Top 10 Best Compton Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 21,620 students in Compton, CA. Compton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Compton, CA are Compton Early College High School, Jefferson Elementary School and Mckinley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Compton, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Compton have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Compton, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Compton Early College High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6080
Grades: 9-12
| 237 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2508 E. 133rd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6190
Grades: K-8
| 837 students
Rank: #33.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14431 Stanford Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6320
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #44.
Laurel Street Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1321 W. Laurel St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6440
Grades: K-8
| 723 students
Rank: #55.
Compton Community Day Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 W. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6154
Grades: 6-8
| 1 students
Rank: #66.
Anderson Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2210 E. 130th St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6110
Grades: K-8
| 548 students
Rank: #77.
Clinton William Jefferson
Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6500 Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-7912
Grades: K-8
| 886 students
Rank: #88.
Mayo Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
915 N. Mayo Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6310
Grades: K-5
| 633 students
Rank: #99.
Tibby Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1400 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6370
Grades: K-8
| 780 students
Rank: #1010.
Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 W. El Segundo Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6330
Grades: K-5
| 458 students
Rank: #1111.
Kelly Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6410
Grades: K-8
| 944 students
Rank: #1212.
Rosecrans Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 N. Acacia Ave.
Compton, CA 90227
(310) 898-6360
Grades: K-6
| 542 students
Rank: #1313.
Willowbrook Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6080
Grades: 6-8
| 250 students
Rank: #1414.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 N. Bradfield Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6350
Grades: K-8
| 901 students
Rank: #1515.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 E. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6170
Grades: K-6
| 584 students
Rank: #1616.
Bursch Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2505 W. 156th St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6130
Grades: K-6
| 515 students
Rank: #1717.
Dickison Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
905 N. Aranbe St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6160
Grades: K-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1818.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 S. Dwight St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6460
Grades: K-7
| 513 students
Rank: #1919.
Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1305 S. Oleander St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6420
Grades: K-8
| 668 students
Rank: #2020.
Martin Luther King Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2270 E. 122nd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6430
Grades: K-6
| 582 students
Rank: #2121.
Whaley Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
14401 S. Gibson Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 632 students
Rank: #2222.
Foster Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1620 N. Pannes St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6180
Grades: K-5
| 738 students
Rank: #2323.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 618 students
Rank: #2424.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6390
Grades: K-6
| 370 students
Rank: #2525.
Compton High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 S. Acacia St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 635-3881
Grades: 9-12
| 1,766 students
Rank: #2626.
Enterprise Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 W. Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6030
Grades: 6-8
| 430 students
Rank: #2727.
Dominguez High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15301 S. San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-0142
Grades: 9-12
| 1,821 students
Rank: #2828.
Thurgood Marshall
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12501 N. Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6340
Grades: K-12
| 71 students
Rank: #2929.
Centennial High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2606 N. Central Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 635-2715
Grades: 9-12
| 941 students
Rank: #3030.
Walton Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W. Greenleaf Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6060
Grades: 6-8
| 311 students
Rank: #3131.
Davis Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
621 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #3232.
Bunche Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12338 Mona Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 414 students
Rank: #3333.
Cesar Chavez Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤1%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12501 N. Wilmington
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6340
Grades: 9-12
| 417 students
Compton Community Day High School
Alternative School
Math: <50%
2300 W. Caldwell St
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6154
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students
Compton Unified Rop
Vocational School
700 N. Bullis Rd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
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Compton, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2300 West Caldwell St
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6140
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
2300 W. Caldwell St. Bldg. A
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 639-7329
Grades: 6-8
| 4 students
310 East El Segundo Blvd
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6434
Grades: 3-6
| 326 students
12501 N. Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6340
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
12721 South Willowbrook Ave
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 635-4531
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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