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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 10,202 students in Northridge, CA. Northridge has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Northridge, CA are Balboa Gifted/high Ability Magnet Elementary School, Topeka Charter School For Advanced Studies and Alfred B. Nobel Charter Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Northridge, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Northridge have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Northridge, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Balboa Gifted/high Ability Magnet Elementary School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17020 Labrador St.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 349-4801

    Grades: 1-5 | 747 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Topeka Charter School For Advanced Studies Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9815 Topeka Dr.
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 886-2266

    Grades: K-5 | 610 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Alfred B. Nobel Charter Middle School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9950 Tampa Ave.
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 773-4700

    Grades: 6-8 | 2,409 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Andasol Avenue Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    10126 Encino Ave.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 349-8631

    Grades: K-5 | 414 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lorne Street Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    17440 Lorne St.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 342-3123

    Grades: K-5 | 570 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Calahan Community Charter Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    18722 Knapp St.
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 886-4612

    Grades: K-5 | 563 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Dearborn Elementary Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9240 Wish Ave.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 349-4381

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9351 Paso Robles Ave.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 678-4100

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,310 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Northridge Academy High School Math: 25% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9601 Zelzah Ave.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 700-2222

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,080 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Magnolia Science Academy 7 Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    18355 Roscoe Blvd.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 886-0585

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Napa Street Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19010 Napa St.
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 885-1441

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Ivy Bound Academy Math Science And Technical Charter Middle 2 Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20040 Parthenia St.
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 646-4992

    Grades: 5-8 | 141 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Northridge Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17960 Chase St.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 678-5100

    Grades: 6-8 | 822 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Valor Academy Elementary School Charter School
    17081 Devonshire St.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 217-2733

    Grades: K-4 | 206 students
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