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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 151 public schools in Monterey County, CA, serving 79,956 students.
  • Monterey County, CA public school have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Monterey County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Monterey County, CA are Carmel River Elementary School, Toro Park Elementary School and Carmel Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California public school average of 23:1.

Top Monterey County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alisal Community Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1437 Del Monte Ave.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831)753-5720

    Grades: K-6 | 697 students
  • Alisal High School Math: 21% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    777 Williams Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831)796-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 2838 students
  • Apple Pie Preschool
    Hwy. 1
    Big Sur, CA 93920
    (831)659-2921

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Aromas Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    365 Vega St.
    Aromas, CA 95004
    (831)726-5100

    Grades: K-8 | 409 students
  • Bardin Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    425 Bardin Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831)753-5730

    Grades: K-6 | 675 students
  • Bay View Academy Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 20%
    222 Casa Verde Ave.
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831)717-4630

    Grades: K-8 | 464 students
  • Big Sur Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    304 Foam St.
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831)324-4573

    Grades: K-12 | 103 students
  • Bitterwater-tully Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    45980 Airline Hwy, State Highw
    King City, CA 93930
    (831)385-5339

    Grades: K-8 | 34 students
  • Bolsa Knolls Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1031 Rogge Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831)443-3300

    Grades: 6-8 | 660 students
  • Boronda Elementary School
    1114 Fontes Ln.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831)784-2231

    Grades: K-6 | 142 students
  • Boronda Meadows Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    915 Larkin St.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831)784-5400

    Grades: K-6 | 756 students
  • Bradley Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    65600 Dixie St.
    Bradley, CA 93426
    (805)472-2310

    Grades: K-8 | 77 students
  • Buena Vista Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    18250 Tara Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93908
    (831)455-8936

    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
  • Captain Cooper Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Highway 1
    Big Sur, CA 93920
    (831)667-2452

    Grades: K-5 | 60 students
  • Carmel Child Development Center
    8460 Carmel Valley Rd.
    Carmel, CA 93922
    (831)624-8047

    Grades: K | 16 students
  • Carmel High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3600 Ocean Ave.
    Carmel, CA 93922
    (831)624-1821

    Grades: 9-12 | 867 students
  • Carmel Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 5%
    4380 Carmel Valley Rd.
    Carmel, CA 93922
    (831)624-2785

    Grades: 6-8 | 589 students
  • Carmel River Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 5%
    Monte Verde St. And 15th Ave.
    Carmel, CA 93922
    (831)624-4609

    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
  • Carmel Valley High School Alternative School
    27335 Schulte Rd.
    Carmel, CA 93922
    (831)624-4462

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Carr Lake Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10 Sherwood Pl.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831)796-7700

    Grades: 7-12 | 17 students
  • Castroville Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11161 Merritt St.
    Castroville, CA 95012
    (831)633-2570

    Grades: K-6 | 634 students
  • Central Bay High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17500 Pesante Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831)663-2997

    Grades: 9-12 | 48 students
  • Central Coast High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Coe Ave.
    Seaside, CA 93955
    (831)392-3560

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • Cesar Chavez Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    250 Apple Ave.
    Greenfield, CA 93927
    (831)674-2412

    Grades: K-5 | 732 students
  • Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1225 Towt St.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831)753-5224

    Grades: K-6 | 801 students
  • Chalone Peaks Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    667 Meyer St.
    King City, CA 93930
    (831)385-4400

    Grades: 6-8 | 840 students
  • Chualar Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    24285 Lincoln St.
    Chualar, CA 93925
    (831)679-2313

    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
  • Community High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1004 David Ave.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831)646-6535

    Grades: 9-12 | 18 students
  • Creekside Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1770 Kittery St.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831)753-5252

    Grades: K-6 | 667 students
  • Del Rey Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    502 King St.
    King City, CA 93930
    (831)385-4884

    Grades: K-5 | 699 students
  • Del Rey Woods Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1281 Plumas Ave.
    Seaside, CA 93955
    (831)392-3907

    Grades: K-5 | 448 students
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    925 N. Sanborn Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831)796-3916

    Grades: K-6 | 612 students
  • Dual Language Academy Of The Monterey Peninsula Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 Normandy Rd.
    Seaside, CA 93955
    (831)899-1100

    Grades: K-8 | 495 students
  • Echo Valley Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    147 Echo Valley Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831)663-2308

    Grades: K-6 | 531 students
  • El Gabilan Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1256 Linwood Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831)753-5660

    Grades: K-6 | 736 students
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