Top 5 Best Lafayette Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,410 students in Lafayette, CA (there are 7 private schools, serving 1,717 private students). 72% of all K-12 students in Lafayette, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%). Lafayette has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette, CA are Lafayette Elementary School, Happy Valley Elementary School and Acalanes High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lafayette, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Lafayette have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Lafayette, CA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lafayette Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
950 Moraga Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 927-3570
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #22.
Happy Valley Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3855 Happy Valley Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 927-3560
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #33.
Acalanes High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 280-3970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,274 students
Rank: #44.
M. H. Stanley Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3455 Sch St.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 927-3530
Grades: 6-8
| 1,085 students
Rank: #55.
Burton Valley Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
561 Merriewood Dr.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 927-3550
Grades: K-5
| 643 students
Rank: #66.
Springhill Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3301 Springhill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 927-3580
Grades: K-5
| 450 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lafayette, CA?
How many public schools are located in Lafayette, CA?
6 public schools are located in Lafayette, CA.
What percentage of students in Lafayette, CA go to public school?
72% of all K-12 students in Lafayette, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lafayette, CA?
Lafayette, CA public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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