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90%
  • North Star Academy
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
80%
  • Sandpiper Elementary
  • 801 Redwood Shores Pkwy., Redwood City
  • Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 508
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
72%
  • Redwood Shores Elementary
  • 225 Shearwater Pkwy., Redwood City
  • Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 483
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
65%
  • Summit Preparatory Charter High
  • 890 Brd.way, Redwood City
  • Sequoia Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Roy Cloud Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 776
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
51%
  • Adelante Spanish Immersion
  • 3150 Granger Way, Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 515
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
49%
  • Sequoia High
  • 1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City
  • Sequoia Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
42%
  • Henry Ford Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
37%
  • Clifford Elementary
  • 225 Clifford Ave., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 727
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
29%
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 2223 Vera Ave., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
24%
  • John F. Kennedy Middle School
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 728
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
24%
  • Hoover Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 787
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
22%
  • Hawes Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
19%
  • Mckinley Institute Of Technology
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
18%
  • Taft Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
16%
  • John Gill Elementary
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
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  • Orion Alternative
  • 750 Bradford St., Redwood City
  • Redwood City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 241
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
n/a
  • San Mateo County Rop
  • 101 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City
  • San Mateo County ROP
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Redwood High
  • 1968 Old Co Rd., Redwood City
  • Sequoia Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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  • Canyon Oaks Youth Center
  • 101 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 9
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
n/a
  • San Mateo County Special Education
  • 101 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
  • Grades: 1 - 11 · Students: 223
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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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
The Redwood City, CA educational system consists of 23 public schools, 12 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Redwood City public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 14% higher than than the California average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Redwood City public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.4% have completed high school, 44.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Redwood City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Redwood City, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Town 'n' Country, FL82,55451%3%
Sioux City, IA82,66669%40%
Hemet, CA82,74830%39%
Buena Park, CA82,77139%21%
Santa Fe, NM82,92724%52%
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.
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