Top 10 Best Butte County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 91 public schools serving 29,057 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 40%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Butte County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Butte County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sierra View Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 72% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1598 Hooker Oak Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3117
Grades: K-5
| 488 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: 61% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 W. 11th St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-2650
Grades: K-8
| 572 students
Rank: #44.
Paradise Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6473 Clark Rd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 872-7277
Grades: 6-8
| 128 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Children's Community Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6830 Pentz Rd
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 877-2227
Grades: K-8
| 93 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Forest Ranch Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15815 Cedar Creek Rd.
Forest Ranch, CA 95942
(530) 891-3154
Grades: K-8
| 122 students
Rank: #77.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1770 E. Eighth St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3114
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #88.
Shasta Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
169 Leora Ct.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3141
Grades: K-5
| 620 students
Rank: #99.
Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
335 W. Sacramento Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3090
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
Rank: #1010.
Marsh (Harry M.) Junior High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2253 Humboldt Rd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-4110
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #1111.
Stream Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
455 E. Oro Dam Blvd. E.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 534-1633
Grades: K-8
| 286 students
Rank: #1212.
Pleasant Valley High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1475 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 879-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,719 students
Rank: #1313.
Chico High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3026
Grades: 9-12
| 1,780 students
Rank: #1414.
Manzanita Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
627 E. Evans-reimer Rd.
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-5594
Grades: K-8
| 276 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Durham High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9455 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4685
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Wildflower Open Classroom
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2414 Cohasset Rd. Ste. 3
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 892-1676
Grades: K-8
| 162 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Nord Country
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5554 Ca St.
Chico, CA 95973
(530) 891-3138
Grades: K-8
| 184 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Ophir Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
210 Oakvale Ave.
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 532-3005
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1919.
Marigold Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2446 Marigold Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3121
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #2020.
Hooker Oak Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1238 Arbutus Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3119
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 8 students
Rank: #2222.
Emma Wilson Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1530 W. Eighth Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3297
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #2323.
Durham Intermediate
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9416 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4690
Grades: 6-8
| 248 students
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Academy For Change
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3092
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Esperanza High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
581 B Jackson St.
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-6721
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Heritage Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2255 Sixth St.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 538-2970
Grades: K-8
| 10 students
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
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
| n/a students
Rank: #2828.
Durham Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9421 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4695
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #2929.
Chico Junior High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
280 Memorial Way
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3066
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #3030.
Rosedale Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Oak St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3104
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #3131.
Bidwell Junior High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2376 N. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3080
Grades: 6-8
| 920 students
Rank: #3232.
Little Chico Creek Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2090 Amanda Way
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3285
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #3333.
Plumas Avenue Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
440 Plumas Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 538-2930
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #3434.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
409 Magnolia St.
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-3675
Grades: 2-5
| 580 students
Rank: #3535.
Core Butte Charter
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2847 Notre Dame Blvd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 894-3952
Grades: K-12
| 895 students
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Butte County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
290 E. Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-5756
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
300 Rockerfeller Rd.
Berry Creek, CA 95916
(530) 589-1633
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
300 B St
Biggs, CA 95917
(530) 868-1281
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
3046 2nd St
Biggs, CA 95917
(530) 868-5870
Grades: 6-8
| 88 students
300 B St., Ste. M
Biggs, CA 95917
(530) 868-1281
Grades: K-12
| 104 students
300 B St.
Biggs, CA 95917
(530) 868-1281
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1421 Bird St.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-3001
Grades: K-3
| 119 students
2491 Carmichael Dr. Ste 500
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 879-7472
Grades: 7-12
| 103 students
2412 Cohasset, Ste. 3
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-4185
Grades: 7-12
| 103 students
2565 Mesa Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-5642
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
2750 Mitchell Ave.
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 538-2359
Grades: 9-12
| 137 students
2412 Cohassest Rd
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 343-1232
Grades: 9-12
| 55 students
9932 Cohasset Rd.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3223
Grades: K-6
| 34 students
2775 Yard St.
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 532-3003
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
2651 Lumpkin Rd.
Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 589-1810
Grades: K-8
| 10 students
15815 Cedar Creek Rd.
Forest Ranch, CA 95942
(530) 891-3154
Grades: K-6
| 42 students
11679 Nelson Bar Rd.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 533-5034
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
581 Jackson St
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-4383
Grades: 1-6
| n/a students
581 Jackson St.
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-4383
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
6249 Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-1171
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
622 Pearson Rd.
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-6461
Grades: 4-6
| n/a students
622 Pearson Rd.
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-6461
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Po Box 600
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4685
Grades: 9-12
| 414 students
9455 Putney Dr
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4685
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
13835 West Park Dr.
Magalia, CA 95954
(530) 873-3864
Grades: 6-8
| 359 students
5554 California St.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3138
Grades: K-6
| 54 students
2491 Carmichael Drive, Suite 5
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 879-7472
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
7350 Bulldog Way
Palermo, CA 95968
(530) 533-4708
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
622 Pearson Rd
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-6424
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
588 Pearson Rd.
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 872-6415
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
5911 Maxwell Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-5642
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2060 Sixth St.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-4437
Grades: 1-6
| n/a students
2550 Lakew. Dr. Ste. 30
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 636-4479
Grades: K-12
| 124 students
Rise (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
1859 Bird St.
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 532-5642
Grades: 7-8
| 17 students
3935 Morrow Ln.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 879-7551
Grades: 7-12
| 57 students
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