Top 10 Best San Diego Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 289 public schools serving 174,112 students in San Diego, CA. San Diego has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in San Diego, CA are Ocean Air, Jerabek Elementary School and Solana Highlands Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
San Diego, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in San Diego have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best San Diego, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ocean Air
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
11444 Canter Heights Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-4040
Grades: K-6
| 693 students
Rank: #22.
Jerabek Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10050 Avenida Magnifica
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 578-5330
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: #33.
Solana Highlands Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3520 Long Run Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 794-4300
Grades: K-3
| 311 students
Rank: #44.
Carmel Del Mar Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12345 Carmel Park Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-6789
Grades: K-6
| 527 students
Rank: #55.
Carmel Creek Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4210 Carmel Center Rd.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 794-4400
Grades: K-3
| 332 students
Rank: #66.
Silver Gate Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1499 Venice St.
San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 222-1139
Grades: K-4
| 513 students
Rank: #77.
Park Village Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7930 Park Village Rd.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-5621
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #88.
Scripps Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11778 Cypress Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 693-8593
Grades: K-5
| 751 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12362 Springhurst Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 391-1514
Grades: K-5
| 599 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Sage Canyon
Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5290 Harvest Run Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-7844
Grades: K-6
| 728 students
Rank: #1111.
Solana Ranch Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13605 Pac. Highlands Ranch Pkw
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 350-6600
Grades: K-6
| 555 students
Rank: #1212.
Dingeman Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11840 Scripps Creek Dr.
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 549-4437
Grades: K-5
| 782 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Deer Canyon Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13455 Russet Leaf Ln.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-6064
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Solana Pacific Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3901 Townsgate Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 794-4500
Grades: 4-6
| 512 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunset View Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4365 Hill St.
San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 223-7156
Grades: K-4
| 436 students
Rank: #1616.
Del Sur Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15665 Paseo Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 674-6200
Grades: K-5
| 938 students
Rank: #1717.
Del Norte High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16601 Nighthawk Ln.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-0877
Grades: 9-12
| 2,168 students
Rank: #1818.
Monterey Ridge Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17117 4s Ranch Pkwy.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-6887
Grades: K-5
| 999 students
Rank: #1919.
Curie Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4080 Governor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 453-4184
Grades: K-5
| 593 students
Rank: #2020.
Mt. Everest Academy
Alternative School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
4350 Mt. Everest Blvd.,
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 496-8778
Grades: K-12
| 240 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Adobe Bluffs Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 538-8403
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Rolling Hills Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15255 Penasquitos Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 672-3400
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2323.
Willow Grove Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14727 Via Azul
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 674-6300
Grades: K-5
| 761 students
Rank: #2424.
Torrey Hills
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10830 Calle Mar De Mariposa
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-4266
Grades: K-6
| 610 students
Rank: #2525.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4902 Mt. Ararat Dr.
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 496-8110
Grades: K-6
| 585 students
Rank: #2626.
Westview High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 780-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,358 students
Rank: #2727.
Ashley Falls Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13030 Ashley Falls Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 259-7812
Grades: K-6
| 495 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Miramar Ranch Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10770 Red Cedar Dr.
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 271-0470
Grades: K-5
| 746 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Westwood Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17449 Matinal Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-2026
Grades: K-5
| 823 students
Rank: #3030.
Hearst Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6230 Del Cerro Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 583-5704
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #3131.
Oak Valley Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16055 Winecreek Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-2939
Grades: 6-8
| 1,461 students
Rank: #3232.
Sycamore Ridge
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5333 Old Carmel Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 755-1060
Grades: K-6
| 584 students
Rank: #3333.
Stone Ranch Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16150 4s Ranch Pkwy.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-8474
Grades: K-5
| 923 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Scripps Ranch High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10410 Treena St.
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 621-9020
Grades: 9-12
| 2,234 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Sundance Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8944 Twin Trails Dr.
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-2950
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
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San Diego, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5285 Imperial Ave.
San Diego, CA 92114
(619) 236-8028
Grades: 7-12
| 88 students
4560 Alvarado Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92120
(855) 329-4227
Grades: 6-12
| 517 students
4560 Alvarado Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92120
(855) 937-4227
Grades: K-5
| 163 students
4560 Alvarado Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92120
(855) 937-4227
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
3773 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92176
(619) 677-3017
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
2445 Fogg St
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 273-5244
Grades: K-5
| 191 students
9p.o. Box 621
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 501-034
Grades: K-5
| 65 students
4191 Colts Way
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 583-2501
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
4191 Colts Way
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 583-2502
Grades: 9-12
| 324 students
4191 Colts Way
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 583-2503
Grades: 9-12
| 260 students
2375 Congress Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Grades: 6-7
| 398 students
2534 State St
San Diego, CA 92101
(858) 472-5232
Grades: 3-8
| 37 students
3450 Clairemont Dr.
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 278-9000
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6785 Imperial Ave.
San Diego, CA 92114
(619) 674-6019
Grades: K-6
| 130 students
Po Box 15249
San Diego, CA 92175
(619) 269-9929
Grades: K-6
| 63 students
1005 47th St
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 263-2171
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
808 West Cedar St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 685-8242
Grades: K-12
| 74 students
808 West Cedar St.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 685-8242
Grades: 7-12
| 109 students
4836 Utah St.
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 624-9232
Grades: 7-9
| 11 students
1098 South 49th St
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 262-2473
Grades: K-8
| 635 students
6365 Lake Atlin
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 283-6250
Grades: K-8
| 197 students
10170 Huennekens St.
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 678-4812
Grades: 6-12
| 133 students
150 S. 49th St.
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 264-3171
Grades: 9-12
| 479 students
6365 Lake Atlin Ave
San Diego, CA 92119
(619) 644-1300
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students
4345 54th St.
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 582-8990
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students
4345 54th St.
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 582-8990
Grades: 6-8
| 358 students
2850 Logan Ave.
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 525-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 830 students
2801 Meadow Lark Dr
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 694-4686
Grades: K-12
| 404 students
210 West Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-2801
Grades: 7-12
| 135 students
210 West Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-2801
Grades: 7-12
| 143 students
210 West Ash St.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-2801
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
210 West Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-2801
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
210 West Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-2801
Grades: 7-12
| 237 students
808 West Cedar St.
San Diego, CA 92111
(619) 685-8242
Grades: K-6
| 30 students
4041 Oregon St.
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 293-4467
Grades: K-5
| 140 students
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