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For the 2021 school year, there are 43 public schools in El Cajon, CA, serving 32,135 students. El Cajon has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
El Cajon, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in El Cajon have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
The top ranked public schools in El Cajon, CA are Literacy First Charter, Grossmont Middle College High School and Fuerte Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Top El Cajon, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Literacy First Charter Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    799 E. Washington Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 579-7232

    Grades: K-12 | 1,680 student
  • Grossmont Middle College High School Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8800 Grossmont College Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 644-7524

    Grades: 11-12 | 72 students
  • Fuerte Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11625 Fuerte Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 588-3134

    Grades: K-5 | 662 students
  • Blossom Valley Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9863 Oakmont Terr.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3678

    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
  • Vista Grande Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1908 Vista Grande Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3170

    Grades: K-5 | 601 students
  • Rancho San Diego Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12151 Calle Albara
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3211

    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
  • Hillsdale Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1301 Brabham St.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 441-6156

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,532 student
  • Bostonia Language Academy Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1390 E. Brd.way
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3121

    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
  • Valhalla High School Math: 40% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1725 Hillsdale Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 593-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,125 students
  • Eje Middle Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    851 S. Johnson Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 401-4150

    Grades: 6-8 | 229 students
  • Los Coches Creek Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9669 Dunbar Ln.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 441-5741

    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students
  • Elite Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    230 Jamacha Blvd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3545

    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
  • Empower Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    165 Roanoke Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92022
    (619) 588-3296

    Grades: K-8 | 10 students
  • Pepper Drive Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1935 Marlinda Way
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 956-5100

    Grades: K-8 | 978 students
  • Jamacha Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2962 Jamul Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 441-6150

    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
  • Flying Hills Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1251 Finch St.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 588-3132

    Grades: K-6 | 570 students
  • Crest Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2000 Suncrest Blvd.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (858) 558-3128

    Grades: K-5 | 133 students
  • Eje Elementary Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    851 S. Johnson Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 401-4150

    Grades: K-5 | 559 students
  • Granite Hills High School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1719 E. Madison Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 593-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,290 students
  • Madison Avenue Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1615 E. Madison Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3077

    Grades: K-5 | 620 students
  • Inspire Charter - South Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4612 Dehesa Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (626) 932-1802

    Grades: K-12 | 4,183 students
  • Rios Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14314 Rios Canyon Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3090

    Grades: K-5 | 359 students
  • Dehesa Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4612 Dehesa Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 444-2161

    Grades: K-8 | 145 students
  • Learning Latitudes Charter Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    353 E. Park Ave., Ste. 201
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 966-9528

    Grades: K-12 | 627 students
  • Montgomery Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1570 Melody Ln.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3107

    Grades: 6-8 | 926 students
  • El Cajon Valley High School Math: 15% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1035 E. Madison Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 579-5855

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,838 student
  • Anza Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1005 S. Anza St.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 588-3116

    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
  • Meridian Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    651 S. Third St.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3083

    Grades: K-5 | 624 students
  • Valiant Academy Of Southern California Charter School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4612 Dehesa Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 91764
    (909) 287-3487

    Grades: K-12 | 726 students
  • Naranca Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1030 Naranca Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3087

    Grades: K-5 | 823 students
  • Greenfield Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1495 Greenfield Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3103

    Grades: 6-8 | 805 students
  • W. D. Hall Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1376 Pepper Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 588-3136

    Grades: K-5 | 593 students
  • Cajon Valley Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 Park Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 588-3092

    Grades: 6-8 | 915 students
  • Idea Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 956-4332

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
  • Chaparral High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 956-4600

    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
  • Show 8 more public schools in El Cajon, CA (out of 43 total schools)
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