Top 10 Best Placer County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 122 public schools serving 68,813 students in Placer County, CA (there are 37 private schools, serving 4,307 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Placer County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Placer County, CA are Creekside Charter, Oakhills Elementary School and Granite Bay High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Placer County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Placer County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Placer County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creekside Charter
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1916 Chamonix Pl.
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 581-1036
Grades: K-8
| 231 students
Rank: #22.
Oakhills Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9233 Twin Sch Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-5391
Grades: K-3
| 473 students
Rank: #33.
Granite Bay High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Grizzly Way
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 786-8676
Grades: 9-12
| 1,995 students
Rank: #44.
Willma Cavitt Junior High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7200 Fuller Dr.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-4152
Grades: 7-8
| 348 students
Rank: #55.
Ridgeview Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9177 Twin Sch Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-3477
Grades: 4-6
| 529 students
Rank: #66.
Olympus Junior High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2625 La Croix Dr.
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 782-1667
Grades: 7-8
| 451 students
Rank: #77.
Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
660 Menlo Dr.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 778-4544
Grades: 7-12
| 779 students
Rank: #88.
Newcastle Charter
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8951 Valley View Dr.
Newcastle, CA 95658
(916) 663-3307
Grades: K-8
| 265 students
Rank: #99.
Greenhills Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8200 Greenhills Way
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-4230
Grades: K-3
| 465 students
Rank: #1010.
Del Oro High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3301 Taylor Rd.
Loomis, CA 95650
(916) 652-7243
Grades: 9-12
| 1,657 students
Rank: #1111.
Rocklin High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5301 Victory Ln.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 632-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,210 students
Rank: #1212.
John Adams - El Dorado Hills
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1102 Investment Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 780-6800
Grades: K-12
| 996 students
Rank: #1313.
Excelsior Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 Eureka Rd.
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 780-2701
Grades: 4-6
| 472 students
Rank: #1414.
Quail Glen Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1250 Canavari Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 789-7100
Grades: K-5
| 570 students
Rank: #1515.
Twelve Bridges Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2450 E.ridge Dr.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 434-5220
Grades: K-5
| 645 students
Rank: #1616.
Bowman Charter
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13777 Bowman Rd.
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 885-1974
Grades: K-8
| 562 students
Rank: #1717.
Scott M. Leaman
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Brentford Cir.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 543-0297
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1818.
Heritage Oak Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2271 Americana Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 773-3960
Grades: K-5
| 609 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Newcastle Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8951 Valley View Dr.
Newcastle, CA 95658
(916) 663-3307
Grades: K-8
| 165 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Placer Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4750 Grove St.
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 259-1688
Grades: K-8
| 315 students
Rank: #2121.
Maidu Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1950 Johnson Ranch Dr.
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 789-7910
Grades: K-3
| 341 students
Rank: #2222.
Tahoe Lake Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
375 Grove St.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 582-2700
Grades: K-5
| 321 students
Rank: #2323.
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1751 Morning Star Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 774-8282
Grades: K-5
| 742 students
Rank: #2424.
Oakmont High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1710 Cirby Way
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 782-3781
Grades: 9-12
| 1,602 students
Rank: #2525.
North Tahoe High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2945 Polaris Rd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 581-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 483 students
Rank: #2626.
Twelve Bridges Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
770 W.view Dr.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 434-5270
Grades: 6-8
| 850 students
Rank: #2727.
Whitney High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
701 Wildcat Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 632-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,040 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Atlas Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
870 J St.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 409-2404
Grades: K-12
| 85 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Rocklin Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3250 Victory Dr.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 632-3195
Grades: K-12
| 97 students
Rank: #3030.
Lincoln Crossing Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
635 Groveland Ln.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 434-5292
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
Rank: #3131.
Woodcreek High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2551 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 771-6565
Grades: 9-12
| 2,044 students
Rank: #3232.
Foresthill High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
23319 Foresthill Rd.
Foresthill, CA 95631
(530) 367-5244
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: #3333.
Roseville High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Tiger Way
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 782-3753
Grades: 9-12
| 1,733 students
Rank: #3434.
Silverado Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2525 Country Club Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 780-2620
Grades: 6-8
| 925 students
Rank: #35 - 4435. - 44.
Barbara Chilton Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4501 Bob Doyle Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 771-1870
Grades: 6-8
| 1,136 students
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Placer County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
11484 B Ave.
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 886-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
173 Oak St.
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 885-7066
Grades: K-8
| 262 students
1200 Melody Ln. Ste. 100
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 677-6497
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
1033 S. Auburn St.
Colfax, CA 95713
(530) 346-8340
Grades: K-12
| 536 students
9177 Twin School Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-3477
Grades: 4-6
| 499 students
2955 Pfe Rd.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 770-8809
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
42420 Emigrant Gap Rd.
Alta, CA 95701
(530) 389-8225
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5477 Eureka Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-1115
Grades: 4-6
| 387 students
22888 Foresthill Rd
Foresthill, CA 95631
(530) 367-3782
Grades: 5-8
| 193 students
9050 Old State Hwy.
Newcastle, CA 95658
(916) 259-1425
Grades: K-12
| 498 students
16825 Placer Hills Rd
Meadow Vista, CA 95722
(530) 886-5800
Grades: K-8
| 94 students
3266 Iowa Hill Rd
Colfax, CA 95713
(530) 913-9680
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
9177 Twin School Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-3477
Grades: 4-6
| 499 students
1081 Seventh St.
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-6360
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
3775 Richardson Dr.
Auburn, CA 95602
(530) 885-8401
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
24750 Main St
Foresthill, CA 95631
(530) 367-2966
Grades: K-8
| 8 students
450 Main St.
Newcastle, CA 95658
(916) 259-2832
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
2800 Nicolaus Rd. Ste. 100
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 408-5200
Grades: K-12
| 562 students
Po Box 68
Meadow Vista, CA 95722
(530) 878-1551
Grades: 3-5
| 419 students
3250 Victory Dr.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 632-3195
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
711 Oakridge Dr
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 771-1810
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
16505 Placer Hills Rd
Meadow Vista, CA 95722
(530) 878-9473
Grades: K-3
| 63 students
1916 Chamonix Pl.
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 581-1036
Grades: 7-12
| 39 students
1750 Chelsea Way
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 782-8065
Grades: 9-12
| 31 students
200 W. Weimar Cross Rd.
Weimar, CA 95736
(530) 637-4121
Grades: 6-8
| 269 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Placer County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Placer County, CA include Creekside Charter, Oakhills Elementary School and Granite Bay High School.
How many public schools are located in Placer County, CA?
122 public schools are located in Placer County, CA.
What percentage of students in Placer County, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Placer County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Placer County, CA?
Placer County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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