Top 10 Best Hayward Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 21,340 students in Hayward, CA (there are 15 private schools, serving 2,936 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 Highland. 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 25% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Hayward have an average ranking of 2/10, 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 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hayward, CA Public Schools (2023)

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
| 657 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
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
| 105 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Highland
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2021 Highland Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3845
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
Rank: #44.
East Bay Arts High School
Alternative School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20450 Royal Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 317-4471
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Rank: #55.
Silver Oak High Public Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
22100 Princeton St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 370-3334
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students
Rank: #66.
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26890 Holly Hill Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3120
Grades: 7-8
| 731 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 1,967 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 742 students
Rank: #99.
Burbank Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
353 B St.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3805
Grades: K-6
| 834 students
Rank: #1010.
Eldridge Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26825 Eldridge Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3825
Grades: K-6
| 327 students
Rank: #1111.
Stonebrae Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
28761 Hayward Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3910
Grades: K-6
| 696 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 513 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 520 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 349 students
Rank: #1515.
Hayward High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1633 E. Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3170
Grades: 9-12
| 1,696 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 522 students
Rank: #1717.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
23515 Maud Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3830
Grades: K-6
| 537 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 477 students
Rank: #1919.
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
| 513 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
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
| 562 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Park Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
411 Larchmont St.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 293-8515
Grades: K-6
| 512 students
Rank: #2222.
Ruus Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
28027 Dickens Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3885
Grades: K-6
| 430 students
Rank: #2323.
Tyrrell Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
27000 Tyrrell Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3935
Grades: K-6
| 600 students
Rank: #2424.
Treeview Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30565 Treeview St.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3925
Grades: K-6
| 407 students
Rank: #2525.
Winton Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
119 Winton Ave.
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 723-3140
Grades: 7-8
| 528 students
Rank: #2626.
Cherryland Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
456 Laurel Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3810
Grades: K-6
| 788 students
Rank: #2727.
Longwood Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
850 Longwood Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3850
Grades: K-6
| 552 students
Rank: #2828.
Tennyson High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
27035 Whitman Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,501 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 520 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 515 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 134 students
Rank: #3232.
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
| 296 students
Rank: #3333.
Glassbrook Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Schafer Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 723-3835
Grades: K-6
| 507 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
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
| 532 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Harder Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
585 Willow Ave.
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 723-3840
Grades: K-6
| 455 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
Po Box 5000
Hayward, CA 94540
(510) 293-8573
Grades: K-6
| 374 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 are Southgate Elementary School, Alameda County Community and Highland.

How many public schools are location in Hayward, CA?

44 public schools are location 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 minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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