Top 10 Best Downey Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 22,588 students in Downey, CA. Downey has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Downey, CA are Unsworth (Edith) Elementary School, Ward (E. W.) Elementary School and Gallatin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Downey, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Downey have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Downey, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Unsworth (Edith) Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9001 Lindsey Ave.
Downey, CA 90240
(562) 904-3576
Grades: K-5
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Ward (E. W.) Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8851 E. Adoree St.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3591
Grades: K-5
| 622 students
Rank: #33.
Gallatin Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9513 Brookshire Ave.
Downey, CA 90240
(562) 904-3583
Grades: K-5
| 744 students
Rank: #44.
Price (Maude) Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9525 S. Tweedy Ln.
Downey, CA 90240
(562) 904-3575
Grades: K-5
| 844 students
Rank: #55.
Imperial Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8133 Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3578
Grades: K-3
| 533 students
Rank: #66.
Lewis (Ed C.) Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13220 S. Bellflower Blvd.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3590
Grades: K-5
| 875 students
Rank: #77.
Rio San Gabriel Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9338 Gotham St.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3567
Grades: K-5
| 762 students
Rank: #88.
Alameda Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8613 E. Alameda St.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3589
Grades: K-5
| 830 students
Rank: #99.
Old River Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11995 Old River Sch Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3561
Grades: 4-5
| 660 students
Rank: #1010.
Williams (Spencer V.) Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7530 E. Arnett St.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3564
Grades: K-3
| 706 students
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Afflerbaugh-paige Camp
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6621 N. Stephens Ranch Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(909) 593-4926
Grades: 7-12
| 55 students
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Kirby Dorothy Camp
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 S. Mcdonnell Ave.
Downey, CA 90242
(323) 263-5106
Grades: 7-12
| 73 students
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Rockey Glenn Camp
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 N. Sycamore Canyon Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(909) 599-8435
Grades: 7-12
| 32 students
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Woodruff Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12330 Woodruff Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3552
Grades: 7-12
| 9 students
Rank: #1515.
Griffiths (Gordon) Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9633 Tweedy Ln.
Downey, CA 90240
(562) 904-3580
Grades: 6-8
| 1,298 students
Rank: #1616.
Doty (Wendy Lopour) Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10301 S. Woodruff Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3586
Grades: 6-8
| 1,353 students
Rank: #1717.
Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9439 E. Foster Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3588
Grades: K-1
| 287 students
Rank: #1818.
Downey High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11040 Brookshire Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 869-7301
Grades: 9-12
| 4,303 students
Rank: #1919.
Rio Hondo Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7731 E. Muller St.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3568
Grades: K-5
| 806 students
Rank: #2020.
Stauffer (Mary R.) Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11985 Old River Sch Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3565
Grades: 6-8
| 1,361 students
Rank: #2121.
Warren (Earl) High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8141 De Palma St.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 869-7306
Grades: 9-12
| 3,469 students
Rank: #2222.
Sussman (Edward A.) Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
12500 Birchdale Ave.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3572
Grades: 6-8
| 1,073 students
Rank: #2323.
Gauldin (A.l.) Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9724 Spry St.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 904-3582
Grades: K-5
| 612 students
Rank: #2424.
Central Juvenile Hall
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1605 E.lake Ave.
Downey, CA 90242
(323) 225-4362
Grades: 6-12
| 126 students
Rank: #2525.
Road To Success Academy At Campus Kilpatrick
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
427 S. Encinal Canyon Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 889-1225
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
Rank: #2626.
Columbus (Christopher) High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12330 Woodruff Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3552
Grades: 9-12
| 312 students
Rank: n/an/a
Los Angeles County Rop
Vocational School
9300 Imperial Hwy. Clark Bldg.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 922-6850
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Nidorf Barry J.
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
16350 Filbert St.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 367-5942
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Downey, California

Downey, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12830 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 803-8203
Grades: K-12
| 53 students
1301 N. Las Virgenes Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 222-1130
Grades: 7-12
| 38 students
Jarvis Camp (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 723-1155
Grades: 7-12
| 49 students
9300 Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 803-8306
Grades: K-12
| 208 students
7285 E. Quill Dr.
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 803-6648
Grades: 6-12
| 143 students
Mcnair Camp (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 723-1155
Grades: 7-12
| 34 students
42230 N. Lake Hughes Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 724-1351
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
433 S. Encinal Canyon Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 889-5938
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
42220 N. Lake Hughes Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 724-1314
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Onizuka Camp (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 723-1155
Grades: 7-12
| 23 students
4900 Serrania Ave.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 340-6305
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
11600 Eldrige Ave.
Downey, CA 90242
(818) 897-6213
Grades: 7-12
| 16 students
P.o. Box 7017
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-3579
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
Resnik Camp (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 940-4211
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Scobee Camp (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 723-1155
Grades: 7-12
| 43 students
28700 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 296-8444
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
28750 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 296-5957
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Smith Camp (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
5300 W. Ave. L
Downey, CA 90242
(661) 723-1155
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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