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For the 2021 school year, there are 2263 public schools serving 1,486,477 students in Los Angeles County, CA. Los Angeles County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Los Angeles County, CA are Whitney (Gretchen) High School, Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet and California Academy Of Mathematics And Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Los Angeles County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Los Angeles County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Los Angeles County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Whitney (Gretchen) High School Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    16800 Shoemaker Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7745

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5041 Sunnyslope Ave.
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
    (818) 528-1662

    Grades: 6-12 | 204 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    California Academy Of Mathematics And Science Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1000 E. Victoria St., Bldg. Sa
    Carson, CA 90747
    (310) 243-2025

    Grades: 9-12 | 667 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Canyon Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    421 Entrada Dr.
    Santa Monica, CA 90402
    (310) 454-7510

    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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: #66.
    Valentine Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1650 Hntngtn Dr.
    San Marino, CA 91108
    (626) 299-7090

    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Opal Robinson Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    80 Morningside Dr.
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 318-5120

    Grades: K-5 | 384 students
  • Rank: #88.
    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: #99.
    La Canada Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4540 Encinas Dr.
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (818) 952-8350

    Grades: K-6 | 671 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Eunice Sato Academy Of Math & Science Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1100 Iroquois Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90815
    (562) 598-7611

    Grades: 9-12 | 306 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Carver Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3100 Hntngtn Dr.
    San Marino, CA 91108
    (626) 299-7080

    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Silver Spur Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5500 Ironwood St.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310) 378-5011

    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Palm Crest Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5025 Palm Dr.
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (818) 952-8360

    Grades: K-6 | 654 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Balboa Gifted/high Ability Magnet Elementary School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17020 Labrador St.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 349-4801

    Grades: 1-5 | 747 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Palisades Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    800 Via De La Paz
    Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
    (310) 454-3700

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Marengo Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1400 Marengo Ave.
    South Pasadena, CA 91030
    (626) 441-5850

    Grades: K-5 | 778 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    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: #17-1817.- 18.
    Naples Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5537 The Toledo
    Long Beach, CA 90803
    (562) 433-0489

    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Academy Of The Canyons Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (661) 362-3056

    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    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: #2121.
    Stevenson Ranch Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    25820 N. Carroll Ln.
    Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
    (661) 291-4070

    Grades: K-6 | 783 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Welby Way Charter Elementary School And Gifted-high Ability Magnet Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    23456 Welby Way
    West Hills, CA 91307
    (818) 348-1975

    Grades: K-5 | 816 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    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: #2424.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2400 Montana Ave.
    Santa Monica, CA 90403
    (310) 828-2814

    Grades: K-5 | 782 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2620 Orange Ave.
    La Crescenta, CA 91214
    (818) 248-2617

    Grades: K-6 | 819 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Paradise Canyon Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    471 Knight Way
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (818) 952-8340

    Grades: K-6 | 752 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Hermosa View Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1800 Prospect Ave.
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
    (310) 798-1680

    Grades: K-3 | 571 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pacific Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 Pacific Ave.
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 546-8044

    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    110 S. Rowell
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 798-6223

    Grades: K-5 | 512 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12920 Droxford St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7880

    Grades: K-6 | 743 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Monterey Hills Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1624 Via Del Rey
    South Pasadena, CA 91030
    (626) 441-5860

    Grades: K-5 | 683 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Baldwin Stocker Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    422 W. Lemon Ave.
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626) 821-8351

    Grades: K-5 | 682 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Longley Way Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2601 Longley Way
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626) 821-8357

    Grades: K-5 | 474 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    La Canada High School Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4463 Oak Grove Dr.
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (818) 952-4205

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,079 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    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
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