Top 5 Best La Quinta Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,991 students in La Quinta, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 169 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in La Quinta, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in La Quinta, CA are La Quinta Middle School, La Quinta High School and Horizon. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
La Quinta, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in La Quinta have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best La Quinta, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Quinta Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
78-900 Ave. 50
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-4220
Grades: 6-8
| 756 students
Rank: #22.
La Quinta High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
79-255 Blackhawk Way
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 772-4150
Grades: 9-12
| 2,511 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon
Alternative School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
43-330 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 238-9720
Grades: K-12
| 259 students
Rank: #44.
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
43-495 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 238-9710
Grades: 6-8
| 596 students
Rank: #55.
Summit High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
43-330 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 238-9760
Grades: 10-12
| 211 students
Rank: n/an/a
77-800 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 238-9424
Grades: K-5
| 571 students
Rank: n/an/a
78-870 Ave. 50
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-4230
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: n/an/a
50-800 Desert Club Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 775-3850
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
50-800 Desert Club Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-4260
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in La Quinta, California

La Quinta, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
50-800 Desert Club Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-4260
Grades: K-5
| 400 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in La Quinta, CA?

The top ranked public schools in La Quinta, CA are La Quinta Middle School, La Quinta High School and Horizon.

How many public schools are located in La Quinta, CA?

9 public schools are located in La Quinta, CA.

What percentage of students in La Quinta, CA go to public school?

97% of all K-12 students in La Quinta, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in La Quinta, CA?

La Quinta, CA minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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