Top 5 Best La Jolla Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,129 students in La Jolla, CA (there are 10 private schools, serving 3,608 private students). 53% of all K-12 students in La Jolla, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in La Jolla, CA are Muirlands Middle School, Bird Rock Elementary School and La Jolla Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
La Jolla, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in La Jolla have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best La Jolla, CA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Muirlands Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1056 Nautilus St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-4211
Grades: 6-8
| 730 students
Rank: n/an/a
5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 488-0537
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: n/an/a
1111 Marine St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-7196
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: n/an/a
La Jolla High School
750 Nautilus St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 634-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,287 students
Rank: n/an/a
Preuss School Ucsd
Charter School
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 822-3000
Grades: 6-12
| 853 students
Rank: n/an/a
8350 Cliffridge Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 453-2323
Grades: K-5
| 459 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in La Jolla, CA?
The top ranked public schools in La Jolla, CA include Muirlands Middle School, Bird Rock Elementary School and La Jolla Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in La Jolla, CA?
6 public schools are located in La Jolla, CA.
What percentage of students in La Jolla, CA go to public school?
53% of all K-12 students in La Jolla, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in La Jolla, CA?
La Jolla, CA public schools minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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