Top 5 Best Palos Verdes Peninsula Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 6,401 students in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA (there are 7 private schools, serving 1,594 private students). 80% of all K-12 students in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%. Palos Verdes Peninsula has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA are Montemalaga Elementary School, Dapplegray Elementary School and Palos Verdes Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Montemalaga Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1121 Via Nogales
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 378-5228
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Dapplegray Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3011 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 541-3706
Grades: K-5
| 647 students
Rank: #33.
Palos Verdes Intermediate
Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2161 Via Olivera
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 544-4816
Grades: 6-8
| 768 students
Rank: #44.
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
27118 Silver Spur Rd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 377-4888
Grades: 9-12
| 2,359 students
Rank: #55.
Rancho Vista Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4323 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 378-8388
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #66.
Lunada Bay Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
520 Paseo Lunado
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 377-3005
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #77.
Palos Verdes High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Cloyden Rd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 378-8471
Grades: 9-12
| 1,528 students
Rank: #88.
Rancho Del Mar High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
38 Crest Rd. W.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 377-6691
Grades: 10-12
| 32 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sunrise Pre-school
3801 Via La Selva
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 791-5078
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Palos Verdes Peninsula, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300 Paseo Del Mar
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 373-2281
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
3801 Via La Selva
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 791-5078
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA are Montemalaga Elementary School, Dapplegray Elementary School and Palos Verdes Intermediate.

How many public schools are location in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA?

9 public schools are location in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA.

What percentage of students in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA go to public school?

80% of all K-12 students in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.

What is the racial composition of students in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA?

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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