Top 10 Best Chico Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public high schools serving 5,624 students in Chico, CA.
The top ranked public high schools in Chico, CA are Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences, Pleasant Valley High School and Chico High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chico, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Chico have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public high schools.
Chico, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 89%, which is more than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Pleasant Valley High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Chico, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
335 W. Sacramento Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3090
Grades: 9-12
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Pleasant Valley High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1475 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 879-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,775 students
Rank: #33.
Chico High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3026
Grades: 9-12
| 1,913 students
Rank: #44.
Academy For Change
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3092
Grades: 7-12
| 3 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
Fair View High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3092
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: n/an/a
1494 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 872-4100
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Butte County Rop
Vocational School
2491 Carmichael Dr. Ste. 500
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 879-7462
Grades: 9-12
| n/a 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 high schools in Chico, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Chico, CA include Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences, Pleasant Valley High School and Chico High School.
How many public high schools are located in Chico, CA?
14 public high schools are located in Chico, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Chico, CA?
Chico, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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