Top 10 Best National City Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 10,215 students in National City, CA. National City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in National City, CA are Palmer Way, John A. Otis Elementary School and Sweetwater High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
National City, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in National City have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best National City, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmer Way
Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Palmer St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8900
Grades: K-6
| 554 students
Rank: #22.
John A. Otis Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
621 E. 18th St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8800
Grades: K-6
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Sweetwater High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2900 Highland Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 474-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,739 students
Rank: #44.
Kimball
Math: 37% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 W. 18th St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8300
Grades: K-6
| 431 students
Rank: #55.
Granger Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 Granger Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 472-6000
Grades: 7-9
| 978 students
Rank: #66.
Central Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
933 E Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-7400
Grades: K-6
| 607 students
Rank: #77.
Rancho De La Nacion
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1830 E. Division St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8100
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #88.
Las Palmas
Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 E. 18th St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8500
Grades: K-6
| 662 students
Rank: #99.
Olivewood
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2505 F Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8700
Grades: K-6
| 623 students
Rank: #1010.
El Toyon Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 E. Division St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8000
Grades: K-6
| 472 students
Rank: #1111.
National City Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
1701 D Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 787 students
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Acres
Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Lanoitan Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8600
Grades: K-6
| 553 students
Rank: #1313.
Ira Harbison
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3235 E. Eighth St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8200
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Integrity Charter
Charter School
701 National City Blvd.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-0808
Grades: K-8
| 340 students
2401 E. 24th St.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-8670
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in National City, California

National City, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2400 Euclid Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 267-1294
Grades: K-8
| 179 students
800 National City Blvd
National City, CA 91950
(619) 470-5211
Grades: PK-12
| 609 students
800 National City Blvd., Ste.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 470-5218
Grades: 7-12
| 62 students
800 National City Blvd
National City, CA 91950
(619) 470-5211
Grades: 7-12
| 115 students
800 National City Blvd
National City, CA 91950
(619) 470-5211
Grades: 7-12
| 172 students
800 National City Blvd
National City, CA 91950
(619) 470-5211
Grades: 7-12
| 148 students

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