Top 10 Best Lake County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 9,752 students in Lake County, CA (there are 7 private schools, serving 330 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Lake County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Lake County, CA are Natural High (Continuation School), Carle (William C.) High (continuation School) and Clearlake Creativity. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lake County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Lake County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Lake County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Natural High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2548 Howard Ave.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3013
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Carle (William C.) High (continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9345 Winchester St.
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 994-1033
Grades: 9-12
| 59 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Clearlake Creativity
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6945 Old Highway 53
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 995-9523
Grades: K-12
| 24 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Clover Valley High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
682 Clover Valley Rd.
Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-0840
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Ed Donaldson Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4500 Konocti Rd.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-8414
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Lloyd Hance Community
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1510 Argonaut Rd.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-4167
Grades: 7-12
| 4 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Loconoma Valley High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20932 Big Canyon Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4170
Grades: 11-12
| 15 students
Rank: #88.
Kelseyville Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3980 Gard St.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-2410
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #99.
Lakeport Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2548 Howard Ave.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3013
Grades: 6-10
| 10 students
Rank: #1010.
Cobb Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15895 Highway 175
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 928-5229
Grades: K-6
| 131 students
Rank: #1111.
Coyote Valley Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18950 Coyote Valley Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-3357
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
Rank: #1212.
Clear Lake High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
350 Lange St.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #1313.
Middletown Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15846 Wardlaw St.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4160
Grades: 7-8
| 233 students
Rank: #1414.
Lake County International Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15850 Armstrong St.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-3063
Grades: K-8
| 82 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Lakeport Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Lange St.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3005
Grades: K-3
| 390 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Upper Lake Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
679 Second St.
Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-2357
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #1717.
Upper Lake Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
725 Old Lucerne Rd.
Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-0223
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students
Rank: #1818.
Minnie Cannon Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20931 Big Canyon Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4130
Grades: K-6
| 182 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Kelseyville Learning Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4410 Konocti Rd.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-1511
Grades: K-12
| 144 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Lakeport Alternative (Home School)
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2548 Howard Ave.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3013
Grades: K-12
| 72 students
Rank: #2121.
Upper Lake High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
675 Clover Valley Rd.
Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-2338
Grades: 9-12
| 353 students
Rank: #2222.
Lucerne Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3351 Country Club Dr.
Lucerne, CA 95458
(707) 274-5578
Grades: K-8
| 289 students
Rank: #2323.
Middletown High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20932 Big Canyon Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4140
Grades: 9-12
| 454 students
Rank: #2424.
Kelseyville High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5480 Main St.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4923
Grades: 9-12
| 539 students
Rank: #2525.
Kelseyville Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5065 Konocti Rd.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4232
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #2626.
Lower Lake Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9240 Lake St.
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 994-5787
Grades: K-7
| 727 students
Rank: #2727.
Highlands Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9690 Winchester St.
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 994-1033
Grades: 2-8
| 4 students
Rank: #2828.
Riviera Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10505 Fairway Dr.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 277-6050
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
Rank: #2929.
Burns Valley
(Math: 11% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3620 Pine St.
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 994-2272
Grades: K-7
| 517 students
Rank: #3030.
Mountain Vista Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5081 Konocti Rd.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-4060
Grades: 6-8
| 360 students
Rank: #3131.
Terrace Middle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Lange St.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 262-3007
Grades: 4-8
| 502 students
Rank: #3232.
Konocti Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15850-a Dam Rd. Extention
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 994-6447
Grades: 4-12
| 378 students
Rank: #3333.
East Lake
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13050 High Valley Rd.
Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423
(707) 998-3387
Grades: K-7
| 184 students
Rank: #3434.
Richard H. Lewis Alternative
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15850 Dam Rd. Ex
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 994-2045
Grades: K-12
| 246 students
Rank: #3535.
Lower Lake High School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9430 A Lake St.
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 994-6471
Grades: 8-12
| 994 students
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Lake County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6945 Old Highway 53
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 995-9523
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
635 First St
Upper Lake, CA 95485
(707) 275-0327
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
13412 Bottle Rock Rd
Cobb, CA 95426
(707) 928-4831
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
13412 Bottle Rock Rd.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 928-4873
Grades: 5-8
| 13 students
3980 Gard St
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-8414
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
15850-b Dam Rd.
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 994-6287
Grades: 6-8
| 8 students
6945 Old Hwy 53
Clearlake, CA 95422
(707) 995-9523
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
20932 Big Canyon Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4185
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
20932 Big Canyon Rd.
Middletown, CA 95461
(707) 987-4187
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
10505 Fairway
Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-8414
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
1777 West Avenue
Hidden Valley Lake, CA 95467
(707) 546-7050
Grades: 7-8
| 142 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lake County, CA?
How many public schools are located in Lake County, CA?
42 public schools are located in Lake County, CA.
What percentage of students in Lake County, CA go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Lake County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lake County, CA?
Lake County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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