Top 10 Best Richmond Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public elementary schools serving 8,355 students in Richmond, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Richmond, CA are West County Mandarin, Richmond College Preparatory and Mira Vista Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Richmond, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in Richmond have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Richmond, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West County Mandarin
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1575 Mann Dr.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 231-1453
Grades: K-6
| 349 students
Rank: #22.
Richmond College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
214 S. 11th St.
Richmond, CA 94802
(510) 235-2066
Grades: K-8
| 513 students
Rank: #33.
Mira Vista Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6397 Hazel Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 231-1416
Grades: K-8
| 565 students
Rank: #44.
Caliber: Beta Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4301 Berk Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 685-9886
Grades: K-8
| 886 students
Rank: #55.
Caliber: Changemakers Academy
Charter School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Oregon St.
Richmond, CA 94805
(707) 563-9827
Grades: K-8
| 833 students
Rank: #66.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
565 Wine St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1417
Grades: K-6
| 366 students
Rank: #77.
Richmond Charter Elementary-benito Juarez
Charter School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Marina Way S.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 215-7009
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #88.
Manzanita Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
461 33rd St.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 222-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 68 students
Rank: #99.
Richmond Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Marina Way S.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 235-2465
Grades: 6-8
| 276 students
Rank: #1010.
Nystrom Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Harbour Way S.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1406
Grades: K-6
| 451 students
Rank: #1111.
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
960 17th St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1418
Grades: K-6
| 432 students
Rank: #1212.
Ford Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2711 Maricopa Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1421
Grades: K-6
| 395 students
Rank: #1313.
Peres Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
719 Fifth St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1407
Grades: K-8
| 561 students
Rank: #1414.
Stege Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4949 Cypress Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1425
Grades: K-6
| 216 students
Rank: #1515.
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4022 Florida Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1403
Grades: K-6
| 398 students
Rank: #1616.
Verde Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Giaramita St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1408
Grades: K-8
| 343 students
Rank: #1717.
Coronado Elementary School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Maine Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1419
Grades: K-6
| 342 students
Rank: #1818.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 8%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Downer Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1422
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #1919.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 4% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
29 Sixth St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1404
Grades: K-6
| 331 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Richmond, California

Richmond, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5000 Patterson Cir.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 235-5464
Grades: 6-8
| 847 students
P. O. Box 2961
Richmond, CA 94802
(510) 334-3684
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
4300 Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 234-1434
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1250 23rd St
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 215-3348
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
715 Chanslor Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 231-1160
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
777 Sonoma St
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 230-4105
Grades: 9-12
| 131 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Richmond, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Richmond, CA include West County Mandarin, Richmond College Preparatory and Mira Vista Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Richmond, CA?
19 public elementary schools are located in Richmond, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Richmond, CA?
Richmond, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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