Top 3 Best Nevada City Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 1,389 students in Nevada City, CA.
The top ranked public high schools in Nevada City, CA are Earle Jamieson Educational Options, Forest Charter and Sierra Of Expeditionary Learning. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nevada City, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Nevada City have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public high schools.
Nevada City, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 48%, which is less than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sierra Of Expeditionary Learning, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Nevada City, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Earle Jamieson Educational Options
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
112 Nevada City Hwy.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
Rank: #22.
Forest Charter
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
470 Searls Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4823
Grades: K-12
| 742 students
Rank: #33.
Sierra Of Expeditionary Learning
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
505 Main St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 268-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 176 students
Rank: #44.
John Muir Charter
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
117 New Mohawk Rd. Ste. F
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-4008
Grades: 9-12
| 464 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
15434 Highway 49
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-5464
Grades: 6-12
| 3 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 high schools in Nevada City, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Nevada City, CA include Earle Jamieson Educational Options, Forest Charter and Sierra Of Expeditionary Learning.
How many public high schools are located in Nevada City, CA?
4 public high schools are located in Nevada City, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Nevada City, CA?
Nevada City, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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