Top 10 Best Riverside County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 519 public schools serving 420,362 students in Riverside County, CA (there are 145 private schools, serving 23,796 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Riverside County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Riverside County, CA are Western Center Academy, Tuscany Hills Elementary School and Temecula Preparatory. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Riverside County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Riverside County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Riverside County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Western Center Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2345 Searl Pkwy.
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 766-9030
Grades: 6-12
| 728 students
Rank: #22.
Tuscany Hills Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23 Ponte Russo
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
(951) 245-6850
Grades: K-5
| 647 students
Rank: #33.
Temecula Preparatory
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35777 Abelia St.
Winchester, CA 92596
(951) 926-6776
Grades: K-12
| 1,088 students
Rank: #44.
George Washington Charter
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45-768 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4350
Grades: K-5
| 721 students
Rank: #55.
Temescal Canyon High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28755 El Toro Rd.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
(951) 253-7250
Grades: 9-12
| 2,218 students
Rank: #66.
Nuview Bridge Early College High School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30401 Reservoir Ave.
Nuevo, CA 92567
(951) 928-8498
Grades: 9-12
| 668 students
Rank: #77.
Cottonwood Canyon Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
32100 Lost Rd.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
(951) 244-2585
Grades: K-5
| 736 students
Rank: #88.
Elite Academic Academy - Mountain Empire
Charter School
Math: 47% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
43414 Business Park Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(866) 354-8302
Grades: K-12
| 614 students
Rank: #99.
Alberhill Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4170 Brianna Cir.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 440-3910
Grades: K-5
| 304 students
Rank: #1010.
Palm Desert High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
74-910 Aztec Rd.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,129 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Desert Ridge Academy
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
79-767 Ave. 39
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 393-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,059 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Elsinore High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21800 Canyon Dr.
Wildomar, CA 92595
(951) 253-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,198 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Mountain Heights Academy
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 Ramona Blvd.
San Jacinto, CA 92582
(951) 487-7710
Grades: 1-12
| 197 students
Rank: #1414.
Paloma Valley High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
31375 Bradley Rd.
Menifee, CA 92584
(951) 672-6030
Grades: 9-12
| 3,311 students
Rank: #1515.
Canyon Lake Middle School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
33005 Canyon Hills Rd.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
(951) 244-2123
Grades: 6-8
| 944 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Bell Mountain Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
28525 La Piedra Dr.
Menifee, CA 92584
(951) 301-8496
Grades: 6-8
| 1,057 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Cawston Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4000 W. Menlo Ave.
Hemet, CA 92545
(951) 765-0277
Grades: K-5
| 732 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Chester W. Morrison Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30250 Bradley Rd.
Menifee, CA 92584
(951) 679-7076
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
De Anza Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1089 Deanza Dr.
San Jacinto, CA 92582
(951) 654-4777
Grades: K-5
| 668 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Elsinore Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
512 W. Sumner Ave.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 253-7615
Grades: K-5
| 569 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4660 Ottawa Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7462
Grades: K-6
| 644 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17925 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 789-8181
Grades: 7-8
| 984 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Gerald R. Ford Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
44-210 Warner Trail
Indian Wells, CA 92210
(760) 772-4120
Grades: K-5
| 660 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Hans Christensen Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
27625 Sherman Rd.
Menifee, CA 92584
(951) 679-8356
Grades: 6-8
| 710 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Highland Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Highlander Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7292
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4585 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8211
Grades: K-6
| 687 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
La Quinta Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
78-900 Ave. 50
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-4220
Grades: 6-8
| 756 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Little Lake Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
26091 Meridian St.
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 765-1660
Grades: K-5
| 716 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Machado Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15150 Joy St.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 253-7500
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19411 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-8170
Grades: K-6
| 989 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Matthew Gage Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6400 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7350
Grades: 7-8
| 996 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Megan Cope Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2550 Via La Sierra Ln.
San Jacinto, CA 92582
(951) 654-6069
Grades: K-5
| 600 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Mira Loma Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5051 Steve St.
Riverside, CA 92509
(951) 360-2883
Grades: 7-8
| 727 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Monte Vista Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
181 N. Ramona Blvd.
San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 654-9361
Grades: 6-8
| 879 students
Rank: #16 - 4416. - 44.
Mountain View High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Ramona Blvd.
San Jacinto, CA 92582
(951) 487-7710
Grades: 9-12
| 222 students
Show 100 more public schools in Riverside County, CA (out of 519 total schools)
Loading...
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Riverside County, CA

