Top 10 Best San Jose Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 228 public schools serving 146,042 students in San Jose, CA. San Jose has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in San Jose, CA are Lynbrook High School, Joaquin Miller Middle School and Murdock-portal Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
San Jose, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in San Jose have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best San Jose, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lynbrook High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1280 Johnson Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 366-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,848 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Joaquin Miller Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
6151 Rainbow Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3755
Grades: 6-8
| 1,251 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Murdock-portal Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1188 Wunderlich Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 973-8191
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #44.
Williams Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1150 Rajkovich Way
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6196
Grades: K-5
| 679 students
Rank: #55.
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1101 Strayer Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 253-2850
Grades: K-5
| 414 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Graystone Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
6982 Shearwater Dr.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6317
Grades: K-5
| 582 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
R. I. Meyerholz Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6990 Melvin Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-7450
Grades: K-5
| 764 students
Rank: #88.
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4121 Mackin Woods Ln.
San Jose, CA 95135
(408) 223-4873
Grades: K-6
| 721 students
Rank: #99.
Silver Oak Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5000 Farnsworth Dr.
San Jose, CA 95138
(408) 223-4515
Grades: K-6
| 620 students
Rank: #1010.
John Muir Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6560 Hanover Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-5265
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1111.
Union Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2130 Los Gatos-almaden Rd
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 371-0366
Grades: 6-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #1212.
Forest Hill Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4450 Mccoy Ave.
San Jose, CA 95130
(408) 364-4279
Grades: K-5
| 646 students
Rank: #1313.
Steindorf Steam K-8 Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3001 Ross Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 377-3022
Grades: K-8
| 479 students
Rank: #1414.
Carlton Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2421 Carlton Ave
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 356-1141
Grades: K-5
| 694 students
Rank: #1515.
Chaboya Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3276 Cortona Dr.
San Jose, CA 95135
(408) 270-6900
Grades: 7-8
| 1,106 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Guadalupe Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6044 Vera Cruz Dr
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 268-1030
Grades: K-5
| 598 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Northwood Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2760 E. Trimble Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 923-1940
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1818.
James Franklin Smith Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2220 Woodbury Ln.
San Jose, CA 95121
(408) 532-2150
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: #1919.
Los Alamitos Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6130 Silberman Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6297
Grades: K-5
| 737 students
Rank: #2020.
Carolyn A. Clark Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3701 Rue Mirassou Dr.
San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 223-4560
Grades: K-6
| 631 students
Rank: #2121.
Country Lane Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5140 Country Ln.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 874-3400
Grades: K-5
| 623 students
Rank: #2222.
Evergreen Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3010 Fowler Rd.
San Jose, CA 95135
(408) 270-4966
Grades: K-6
| 768 students
Rank: #2323.
Oster Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1855 Lencar Way
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 266-8121
Grades: K-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2424.
Gussie M. Baker Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4845 Bucknall Rd.
San Jose, CA 95130
(408) 874-3200
Grades: K-5
| 671 students
Rank: #2525.
Bret Harte Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7050 Bret Harte Dr.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6270
Grades: 6-8
| 1,227 students
Rank: #2626.
Booksin Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1590 Dry Creek Rd.
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 535-6213
Grades: K-5
| 869 students
Rank: #2727.
Simonds Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6515 Grapevine Way
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6251
Grades: K-5
| 673 students
Rank: #2828.
Easterbrook Discovery
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4835 Doyle Rd.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 874-3500
Grades: K-8
| 959 students
Rank: #2929.
Noddin Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1755 Gilda Way
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 356-2126
Grades: K-5
| 644 students
Rank: #3030.
Evergreen Valley High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3300 Quimby Rd.
San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 347-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,932 students
Rank: #3131.
Ruskin Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1401 Turlock Ln.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 923-1950
Grades: K-5
| 602 students
Rank: #3232.
College Connection Academy
Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 347-4827
Grades: 7-8
| 196 students
Rank: #3333.
Dartmouth Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5575 Dartmouth Dr
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 264-1122
Grades: 6-8
| 952 students
Rank: #3434.
Leland High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6290
Grades: 9-12
| 1,923 students
Rank: #3535.
Piedmont Hills High School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1377 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 347-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,144 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in San Jose, California

San Jose, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1990 Kammerer Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
(408) 493-5929
Grades: 5-8
| 98 students
3002 Leigh Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 979-8210
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
5200 Dent Ave
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 780-0690
Grades: K
| 87 students
5200 Dent Ave.
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 265-8455
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
1376 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 923-1830
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
420 Allegan Cir.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 227-4260
Grades: K-6
| 477 students
2055 Alum Rock Ave.
San Jose, CA 95116
(408) 272-7664
Grades: 10-12
| 22 students
4115 Jacksol Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 377-8597
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2223 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 626-3409
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4849 Pearl Ave
San Jose, CA 95136
(408) 647-4441
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
2105 Forest Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 947-2852
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Community Day (Closed 2014)
Alternative School
2945 Van Sansul Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 341-7000
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2280 Kenwood Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 998-6219
Grades: K-2
| 430 students
706 W. Julian St.
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 535-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 26 students
830 North Capitol Ave.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 347-5410
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
258 Sunol St., Mc 331
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 573-3250
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
4849 Pearl Ave.
San Jose, CA 95136
(408) 535-6036
Grades: K-5
| 314 students
258 Sunol St.
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 294-3838
Grades: 7-12
| 134 students
7035 Yerba Buena Rd.
San Jose, CA 95121
(408) 223-7661
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
511 Cozy Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 227-1505
Grades: K-6
| 620 students
622 Gaundabert Ln.
San Jose, CA 95136
(408) 535-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 41 students
1601 Cunningham Ave
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 928-8950
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
2851 Gay Ave.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 928-8850
Grades: 3-5
| 329 students
4280 Partridge Dr.
San Jose, CA 95121
(408) 270-4983
Grades: K-6
| 337 students
1980 Hamilton Ave., Rm. 11
San Jose, CA 95125
(415) 695-0669
Grades: 9-12
| 112 students
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 535-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 41 students
1999 Olive St.
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 292-3794
Grades: 10-12
| 40 students
4949 Harwood Rd.
San Jose, CA 95124
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
660 Sinclair Dr.
San Jose, CA 95116
(408) 937-3702
Grades: 1-12
| 206 students
14271 Story Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 780-1160
Grades: 6-11
| 100 students
5629 Lean Ave.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 225-2144
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
4835 Doyle Road
San Jose, CA 95129
Grades: 6-8
| 8 students
801 Hibiscus Ln.
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 874-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 349 students
5200 Dent Ave.
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 265-8455
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
149 North White Rd
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 928-8500
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
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