Top 10 Best 95521 California Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 2,883 students in 95521, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 182 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in 95521, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in 95521, CA are Union Street Charter, Coastal Grove Charter and Mad River High (Continuation School). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 95521 have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 95521, CA have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best 95521, CA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Union Street Charter
Charter School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
470 Union St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4845
Grades: K-5
| 99 students
Rank: #22.
Coastal Grove Charter
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1897 S St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-8804
Grades: K-8
| 234 students
Rank: #33.
Mad River High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1300 Murray Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 839-6480
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
Rank: #44.
Arcata High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,006 students
Rank: #55.
Arcata Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2400 Baldwin St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4858
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #66.
Pacific Union Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3001 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4619
Grades: K-8
| 526 students
Rank: #77.
Trillium Charter
Charter School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1464 Spear Ave.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4721
Grades: K-5
| 41 students
Rank: #88.
Six Rivers Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-2428
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #99.
Sunny Brae Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1430 Buttermilk Ln.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-5988
Grades: 6-8
| 209 students
Rank: #1010.
Fuente Nueva Charter
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1730 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-3348
Grades: K-5
| 144 students
Rank: #1111.
Laurel Tree Charter
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 Valley W. Blvd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-5626
Grades: K-12
| 175 students
Rank: #1212.
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-2443
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 95521 California

95521, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1897 S St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-0134
Grades: K-6
| 230 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 95521, CA?
The top ranked public schools in 95521, CA include Union Street Charter, Coastal Grove Charter and Mad River High (Continuation School).
How many public schools are located in 95521, CA?
12 public schools are located in 95521, CA.
What percentage of students in 95521, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in 95521, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in 95521, CA?
95521, CA public schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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