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  • Terra Linda High
  • 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael
  • San Rafael City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,096
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • San Rafael High
  • 185 Mission Ave, San Rafael
  • San Rafael City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,210
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Madrone High Continuation
  • 185 Mission Ave, San Rafael
  • San Rafael City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 47
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

San Rafael school information

IndexSan RafaelCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools188,30879,221
Total private schools123,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The San Rafael, CA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 12 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. San Rafael public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 15% higher than than the California average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Rafael public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 48.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in San Rafael

IndexSan RafaelCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are San Rafael City High School District, San Rafael schools. To customize your list of San Rafael City High School District 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 San Rafael City High School District schools.

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Source: The San Rafael, 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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