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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 349 top blue ribbon public schools in California, serving 245,741 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the state average of 24:1.

Top California Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Garden Grove A. J. Cook Elementary School
    9802 Woodbury Ave.
    Garden Grove, CA 92844
    (714)663-6251

    355 students
    Year: 2016
  • Valencia Academy Of The Canyons
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (661)362-3056

    387 students
    Year: 2015
  • Garden Grove Agnes Ware Stanley Elementary School
    12201 Elmwood Ave.
    Garden Grove, CA 92840
    (714)663-6484

    383 students
    Year: 2004
  • Alameda Alameda Science And Technology Institute High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    555 Atlantic Ave.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510)748-4021

    175 students
    Year: 2015
  • Alamo Alamo Elementary School
    100 Wilson Rd.
    Alamo, CA 94507
    (925)855-4800

    378 students
    Year: 2005
  • San Francisco Alamo Elementary School
    250 23rd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)750-8456

    535 students
    Year: 2005
  • Albany Albany Middle School
    1259 Brighton Ave.
    Albany, CA 94706
    (510)558-3600

    895 students
    Year: 2017
  • Bellflower Albert Baxter Elementary School
    14929 Cerritos Ave.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562)531-1602

    503 students
    Year: 2008
  • Pleasanton Alisal Elementary School
    1454 Santa Rita Rd.
    Pleasanton, CA 94566
    (925)426-4200

    628 students
    Year: 2003
  • Los Angeles Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School Charter School
    644 W. 17th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90007
    (213)342-2870

    451 students
    Year: 2017
  • Los Angeles Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex Charter School
    2023 S. Union Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213)745-8141

    980 students
    Year: 2011
  • Redondo Beach Alta Vista Elementary School
    815 Knob Hill Ave.
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    (310)798-8650

    664 students
    Year: 2015
  • Pleasanton Amador Valley High School
    1155 Santa Rita Rd.
    Pleasanton, CA 94566
    (925)461-6100

    2628 students
    Year: 2017
  • Alameda Amelia Earhart Elementary School
    400 Packet Landing Rd.
    Alameda, CA 94502
    (510)748-4003

    622 students
    Year: 2005
  • Oakland American Indian Public Charter Charter School
    3637 Magee Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94619
    (510)482-6000

    131 students
    Year: 2006
  • Anderson Anderson High School
    1471 Ferry St.
    Anderson, CA 96007
    (530)365-2741

    611 students
    Year: 2006
  • La Crescenta Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School Magnet School
    4747 New York Ave.
    La Crescenta, CA 91214
    (818)248-8324

    1103 students
    Year: 2006
  • Arcata Arcata Elementary School
    2400 Baldwin St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707)822-4858

    304 students
    Year: 2003
  • Los Altos Ardis G. Egan Junior High School
    100 W. Portola Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650)917-2200

    645 students
    Year: 2014
  • Saratoga Argonaut Elementary School
    13200 Shadow Mountain Rd.
    Saratoga, CA 95070
    (408)867-4773

    391 students
    Year: 2018
  • Elk Grove Arlene Hein Elementary School
    6820 Bellaterra Dr.
    Elk Grove, CA 95757
    (916)714-0654

    1219 students
    Year: 2017
  • Chula Vista Arroyo Vista Charter Charter School
    2491 Sch House Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91915
    (619)656-9676

    995 students
    Year: 2016
  • South Pasadena Arroyo Vista Elementary School
    335 El Centro St.
    South Pasadena, CA 91030
    (626)441-5840

    703 students
    Year: 2005
  • Oakland Aspire Capitol Heights Academy Charter School
    2520 33rd St.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (916)739-8520

    292 students
    Year: 2010
  • Mission Viejo Bathgate Elementary School
    27642 Napoli Way
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949)348-0451

    670 students
    Year: 2003
  • Fullerton Beechwood Elementary School
    780 Beechwood Ave.
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    (714)447-2850

    868 students
    Year: 2007
  • Belvedere Tiburon Bel Aire Elementary School
    277 Karen Way
    Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
    (415)388-7100

    555 students
    Year: 2015
  • Placentia Bernardo Yorba Middle School
    5350 Fairmont Blvd.
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714)986-7400

    688 students
    Year: 2004
  • Torrance Bert M. Lynn Middle School
    5038 Halison St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4495

    730 students
    Year: 2006
  • Beverly Hills Beverly Hills High School
    241 Moreno Dr.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    (310)229-3685

    1589 students
    Year: 2004
  • Beverly Hills Beverly Vista Elementary School
    200 S. Elm Dr.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    (310)229-3665

    690 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rowland Heights Blandford Elementary School
    2601 Blandford Dr.
    Rowland Heights, CA 91748
    (626)965-3410

    673 students
    Year: 2007
  • Victorville Brentwood Elementary School
    13962 Hook Blvd.
    Victorville, CA 92395
    (760)243-2301

    886 students
    Year: 2003
  • Placentia Brookhaven Elementary School
    1851 N. Brookhaven Ave.
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714)986-7110

    566 students
    Year: 2004
  • Oak Park Brookside Elementary School
    165 N. Satinwood Ave.
    Oak Park, CA 91377
    (818)597-4200

    601 students
    Year: 2003
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