Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 110%

San Carlos school information

IndexSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores72%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools108,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in San Carlos are 46% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in San Carlos
  • 96.4% of people in San Carlos have completed 8th grade
  • 96.3% of people in San Carlos have completed high school
  • 63.6% of people in San Carlos have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in San Carlos

      IndexSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade96.4%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school96.3%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college87.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree70.9%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors63.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters29.1%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree10.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.9%1.6%1.3%

      San Carlos, CA School Districts

      • San Carlos Elementary School District

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in San Carlos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for San Carlos, CA schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In San Carlos, CA, an average of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.3% 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%
      San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%

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      San Carlos, CA29,59672%46%
      Source: The San Carlos, 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.