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For the 2021 school year, there are 108 public schools serving 79,600 students in Riverside, CA. Riverside has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Riverside, CA are Riverside Stem Academy, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and Lake Hills Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Riverside, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Riverside have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Riverside, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Riverside Stem Academy Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4466 Mount Vernon Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 788-7308

    Grades: 5-12 | 661 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19661 Orange Terrace Pkwy.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 571-6502

    Grades: K-6 | 815 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lake Hills Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    16346 Village Meadow Dr.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1620

    Grades: K-5 | 820 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Martin Luther King Junior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9301 Wood Rd.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 789-5690

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,178 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Tomas Rivera Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20440 Red Poppy Ln.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 697-5757

    Grades: K-6 | 726 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Lake Mathews Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12252 Blackburn Rd.
    Riverside, CA 92503
    (951) 352-5520

    Grades: K-6 | 856 students
  • Rank: #77.
    John F. Kennedy Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    19125 Schhouse Ln.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 789-7570

    Grades: K-6 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Amelia Earhart Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20202 Aptos St.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 697-5700

    Grades: 7-8 | 916 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Frank Augustus Miller Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    17925 Krameria Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92504
    (951) 789-8181

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,028 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    19411 Krameria Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92508
    (951) 789-8170

    Grades: K-6 | 1,086 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Polytechnic High School Math: 36% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5450 Victoria Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7203

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,607 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Hillcrest High School Math: 36% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11800 Indiana Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1755

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,736 student
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Bryant Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4324 Third St.
    Riverside, CA 92501
    (951) 788-7453

    Grades: K-6 | 440 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Castle View Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6201 Shaker Dr.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7460

    Grades: K-6 | 675 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Camino Real Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4655 Camino Real
    Riverside, CA 92509
    (951) 360-2714

    Grades: K-6 | 822 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3635 Madison St.
    Riverside, CA 92504
    (951) 352-8236

    Grades: K-6 | 724 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Pachappa Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6200 Riverside Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7355

    Grades: K-6 | 767 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Riverside Virtual Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4011 Fourteenth St.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 276-2006

    Grades: K-12 | 110 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Magnolia Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3975 Maplewood Pl.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7274

    Grades: K-6 | 639 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Alcott Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2433 Central Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7451

    Grades: K-6 | 777 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Woodcrest Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    16940 Krameria Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92504
    (951) 776-4122

    Grades: K-6 | 670 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Hawthorne Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2700 Irving St.
    Riverside, CA 92503
    (951) 352-6716

    Grades: K-6 | 767 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Harrison Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2901 Harrison St.
    Riverside, CA 92503
    (951) 352-6712

    Grades: K-6 | 527 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Glen Avon Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4352 Pyrite St.
    Riverside, CA 92509
    (951) 360-2764

    Grades: K-6 | 565 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Ysmael Villegas Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3754 Harvill Ln.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1695

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,404 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2760 Jane St.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7305

    Grades: K-6 | 854 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Patriot High School Math: 26% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4355 Camino Real
    Riverside, CA 92509
    (951) 361-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,352 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Indian Hills Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7750 Linares Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92509
    (951) 360-2724

    Grades: K-6 | 580 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4100 Golden Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1625

    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Matthew Gage Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6400 Lincoln Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92506
    (951) 788-7350

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,033 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Highgrove Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    690 Center St.
    Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 788-7296

    Grades: K-6 | 769 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Mountain View Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6180 St.er Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92504
    (951) 788-7433

    Grades: K-6 | 800 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Stone Avenue Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5111 Stone Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92509
    (951) 360-2859

    Grades: K-6 | 746 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Longfellow Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3610 Eucalyptus Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 788-7335

    Grades: K-6 | 777 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Arlington High School Math: 20% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2951 Jackson St.
    Riverside, CA 92503
    (951) 352-8316

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,918 student
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