Top 10 Best La Mesa Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 24 public elementary schools serving 11,176 students in La Mesa, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in La Mesa, CA are La Mesa Arts Academy, Murdock Elementary School and Fletcher Hills Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
La Mesa, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in La Mesa have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in La Mesa, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Mesa Arts Academy
(Math: 51% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5730
Grades: 4-8
| 1,095 students
Rank: #22.
Murdock Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4354 Conrad Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5775
Grades: K-6
| 569 students
Rank: #33.
Fletcher Hills Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2330 Center Pl.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5820
Grades: K-6
| 558 students
Rank: #44.
Murray Manor Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8305 El Paso St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5865
Grades: K-6
| 557 students
Rank: #55.
Lemon Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8787 Lemon Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5835
Grades: K-6
| 504 students
Rank: #66.
Jcs - Manzanita
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5300 Jackson Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 303-4344
Grades: K-12
| 240 students
Rank: #77.
Maryland Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5400 Maryland Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5744
Grades: K-6
| 444 students
Rank: #88.
Northmont Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9405 Gregory St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5830
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #99.
Avocado Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3845 Avocado Sch Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 588-3100
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #1010.
Sparrow Academy
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4207 Spring Gardens Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 439-6327
Grades: K-8
| 369 students
Rank: #1111.
Learning Choice - Chula Vista
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
881 Kuhn Dr., Ste. 106
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 463-6801
Grades: K-12
| 393 students
Rank: #1212.
The Learning Choice - East County
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4215 Spring St., Ste. 104
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 463-6801
Grades: K-12
| 368 students
Rank: #1313.
Rolando Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6925 Tower St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5800
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #1414.
La Mesa Dale Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4370 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5740
Grades: K-6
| 500 students
Rank: #1515.
Sweetwater Springs Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10129 Austin Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5895
Grades: K-6
| 451 students
Rank: #1616.
Casa De Oro Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10227 Ramona Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5715
Grades: K-6
| 346 students
Rank: #1717.
Avondale Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8401 Stansbury St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5880
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
Rank: #1818.
Loma Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10355 Loma Ln.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5862
Grades: K-6
| 278 students
Rank: #1919.
Rancho Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8845 Noeline Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5885
Grades: K-6
| 306 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Highlands Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 S. Barcelona St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5780
Grades: K-6
| 521 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Trust Blended Learning
(Math: 16% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9009 Park Pl.aza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 771-6080
Grades: K-8
| 292 students
Rank: #2222.
Vista La Mesa Academy
(Math: 22% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Violet St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 825-5645
Grades: K-8
| 612 students
Rank: #2323.
Kempton Street Literacy Academy
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Kempton St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5870
Grades: K-6
| 596 students
Rank: #2424.
Bancroft Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8805 Tyler St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5890
Grades: K-6
| 419 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in La Mesa, California

La Mesa, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3291 Buckman Springs Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 303-2782
Grades: 5-8
| n/a 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in La Mesa, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in La Mesa, CA include La Mesa Arts Academy, Murdock Elementary School and Fletcher Hills Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in La Mesa, CA?
24 public elementary schools are located in La Mesa, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in La Mesa, CA?
La Mesa, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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