Top 10 Best Hayward Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 20,320 students in Hayward, CA (there are 17 private schools, serving 2,823 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Hayward, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Hayward, CA are Southgate Elementary School, Alameda County Community and Hayward Twin Oaks Montessori. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hayward, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Hayward have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hayward, CA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southgate Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 61% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
26601 Calaroga Ave.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-3905
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #22.
Alameda County Community
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
313 W. Winton Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 670-4590
Grades: K-12
| 57 students
Rank: #33.
Hayward Twin Oaks Montessori
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22100 Princeton St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 370-3334
Grades: 1-12
| 488 students
Rank: #44.
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 49% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26890 Holly Hill Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3120
Grades: 7-8
| 713 students
Rank: #55.
Mt. Eden High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 58% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2300 Panama St.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-3180
Grades: 9-12
| 1,941 students
Rank: #66.
Schafer Park Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26268 Flamingo Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3895
Grades: K-6
| 672 students
Rank: #77.
Core Learning At Conley-caraballo High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
541 Blanche St.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 471-5126
Grades: 9-12
| 147 students
Rank: #88.
Burbank Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
353 B St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3805
Grades: K-6
| 812 students
Rank: #99.
Eldridge Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26825 Eldridge Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3825
Grades: K-6
| 289 students
Rank: #1010.
Stonebrae Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
28761 Hayward Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3910
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #1111.
East Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2424 E. Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3815
Grades: K-6
| 438 students
Rank: #1212.
Anthony W. Ochoa Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 39% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2121 Depot Rd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-3130
Grades: 7-8
| 462 students
Rank: #1313.
Lorin A. Eden Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
27790 Portsmouth Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3855
Grades: K-6
| 350 students
Rank: #1414.
Hayward High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1633 E. Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3170
Grades: 9-12
| 1,646 students
Rank: #1515.
Palma Ceia Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 40% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
27679 Melbourne Ave.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-3870
Grades: K-6
| 492 students
Rank: #1616.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
23515 Maud Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3830
Grades: K-6
| 478 students
Rank: #1717.
Hillview Crest Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
31410 Wheelon Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 471-5720
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1818.
Eden Gardens Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 37% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2184 Thayer Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3820
Grades: K-6
| 487 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Bret Harte Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 35% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1047 E St.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3100
Grades: 7-8
| 552 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Park Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 35% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
411 Larchmont St.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 293-8515
Grades: K-6
| 465 students
Rank: #2121.
Ruus Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
28027 Dickens Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3885
Grades: K-6
| 395 students
Rank: #2222.
Tyrrell Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 30% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
27000 Tyrrell Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3935
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #2323.
Treeview Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 28% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30565 Treeview St.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3925
Grades: K-6
| 374 students
Rank: #2424.
Winton Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
119 Winton Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3140
Grades: 7-8
| 512 students
Rank: #2525.
Cherryland Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 27% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
456 Laurel Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3810
Grades: K-6
| 733 students
Rank: #2626.
Longwood Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 26% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
850 Longwood Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3850
Grades: K-6
| 475 students
Rank: #2727.
Tennyson High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 35% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
27035 Whitman Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,469 students
Rank: #2828.
Lorenzo Manor Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 25% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
18250 Bengal St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 317-5400
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #2929.
Colonial Acres Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
17115 Meekland Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 317-4500
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: #3030.
Faith Ringgold School Of Arts And Science
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1570 Ward St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 889-7399
Grades: K-8
| 124 students
Rank: #3131.
Bowman Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
520 Jefferson St.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3800
Grades: K-6
| 283 students
Rank: #3232.
Glassbrook Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Schafer Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3835
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
27845 Whitman Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3110
Grades: 7-8
| 514 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Harder Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
585 Willow Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3840
Grades: K-6
| 517 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Strobridge Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
21400 Bedford Dr.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3915
Grades: K-6
| 362 students
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Hayward, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
313 W. Winton Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 670-4558
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
M
Hayward, CA 94543
(671) 366-3880
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Highland (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
2021 Highland Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3845
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
Po Box 5000
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 293-8573
Grades: K-6
| 374 students
2560 Darwin St.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 300-1560
Grades: 7-12
| 708 students
24823 Soto Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 293-8575
Grades: K-6
| 354 students
1570 Ward St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 293-8574
Grades: K-6
| 205 students
Po Box 5000
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 293-8522
Grades: K-3
| 390 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hayward, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Hayward, CA include Southgate Elementary School, Alameda County Community and Hayward Twin Oaks Montessori.
How many public schools are located in Hayward, CA?
42 public schools are located in Hayward, CA.
What percentage of students in Hayward, CA go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Hayward, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hayward, CA?
Hayward, CA public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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