Top 10 Best Chico Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 30 public elementary schools serving 10,821 students in Chico, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Chico, CA are Sierra View Elementary School, Shasta Elementary School and Chico Country Day. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chico, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in Chico have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Chico, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sierra View Elementary School
Alternative School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1598 Hooker Oak Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3117
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #22.
Shasta Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
169 Leora Ct.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3141
Grades: K-5
| 620 students
Rank: #33.
Chico Country Day
Charter School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
102 W. 11th St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-2650
Grades: K-8
| 565 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
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
| 201 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Parkview Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1770 E. Eighth St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3114
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Wildflower Open Classroom
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2414 Cohasset Rd. Ste. 3
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 892-1676
Grades: K-8
| 136 students
Rank: #77.
Marsh (Harry M.) Junior High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2253 Humboldt Rd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-4110
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Neal Dow Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1420 Neal Dow Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3110
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Paradise Charter Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6473 Clark Rd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 872-7277
Grades: 6-8
| 143 students
Rank: #1010.
Bidwell Junior High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2376 N. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3080
Grades: 6-8
| 975 students
Rank: #1111.
Rosedale Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Oak St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3104
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
Rank: #1212.
Achieve Charter School Of Chico
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1494 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 872-4100
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
Rank: #1313.
Marigold Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2446 Marigold Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3121
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #1414.
Chico Junior High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
280 Memorial Way
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3066
Grades: 6-8
| 892 students
Rank: #1515.
Hooker Oak Elementary School
Alternative School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1238 Arbutus Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3119
Grades: K-5
| 304 students
Rank: #1616.
Core Butte Charter
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2847 Notre Dame Blvd.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 894-3952
Grades: K-12
| 859 students
Rank: #1717.
Oak Bridge Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1950 E. 20th St Ste. 727
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 897-8877
Grades: K-12
| 238 students
Rank: #1818.
Blue Oak Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
450 W. E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 879-7483
Grades: K-8
| 271 students
Rank: #1919.
Emma Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1530 W. Eighth Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3297
Grades: K-5
| 598 students
Rank: #2020.
Little Chico Creek Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2090 Amanda Way
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3285
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #2121.
Chapman Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1071 E. 16th St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3100
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #2222.
Pivot Charter School North Valley Ii
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 E. Ninth St. Ste. 150
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 636-4479
Grades: 6-12
| 91 students
Rank: #2323.
Achieve Charter School Of Paradise Inc.
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1494 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 762-2599
Grades: K-8
| 94 students
Rank: #2424.
Butte County Community
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Wall St.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 895-9741
Grades: K-12
| 35 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Citrus Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Citrus Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3107
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Mcmanus (John A.) Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
988 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3128
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #2727.
Sherwood Montessori
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 Cleveland Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 345-6600
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
Rank: #2828.
Center For Alternative Learning
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3092
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
Rank: #2929.
Oakdale
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3092
Grades: K-12
| 88 students
Rank: n/an/a
Loma Vista
Special Education School
1560 Manzanita Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 879-7400
Grades: K-12
| 12 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Chico, California

Chico, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
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
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
5554 California St.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3138
Grades: K-6
| 54 students
2550 Lakew. Dr. Ste. 30
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 636-4479
Grades: K-12
| 124 students
3935 Morrow Ln.
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 879-7551
Grades: 7-12
| 57 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Chico, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Chico, CA include Sierra View Elementary School, Shasta Elementary School and Chico Country Day.
How many public elementary schools are located in Chico, CA?
30 public elementary schools are located in Chico, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Chico, CA?
Chico, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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