Orinda, California

Orinda, CA is #22 on the list Top 100 Most Educated Cities in America in 2023, #22 on the list Top 100 Most Educated Cities in America in 2023

Does Orinda, California have good schools?

When determining if Orinda, California, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in OrindaScored 63.6Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 63.6 to elementary education in Orinda, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.12.5%
Middle schools in OrindaScored 65.0Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 65.0 to middle education in Orinda, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.7.3%
High schools in OrindaScored 60.0Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Orinda, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.6.4%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 0.0 winners in Orinda, California in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Orinda, California

There are 4 public elementary schools in Orinda, California. The public elementary schools in Orinda are rated 63.6 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 12.5% are enrolled at private schools in Orinda.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Orinda, California at the elementary level is 88.5%, and proficient in reading & language arts 88.8%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Orinda is $89,321 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Orinda is 20.0.

Middle Schools in Orinda, California

There are 1 public middle schools in Orinda, California. The public middle schools in Orinda are rated 65.0 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 7.3% are enrolled at private schools in Orinda.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Orinda, California at the middle schools level is 81.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 85.0%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Orinda is $89,321 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Orinda is 20.0.

High Schools in Orinda, California

There are 1 high schools in Orinda, California. The public high schools in Orinda are rated 60.0 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 6.4% are enrolled at private schools in Orinda.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Orinda, California at the high school level is 77.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 93.0%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Orinda is $88,875 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Orinda is 19.0.

Pros and Cons of living in Orinda, California in reviews from users in their own words:

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  • "schools"
  • "expensive"