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For the 2021 school year, there are 95 public schools serving 31,736 students in Butte County, CA. Butte County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Butte County, CA are Sierra View Elementary School, Richvale Elementary School and Chico Country Day. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Butte County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Butte County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Butte County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sierra View Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1598 Hooker Oak Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3117

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Richvale Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5236 Church St.
    Richvale, CA 95974
    (530) 882-4273

    Grades: 1-6 | 38 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Chico Country Day Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    102 W. 11th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 895-2650

    Grades: K-8 | 557 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    335 W. Sacramento Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3090

    Grades: 9-12 | 454 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Paradise Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6473 Clark Rd
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 872-7277

    Grades: 6-8 | 158 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Manzanita Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    627 E. Evans-reimer Rd.
    Gridley, CA 95948
    (530) 846-5594

    Grades: K-8 | 291 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Pleasant Valley High School Math: 49% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1475 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 879-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,966 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Durham Intermediate Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9416 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530) 895-4690

    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Parkview Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1770 E. Eighth St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 891-3114

    Grades: K-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Shasta Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    169 Leora Ct.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3141

    Grades: K-5 | 653 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Marsh (Harry M.) Junior High School Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2253 Humboldt Rd.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 895-4110

    Grades: 6-8 | 912 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Stream Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    455 E. Oro Dam Blvd. E.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 534-1633

    Grades: K-8 | 272 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Chico High School Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    901 Esplanade
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3026

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,811 student
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Paradise Senior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5911 Maxwell Dr
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 872-6425

    Grades: 9-12 | 995 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Children's Community Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6830 Pentz Rd.
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 877-2227

    Grades: K-8 | 220 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Forest Ranch Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    15815 Cedar Creek Rd.
    Forest Ranch, CA 95942
    (530) 891-3154

    Grades: K-8 | 131 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Durham High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9455 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530) 895-4685

    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Achieve Charter School Of Paradise Inc. Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    771 Elliott Rd
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 872-4100

    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Neal Dow Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1420 Neal Dow Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3110

    Grades: K-5 | 332 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Nord Country Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5554 California St.
    Chico, CA 95973
    (530) 891-3138

    Grades: K-8 | 181 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Academy For Change Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    290 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3092

    Grades: 7-12 | 11 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Butte County Community - Lead Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2345 Fair St.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 879-7589

    Grades: 7-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Come Back Butte Charter Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5 Co Center Dr.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-5827

    Grades: 11-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Esperanza High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    581 Jackson St.
    Gridley, CA 95948
    (530) 846-4383

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Feather Falls Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2651 Lumpkin Rd.
    Oroville, CA 95966
    (530) 589-1810

    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Heritage Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2080 Sixth St.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-4376

    Grades: 4-8 | 9 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Honey Run Academy Secondary Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    622 Pearson Rd
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 872-6461

    Grades: 7-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Palermo Union Community Day (k-8) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7350 Bulldog Way
    Palermo, CA 95968
    (530) 533-4708

    Grades: K-8 | 3 students
  • Rank: #21-2921.- 29.
    Table Mountain Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    41 Co Center Dr.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-5688

    Grades: K-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Gridley High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 E. Spruce St.
    Gridley, CA 95948
    (530) 846-4791

    Grades: 9-12 | 637 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Hooker Oak Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1238 Arbutus Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3119

    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Wildflower Open Classroom Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2414 Cohasset Rd. Ste. 3
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 892-1676

    Grades: K-8 | 166 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Emma Wilson Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1530 W. Eighth Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3297

    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Wilson Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    409 Magnolia St.
    Gridley, CA 95948
    (530) 846-3675

    Grades: 2-5 | 601 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Bidwell Junior High School Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2376 N. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-3080

    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
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