portola Valley. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Portola Valley, CA schools is n/a. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Portola Valley, CA, an average of 96.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Portola Valley, CA4,550n/a 

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      Gibraltar, MI4,54723%53%
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      Cobleskill, NY4,55440%18%
      Madisonville, TX4,54646%4%
      Windom, MN4,54545%7%
      Portola Valley, CA4,550n/a 
      Source: The Portola Valley, 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.