Top 10 Best Pittsburg Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 13,369 students in Pittsburg, CA (there are 6 private schools, serving 493 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Pittsburg, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Pittsburg, CA are Delta View Elementary School, Los Medanos Elementary School and Foothill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pittsburg, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Pittsburg have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Pittsburg, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Delta View Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2916 Rio Verde
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 261-0240
Grades: K-5
| 569 students
Rank: #22.
Los Medanos Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
610 Crowley Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2460
Grades: K-5
| 632 students
Rank: #33.
Foothill Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Jensen Dr.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2450
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Marina Vista Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 E. Eighth St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2490
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #55.
Rancho Medanos Junior High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 Range Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2480
Grades: 6-8
| 799 students
Rank: #66.
Heights Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Alturas Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2410
Grades: K-5
| 517 students
Rank: #77.
Pittsburg Senior High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1750 Harbor St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2390
Grades: 9-12
| 3,637 students
Rank: #88.
Martin Luther King Jr. Junior High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2012 Carion Ct.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 700 students
Rank: #99.
Stoneman Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2929 Loveridge Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2430
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #1010.
Hillview Junior High School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
333 Yosemite Dr.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2380
Grades: 6-8
| 905 students
Rank: #1111.
Golden Gate Community
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 Stoneman Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 427-3199
Grades: 6-12
| 75 students
Rank: #1212.
Rio Vista Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
611 Pacifica Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 458-6101
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #1313.
Highlands Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Harbor St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2440
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #1414.
Willow Cove Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1880 Hanlon Way
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2470
Grades: K-5
| 608 students
Rank: #1515.
Parkside Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
985 W. 17th St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2420
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #1616.
Riverview Middle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Pacifica Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 458-3216
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: #1717.
Bel Air Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
663 Canal Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 458-2606
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1818.
Shore Acres Elementary School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
351 Marina Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 458-3261
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
Rank: #1919.
Black Diamond High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1131 Stoneman Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Pittsburg, California

Pittsburg, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
809 Black Diamond Blvd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 313-2950
Grades: 7-12
| 41 students
235 Pacifica Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 458-1316
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Golden Gate Community Charter (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
1111 Stoneman Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 427-3199
Grades: 6-12
| 144 students
355 E. Leland Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 252-1900
Grades: 6-12
| 194 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Pittsburg, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Pittsburg, CA include Delta View Elementary School, Los Medanos Elementary School and Foothill Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Pittsburg, CA?
19 public schools are located in Pittsburg, CA.
What percentage of students in Pittsburg, CA go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Pittsburg, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Pittsburg, CA?
Pittsburg, CA public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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