Top 10 Best Berkeley Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 10,260 students in Berkeley, CA. Berkeley has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Berkeley, CA are Kensington Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Willard Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Berkeley, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Berkeley have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Berkeley, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kensington Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
90 Highland Blvd.
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 231-1415
Grades: K-6
| 481 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Ada St.
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 644-6298
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #33.
Willard Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2425 Stuart St.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 644-6330
Grades: 6-8
| 634 students
Rank: #44.
Martin Luther King Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1781 Rose St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-6280
Grades: 6-8
| 1,024 students
Rank: #55.
Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier
Magnet School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1645 Milvia St.
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6225
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #66.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Forest Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 644-6890
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Rank: #77.
Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet
Math: 69% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
920 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 644-8812
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #88.
Berkeley High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1980 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6120
Grades: 9-12
| 3,117 students
Rank: #99.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2300 Mlk Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6310
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #1010.
Malcolm X Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1731 Prince St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-6313
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
Rank: #1111.
Cragmont Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
830 Regal Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 644-8810
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
John Muir Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2955 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 644-6410
Grades: K-5
| 296 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Oxford Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1130 Oxford St.
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 644-6300
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #1414.
Leconte Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2241 Russell St.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 644-6290
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #1515.
Thousand Oaks Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
840 Colusa Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 644-6368
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1616.
Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Derby St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-6360
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
2134 Mlk Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6120
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Berkeley Technology Academy
Alternative School
2701 Mlk Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6159
Grades: 10-12
| 51 students

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