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For the 2021 school year, there are 89 public schools serving 18,440 students in Humboldt County, CA. Humboldt County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Humboldt County, CA are Union Street Charter, Jacoby Creek and Freshwater Charter Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Humboldt County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Humboldt County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Humboldt County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Union Street Charter Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    470 Union St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-4845

    Grades: K-5 | 101 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Jacoby Creek Math: 69% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1617 Old Arcata Rd.
    Bayside, CA 95524
    (707) 822-4896

    Grades: K-8 | 462 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Freshwater Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    75 Greenwood Heights Dr.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 442-2969

    Grades: 7-8 | 53 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Academy Of The Redwoods Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd.
    Fortuna, CA 95540
    (707) 476-4203

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fuente Nueva Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1730 Janes Rd.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-3348

    Grades: K-5 | 122 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Coastal Grove Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1897 S St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-8804

    Grades: K-8 | 231 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Garfield Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 Freshwater Rd.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 442-5471

    Grades: K-6 | 62 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1761 11th St.
    Arcata, CA 95518
    (707) 822-0861

    Grades: 6-12 | 200 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Redwood Preparatory Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1480 Ross Hill Rd.
    Fortuna, CA 95540
    (707) 682-6149

    Grades: K-8 | 220 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Casterlin Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    24790 Alderpoint Rd.
    Blocksburg, CA 95514
    (707) 926-5402

    Grades: K-8 | 32 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Freshwater Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    75 Greenwood Heights Dr.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 442-2969

    Grades: K-6 | 301 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Hydesville Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3050 Johnson Rd.
    Hydesville, CA 95547
    (707) 768-3610

    Grades: K-8 | 195 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Arcata High School Math: 43% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1720 M St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 889 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Redwood Coast Montessori Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1611 Peninsula Dr.
    Eureka, CA 95502
    (707) 832-4194

    Grades: K-8 | 115 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Fieldbrook Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4070 Fieldbrook Rd.
    Mckinleyville, CA 95519
    (707) 839-3201

    Grades: K-8 | 151 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Arcata Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2400 Baldwin St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-4858

    Grades: K-5 | 297 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Bridgeville Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    38717 Kneeland Rd.
    Bridgeville, CA 95526
    (707) 777-3311

    Grades: K-8 | 26 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Captain John Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    101 Loop Rd.
    Hoopa, CA 95546
    (530) 625-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 32 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Kneeland Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9313 Kneeland Rd.
    Kneeland, CA 95549
    (707) 442-5472

    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Orick Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    120918 Highway 101
    Orick, CA 95555
    (707) 488-2821

    Grades: K-8 | 19 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Osprey Learning Center (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    159 Redwood Ln.
    Miranda, CA 95553
    (707) 943-3168

    Grades: K-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #17-2217.- 22.
    Southern Humboldt Community Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    286 Sprowl Creek Rd.
    Eureka, CA 95501
    (707) 923-2550

    Grades: 7-12 | 13 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Cutten Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4182 Walnut Dr.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 441-3900

    Grades: 3-6 | 324 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Six Rivers Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1720 M St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-2428

    Grades: 9-12 | 98 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Trillium Charter Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1464 Spear Ave.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-4721

    Grades: K-5 | 45 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Eureka Senior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1915 J St.
    Eureka, CA 95501
    (707) 441-2508

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,130 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Mckinleyville High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 Murray Rd.
    Mckinleyville, CA 95519
    (707) 839-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 555 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pine Hill Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5230 Vance Ave.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 443-4596

    Grades: K-3 | 247 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Trinidad Union Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Trinity St.
    Trinidad, CA 95570
    (707) 677-3631

    Grades: K-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mattole Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    29289 Chambers Rd.
    Petrolia, CA 95558
    (707) 629-3240

    Grades: K-8 | 35 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Sunny Brae Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1430 Buttermilk Ln.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-5988

    Grades: 6-8 | 221 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Pacific Union Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3001 Janes Rd.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-4619

    Grades: K-8 | 542 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3850 Rohnerville Rd.
    Fortuna, CA 95540
    (707) 725-4688

    Grades: K-4 | 340 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Ferndale High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1231 Main St.
    Ferndale, CA 95536
    (707) 786-5900

    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    South Bay Charter Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6077 Loma Ave.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 443-4828

    Grades: K-8 | 55 students
  • Show 54 more public schools in Humboldt County, CA (out of 89 total schools)
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