Top 10 Best Nevada City Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 2,992 students in Nevada City, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 116 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Nevada City, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Nevada City, CA are Deer Creek Elementary School, Nevada City School Of The Arts and Nevada County Special Education. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nevada City, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Nevada City have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Nevada City, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Deer Creek Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
805 Lindley Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1870
Grades: K-4
| 301 students
Rank: #22.
Nevada City School Of The Arts
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13032 Bitney Springs Rd. Bldg.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 273-7736
Grades: K-8
| 428 students
Rank: #33.
Nevada County Special Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-0611
Grades: K-8
| 47 students
Rank: #44.
Twin Ridges Home Study Charter
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
111 New Mohawk Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 478-1815
Grades: K-8
| 167 students
Rank: #55.
Seven Hills Intermediate
Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1840
Grades: 4-8
| 395 students
Rank: n/an/a
Earle Jamieson Educational Options High School
Alternative School
112 Nevada City Hwy.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 7-12
| 5 students
Rank: n/an/a
Forest Charter
Charter School
470 Searls Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4823
Grades: K-12
| 767 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grizzly Hill
16661 Old Mill Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9052
Grades: K-8
| 76 students
Rank: n/an/a
John Muir Charter
Charter School
117 New Mohawk Rd. Ste. F
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-4008
Grades: 9-12
| 603 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sierra Academy Of Expeditionary Learning
Charter School
505 Main St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 268-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 194 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sugarloaf Mountain Juvenile Hall Program
Alternative School
15434 Highway 49
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
16661 Old Mill Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9052
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1 Sch St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2880
Grades: K-8
| 6 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Nevada City, California

Nevada City, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
470 Searls Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1860
Grades: K-2
| 179 students
750 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1885
Grades: K-8
| 67 students
505 Main St
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1830
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
800 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-1890
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
13032 Bitney Springs Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 273-7736
Grades: K-8
| 220 students
11425 Conservation Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 273-3351
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Nevada City, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Nevada City, CA are Deer Creek Elementary School, Nevada City School Of The Arts and Nevada County Special Education.

How many public schools are located in Nevada City, CA?

13 public schools are located in Nevada City, CA.

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

96% of all K-12 students in Nevada City, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in Nevada City, CA?

Nevada City, CA minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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