Top 10 Best Orange Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 14,588 students in Orange, CA (there are 24 private schools, serving 5,268 private students). 73% of all K-12 students in Orange, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Orange, CA are Orange County Classical Academy, Linda Vista Elementary School and Fletcher Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orange, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Orange have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Orange, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Orange County Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4100 E. Walnut Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
(916) 705-9538
Grades: K-12
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Linda Vista Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 N. Cannon St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6201
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Fletcher Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
515 W. Fletcher St.
Orange, CA 92865
(714) 997-6181
Grades: K-6
| 498 students
Rank: #44.
Mcpherson Magnet
(Math: 51% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
333 S. Prospect St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6384
Grades: K-8
| 835 students
Rank: #55.
Palmyra Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1325 E. Palmyra Ave.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6207
Grades: K-6
| 388 students
Rank: #66.
Chapman Hills Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
170 N. Aspen St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 532-8043
Grades: K-6
| 403 students
Rank: #77.
Ousd Home School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
250 S. Yorba St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-5479
Grades: K-12
| 107 students
Rank: #88.
Ousd Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 S. Yorba St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-5479
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
Rank: #99.
Ousd Edge Virtual Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 S. Yorba
Orange, CA 92869
(949) 351-4470
Grades: K-12
| 453 students
Rank: #1010.
La Veta Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 E. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6155
Grades: K-6
| 478 students
Rank: #1111.
West Orange Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
243 S. Bush
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 997-6283
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #1212.
El Modena High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3920 Spring St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6240
Grades: 9-12
| 2,027 students
Rank: #1313.
Prospect Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
379 N. Virage St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6271
Grades: K-6
| 381 students
Rank: #1414.
Santiago Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
515 N. Rancho Santiago Blvd.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6366
Grades: 7-8
| 1,161 students
Rank: #1515.
Jordan Of Language And Computer Science
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4319 E. Jordan Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6187
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: #1616.
Unity Middle College High School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1937 W. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 473-0723
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
Rank: #1717.
Sycamore Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
340 N. Main St.
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 997-6277
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #1818.
Taft Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1829 N. Cambridge
Orange, CA 92865
(714) 997-6254
Grades: K-6
| 471 students
Rank: #1919.
California Iinspire Academy
(Math: 21% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1080 N. Ca St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6104
Grades: K-6
| 590 students
Rank: #2020.
Olive Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3038 N. Magnolia
Orange, CA 92865
(714) 637-8218
Grades: K-6
| 354 students
Rank: #2121.
Orange High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N. Shaffer St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6211
Grades: 9-12
| 1,740 students
Rank: #2222.
Yorba Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
935 N. Cambridge
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6161
Grades: 6-8
| 535 students
Rank: #2323.
Handy Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
860 N. Handy St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6183
Grades: K-6
| 414 students
Rank: #2424.
Portola Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
270 N. Palm Dr.
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 997-6361
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #2525.
Esplanade Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
381 N. Esplanade St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6157
Grades: K-6
| 301 students
Rank: #2626.
Cambridge Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
425 N. Cambridge
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6103
Grades: K-6
| 465 students
Rank: #2727.
Tomorrow's Leadership Collaborative (Tlc) Charter
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 E. Walnut Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
(657) 284-5228
Grades: K-6
| 172 students
Rank: #2828.
Richland Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
615 N. Lemon St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6167
Grades: 9-12
| 189 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Orange, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Orange, CA include Orange County Classical Academy, Linda Vista Elementary School and Fletcher Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Orange, CA?
28 public schools are located in Orange, CA.
What percentage of students in Orange, CA go to public school?
73% of all K-12 students in Orange, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Orange, CA?
Orange, CA public schools minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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