Pleasanton Schools are noted as being one of the finest “hometown” atmospheres in the nation by CNN Money and Forbes. Additionally, Pleasanton residents have high levels of education. The U.S. Census Bureau indicates that that residents here are the richest for any mid-sized city in the nation. Therefore, many of these parents place a high priority on education.

In fact, Pleasanton schools rank as some of the very best California has to offer. Some Pleasanton schools also rank as some of the best in the entire country. Newsweek Magazine ranks Amador Valley and Foothill schools as two of the top 400 high schools in the country. These are considered comprehensive high schools in Pleasanton.

Pleasanton has nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. Click on the school name to go to that school’s web site.


Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) is an award-winning district that serves more than 13,900 students in transitional kindergarten through 12th grade at nine elementary campuses, two K-8 schools, three middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, and two alternative schools. The District features International Baccalaureate Programmes, Green Engineering Academy, Dual Immersion Program and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) pathways.


The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) serves over 12,300 students, from preschool through adult education, in a diverse suburban environment. The district opened its 12th school site in August of 2018. The Dublin Unified School District was recently ranked as one of the “Top 100 Best School Districts in California.” DUSD ranked 27 out of over 750 state school districts, and fourth in Alameda County. Dublin schools have been recognized with numerous accolades, including Advanced Placement Honor Roll, National Blue Ribbon School, Gold Ribbon Award, Project Lead The Way Distinguished School, California School of Character, National School of Character, Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll, California Distinguished School, and Title 1 Academic Achievement Award School.

Dublin has six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Click on the school name to go to that school’s web site.