Top 10 Best El Cajon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 27,952 students in El Cajon, CA. El Cajon has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in El Cajon, CA are Grossmont Middle College High School, Fuerte Elementary School and Blossom Valley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
El Cajon, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in El Cajon have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best El Cajon, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grossmont Middle College High School
Alternative School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8800 Grossmont College Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7524
Grades: 11-12
| 72 students
Rank: #22.
Fuerte Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
11625 Fuerte Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3134
Grades: K-5
| 662 students
Rank: #33.
Blossom Valley Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9863 Oakmont Terr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3678
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #44.
Vista Grande Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1908 Vista Grande Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3170
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #55.
Valhalla High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1725 Hillsdale Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,125 students
Rank: #66.
Rancho San Diego Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12151 Calle Albara
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3211
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #77.
Hillsdale Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1301 Brabham St.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 441-6156
Grades: 6-8
| 1,532 students
Rank: #88.
Jamacha Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2962 Jamul Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 441-6150
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #99.
Bostonia Language Academy
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1390 E. Brd.way
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3121
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1010.
Los Coches Creek Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9669 Dunbar Ln.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 441-5741
Grades: 6-8
| 656 students
Rank: #1111.
Granite Hills High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1719 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,290 students
Rank: #1212.
Pepper Drive Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1935 Marlinda Way
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-5100
Grades: K-8
| 978 students
Rank: #1313.
Crest Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2000 Suncrest Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(858) 558-3128
Grades: K-5
| 133 students
Rank: #1414.
Flying Hills Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1251 Finch St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3132
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #1515.
Madison Avenue Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3077
Grades: K-5
| 620 students
Rank: #1616.
Rios Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14314 Rios Canyon Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3090
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #1717.
Anza Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 S. Anza St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3116
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #1818.
Dehesa Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4612 Dehesa Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 444-2161
Grades: K-8
| 145 students
Rank: #1919.
Montgomery Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1570 Melody Ln.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3107
Grades: 6-8
| 926 students
Rank: #2020.
Idea Center
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4332
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
Rank: #2121.
W. D. Hall Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1376 Pepper Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3136
Grades: K-5
| 593 students
Rank: #2222.
Meridian Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
651 S. Third St.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3083
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #2323.
Naranca Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1030 Naranca Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3087
Grades: K-5
| 823 students
Rank: #2424.
Cajon Valley Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Park Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3092
Grades: 6-8
| 915 students
Rank: #2525.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W. Madison
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3139
Grades: K-5
| 683 students
Rank: #2626.
Lexington Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1145 Redwood Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3075
Grades: K-5
| 870 students
Rank: #2727.
Greenfield Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1495 Greenfield Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3103
Grades: 6-8
| 805 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
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
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Empower
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92022
(619) 588-3296
Grades: K-8
| 10 students
Rank: #3030.
Emerald Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1221 S. Emerald Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3097
Grades: 6-8
| 634 students
Rank: #3131.
Chase Avenue Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
195 E. Chase Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3123
Grades: K-5
| 720 students
Rank: #3232.
Cajon Valley Home
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1384 Brd.way
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3128
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Rank: #3333.
El Cajon Valley High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1035 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 579-5855
Grades: 9-12
| 1,838 students
Rank: #3434.
Magnolia Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Greenfield Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3080
Grades: K-5
| 552 students
Diego Valley Charter
Charter School
511 N. 2nd St.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 870-0608
Grades: K-12
| 455 students
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El Cajon, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3118
Grades: K-6
| 521 students
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92022
(619) 588-3296
Grades: 3-8
| 19 students
4612 Dehesa Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(626) 932-1802
Grades: K-12
| 4,183 students
1012 East Bradley Ave
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 579-7232
Grades: K-12
| 246 students

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