Top 10 Best Grass Valley Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 6,669 students in Grass Valley, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 246 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Grass Valley, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Grass Valley, CA are William & Marian Ghidotti High School, Alta Sierra Elementary School and Clear Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Grass Valley, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Grass Valley have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Grass Valley, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
William & Marian Ghidotti High School
Alternative School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
250 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-5270
Grades: 9-12
| 152 students
Rank: #22.
Alta Sierra Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16607 Annie Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-2319
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #33.
Clear Creek Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17700 Mcct.ney Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-3664
Grades: K-8
| 149 students
Rank: #44.
Yuba River Charter
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10085 Adam Ave.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-6060
Grades: K-8
| 303 students
Rank: #55.
Grass Valley Charter
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
225 S. Auburn St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-8723
Grades: K-8
| 505 students
Rank: #66.
Bell Hill Academy
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
342 S. Sch St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-2281
Grades: K-4
| 212 students
Rank: #77.
Magnolia Intermediate
(Math: 35% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
22431 Kingston Ln.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2815
Grades: 6-8
| 355 students
Rank: #88.
Chicago Park Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15725 Mt. Olive Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 346-2153
Grades: K-8
| 124 students
Rank: #99.
Union Hill Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11638 Colfax Hwy.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-8456
Grades: K-6
| 560 students
Rank: #1010.
Cottage Hill Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22600 Kingston Ln.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2808
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1111.
Nevada Union High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-4431
Grades: 9-12
| 1,477 students
Rank: #1212.
Bear River High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11130 Magnolia Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 547 students
Rank: #1313.
Arete Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16229 Duggans Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2805
Grades: K-8
| 216 students
Rank: #1414.
Lyman Gilmore Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10837 Rough And Ready Hwy.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-8479
Grades: 5-8
| 498 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Chicago Park Community Charter
Charter School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15725 Mount Olive Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 346-2153
Grades: K-8
| 38 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
North Point Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-1225
Grades: 9-12
| 137 students
Rank: #1717.
Margaret G. Scotten Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10821 Squirrel Creek Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-6472
Grades: K-4
| 407 students
Rank: #1818.
Bitney Prep High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Joerschke Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-1235
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
Rank: #1919.
Silver Springs High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Park Ave.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-2635
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students
Rank: n/an/a
250 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-5350
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
10840 Gilmore Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-9528
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
22580 Kingston Ln.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2800
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Grass Valley, California

Grass Valley, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
342 South School St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-6416
Grades: K-3
| 210 students
Edge Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
12338 Mcct.ney Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 7-12
| 3 students
340 Buena Vista
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 8-12
| 60 students
225 South Auburn St
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-6472
Grades: 2-5
| n/a students
225 South Auburn St
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-2281
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
10787 Bartlett Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-6423
Grades: K-6
| 59 students
10837 Rough And Ready Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-4483
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
12338 Mccourtney Rd
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-2643
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
140 Park Ave
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-2635
Grades: 9
| 9 students
340 Buena Vista St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-1248
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
11130 Magnolia Rd
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students
16229 Duggans Rd
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2820
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
22431 Kingston Ln
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-2815
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
10725 Alta St
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-1322
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
340 Buena Vista St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 268-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 194 students
140 Park Ave
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-2635
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
16229 Duggans Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 268-9990
Grades: K-8
| 122 students
10725 Alta St
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-1322
Grades: 7-8
| 1 students
10725 Alta Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-1322
Grades: 6-8
| 8 students
10725 Alta St
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-1322
Grades: 7-8
| 4 students
11638 Colfax Hwy.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-2461
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Grass Valley, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Grass Valley, CA include William & Marian Ghidotti High School, Alta Sierra Elementary School and Clear Creek Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Grass Valley, CA?
22 public schools are located in Grass Valley, CA.
What percentage of students in Grass Valley, CA go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Grass Valley, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Grass Valley, CA?
Grass Valley, CA public schools minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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