Top 10 Best Orange County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 640 public schools serving 450,584 students in Orange County, CA (there are 396 private schools, serving 72,983 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Orange County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Orange County, CA are Oxford Academy, Jack L. Weaver Elementary School and Los Coyotes Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orange County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Orange County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Orange County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oxford Academy
(Math: 97% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5172 Orange Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-3055
Grades: 7-12
| 1,289 students
Rank: #22.
Jack L. Weaver Elementary School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 91% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11872 Wembley Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 799-4580
Grades: K-5
| 648 students
Rank: #33.
Los Coyotes Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 93% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8122 Moody St.
La Palma, CA 90623
(714) 228-3260
Grades: K-6
| 599 students
Rank: #44.
Ethan B. Allen Elementary School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 91% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
16200 Bushard St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 663-6228
Grades: K-6
| 620 students
Rank: #55.
Francis Hopkinson Elementary School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 88% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12582 Kensington Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 799-4500
Grades: K-5
| 627 students
Rank: #66.
Richard Henry Lee Elementary School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 91% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11481 Foster Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 799-4540
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #77.
Roy O. Andersen Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 89% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1900 Port Seabourne Way
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6935
Grades: K-6
| 245 students
Rank: #88.
Troy High School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2200 E. Dorothy Ln.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 626-4401
Grades: 9-12
| 2,614 students
Rank: #99.
Robert C. Fisler Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1350 Starbuck St.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 447-2890
Grades: K-8
| 843 students
Rank: #1010.
Laguna Road Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 88% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 W. Laguna Rd.
Fullerton, CA 92835
(714) 447-7725
Grades: K-6
| 561 students
Rank: #1111.
Fountain Valley High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17816 Bushard
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 962-3301
Grades: 9-12
| 3,286 students
Rank: #1212.
Tustin Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 88% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12712 Browning Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 730-7546
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: #1313.
Santiago Hills Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 87% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
29 Christamon W.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6000
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: #1414.
Turtle Rock Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5151 Amalfi Dr.
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-6250
Grades: K-6
| 815 students
Rank: #1515.
Top Of The World Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21601 Tree Top Ln.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-7790
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1616.
University High School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4771 Campus Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 936-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,097 students
Rank: #1717.
Vista Verde
(Math: 81% | Reading: 88% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-6350
Grades: K-8
| 759 students
Rank: #1818.
Acacia Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 N. Acacia Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 447-7700
Grades: K-6
| 689 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Jeffrey Trail Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
155 Visions
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5000
Grades: 7-8
| 989 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Margaret Landell Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9739 Denni St.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-6960
Grades: K-6
| 718 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4861 Michelson Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 936-6500
Grades: 7-8
| 746 students
Rank: #2222.
Huntington Beach High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1905 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 536-2514
Grades: 9-12
| 2,914 students
Rank: #2323.
Circle View Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6261 Hooker Dr.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 893-5035
Grades: K-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2424.
El Morro Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8681 N. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-7780
Grades: K-5
| 437 students
Rank: #2525.
Portola High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1001 Cadence
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 936-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,097 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Linda Vista Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5600 S. Ohio St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7200
Grades: K-5
| 380 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Stonegate Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Honors
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6450
Grades: K-6
| 874 students
Rank: #2828.
Ladera Ranch Middle School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
29551 Sienna Pkwy.
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
(949) 234-5922
Grades: 6-8
| 1,284 students
Rank: #2929.
Canyon View Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 83% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12025 Yale Ct.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6900
Grades: K-6
| 613 students
Rank: #3030.
Northwood High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4515 Portola Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,200 students
Rank: #3131.
Woodbridge High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Meadowbrook
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 786-1104
Grades: 9-12
| 2,244 students
Rank: #3232.
Crescent Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5001 Gerda Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 997-6371
Grades: K-6
| 754 students
Rank: #3333.
Ocsa
Charter School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1010 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-9000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,217 students
Rank: #3434.
Maude B. Davis Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1050 Arlington Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7930
Grades: K-6
| 518 students
Rank: #3535.
Newport Coast Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6655 Ridge Park Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6975
Grades: K-6
| 410 students
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Orange County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
11262 Garden Grove Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6305
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1125 East 17th St. Ste. E-208
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-1567
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
22882 Loumont Dr
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 830-4670
Grades: K-6
| 383 students
23000 Via Santa Maria
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 581-5240
Grades: K-5
| 232 students
8201 Country Club Dr.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(714) 994-9381
Grades: K-8
| 94 students
1151 San Juan St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 730-7457
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
33272 Valle Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 461-1667
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4101 Birch Street Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(855) 225-7227
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1200 Quail St. #175
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(858) 952-9614
Grades: K-12
| 133 students
1200 Quail St. #175
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(858) 952-9614
Grades: K-12
| 27 students
1200 Quail St., Ste. 175
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(855) 225-7227
Grades: K-12
| 6 students
32972 Calle Perfecto
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9374
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
5851 Newman St
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-6985
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
1800 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 999-7754
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
25952 Cordillera Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-3400
Grades: K-6
| 229 students
5001 Gerda Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 997-6371
Grades: 3-6
| 362 students
29292 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 495-5115
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
5400 Myra Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-6955
Grades: K-6
| 426 students
10051 Bernadette Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-6975
Grades: K-6
| 344 students
100 S. Anaheim Blvd. Ste. 150
Anaheim, CA 92805
(657) 220-1000
Grades: K-12
| 262 students
1 Tech Dr., Bldg. I Ste. 811
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 387-7822
Grades: K-12
| 612 students
27102 Foxborough St.
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 362-0083
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
1325 E. Fourth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 972-7600
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
333 East Walnut St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 565-5400
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
189 La Cuesta
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 492-1189
Grades: K-6
| 392 students
1022 W.minster Mall
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 799-1414
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
408 E. Santa Clara Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-2100
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
1402 Sycamore Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 730-7364
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1801 S. Poplar
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 433-6500
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
19231 Harding Ln.
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(714) 962-3348
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Po Box 71
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 536-7567
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
2000 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 517-7531
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
24150 Lindley St.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 770-9555
Grades: K-6
| 186 students
3591 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 799-4820
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
11262 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6532
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Orange County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Orange County, CA include Oxford Academy, Jack L. Weaver Elementary School and Los Coyotes Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Orange County, CA?
640 public schools are located in Orange County, CA.
What percentage of students in Orange County, CA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Orange County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Orange County, CA?
Orange County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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