SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA
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Santa Clara, California was home to 127,647 as of the 2020 census, making it the eighth most populous city in the Bay Area. The City was founded in 1777 with the establishment of Mission Santa Clara.
Weather is very pleasant in Santa Clara, with few days above 100 degrees Fahrenheit per year and only few below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Average temperature is 15.1 degrees Celsius or 59.1 degrees Fahrenheit.
Covering a total of 18.4 square miles (48 square kilometers).
Santa Clara Unified School District is the public school district that serves Santa Clara and small portions of Sunnyvale and North San Jose. The city is home to nineteen K–8, elementary, and high schools. Many of the schools are named for former farmers, ranchers, and other notable Santa Clara residents such as Bowers and Bracher elementary schools, Buchser Middle School, Wilcox High School, Santa Clara High School, and Mission Early College High School.
A small part of the city however is served by Cupertino High School and its feeder schools in the nearby town of its namesake.
Colleges and universities in Santa Clara include Santa Clara University (private Jesuit university), Mission College (public community college), UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley extension campus, and Golden State Baptist College (private Baptist college).