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For the 2021 school year, there are 42 public schools in Downey, CA, serving 23,299 students. Downey has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Downey, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Downey have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Downey, CA are Ward Elementary School, Unsworth Elementary School and Price Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California public school average of 23:1.

Top Downey, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Ward Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8851 E. Adoree St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3591

    Grades: K-3 | 416 students
  • Unsworth Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9001 Lindsey Ave.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562) 904-3576

    Grades: K-5 | 694 students
  • Price Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9525 S. Tweedy Ln.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562) 904-3575

    Grades: K-5 | 833 students
  • Gallatin Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9513 Brookshire Ave.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562) 904-3583

    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
  • Lewis Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    13220 S. Bellflower Blvd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3590

    Grades: K-5 | 816 students
  • Rio San Gabriel Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9338 Gotham St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3567

    Grades: K-5 | 796 students
  • Williams Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7530 E. Arnett St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3564

    Grades: K-3 | 729 students
  • 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 | 62 students
  • Downey Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    12330 Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3552

    Grades: 7-12 | 10 students
  • Jarvis Camp Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661) 723-1155

    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
  • 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 | 40 students
  • Mcnair Camp Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661) 723-1155

    Grades: 7-12 | 39 students
  • Onizuka Camp Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661) 723-1155

    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
  • Phoenix Academy Residential Education Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11600 Eldrige Ave.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (818) 897-6213

    Grades: 7-12 | 26 students
  • Road To Success Academy At Campus Kilpatrick Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    427 S. Encinal Canyon Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (818) 889-1225

    Grades: 7-12 | 21 students
  • Scobee Camp Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661) 723-1155

    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
  • Scott Joseph Camp Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    28700 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661) 296-8444

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • Griffiths Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9633 Tweedy Ln.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562) 904-3580

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,254 student
  • Old River Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11995 Old River Sch Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3561

    Grades: 4-5 | 711 students
  • Doty Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10301 S. Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3586

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,376 student
  • Downey High School Math: 31% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11040 Brookshire Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 869-7301

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,042 students
  • Carpenter Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9439 E. Foster Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3588

    Grades: 4-5 | 443 students
  • Rio Hondo Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7731 E. Muller St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3568

    Grades: K-5 | 801 students
  • Warren High School Math: 26% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8141 De Palma St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 869-7306

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,638 students
  • Stauffer Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11985 Old River Sch Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3565

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,311 student
  • Imperial Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8133 Imperial Hwy.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3578

    Grades: K-3 | 543 students
  • Gauldin Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9724 Spry St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3582

    Grades: K-5 | 597 students
  • Alameda Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8613 E. Alameda St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3589

    Grades: K-3 | 611 students
  • Sussman Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12500 Birchdale Ave.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3572

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,236 student
  • Nidorf Barry J. Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16350 Filbert St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (818) 367-5942

    Grades: 6-12 | 169 students
  • Rockey Glenn Camp Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1900 N. Sycamore Canyon Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (909) 599-8435

    Grades: 7-12 | 36 students
  • Central Juvenile Hall Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1605 E.lake Ave.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (323) 225-4362

    Grades: 6-12 | 203 students
  • Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7285 E. Quill Dr.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 803-6648

    Grades: 6-12 | 164 students
  • Columbus Continuation Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12330 Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-3552

    Grades: 9-12 | 293 students
  • Los Angeles County Special Education Special Education School
    Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9300 Imperial Hwy.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 803-8306

    Grades: K-12 | 448 students
  • Show 7 more public schools in Downey, CA (out of 42 total schools)
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