Top 3 Best Dana Point Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,355 students in Dana Point, CA (there are 5 private schools, serving 1,108 private students). 68% of all K-12 students in Dana Point, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Dana Point, CA are Dana Hills High School, Richard Henry Dana Elementary School and Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dana Point, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Dana Point have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Dana Point, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dana Hills High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-6666
Grades: 9-12
| 2,062 students
Rank: #22.
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
24242 La Cresta Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-5784
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #33.
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
24242 La Cresta Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 234-5505
Grades: K-6
| 40 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dana Point, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Dana Point, CA include Dana Hills High School, Richard Henry Dana Elementary School and Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs.
How many public schools are located in Dana Point, CA?
3 public schools are located in Dana Point, CA.
What percentage of students in Dana Point, CA go to public school?
68% of all K-12 students in Dana Point, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dana Point, CA?
Dana Point, CA public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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