Top 10 Best Encinitas Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 15,952 students in Encinitas, CA. Encinitas has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Encinitas, CA are Pacific Trails Middle School, Carmel Valley Middle School and Canyon Crest Academy. 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 70% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 51% 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 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Encinitas, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pacific Trails Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5975 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 7-8
| 671 students
Rank: #22.
Carmel Valley Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
3800 Mykonos Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 481-8221
Grades: 7-8
| 1,158 students
Rank: #33.
Canyon Crest Academy
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5951 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 9-12
| 2,576 students
Rank: #44.
Earl Warren Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
155 Stevens St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 755-1558
Grades: 7-8
| 600 students
Rank: #55.
Diegueno Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2150 Village Park Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-1892
Grades: 7-8
| 945 students
Rank: #66.
Flora Vista Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1690 Wandering Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4329
Grades: K-6
| 460 students
Rank: #77.
Torrey Pines High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3710 Del Mar Heights Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 755-0125
Grades: 9-12
| 2,418 students
Rank: #88.
Oak Crest Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
675 Balour Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-6241
Grades: 7-8
| 703 students
Rank: #99.
Ocean Knoll Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
910 Melba Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4351
Grades: K-6
| 650 students
Rank: #1010.
Capri Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
941 Capri Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4360
Grades: K-6
| 710 students
Rank: #1111.
Paul Ecke-central Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
185 Union St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4323
Grades: K-6
| 646 students
Rank: #1212.
Park Dale Lane Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2050 Park Dale Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-4344
Grades: K-6
| 464 students
Rank: #1313.
San Dieguito High Academy
Math: 55% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
800 Santa Fe Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-1121
Grades: 9-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #1414.
La Costa Canyon High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Maverick Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-6136
Grades: 9-12
| 1,935 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunset High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
684 Requeza St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-3860
Grades: 9-12
| 114 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

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