Top 10 Best Amador County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 4,866 students in Amador County, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 319 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Amador County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Amador County, CA are North Star Academy, County Community and Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Amador County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Amador County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Amador County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Star Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7773
Grades: K-12
| 125 students
Rank: #22.
County Community
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5100
Grades: 1-12
| 12 students
Rank: #33.
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13630 Aqueduct-volcano Rd.
Pine Grove, CA 95665
(209) 296-7581
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students
Rank: #44.
Stonegate Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2500 La Jolla St.
Amador City, CA 95601
(916) 375-7600
Grades: K-8
| 832 students
Rank: #55.
Argonaut High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Argonaut Ln.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #66.
Pine Grove Elementary Stem Magnet
(Math: 36% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20101 State Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 296-2800
Grades: K-6
| 222 students
Rank: #77.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Church St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5600
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #88.
Sutter Creek Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Spanish St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7200
Grades: K-6
| 376 students
Rank: #99.
Plymouth Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10601 Sherwood
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7800
Grades: K-6
| 187 students
Rank: #1010.
Ione Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 S. Ione St.
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 257-7000
Grades: K-6
| 491 students
Rank: #1111.
Amador High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Spanish St.
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
(209) 257-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 653 students
Rank: #1212.
Pioneer Magnet School For The Visual And Performing Arts
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
24625 Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 295-6500
Grades: K-6
| 164 students
Rank: #1313.
Jackson Junior High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
747 Sutter St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 356 students
Rank: #1414.
Ione Junior High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 368 students
Rank: #1515.
Independence High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
Rank: #1616.
Amador County Special Education
Special Education School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5330
Grades: K-12
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
Amador County Rop
Vocational School
217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5353
Grades: 12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Amador County, CA

Amador County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
201 Waterman Rd
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 274-8131
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
10010 Shenandoah Rd.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 245-4284
Grades: 7-8
| 41 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Amador County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Amador County, CA include North Star Academy, County Community and Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp.
How many public schools are located in Amador County, CA?
17 public schools are located in Amador County, CA.
What percentage of students in Amador County, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Amador County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Amador County, CA?
Amador County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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