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For the 2021 school year, there are 26 public schools in San Marcos, CA, serving 21,677 students. San Marcos has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
San Marcos, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in San Marcos have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
The top ranked public schools in San Marcos, CA are San Elijo Elementary School, Double Peak and San Elijo Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California public school average of 23:1.

Top San Marcos, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • San Elijo Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1615 Schhouse Way
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2600

    Grades: K-5 | 1,079 student
  • Double Peak Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    111 San Elijo Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2340

    Grades: K-8 | 1,146 student
  • San Elijo Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1600 Schhouse Way
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2800

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,933 student
  • Discovery Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    730 Applewilde Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2077

    Grades: K-5 | 652 students
  • Paloma Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    660 Camino Magnifico
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2199

    Grades: K-5 | 911 students
  • Richland Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    910 Borden Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2400

    Grades: K-5 | 767 students
  • San Marcos High School Math: 42% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1615 San Marcos Blvd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,338 students
  • Knob Hill Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1825 Knob Hill Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2080

    Grades: K-5 | 833 students
  • Woodland Park Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1270 Rock Springs Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2455

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,377 student
  • County Collaborative Charter Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3291 Buckman Springs Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: K-12 | 32 students
  • Mission Hills High School Math: 30% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Mission Hills Ct.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,547 students
  • Twin Oaks Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2588

    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
  • Community Collaborative Charter Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    32248 Crown Valley Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: K-12 | 2,030 students
  • San Marcos Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    650 W. Mission Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,239 student
  • Bayshore Preparatory Charter Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1175 Linda Vista Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 471-0847

    Grades: K-12 | 95 students
  • Community Collaborative Virtual - Keppel Partnership Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1782 La Costa Meadows Dr., Ste
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: K-12 | 99 students
  • Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3697 La Mirada Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 290-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 780 students
  • Pivot Charter School - San Diego Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1030 La Bonita Dr. Ste. 100
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 591-0217

    Grades: K-12 | 236 students
  • Taylion San Diego Academy Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 N. Rancho Sante Fe Rd. #1
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 295-5564

    Grades: K-12 | 153 students
  • Community Collaborative Virtual - Sage Oak Chtr Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1782 La Costa Meadows Dr., Ste
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: K-12 | 232 students
  • Foothills High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    158 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2544

    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
  • San Marcos Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Tiger Way
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2430

    Grades: K-5 | 785 students
  • North Coastal Consortium Schools Special Education School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    255 Pico Ave. Rm. 220
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 761-5110

    Grades: K-12 | 89 students
  • Twin Oaks High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    158 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760) 290-2555

    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
  • Pathways Academy Charter Charter School
    31505 Old River Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: K-12 | 384 students
  • Pathways Academy Charter Adult Education Charter School
    1782 La Costa Meadows Dr., Ste
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 494-9646

    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
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