Top 10 Best Oceanside Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public middle schools serving 7,239 students in Oceanside, CA.
The top ranked public middle schools in Oceanside, CA are Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary School, North Terrace Elementary School and Santa Margarita Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Oceanside, CA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public middle school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Middle schools in Oceanside have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Oceanside, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 Marine Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 731-4050
Grades: K-8
| 756 students
Rank: #22.
North Terrace Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
141 Santa Rosa Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7500
Grades: K-8
| 763 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Margarita Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Carnes Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7900
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #44.
Scholarship Prep - Oceanside
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4070 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(442) 262-3249
Grades: K-8
| 519 students
Rank: #55.
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1290 Ivey Ranch Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,238 students
Rank: #66.
Stuart Mesa Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Yamanaka Way
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7700
Grades: K-8
| 564 students
Rank: #77.
Surfside Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 S. Ditmar St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8600
Grades: K-12
| 410 students
Rank: #88.
Lincoln Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Ca St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8900
Grades: 6-8
| 717 students
Rank: #99.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
202 Oleander Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 966-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 680 students
Rank: #1010.
Pacific View Charter
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3670 Ocean Ranch Blvd.
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 757-0161
Grades: K-12
| 589 students
Rank: #1111.
Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
823 Acacia St.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 966-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 475 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Oceanside, California

Oceanside, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
707 Carey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-7100
Grades: K-6
| 3 students
707 Carey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
1125 South Ditmar St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 722-8219
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
3535 Hacienda Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8600
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 795-3624
Grades: 11-12
| 43 students
4991 Macario Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 757-3624
Grades: K-6
| 350 students
3548 Seagate Way Ste. 140
Oceanside, CA 92052
(760) 295-1117
Grades: K-12
| 141 students
1616 San Rafael Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 722-1641
Grades: K-8
| 457 students
320 North Horne
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 231-1512
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
4225 Oceanside Blvd.
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 643-0202
Grades: K-6
| 247 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Oceanside, CA?
The top ranked public middle schools in Oceanside, CA include Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary School, North Terrace Elementary School and Santa Margarita Elementary School.
How many public middle schools are located in Oceanside, CA?
11 public middle schools are located in Oceanside, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Oceanside, CA?
Oceanside, CA public middle schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle schools average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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