Top 10 Best El Dorado County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 68 public schools serving 35,277 students in El Dorado County, CA (there are 16 private schools, serving 1,503 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in El Dorado County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in El Dorado County, CA are Lakeview Elementary School, Miller's Hill and Jackson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
El Dorado County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in El Dorado County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best El Dorado County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3371 Brittany Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 941-2600
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #22.
Miller's Hill
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7900 S. Shingle Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 677-0260
Grades: 4-8
| 99 students
Rank: #33.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2561 Francisco Dr.
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-1828
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #44.
Pacific Crest Academy
Charter School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6540 Koki Ln.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 622-6212
Grades: 9-12
| 110 students
Rank: #55.
Ponderosa High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3661 Ponderosa Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 677-2281
Grades: 9-12
| 1,778 students
Rank: #66.
Rescue Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3880 Green Valley Rd.
Rescue, CA 95672
(530) 677-2720
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #77.
Lake Forest Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2240 Sailsbury Dr.
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-0652
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #88.
Oak Ridge High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 Harvard Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-6980
Grades: 8-12
| 2,537 students
Rank: #99.
Marina Village Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1901 Francisco Dr.
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-3993
Grades: 6-8
| 745 students
Rank: #1010.
Ocean Grove Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16900 N. Highway Nine
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-3566
Grades: K-12
| 3,084 students
Rank: #1111.
Rising Sun Montessori
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4940 Robert J. Mathews Pkwy.
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 936-2333
Grades: K-8
| 138 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Camino Polytechnic
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3060 Snows Rd.
Camino, CA 95709
(530) 644-4552
Grades: K-8
| 34 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Cottonwood
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3921 Sandstone Dr. Ste. A
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(530) 285-2003
Grades: K-12
| 2,419 students
Rank: #1414.
Pleasant Grove Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2540 Green Valley Rd.
Rescue, CA 95672
(530) 672-4400
Grades: 6-8
| 480 students
Rank: #1515.
Latrobe Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7680 S. Shingle Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 677-0260
Grades: K-3
| 61 students
Rank: #1616.
Silver Fork Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1325 Sugarloaf Ave.
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
(530) 293-3163
Grades: K-8
| 16 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Indian Diggings Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6020 Omo Ranch Rd.
Somerset, CA 95684
(530) 620-6546
Grades: K-8
| 18 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Otter Creek Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4701 Volcanoville Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
(530) 333-8347
Grades: K-5
| 17 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Rite Of Passage
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Rosaschi Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2271
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
Rank: #2020.
South Sutter Charter
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2044 Nicolaus Ave.
Placerville, CA 95667
(800) 979-4436
Grades: K-12
| 2,486 students
Rank: #2121.
Sky Mountain Charter
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4535 Missouri Flat Rd. Ste. 1a
Placerville, CA 95667
(800) 976-4436
Grades: K-12
| 2,155 students
Rank: #2222.
Green Valley Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2380 Bass Lake Rd.
Rescue, CA 95672
(530) 677-3686
Grades: K-5
| 349 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Charter Community School Home Study Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6767 Green Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2271
Grades: K-12
| 349 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Gold Trail
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
889 Cold Springs Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 626-2595
Grades: 4-8
| 305 students
Rank: #2525.
Union Mine High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6530 Koki Ln.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 621-4003
Grades: 9-12
| 1,125 students
Rank: #2626.
Sierra Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 Thompson Way
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-0814
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #2727.
El Dorado High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-3634
Grades: 9-12
| 1,214 students
Rank: #2828.
Camino Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3060 Snows Rd.
Camino, CA 95709
(530) 644-4552
Grades: K-8
| 412 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
860 Cave Valley Rd.
Cool, CA 95614
(530) 333-8355
Grades: K-6
| 255 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Pinewood Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6181 Pine St.
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
(530) 644-2384
Grades: K-4
| 310 students
Rank: #3131.
Gold Oak Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3171 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 626-3160
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
American River Charter
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6620 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
(530) 333-8340
Grades: K-12
| 252 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Edwin Markham Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Moulton Dr.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-0403
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Georgetown Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6530 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
(530) 333-8320
Grades: K-6
| 277 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Louisiana Schnell Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2871 Schnell Sch Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-6244
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
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El Dorado County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P.o. Box 14426
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
(530) 543-2310
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
6540 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
(530) 333-8312
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
6520 Oak Dell Rd
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 622-5775
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1286 Kyburz Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 295-2257
Grades: 7-12
| 10 students
2391 Merrychase Dr.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 350-6749
Grades: K-12
| 679 students
4818 Golden Foothills Parkway
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 568-9959
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4818 Golden Foothills Parkway
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 568-9959
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6520 Oak Dell Rd
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2271
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
6620 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
(530) 333-8340
Grades: K-5
| 125 students
385 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-7090
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students
6767 Green Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2259
Grades: K-6
| 5 students
2701 Amber Trail
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
(530) 644-0366
Grades: 4-5
| 175 students
3171 Pleasant Valley Rd
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 626-3157
Grades: 6-8
| 55 students
3781 Forni Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-4668
Grades: 6-8
| 558 students
P.o. Box 1450
Diamond Springs, CA 95619
(530) 622-7090
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
385 Pleasant Valley Rd
Diamond Springs, CA 95619
(530) 622-7090
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
6187 Pleasant Valley Rd.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 644-4100
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
P.o. Box 14426
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
(530) 543-2371
Grades: K-5
| 387 students
3781 Forni Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-4668
Grades: 6-8
| 539 students
6530 Koki Ln.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 621-4003
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
3821 41st Ave.
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 502-2667
Grades: 1-12
| 48 students
1032 Thompson Way
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-7216
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2264
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-2264
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-3634
Grades: 9-12
| 46 students
6767 Green Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2257
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in El Dorado County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in El Dorado County, CA include Lakeview Elementary School, Miller's Hill and Jackson Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in El Dorado County, CA?
68 public schools are located in El Dorado County, CA.
What percentage of students in El Dorado County, CA go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in El Dorado County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in El Dorado County, CA?
El Dorado County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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