Top 10 Best Castro Valley Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 9,027 students in Castro Valley, CA (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,842 private students). 83% of all K-12 students in Castro Valley, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Castro Valley, CA are Castro Valley High School, Jensen Ranch Elementary School and Proctor Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Castro Valley, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Castro Valley have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Castro Valley, CA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Castro Valley High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
19400 Santa Maria Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-5910
Grades: 9-12
| 2,699 students
Rank: #22.
Jensen Ranch Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
20001 Carson Ln.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-6365
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #33.
Proctor Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17520 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-0630
Grades: K-5
| 582 students
Rank: #44.
Independent Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21201 Independent Sch Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-9558
Grades: K-5
| 571 students
Rank: #55.
Palomares Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6395 Palo Verde Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 582-4207
Grades: K-5
| 124 students
Rank: #66.
Vannoy Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5100 Vannoy
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-1832
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #77.
Chabot Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19104 Lake Chabot Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-2342
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
Rank: #88.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20111 Marshall St.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-2431
Grades: K-5
| 461 students
Rank: #99.
Castro Valley Virtual Academy
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18400 Clifton Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-3193
Grades: K-12
| 336 students
Rank: #1010.
Castro Valley Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20185 San Miguel Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-1919
Grades: K-5
| 468 students
Rank: #1111.
Stanton Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2644 Somerset Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 727-9192
Grades: K-5
| 475 students
Rank: #1212.
Redwood Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
18400 Clifton Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-3193
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alma Preschool
4400 Alma Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-3000
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Canyon Middle School
Reading: 66%
19600 Cull Canyon Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 538-8833
Grades: 6-8
| 1,266 students
Rank: n/an/a
Creekside Middle School
Reading: 73%
19722 Center St.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 247-0665
Grades: 6-8
| 759 students
Rank: n/an/a
Roy A. Johnson High School
Special Education School
18400 Clifton Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
Rank: n/an/a
2652 Vergil Ct.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 293-8599
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Castro Valley, California

Castro Valley, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2652 Vergil Ct.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 931-7868
Grades: 1-8
| 308 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Castro Valley, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Castro Valley, CA include Castro Valley High School, Jensen Ranch Elementary School and Proctor Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Castro Valley, CA?
17 public schools are located in Castro Valley, CA.
What percentage of students in Castro Valley, CA go to public school?
83% of all K-12 students in Castro Valley, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Castro Valley, CA?
Castro Valley, CA public schools minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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