Top 10 Best Newark Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,166 students in Newark, CA (there are 7 private schools, serving 351 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Newark, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Newark, CA are Birch Grove Intermediate, John F. Kennedy Elementary School and Birch Grove Primary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Newark, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Newark have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Newark, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Birch Grove Intermediate
(Math: 56% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
37490 Birch St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3600
Grades: 3-6
| 422 students
Rank: #22.
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35430 Blackburn Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3400
Grades: K-6
| 400 students
Rank: #33.
Birch Grove Primary
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6071 Smith Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3100
Grades: K-6
| 360 students
Rank: #44.
E. L. Musick Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5735 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4000
Grades: K-6
| 176 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
36111 Bettenct. St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3500
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #66.
Crossroads High (Alternative)
Alternative School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3720
Grades: K-12
| 162 students
Rank: #77.
Newark Memorial High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
39375 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #88.
Newark Junior High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6201 Lafayette Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3000
Grades: 7-8
| 679 students
Rank: #99.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
36270 Cherry St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3300
Grades: K-6
| 520 students
Rank: #1010.
August Schilling Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
36901 Spruce St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3800
Grades: K-6
| 379 students
Rank: #1111.
Bridgepoint High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
35725 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3231
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Newark, California

Newark, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
39899 Balentine Dr., Suite 200
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 438-6841
Grades: K-12
| 665 students
39899 Balentine Dr. Ste. 335
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 687-9111
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
6580 Mirabeau Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3900
Grades: K-6
| 286 students
35777 Cedar Blvd
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3701
Grades: 8
| 11 students
35777 Cedar Blvd
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3701
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Newark, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Newark, CA include Birch Grove Intermediate, John F. Kennedy Elementary School and Birch Grove Primary.
How many public schools are located in Newark, CA?
12 public schools are located in Newark, CA.
What percentage of students in Newark, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Newark, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Newark, CA?
Newark, CA public schools minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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