Top 5 Best Arcata Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 1,850 students in Arcata, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Arcata, CA are Union Street Charter, Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy and Coastal Grove Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arcata, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in Arcata have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Arcata, CA (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.
Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1761 11th St.
Arcata, CA 95518
(707) 822-0861
Grades: 6-12
| 163 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Arcata, California

Arcata, 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 elementary schools in Arcata, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Arcata, CA include Union Street Charter, Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy and Coastal Grove Charter.
How many public elementary schools are located in Arcata, CA?
9 public elementary schools are located in Arcata, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Arcata, CA?
Arcata, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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