Top 10 Best Encinitas Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 15,591 students in Encinitas, CA (there are 13 private schools, serving 2,258 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Encinitas, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%). Encinitas has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Encinitas, CA are Canyon Crest Academy, Pacific Trails Middle School and Carmel Valley Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Encinitas, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Encinitas have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Encinitas, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Canyon Crest Academy
(Math: 80% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5951 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 9-12
| 2,346 students
Rank: #22.
Pacific Trails Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5975 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 7-8
| 867 students
Rank: #33.
Carmel Valley Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3800 Mykonos Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 481-8221
Grades: 7-8
| 797 students
Rank: #44.
Jcs - Mountain Oaks
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
539 Encinitas Blvd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 632-4989
Grades: K-8
| 238 students
Rank: #55.
Earl Warren Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
155 Stevens St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 755-1558
Grades: 7-8
| 531 students
Rank: #66.
Diegueno Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2150 Village Park Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-1892
Grades: 7-8
| 780 students
Rank: #77.
Flora Vista Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1690 Wandering Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4329
Grades: K-6
| 406 students
Rank: #88.
Oak Crest Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
675 Balour Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-6241
Grades: 7-8
| 808 students
Rank: #99.
Torrey Pines High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3710 Del Mar Heights Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 755-0125
Grades: 9-12
| 2,649 students
Rank: #1010.
Capri Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
941 Capri Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4360
Grades: K-6
| 638 students
Rank: #1111.
San Dieguito High School Academy
(Math: 52% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Santa Fe Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-1121
Grades: 9-12
| 2,145 students
Rank: #1212.
Ocean Knoll Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
910 Melba Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4351
Grades: K-6
| 578 students
Rank: #1313.
Paul Ecke-central Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
185 Union St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4323
Grades: K-6
| 622 students
Rank: #1414.
Park Dale Lane Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2050 Park Dale Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4344
Grades: K-6
| 438 students
Rank: #1515.
La Costa Canyon High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Maverick Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-6136
Grades: 9-12
| 1,647 students
Rank: #1616.
Sunset High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
684 Requeza St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-3860
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Encinitas, California

Encinitas, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
684 Requeza
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-3860
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
608 Third St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4339
Grades: K-6
| 168 students
552 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 205-3902
Grades: K-6
| 275 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Encinitas, CA?
How many public schools are located in Encinitas, CA?
16 public schools are located in Encinitas, CA.
What percentage of students in Encinitas, CA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Encinitas, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Encinitas, CA?
Encinitas, CA public schools minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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