Top 10 Best Imperial County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 75 public schools serving 37,274 students in Imperial County, CA (there are 12 private schools, serving 1,610 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Imperial County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Imperial County, CA are Aurora High (Continuation School), Barbara Worth Junior High School and Phil D. Swing Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Imperial County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Imperial County have an average ranking of 3/10, 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 Imperial County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Aurora High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1391 Kloke Rd.
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3940
Grades: 9-12
| 233 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Barbara Worth Junior High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
385 D St.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 344-2153
Grades: 7-8
| 911 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Phil D. Swing Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
245 W. A St.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 344-3350
Grades: K-6
| 769 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Sam Webb Continuation
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
522 W. Eighth St.
Holtville, CA 92250
(760) 356-1304
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Rank: #55.
Mulberry Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1391 E. Rutherford Rd.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 344-8600
Grades: K-8
| 66 students
Rank: #66.
Magnolia Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4502 Casey Rd.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 344-2494
Grades: K-8
| 123 students
Rank: #77.
Mccabe Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 W. Mccabe Rd.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-5443
Grades: K-8
| 1,261 students
Rank: #88.
Southwest High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Ocotillo Dr.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Brawley Union High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
480 N. Imperial Ave.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 312-6073
Grades: 9-12
| 1,845 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Central Union High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 Brighton Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,927 students
Rank: #1111.
Imperial High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
517 W. Barioni Blvd.
Imperial, CA 92251
(760) 355-3220
Grades: 9-12
| 1,337 students
Rank: #1212.
Holtville High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
755 Olive Ave.
Holtville, CA 92250
(760) 356-2926
Grades: 9-12
| 522 students
Rank: #1313.
Calexico High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1030 Encinas Ave.
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3980
Grades: 9-12
| 2,903 students
Rank: #1414.
Calipatria High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 W. Main St.
Calipatria, CA 92233
(760) 348-2254
Grades: 9-12
| 353 students
Rank: #1515.
Ben Hulse Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
303 S. D St.
Imperial, CA 92251
(760) 355-3210
Grades: K-5
| 777 students
Rank: #1616.
Frank M. Wright Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
885 N. Imperial Ave.
Imperial, CA 92251
(760) 355-3240
Grades: 6-8
| 1,046 students
Rank: #1717.
Dogwood Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
44 E. Correll Rd.
Heber, CA 92249
(760) 337-6530
Grades: K-3
| 484 students
Rank: #1818.
Heber Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1052 Heber Ave.
Heber, CA 92249
(760) 337-6530
Grades: 4-8
| 668 students
Rank: #1919.
T. L. Waggoner Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
627 Joshua Tree St.
Imperial, CA 92251
(760) 355-3266
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #2020.
Desert Oasis High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1302 S. Third St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4555
Grades: 9-12
| 128 students
Rank: #2121.
Imperial Cross Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2462 Cross Rd.
Imperial, CA 92251
(760) 355-3250
Grades: K-5
| 615 students
Rank: #2222.
Meadows Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2059 Bowker Rd.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-7512
Grades: K-8
| 416 students
Rank: #2323.
Grace Smith Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9 E. Fourth St.
Niland, CA 92257
(760) 359-0636
Grades: K-4
| 84 students
Rank: #2424.
Westmorland Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S. C St.
Westmorland, CA 92281
(760) 344-4364
Grades: K-8
| 355 students
Rank: #2525.
Bill E. Young Jr. Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
220 S. International Blvd.
Calipatria, CA 92233
(760) 348-2842
Grades: 5-8
| 343 students
Rank: #2626.
Seeley Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1812 W. Rio Vista St.
Seeley, CA 92273
(760) 352-3571
Grades: K-8
| 375 students
Rank: #2727.
West Shores High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2381 Shore Hawk Ave.
Salton City, CA 92275
(760) 848-1360
Grades: 7-12
| 513 students
Rank: #2828.
San Pasqual Middle School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
676 Baseline Rd.
Winterhaven, CA 92283
(760) 572-0222
Grades: 6-8
| 165 students
Rank: #2929.
Desert Valley High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
104 W. Magnolia St.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 312-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #3030.
Fremont Primary
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
401 W. Main St.
Calipatria, CA 92233
(760) 348-5025
Grades: K-4
| 363 students
Rank: #3131.
Sea View Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2467 Sea Shore Ave.
Salton City, CA 92275
(760) 848-1565
Grades: K-6
| 605 students
Rank: #3232.
San Pasqual Valley Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Rt. 1 676 Baseline Rd.
Winterhaven, CA 92283
(760) 572-0222
Grades: K-5
| 238 students
Rank: #3333.
Imperial County Special Education
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1398 Sperber Rd.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 312-6428
Grades: K-12
| 447 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bill M. Manes High School
Alternative School
676 Baseline Rd.
Winterhaven, CA 92283
(760) 572-0095
Grades: 9-12
| 7 students
Rank: n/an/a
1201 Kloke Rd.
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3910
Grades: K-6
| 801 students
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Imperial County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1302 South Third St
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4544
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
824 Blair Ave.
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3950
Grades: 9
| n/a students
1150 N. Imperial Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 592-7250
Grades: K-8
| 829 students
601 West Main St.
Calipatria, CA 92233
(760) 348-2430
Grades: 10-11
| 6 students
480 North Imperial Ave.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 312-5819
Grades: 9-12
| 1,787 students
2295 West Vaughn Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 353-0062
Grades: K-5
| 32 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Imperial County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Imperial County, CA include Aurora High (Continuation School), Barbara Worth Junior High School and Phil D. Swing Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Imperial County, CA?
75 public schools are located in Imperial County, CA.
What percentage of students in Imperial County, CA go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Imperial County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Imperial County, CA?
Imperial County, 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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