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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 103%

Sunnyvale school information

IndexSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores56%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools208,30879,221
Total private schools203,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Sunnyvale are 13% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Sunnyvale
  • 90.5% of people in Sunnyvale have completed 8th grade
  • 90.0% of people in Sunnyvale have completed high school
  • 61.6% of people in Sunnyvale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Sunnyvale

      IndexSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.5%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school90.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college80.0%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree67.2%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors61.6%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters31.2%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.9%1.6%1.3%

      Sunnyvale, CA School Districts

      • Sunnyvale Elementary School District
      • Santa Clara Unified School District
      • Cupertino Union Elementary School District
      • Fremont Union High School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 20 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Sunnyvale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sunnyvale, CA schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Sunnyvale, CA, an average of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.0% have completed high school.

      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%
      Sunnyvale, CA149,59656%13%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rockford, IL149,59723%54%
      Kansas City, KS149,75522%55%
      Lakewood, CO149,79334%32%
      Escondido, CA149,91235%29%
      Hollywood, FL148,11448%3%
      Sunnyvale, CA149,59656%13%
      Source: The Sunnyvale, 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.