Stanford school information

IndexStanfordCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores82%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Stanford, CA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Stanford public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 114% higher than than the California average and 66% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Stanford public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.9% have completed high school, 95.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 29.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Stanford are 66% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Stanford.
  • 98.9% of people in Stanford have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.9% of people in Stanford have completed high school.
  • 95.0% of people in Stanford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Stanford

IndexStanfordCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college97.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree96.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors95.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters59.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree29.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate19.5%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Stanford (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Stanford, 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.