Top 10 Best San Diego County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 761 public schools serving 498,060 students in San Diego County, CA. San Diego County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in San Diego County, CA are La Jolla Elementary School, Pacific Rim Elementary School and Ocean Air. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
San Diego County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in San Diego County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best San Diego County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Jolla Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1111 Marine St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-7196
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #22.
Pacific Rim Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1100 Camino De Las Ondas
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 331-6200
Grades: K-5
| 824 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Torrey Pines Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
8350 Cliffridge Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 453-2323
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #99.
R. Roger Rowe Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5927 La Granada
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
(858) 756-1141
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1010.
Del Mar Heights Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
13555 Boquita Dr.
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 755-9367
Grades: K-6
| 504 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bird Rock Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 488-0537
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #15 - 1615. - 16.
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: #15 - 1615. - 16.
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: #1717.
Pacific Trails Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5975 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 7-8
| 671 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Del Mar Hills Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14085 Mango Dr.
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 755-9763
Grades: K-6
| 310 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Solana Vista Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
780 Santa Victoria Ave.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 794-3700
Grades: K-3
| 380 students
Rank: #2020.
R. Roger Rowe Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5927 La Granada
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
(858) 756-1141
Grades: 6-8
| 245 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Carmel Valley Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
3800 Mykonos Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 481-8221
Grades: 7-8
| 1,158 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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: #2323.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #2626.
Canyon Crest Academy
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5951 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Grades: 9-12
| 2,576 students
Rank: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Kelly Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4885 Kelly Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 331-5800
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #3131.
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: #3232.
Aviara Oaks Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6900 Ambrosia Ln.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 331-6000
Grades: K-5
| 650 students
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
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: #35 - 3635. - 36.
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
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San Diego County 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
34320 Valley Center Rd
Valley Center, CA 92082
(760) 749-5982
Grades: 6-12
| 58 students
2001 Tavern Rd.
Alpine, CA 91901
(619) 445-3245
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
3773 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92176
(619) 677-3017
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3118
Grades: K-6
| 521 students
1175 Linda Vista Dr.
San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 471-0847
Grades: K-12
| 95 students
2445 Fogg St
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 273-5244
Grades: K-5
| 191 students
2400 Euclid Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 267-1294
Grades: K-8
| 179 students
2312 East Beyer Blvd
San Ysidro, CA 92173
(619) 428-1154
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
31505 Old River Rd.
Bonsall, CA 92003
(760) 631-6100
Grades: 7-12
| 95 students
467 Moss St
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 585-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,152 students
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92022
(619) 588-3296
Grades: 3-8
| 19 students
240 South Maple St.
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 480-3174
Grades: 9-12
| 142 students
707 Carey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-7100
Grades: K-6
| 3 students
9p.o. Box 621
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 501-034
Grades: K-5
| 65 students
707 Carey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
4096 Calle Platino
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 631-4020
Grades: K-8
| 1,699 students
6401 Linda Vista Rd., Rm. 216
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 471-6010
Grades: K-12
| 97 students
555 D Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 437-7256
Grades: K-12
| n/a 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
510 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 726-3240
Grades: K-5
| 597 students
1125 South Ditmar St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 722-8219
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
333 Garrison Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-7600
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
981 Vale Terrace Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 630-3200
Grades: K-12
| 1,823 students
11838 Valle Vista Rd
Lakeside, CA 92040
(619) 390-2634
Grades: 8-12
| 23 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 6-12
| 266 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 7-12
| 108 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: 7-12
| 125 students
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-4660
Grades: K-12
| 60 students
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