Top 10 Best Del Norte County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,195 students in Del Norte County, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 89 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Del Norte County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Del Norte County, CA are Del Norte Community, Uncharted Shores Academy and Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Del Norte County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Del Norte County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Del Norte County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Del Norte Community
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 W. Harding St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0750
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
Rank: #22.
Uncharted Shores Academy
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 E St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-9828
Grades: K-9
| 288 students
Rank: #33.
Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Azalea Ln.
Gasquet, CA 95543
(707) 457-3211
Grades: K-8
| 45 students
Rank: #44.
Redwood Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6900 Lake Earl Dr.
Fort Dick, CA 95538
(707) 464-0360
Grades: K-8
| 458 students
Rank: #55.
Del Norte High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 1,021 students
Rank: #66.
Mary Peacock Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Arlington
Crescent City, CA 95331
(707) 464-0301
Grades: K-5
| 221 students
Rank: #77.
Smith River Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
134 First St.
Smith River, CA 95567
(707) 464-0370
Grades: K-8
| 245 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Bess Maxwell Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0310
Grades: K-5
| 229 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Pine Grove Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Pine Grove Rd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0350
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #1010.
Crescent Elk Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 33% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
994 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0320
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #1111.
Joe Hamilton Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 E St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0330
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #1212.
Sunset High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Elk Valley Cross Rd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0380
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
Rank: #1313.
Margaret Keating Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Minot Creek Rd.
Klamath, CA 95548
(707) 464-0340
Grades: K-6
| 98 students
Rank: #1414.
Castle Rock
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Glenn St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0390
Grades: K-12
| 368 students
Rank: n/an/a
Del Norte County Rop
Vocational School
1301 El Dorado
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elk Creek
Alternative School
1115 Williams Dr.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0750
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Del Norte County, CA

Del Norte County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15005 Highway 199
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 954-5601
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
994 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0320
Grades: 6-8
| 635 students
Community Day School (Closed 2021)
Magnet School
Charter School
212 East Washington Blvd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0390
Grades: K-12
| 989 students
2500 Elk Valley Cross Rd
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0261
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 W. Harding St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0750
Grades: 7-12
| 6 students
400 W. Harding St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0750
Grades: 1-6
| n/a students
212 E. Washington Blvd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 954-5601
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
510 E Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-1162
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
400 W. Harding St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0750
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Del Norte County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Del Norte County, CA include Del Norte Community, Uncharted Shores Academy and Mountain Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Del Norte County, CA?
16 public schools are located in Del Norte County, CA.
What percentage of students in Del Norte County, CA go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Del Norte County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Del Norte County, CA?
Del Norte County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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