Avg. test scores 12%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 46%

Redwood City school information

IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores43%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools238,30879,221
Total private schools123,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Redwood City are 12% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Redwood City
  • 84.5% of people in Redwood City have completed 8th grade
  • 83.4% of people in Redwood City have completed high school
  • 44.3% of people in Redwood City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Redwood City

      IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.5%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school83.4%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors44.3%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters20.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.0%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%

      Redwood City, CA School Districts

      • Redwood City Elementary School District
      • Sequoia Union High School District
      • Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 12 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Redwood City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Redwood City, CA schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Redwood City, CA, an average of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hillsborough, CA11,31287%76%
      Cupertino, CA60,29786%75%
      Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
      Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
      Redwood City, CA82,59543%12%

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      Redwood City, CA82,59543%12%
      Source: The Redwood City, 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.