Riverside County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
755 North A St.
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 940-5184
Grades: K-6
| 813 students
515 E. Seventh St.
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-2174
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
87-069 Church St.
Thermal, CA 92274
(760) 399-5015
Grades: 7-12
| 35 students
1730 Cherry Ave.
Beaumont, CA 92223
(951) 769-1674
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
26866 San Jacinto St.
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 929-3071
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
26089 Girard St.
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 658-1700
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
825 N. Lovekin Blvd.
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-1300
Grades: 8
| n/a students
16275 Grand Ave
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 253-7470
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
12826 Jersey Street
Corona, CA 92880
Grades: 8-12
| 92 students
1824 Rimpau Ave.
Corona, CA 92881
(951) 739-5689
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 329-2608
Grades: K-8
| 10 students
755 North A St
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 940-5700
Grades: 7-12
| 186 students
1395 Foothill Pkwy.
Corona, CA 92881
(951) 736-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 4,141 students
1099 Orchard Ave.
Coachella, CA 92236
(760) 398-6302
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
26400 Dartmouth St.
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 925-5155
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
Community Day (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Po Box 187
Beaumont, CA 92223
(909) 845-6580
Grades: 1-6
| 13 students
31340 Rancho Vista Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6265
Grades: 6-8
| 256 students
24150 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1409
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
83-391 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 775-3810
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
902 East Ninth St.
Beaumont, CA 92223
(951) 845-1133
Grades: 7-9
| 35 students
3800 Main St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 824-1358
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
25560 Alessandro Blvd.
San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 601-6620
Grades: K-12
| 719 students
31390 Sierra Del Sol
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
(800) 638-8689
Grades: K-8
| 88 students
4800 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8931
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
1405 Education Way
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 253-7085
Grades: 1-12
| 87 students
4011 14th St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7374
Grades: K-6
| 288 students
P.o. Box 187
Beaumont, CA 92223
(909) 845-1627
Grades: 5-8
| 1,012 students
Po Box 97
Anza, CA 92539
(909) 763-1840
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
26400 Dartmouth St
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 925-5155
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
136 North Ramona St.
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 765-5187
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
4466 Mt. Vernon Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7308
Grades: K-6
| 309 students
400 E. Shaver St.
San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 654-9391
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
44-700 Palm St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-4707
Grades: K-12
| 3 students
21440 Lemon St.
Wildomar, CA 92595
(951) 674-4711
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5100
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Show 35 more closed public schools in Riverside County, CA (out of 70 total schools)
Loading...

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Riverside County, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Riverside County, CA are Western Center Academy, Tuscany Hills Elementary School and Temecula Preparatory.

How many public schools are located in Riverside County, CA?

519 public schools are located in Riverside County, CA.

What percentage of students in Riverside County, CA go to public school?

95% of all K-12 students in Riverside County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in Riverside County, CA?

Riverside County, CA minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Recent Articles

Going Through a Divorce? How to Ensure Your Child's Continued Success in Public Schools
Going Through a Divorce? How to Ensure Your Child's Continued Success in Public Schools
Divorce can be a traumatic experience for children, but by working closely with your children's teachers, you can help maintain their grades and positive behavior at school.
Is Your Public School Understaffed? Why Schools are Instituting Hiring Freezes
Is Your Public School Understaffed? Why Schools are Instituting Hiring Freezes
Learn about how the current budget constraints are prompting public schools to institute hiring freezes - and how this will impact your children.
5 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Child Excel in Public Schools
5 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Child Excel in Public Schools
Learn about five ways you can work with your child's public school, teachers, and special programs to help your autistic child succeed academically.