Top 10 Best Costa Mesa Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 24,695 students in Costa Mesa, CA. Costa Mesa has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Costa Mesa, CA are Roy O. Andersen Elementary School, Maude B. Davis Elementary School and Newport Coast Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Costa Mesa, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Costa Mesa have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Costa Mesa, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Roy O. Andersen Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1900 Port Seabourne Way
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6935
Grades: K-6
| 360 students
Rank: #22.
Maude B. Davis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1050 Arlington Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7930
Grades: K-6
| 577 students
Rank: #33.
Newport Coast Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6655 Ridge Park Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6975
Grades: K-6
| 548 students
Rank: #44.
Harbor View Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 Goldenrod Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6940
Grades: K-6
| 405 students
Rank: #55.
Mariners Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2100 Mariners Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6960
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Eastbluff Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2627 Vista Del Oro
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-5920
Grades: K-6
| 420 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Newport Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1327 W. Balboa Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6965
Grades: K-6
| 468 students
Rank: #88.
Early College High School
Alternative School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2990 Mesa Verde Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 241-6108
Grades: 9-12
| 203 students
Rank: #99.
Killybrooke Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3155 Killybrooke Ln.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7945
Grades: K-6
| 413 students
Rank: #1010.
Newport Heights Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 E. 15th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6970
Grades: K-6
| 603 students
Rank: #1111.
Heinz Kaiser Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2130 Santa Ana Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6950
Grades: 3-6
| 661 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3101 Pacific View Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6955
Grades: K-6
| 468 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
California Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3232 California Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7940
Grades: K-6
| 429 students
Rank: #1414.
Corona Del Mar High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 E.bluff Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,592 students
Rank: #1515.
Horace Ensign Intermediate
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 Cliff Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6910
Grades: 7-8
| 1,164 students
Rank: #1616.
Sonora Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
966 Sonora Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7955
Grades: K-6
| 465 students
Rank: #1717.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2850 Club House Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7935
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #1818.
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Alternative School
Math: 37% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2910 Redhill Ave. Ste. 200
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 327-1000
Grades: K-12
| 795 students
Rank: #1919.
Newport Harbor High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Irvine Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,335 students
Rank: #2020.
Paularino Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1060 Paularino Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7950
Grades: K-6
| 434 students
Rank: #2121.
Victoria Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 Victoria St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6985
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #2222.
Costa Mesa High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2650 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-8700
Grades: 7-12
| 1,861 students
Rank: #2323.
Estancia High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2323 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,269 students
Rank: #2424.
Pomona Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2051 Pomona Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6980
Grades: K-6
| 491 students
Rank: #2525.
Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3224 California Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7965
Grades: 7-8
| 654 students
Rank: #2626.
Monte Vista High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Monte Vista Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 44 students
Rank: #2727.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Whittier Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6990
Grades: K-6
| 675 students
Rank: #2828.
College Park Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2380 Notre Dame Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7960
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #2929.
Everett A. Rea Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
661 Hamilton St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6905
Grades: K-6
| 451 students
Rank: #3030.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Wilson St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6995
Grades: K-6
| 462 students
Rank: #3131.
College And Career Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1669 E. Wilshire Ave. Ste 605
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 547-9986
Grades: 9-12
| 207 students
Rank: #3232.
Back Bay High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Monte Vista Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 171 students
Rank: #3333.
Access Juvenile Hall
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1715 E. Wilshire Ave., Ste. 70
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 647-2593
Grades: K-12
| 356 students
Rank: #3434.
Orange County Special Education
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Kalmus Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 966-4130
Grades: K-12
| 368 students
Rank: #3535.
Access County Community
Alternative School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Kalmus Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 245-6403
Grades: K-12
| 1,753 students
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Costa Mesa, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2701 Fairview Rd
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 432-5732
Grades: 12
| n/a students
102 Baker St East
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 557-7002
Grades: 6-12
| 176 students

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