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For the 2021 school year, there are 81 public schools serving 34,721 students in San Luis Obispo County, CA. San Luis Obispo County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA are Teach Elementary School, Bellevue-santa Fe Charter and Los Ranchos Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
San Luis Obispo County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in San Luis Obispo County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top San Luis Obispo County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Teach Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    165 Grand Ave.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 596-4100

    Grades: 4-6 | 158 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Bellevue-santa Fe Charter Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1401 San Luis Bay Dr.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 595-7169

    Grades: K-6 | 160 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Los Ranchos Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5785 Los Ranchos Rd.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 596-4075

    Grades: K-6 | 457 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Bishop's Peak Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    451 Jaycee Dr.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 596-4030

    Grades: K-6 | 468 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Ocean View Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1208 Linda Dr.
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    (805) 474-3730

    Grades: K-6 | 634 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Central Coast New Technical High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    525 N. Thompson Ave.
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    (805) 474-3350

    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Monarch Grove Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    348 Los Osos Valley Rd.
    Los Osos, CA 93402
    (805) 534-2844

    Grades: K-5 | 347 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Sinsheimer Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2755 Augusta St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 596-4088

    Grades: K-6 | 376 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Laguna Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11050 Los Osos Valley Rd.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 596-4055

    Grades: 7-8 | 817 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Branch Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    970 Sch Rd.
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    (805) 474-3720

    Grades: K-6 | 321 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    San Luis Obispo High School Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1499 San Luis Dr.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 596-4040

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,526 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Los Osos Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1555 El Moro St.
    Los Osos, CA 93402
    (805) 534-2835

    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Del Mar Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    501 Sequoia St.
    Morro Bay, CA 93442
    (805) 771-1858

    Grades: K-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Harloe Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    901 Fair Oaks Ave.
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    (805) 474-3710

    Grades: K-6 | 653 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pat Butler Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    700 Nicklaus St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1750

    Grades: K-5 | 465 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pacheco Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    261 Cuesta Dr.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 596-4081

    Grades: K-6 | 551 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Templeton Home Alternative School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    964 Old Co Rd.
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-5833

    Grades: K-8 | 35 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Templeton High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1200 Main St.
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-5888

    Grades: 9-12 | 741 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Cayucos Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    301 Cayucos Dr.
    Cayucos, CA 93430
    (805) 995-3694

    Grades: K-8 | 191 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Hawthorne Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2125 Story St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 596-4070

    Grades: K-6 | 372 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Morro Bay High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    235 Atascadero Rd.
    Morro Bay, CA 93442
    (805) 771-1845

    Grades: 9-12 | 821 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Shell Beach Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2100 Shell Beach Rd.
    Pismo Beach, CA 93449
    (805) 474-3760

    Grades: K-6 | 430 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Vineyard Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2121 Vineyard Dr.
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-5840

    Grades: 3-5 | 514 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Monterey Road Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3355 Monterey Rd.
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    (805) 462-4270

    Grades: K-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Templeton Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    925 Old Co Rd.
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-5813

    Grades: 6-8 | 519 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Kermit King Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Schhouse Cir.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1700

    Grades: K-5 | 463 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    San Benito Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4300 San Benito Rd.
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    (805) 462-4330

    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Santa Lucia Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2850 Schhouse Ln.
    Cambria, CA 93428
    (805) 927-3693

    Grades: 6-8 | 141 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Fine Arts Academy Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6100 Olmeda Ave.
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    (805) 460-2500

    Grades: 4-8 | 259 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Baywood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1330 Ninth St.
    Los Osos, CA 93402
    (805) 534-2856

    Grades: K-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Paso Robles High School Math: 40% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    801 Niblick Rd.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,143 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Santa Margarita Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    22070 H St.
    Santa Margarita, CA 93453
    (805) 438-5633

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Cappy Culver Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11011 Heritage Ranch Loop Rd.
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    (805) 227-1040

    Grades: K-8 | 225 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Carrisa Plains Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9640 Carrisa Hwy.
    Santa Margarita, CA 93453
    (805) 475-2244

    Grades: K-5 | 27 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Eagle Canyon High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    950 Old Co Rd.
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-5833

    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
  • Show 46 more public schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA (out of 81 total schools)
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