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For the 2021 school year, there are 591 public schools serving 319,548 students in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Los Angeles, CA are Roscomare Road Elementary School, Wonderland Avenue Elementary School and Fairburn Avenue Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Los Angeles, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Los Angeles have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Los Angeles, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Roscomare Road Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2425 Roscomare Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90077
    (310) 472-9829

    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Wonderland Avenue Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8510 Wonderland Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (323) 654-4401

    Grades: K-5 | 522 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Fairburn Avenue Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1403 Fairburn Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    (310) 470-1344

    Grades: K-5 | 460 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Warner Avenue Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    615 Holmby Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    (310) 475-5893

    Grades: K-5 | 652 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Overland Avenue Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10650 Ashby Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    (310) 838-7308

    Grades: K-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Clover Avenue Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11020 Clover Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90034
    (310) 479-7739

    Grades: K-5 | 604 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ivanhoe Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2828 Herkimer St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90039
    (323) 664-0051

    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Kenter Canyon Elementary Charter Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    645 N. Kenter Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 472-5918

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Girls Academic Leadership Academy (gala) Math: 70% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1067 W. Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90019
    (323) 900-4533

    Grades: 6-12 | 319 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Kipp Raices Academy Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    668 Atlantic Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 780-3900

    Grades: K-4 | 565 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Downtown Business High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1081 W. Temple St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    (213) 481-0371

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,035 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Valley View Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6921 Woodrow Wilson Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90068
    (323) 851-0020

    Grades: K-6 | 236 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Community Magnet Charter Elementary School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11301 Bellagio Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 476-2281

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Citizens Of The World Charter School Hollywood Charter School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1316 N. Bronson Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
    (323) 464-4292

    Grades: K-8 | 478 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Westwood Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2050 Selby Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    (310) 474-7788

    Grades: K-5 | 829 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Franklin Avenue Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1910 N. Commonwealth Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    (323) 663-0320

    Grades: K-6 | 499 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Mar Vista Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3330 Granville Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 391-1175

    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Open Charter Magnet Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5540 W. 77th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
    (310) 568-0735

    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Cowan Avenue Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7615 Cowan Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
    (310) 645-1973

    Grades: K-6 | 328 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Delevan Drive Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4168 W. Ave. 42
    Los Angeles, CA 90065
    (323) 255-0571

    Grades: K-6 | 457 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Solano Avenue Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    615 Solano Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    (323) 223-4291

    Grades: K-6 | 241 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Kipp Los Angeles College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2810 Whittier Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90023
    (323) 264-7737

    Grades: 5-8 | 496 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Canfield Avenue Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9233 Airdrome St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    (310) 552-2525

    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Goethe International Charter Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12500 Braddock Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 306-3484

    Grades: K-8 | 419 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Melrose Avenue Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    731 N. Detroit St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (323) 938-6275

    Grades: K-6 | 311 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Paul Revere Charter Middle School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1450 Allenford Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 917-4800

    Grades: 6-8 | 2,134 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1200 N. Cornwell St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (323) 227-4400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,861 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Kipp Iluminar Academy Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4800 E. Cesar Chavez Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 800-5218

    Grades: K-4 | 560 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Wish Community Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6550 W. 80th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
    (310) 642-9474

    Grades: K-8 | 739 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Larchmont Charter School Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1265 N. Fairfax Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (323) 656-6418

    Grades: K-12 | 1,562 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    New West Charter Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1905 Armacost Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    (310) 943-5444

    Grades: 6-12 | 825 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1552 W. Rockwood St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213) 241-8533

    Grades: 9-12 | 335 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Mt. Washington Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3981 San Rafael Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90065
    (323) 225-8320

    Grades: K-6 | 402 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Third Street Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 S. June St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90004
    (323) 939-8337

    Grades: K-5 | 625 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Citizens Of The World Charter School Mar Vista Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11561 Gateway Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    (424) 248-0544

    Grades: K-6 | 594 students
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