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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 72 top blue ribbon public middle schools in California, serving 54,654 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 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the state average of 24:1.

Top California Blue Ribbon Public Middle Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Albany Albany Middle School
    1259 Brighton Ave.
    Albany, CA 94706
    (510)558-3600

    895 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
  • Oakland American Indian Public Charter Charter School
    3637 Magee Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94619
    (510)482-6000

    131 students
    Year: 2006
  • Los Altos Ardis G. Egan Junior High School
    100 W. Portola Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650)917-2200

    645 students
    Year: 2014
  • Chula Vista Arroyo Vista Charter Charter School
    2491 Sch House Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91915
    (619)656-9676

    995 students
    Year: 2016
  • Fullerton Beechwood Elementary School
    780 Beechwood Ave.
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    (714)447-2850

    868 students
    Year: 2007
  • 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 Vista Elementary School
    200 S. Elm Dr.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    (310)229-3665

    690 students
    Year: 2005
  • Fresno Bullard Talent Project Elementary School Magnet School
    4950 N. Harrison
    Fresno, CA 93704
    (559)248-7030

    764 students
    Year: 2009
  • Los Altos Bullis Charter Charter School
    102 W. Portola Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650)947-4939

    744 students
    Year: 2014
  • Encinitas Carmel Valley Middle School
    3800 Mykonos Ln.
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (858)481-8221

    1361 students
    Year: 2018
  • San Carlos Central Middle School
    828 Chestnut St.
    San Carlos, CA 94070
    (650)508-7321

    704 students
    Year: 2006
  • Buena Park Charles G. Emery Elementary School
    8600 Somerset St.
    Buena Park, CA 90621
    (714)521-5134

    696 students
    Year: 2011
  • Kingsburg Clay Elementary School
    12449 S. Smith Ave.
    Kingsburg, CA 93631
    (559)897-4185

    236 students
    Year: 2017
  • Portola Valley Corte Madera Middle School
    4575 Alpine Rd.
    Portola Valley, CA 94028
    (650)851-1777

    356 students
    Year: 2008
  • Burlingame Crocker Middle School
    2600 Ralston Ave.
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)342-6331

    540 students
    Year: 2004
  • Fullerton D. Russell Parks Junior High School
    1710 Rosecrans Ave.
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    (714)447-7785

    998 students
    Year: 2004
  • Encinitas Earl Warren Middle School
    155 Stevens St.
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (858)755-1558

    595 students
    Year: 2004
  • Fresno Edison Computech Middle School Magnet School
    555 E. Belgravia
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)457-2640

    788 students
    Year: 2009, 2016
  • Stockton Elkhorn Middle School
    10505 N. Davis Rd.
    Stockton, CA 95209
    (209)953-8330

    272 students
    Year: 2008
  • Esparto Esparto Middle School
    26058 Country Rd. 21a
    Esparto, CA 95627
    (530)787-4151

    241 students
    Year: 2004
  • Walnut Creek Foothill Middle School
    2775 Cedro Ln.
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    (925)939-8600

    1043 students
    Year: 2004
  • Los Altos Georgina P. Blach Junior High School
    1120 Covington Rd.
    Los Altos, CA 94024
    (650)934-3800

    512 students
    Year: 2014
  • Sonora Gold Rush Charter Magnet School
    Charter School
    16331 Hidden Valley Rd.
    Sonora, CA 95370
    (209)532-9781

    339 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rocklin Granite Oaks Middle School
    2600 Wyckford Dr.
    Rocklin, CA 95765
    (916)315-9009

    931 students
    Year: 2008
  • Hermosa Beach Hermosa Valley Elementary School
    1645 Valley Dr.
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
    (310)937-5888

    852 students
    Year: 2004, 2005
  • Long Beach Hill Classical Middle School
    1100 Iroquois Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90815
    (562)598-7611

    219 students
    Year: 2006
  • Oakland Hillcrest Elementary School
    30 Marguerite Dr.
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)654-6590

    366 students
    Year: 2016
  • San Ramon Iron Horse Middle School
    12601 Alcosta Blvd.
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    (925)824-2820

    1083 students
    Year: 2006
  • Bayside Jacoby Creek Elementary School
    1617 Old Arcata Rd.
    Bayside, CA 95524
    (707)822-4896

    432 students
    Year: 2017
  • Compton Jefferson Elementary School
    2508 E. 133rd St.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6190

    768 students
    Year: 2014
  • San Jose Joaquin Miller Middle School
    6151 Rainbow Dr.
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408)252-3755

    1317 students
    Year: 2018
  • San Jose Kipp Heartwood Academy Charter School
    1250 S. King Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95122
    (408)926-5477

    406 students
    Year: 2010
  • Los Angeles Kipp Los Angeles College Preparatory Charter School
    2810 Whittier Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90023
    (323)264-7737

    497 students
    Year: 2016
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