Top 10 Best Modesto Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 75 public schools serving 48,550 students in Modesto, CA (there are 12 private schools, serving 2,300 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Modesto, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.
The top ranked public schools in Modesto, CA are Lakewood Elementary School, Paradise Elementary School and Sonoma Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Modesto, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Modesto have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Modesto, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2920 Midboro Pl.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-8152
Grades: K-6
| 377 students
Rank: #22.
Paradise Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3361 Ca Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 524-0184
Grades: K-8
| 81 students
Rank: #33.
Sonoma Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1325 Sonoma Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-8432
Grades: K-6
| 433 students
Rank: #44.
Paradise Charter
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3361 Ca Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 524-0184
Grades: K-8
| 110 students
Rank: #55.
Elizabeth Ustach Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2701 Kodiak Dr.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 552-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 978 students
Rank: #66.
Freedom Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2101 Fine Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 552-3400
Grades: K-5
| 646 students
Rank: #77.
James C. Enochs High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3201 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-1719
Grades: 9-12
| 2,424 students
Rank: #88.
Agnes M. Baptist Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1825 Cheyenne Way
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 527-0450
Grades: K-6
| 612 students
Rank: #99.
Enslen Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
515 Coldwell Ave.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-1982
Grades: K-6
| 362 students
Rank: #1010.
Mary Lou Dieterich Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2412 Warm Springs Dr.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 550-8400
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #1111.
Mary Ann Sanders Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3101 Fine Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 552-3200
Grades: K-5
| 552 students
Rank: #1212.
Standiford Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
605 Tokay Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-5400
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #1313.
Daniel J. Savage Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 Maid Mariane Ln.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 552-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 866 students
Rank: #1414.
Sherwood Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
819 Rumble Rd.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-5200
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1515.
Hart-ransom Academic Charter
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3920 Shoemake Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 523-0401
Grades: K-12
| 442 students
Rank: #1616.
Hart-ransom Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3930 Shoemake Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 523-9979
Grades: K-8
| 764 students
Rank: #1717.
Stanislaus Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1931 Kiernan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 545-0718
Grades: K-6
| 348 students
Rank: #1818.
Stockard Coffee Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3900 N.view Dr.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-5500
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #1919.
Shiloh Charter
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6633 Paradise Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 522-2261
Grades: K-8
| 154 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Great Valley Academy
Charter School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3200 Tully Rd.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 576-2283
Grades: K-8
| 871 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Mildred Perkins Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3920 Blue Bird Dr.
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 545-4415
Grades: K-5
| 366 students
Rank: #2222.
Alice N. Stroud Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
815 Frazine Rd.
Modesto, CA 95357
(209) 491-0754
Grades: K-6
| 429 students
Rank: #2323.
Fred C. Beyer High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1717 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-1647
Grades: 9-12
| 1,620 students
Rank: #2424.
Christine Sipherd Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3420 E. Orangeburg Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 524-4844
Grades: K-6
| 449 students
Rank: #2525.
Joseph A. Gregori High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Pirrone Rd.
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 574-1738
Grades: 9-12
| 2,339 students
Rank: #2626.
Modesto High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18 H St.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 576-4401
Grades: 9-12
| 2,565 students
Rank: #2727.
Capistrano Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Capistrano Dr.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 521-8664
Grades: K-6
| 464 students
Rank: #2828.
Prescott Junior High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2243 W. Rumble Rd.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 529-9892
Grades: 7-8
| 727 students
Rank: #2929.
Alberta Martone Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1413 Poust Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 574-8172
Grades: K-6
| 624 students
Rank: #3030.
Somerset Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1037 Floyd Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 934 students
Rank: #3131.
Independence Charter
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3920 Blue Bird Dr.
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 545-4415
Grades: K-8
| 41 students
Rank: #3232.
Great Valley Academy - Salida
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5901 Sisk Rd.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 545-7500
Grades: K-8
| 815 students
Rank: #3333.
Virginia Parks Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1021 Moffett Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 556-1670
Grades: K-6
| 644 students
Rank: #3434.
Robertson Road Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1821 Robertson Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8402
Grades: K-6
| 353 students
Rank: #3535.
Catherine Everett Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Mount Vernon Dr.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1992
Grades: K-6
| 390 students
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Modesto, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
108 Campus Way
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 558-4415
Grades: 9-12
| 94 students
2410 Janna Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 529-5480
Grades: K-6
| 250 students
108 Campus Way
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 558-4415
Grades: 11-12
| 31 students
500 Locust St
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 576-4110
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
3920 Shoemake Avenue
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 523-0401
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Rt. 1, 6437 Milnes Rd.
Modesto, CA 95357
(209) 523-5856
Grades: K-5
| 84 students
426 Locust St
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 576-4011
Grades: 7-12
| 97 students
2036 East Hatch Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 538-8082
Grades: K-8
| 356 students
3313 Coffee Rd.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 544-8722
Grades: K-8
| 290 students
2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 575-7842
Grades: 11
| 8 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Modesto, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Modesto, CA are Lakewood Elementary School, Paradise Elementary School and Sonoma Elementary School.

How many public schools are location in Modesto, CA?

75 public schools are location in Modesto, CA.

What percentage of students in Modesto, CA go to public school?

95% of all K-12 students in Modesto, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.

What is the racial composition of students in Modesto, CA?

Modesto, CA minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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