Top 10 Best Gardena Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,193 students in Gardena, CA. Gardena has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Gardena, CA are One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary School, Chapman Elementary School and Moneta Continuation. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gardena, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Gardena have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Gardena, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2100 W. 156th St.
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 324-6639
Grades: K-6
| 374 students
Rank: #22.
Chapman Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1947 Marine Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 324-2275
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
Rank: #33.
Moneta Continuation
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17951 S. Budlong Ave.
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 354-4951
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
Rank: #44.
Denker Avenue Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1620 W. 162nd St.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 327-9420
Grades: K-5
| 700 students
Rank: #55.
One Hundred Eighty-sixth Street Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1581 W. 186th St.
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 324-1153
Grades: K-5
| 716 students
Rank: #66.
Amestoy Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1048 W. 149th St.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 327-5592
Grades: K-5
| 754 students
Rank: #77.
Gardena Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
647 W. Gardena Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 324-6967
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #88.
Environmental Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
812 W. 165th Pl.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 425-1605
Grades: 6-8
| 346 students
Rank: #99.
One Hundred Fifty-third Street
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1605 W. 153rd St.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 323-1029
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1010.
One Hundred Thirty-fifth Street Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 W. 135th St.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 324-4454
Grades: K-5
| 636 students
Rank: #1111.
New Millennium Secondary
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 W. 182nd St.
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 999-6162
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
Rank: #1212.
Robert E. Peary Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 W. Gardena Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 225-4200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,217 students
Rank: #1313.
Gardena Senior High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 W. 182nd St.
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 354-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,490 students
Rank: #1414.
Purche Avenue Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13210 Purche Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 323-3184
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gardena, California

Gardena, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15805 S. Budlong Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 327-1202
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
13000 South Van Ness Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
(323) 329-1300
Grades: K-5
| 202 students
16110 South La Salle Ave
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 532-8680
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
2814 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90249
(323) 756-1426
Grades: 9-12
| 203 students

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