Top 5 Best Lemon Grove Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,634 students in Lemon Grove, CA (there are 4 private schools, serving 441 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Lemon Grove, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Lemon Grove, CA are Mt. Vernon, Monterey Heights Elementary School and San Altos Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lemon Grove, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Lemon Grove have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Lemon Grove, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mt. Vernon
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8350 Mount Vernon St.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5613
Grades: K-6
| 369 students
Rank: #22.
Monterey Heights Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7550 Canton Dr.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5633
Grades: K-6
| 352 students
Rank: #33.
San Altos Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1750 Madera St.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5621
Grades: K-6
| 333 students
Rank: #44.
Lemon Grove For The Sciences And Humanities
(Math: 19% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7866 Lincoln St.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5628
Grades: K-8
| 1,141 students
Rank: #55.
San Miguel Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7059 San Miguel Ave.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5619
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: n/an/a
7885 Golden Ave.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5637
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lemon Grove, California

Lemon Grove, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7866 Lincoln St
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5628
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
8425 Palm St
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
(619) 825-5641
Grades: 7-8
| 591 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lemon Grove, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Lemon Grove, CA include Mt. Vernon, Monterey Heights Elementary School and San Altos Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Lemon Grove, CA?
6 public schools are located in Lemon Grove, CA.
What percentage of students in Lemon Grove, CA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Lemon Grove, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lemon Grove, CA?
Lemon Grove, CA public schools minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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