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91%
  • Millikin Elementary
  • 615 Hobart Terrace, Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
79%
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary
  • 277 Rodonovan Dr., Santa Clara
  • Cupertino Union
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 702
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
75%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 270 Washington Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 355
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
71%
  • Laurelwood Elementary
  • 955 Teal Dr., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 689
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
67%
  • Magnolia Science Academy Santa Clara
  • 14271 Story Rd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education
  • Grades: 6 - 11 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
62%
  • Sutter Elementary
  • 3200 Forbes Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 486
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
56%
  • Adrian Wilcox High
  • 3250 Monroe St., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,936
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
51%
  • Don Callejon
  • 1889 Lawrence Rd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 1,018
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
45%
  • Bracher Elementary
  • 2700 Chromite Dr., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
45%
  • C. W. Haman Elementary
  • 865 Los Padres Blvd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
42%
  • Westwood Elementary
  • 435 Saratoga Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
41%
  • Kathryn Hughes Elementary
  • 4949 Calle De Escuela, Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 444
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
40%
  • Briarwood Elementary
  • 1930 Townsend Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 382
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
39%
  • Buchser Middle School
  • 1111 Bellomy St., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,007
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
38%
  • Santa Clara High
  • 3000 Benton St., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,911
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
35%
  • Montague Elementary
  • 750 Laurie Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
35%
  • Juan Cabrillo Middle School
  • 2550 Cabrillo Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 851
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
34%
  • Pomeroy Elementary
  • 1250 Pomeroy Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 500
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
32%
  • Bowers Elementary
  • 2755 Barkley Ave., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 327
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
14%
  • Scott Lane Elementary
  • 1925 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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  • Wilson Alternative
  • 1840 Benton St., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Santa Clara Community Day
  • 1889 Lawrence Rd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 14
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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  • New Valley Continuation High
  • 1875 Lawrence Rd., Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 138
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Santa Clara school information

IndexSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores49%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools218,30879,221
Total private schools163,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,963
The Santa Clara, CA educational system consists of 21 public schools, 16 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Santa Clara public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 29% higher than than the California average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Santa Clara public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.4% have completed high school, 56.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Santa Clara

IndexSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 21 public schools, 16 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Santa Clara. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Santa Clara, CA schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Santa Clara, CA, an average of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cupertino, CA60,29786%75%
Los Altos, CA30,23886%75%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37685%72%
Palo Alto, CA66,64982%68%
Saratoga, CA30,83082%67%
Santa Clara, CA122,72549%0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Abilene, TX122,61273%49%
Murfreesboro, TN122,00764%31%
Victorville, CA121,32023%53%
East Los Angeles, CA124,19126%47%
Hartford, CT124,32025%49%
Santa Clara, CA122,72549%0%
Source: The Santa Clara, 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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