Top 10 Best 92020 California Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,105 students in 92020, CA (there are 6 private schools, serving 584 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in 92020, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in 92020, CA are Grossmont Middle College High School, Fuerte Elementary School and Literacy First Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 92020 have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in 92020, CA have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best 92020, CA Public Schools (2024)

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
| 66 students
Rank: #22.
Fuerte Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11625 Fuerte Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3134
Grades: K-5
| 670 students
Rank: #33.
Literacy First Charter
Charter School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
799 E. Washington Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 579-7232
Grades: K-12
| 1,945 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Chaparral High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Flying Hills School Of Arts
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1251 Finch St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3132
Grades: K-8
| 705 students
Rank: #66.
Eje Elementary Charter
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
851 S. Johnson Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 401-4150
Grades: K-5
| 557 students
Rank: #77.
Eje Middle Academy
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 53% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
851 S. Johnson Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 401-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 233 students
Rank: #88.
Pepper Drive Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1935 Marlinda Way
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-5100
Grades: K-8
| 766 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 452 students
Rank: #1010.
Idea Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4332
Grades: 9-12
| 146 students
Rank: #1111.
Cajon Valley Middle School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Park Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3092
Grades: 6-8
| 801 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 664 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 460 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 604 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 92020 California

92020, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
353 E. Park Ave., Ste. 201
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 966-9528
Grades: K-12
| 627 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 92020, CA?
The top ranked public schools in 92020, CA include Grossmont Middle College High School, Fuerte Elementary School and Literacy First Charter.
How many public schools are located in 92020, CA?
14 public schools are located in 92020, CA.
What percentage of students in 92020, CA go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in 92020, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in 92020, CA?
92020, CA public schools minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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