Top 10 Best Indio Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 14,316 students in Indio, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 988 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Indio, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Indio, CA are James Monroe Elementary School, Desert Ridge Academy and Martin Van Buren Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Indio, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Indio have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Indio, CA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James Monroe Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 77% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
42-100 Yucca Ln.
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 772-4130
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: #22.
Desert Ridge Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
79-767 Ave. 39
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 393-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 998 students
Rank: #33.
Martin Van Buren Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 66% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
47-733 Van Buren St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3870
Grades: K-5
| 537 students
Rank: #44.
Amelia Earhart Elementary School Of International Studies
(Math: 56% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45-250 Dune Palms Rd.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 200-3720
Grades: K-5
| 805 students
Rank: #55.
Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon Jr. Academy
(Math: 43% | Reading: 54% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
47-368 Monroe St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-1544
Grades: K-5
| 587 students
Rank: #66.
Shadow Hills High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
39-225 Jefferson St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 393-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,952 students
Rank: #77.
Carrillo Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 48% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
43-775 Madison St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 238-9700
Grades: K-5
| 501 students
Rank: #88.
Richard R. Oliphant Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
41-633 Gore St.
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 834-3231
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #99.
Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
44-640 Clinton St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-3680
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: #1010.
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 33% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
83-200 Dr. Carreon Blvd.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3860
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #1111.
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 31% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
45-100 Clinton St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3840
Grades: K-5
| 436 students
Rank: #1212.
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
82-850 Kenner Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3830
Grades: K-5
| 675 students
Rank: #1313.
Indio High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
81-750 Ave. 46
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3550
Grades: 9-12
| 2,016 students
Rank: #1414.
John Glenn Middle School Of International Studies
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
79-655 Miles Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 200-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,092 students
Rank: #1515.
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
44-300 Monroe St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3820
Grades: K-5
| 355 students
Rank: #1616.
Indio Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 28% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
81-195 Miles Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3800
Grades: 6-8
| 763 students
Rank: #1717.
Mountain Vista Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
49-750 Hjorth St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-6888
Grades: K-6
| 658 students
Rank: #1818.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
83-089 Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-3660
Grades: 6-8
| 501 students
Rank: #1919.
Amistad High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
83-501 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3570
Grades: 9-12
| 255 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Indio, California

Indio, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
83-391 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3810
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
44-700 Palm St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-4707
Grades: K-12
| 3 students
44-700 Palm St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-4707
Grades: K-12
| 494 students
83-501 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3880
Grades: 6-8
| 493 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Indio, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Indio, CA include James Monroe Elementary School, Desert Ridge Academy and Martin Van Buren Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Indio, CA?
19 public schools are located in Indio, CA.
What percentage of students in Indio, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Indio, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Indio, CA?
Indio, CA public schools minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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