Top 10 Best Calaveras County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 5,242 students in Calaveras County, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 98 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Calaveras County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Calaveras County, CA are Mark Twain Elementary School, Vallecito Independent Study (Alternative) and Bret Harte Union High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Calaveras County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Calaveras County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Calaveras County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mark Twain Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
646 Stanislaus Ave.
Angels Camp, CA 95222
(209) 736-6533
Grades: K-8
| 493 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Vallecito Independent Study (Alternative)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4545 Moran Rd.
Avery, CA 95224
(209) 795-8504
Grades: K-8
| 0 students
Rank: #33.
Bret Harte Union High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
364 Murphys Grade Rd.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-2507
Grades: 9-12
| 600 students
Rank: #44.
Calaveras Unified Alternative-sierra Hills Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Gold Strike Rd.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-2123
Grades: K-12
| 97 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Calaveras County Special Education (Selpa)
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
185 S. Main St.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-6020
Grades: K-12
| 16 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Oakendell Community
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3585 Hawver Rd.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-1961
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Calaveras River Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Old Oak Rd.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-1996
Grades: 6-12
| 13 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Gold Strike High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
350 High Sch St.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-2123
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Vallecito Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
364 Murphys Grade Rd.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-2507
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
Rank: #1010.
Hazel Fischer Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1605 Blagen Rd.
Avery, CA 95224
(209) 795-8030
Grades: K-5
| 157 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Albert A. Michelson Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
196 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd.
Avery, CA 95224
(209) 728-3441
Grades: K-5
| 224 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Avery Middle School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4545 Moran Rd.
Avery, CA 95224
(209) 795-8520
Grades: 6-8
| 182 students
Rank: #1313.
Calaveras High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
350 High Sch St.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-1811
Grades: 8-12
| 780 students
Rank: #1414.
Copperopolis Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Sch St.
Copperopolis, CA 95228
(209) 782-3500
Grades: K-6
| 232 students
Rank: #1515.
Mountain Oaks
Charter School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Old Oak Rd.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(888) 686-6257
Grades: K-12
| 433 students
Rank: #1616.
West Point Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
54 Bald Mountain Rd.
West Point, CA 95255
(209) 754-2255
Grades: K-6
| 117 students
Rank: #1717.
Mokelumne Hill Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8350 Highway 26
Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245
(209) 754-2140
Grades: K-6
| 161 students
Rank: #1818.
Valley Springs Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Pine St.
Valley Springs, CA 95252
(209) 754-2141
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1919.
Toyon Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3412 Double Spring Rd.
Valley Springs, CA 95252
(209) 754-2137
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #2020.
San Andreas Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
255 Lewis Ave.
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-2365
Grades: K-8
| 284 students
Rank: #2121.
Jenny Lind Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5100 Dr.r Rd.
Valley Springs, CA 95252
(209) 754-2350
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Calaveras County, CA

Calaveras County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1219 Rasberry Ln.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-0319
Grades: 7-12
| 5 students
Po Box 780
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 795-4503
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students
550 Creekside Dr
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 753-2880
Grades: K-6
| 7 students
550 Creekside Dr
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 753-2072
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
P.o. Box 4430
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 795-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
185 S. Main St.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-6033
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
3304 B Highway 12
San Andreas, CA 95249
(209) 754-2123
Grades: 4-8
| n/a students
Po Box 760
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 795-6597
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
Po Box 242
Copperopolis, CA 95228
(209) 785-4171
Grades: 9-11
| 3 students
11618 Sch St
Valley Springs, CA 95252
(209) 754-2123
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
364 Murphys Grade Rd.
Altaville, CA 95221
(209) 736-2507
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
981 Tuolumne Ave
Angels Camp, CA 95222
(209) 736-1855
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
298 Rail Rd. Flat Rd.
Rail Road Flat, CA 95248
(209) 754-2275
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
1605 Blagen Rd
Arnold, CA 95223
(209) 795-8030
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
54 Bald Mountain Rd.
Rail Road Flat, CA 95248
(209) 754-2123
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Calaveras County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Calaveras County, CA include Mark Twain Elementary School, Vallecito Independent Study (Alternative) and Bret Harte Union High School.
How many public schools are located in Calaveras County, CA?
21 public schools are located in Calaveras County, CA.
What percentage of students in Calaveras County, CA go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Calaveras County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Calaveras County, CA?
Calaveras County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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