Top 10 Best La Mesa Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 17,662 students in La Mesa, CA. La Mesa has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in La Mesa, CA are Murdock Elementary School, Fletcher Hills Elementary School and La Mesa Arts Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
La Mesa, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in La Mesa have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best La Mesa, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murdock Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4354 Conrad Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5775
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #22.
Fletcher Hills Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2330 Center Pl.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5820
Grades: K-6
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
La Mesa Arts Academy
Math: 55% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5730
Grades: 4-8
| 1,102 students
Rank: #44.
Parkway Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9009 Park Plaza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5810
Grades: 7-8
| 838 students
Rank: #55.
Northmont Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9405 Gregory St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5830
Grades: K-6
| 474 students
Rank: #66.
Murray Manor Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8305 El Paso St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5865
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: #77.
Lemon Avenue Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8787 Lemon Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5835
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #88.
Grossmont High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(4)
1100 Murray Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 668-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,219 students
Rank: #99.
Maryland Avenue Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5400 Maryland Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5744
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #1010.
Merit Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 956-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
Rank: #1111.
La Mesa Dale Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4370 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5740
Grades: K-6
| 466 students
Rank: #1212.
Sweetwater Springs Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10129 Austin Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5895
Grades: K-6
| 539 students
Rank: #1313.
Avocado Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3845 Avocado Sch Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 588-3100
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1414.
Rancho Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8845 Noeline Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5885
Grades: K-6
| 382 students
Rank: #1515.
Avondale Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8401 Stansbury St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5880
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #1616.
Vista La Mesa Academy
Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Violet St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 825-5645
Grades: K-8
| 627 students
Rank: #1717.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 S. Barcelona St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5780
Grades: K-6
| 544 students
Rank: #1818.
Rolando Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6925 Tower St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5800
Grades: K-6
| 538 students
Rank: #1919.
Casa De Oro Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10227 Ramona Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5715
Grades: K-6
| 370 students
Rank: #2020.
La Presa Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
519 La Presa St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5790
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #2121.
La Mesa-spring Valley Home Independent Study
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4811 Glen St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-8366
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #2222.
Loma Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10355 Loma Ln.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5862
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #2323.
Kempton Street Literacy Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Kempton St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5870
Grades: K-3
| 410 students
Rank: #2424.
Bancroft Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8805 Tyler St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5890
Grades: K-6
| 495 students
College Preparatory Middle - East County
Charter School
5150 Jackson Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 303-2782
Grades: 5-8
| 239 students
Helix High School
Charter School
(1)
7323 Univ Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 466-4194
Grades: 9-12
| 2,465 students
Learning Choice Academy
Charter School
4215 Spring St. Ste. A-104
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 463-6849
Grades: K-12
| 924 students
Reach Academy
Special Education School
230 Jamacha Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 588-3580
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in La Mesa, California

La Mesa, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 6-12
| 266 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 7-12
| 108 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 7-12
| 125 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: K-12
| 60 students
8691 Echo Dr
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 258-3740
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
8693 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 667-2707
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
1100 Murray Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 644-8115
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8374-6 Hercules St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students

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