Top 10 Best Santa Ana Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public middle schools serving 20,585 students in Santa Ana, CA.
The top ranked public middle schools in Santa Ana, CA are Ocsa, Samueli Academy and El Sol Santa Ana Science And Arts Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Santa Ana, CA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public middle school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 46% statewide average). Middle schools in Santa Ana have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Santa Ana, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ocsa
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1010 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-9000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,217 students
Rank: #22.
Samueli Academy
Charter School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1901 N. Fairview St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 619-0245
Grades: 7-12
| 806 students
Rank: #33.
El Sol Santa Ana Science And Arts Academy
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
328 W. Halesworth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 543-0023
Grades: K-8
| 936 students
Rank: #44.
Scholarship Prep - Orange County
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1010 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 795-3498
Grades: K-8
| 519 students
Rank: #55.
Stephen R. Fitz Intermediate
(Math: 25% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 W. Mcfadden Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 663-6351
Grades: 7-8
| 533 students
Rank: #66.
Orange County Educational Arts Academy
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
825 N. Brd.way
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 558-2787
Grades: K-8
| 593 students
Rank: #77.
Magnolia Science Santa Ana
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2840 W. 1st St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 479-0115
Grades: K-12
| 533 students
Rank: #88.
Gonzalo Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate
(Math: 28% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. Bristol
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 972-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,384 students
Rank: #99.
Douglas Macarthur Fundamental Intermediate
(Math: 24% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W. Alton Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 513-9800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,180 students
Rank: #1010.
Santiago Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2212 N. Baker St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-8400
Grades: K-8
| 984 students
Rank: #1111.
Saddleback High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 S. Flower
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 513-2900
Grades: 7-12
| 1,625 students
Rank: #1212.
Advanced Learning Academy
Charter School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
335 E. Walnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 480-4300
Grades: 3-12
| 331 students
Rank: #1313.
Vista Heritage Global Academy
Charter School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2609 W. Fifth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 988-2719
Grades: 6-9
| 346 students
Rank: #1414.
Gerald P. Carr Intermediate
(Math: 19% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2120 W. Edinger St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 480-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,195 students
Rank: #1515.
Martin R. Heninger Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
417 W. Walnut St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 953-3800
Grades: K-8
| 996 students
Rank: #1616.
Raymond A. Villa Fundamental Intermediate
(Math: 10% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 E. Chestnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 558-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,214 students
Rank: #1717.
Manuel Esqueda Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2240 S. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 431-1500
Grades: K-8
| 947 students
Rank: #1818.
Mcfadden Institute Of Technology
(Math: 14% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 S. Raitt
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 435-3700
Grades: K-8
| 1,154 students
Rank: #1919.
Julia C. Lathrop Intermediate
(Math: 9% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 S. Brd.way
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 567-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 775 students
Rank: #2020.
Reach Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1512 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 431-1800
Grades: 6-12
| 98 students
Rank: #2121.
Sierra Preparatory Academy
(Math: 6% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 N. Grand Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 567-3500
Grades: K-8
| 793 students
Rank: #2222.
Romero-cruz Academy
(Math: 6% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 W. Fifth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 480-2200
Grades: K-8
| 958 students
Rank: #2323.
Willard Intermediate
(Math: 4% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1342 N. Ross
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 480-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 468 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Santa Ana, California

Santa Ana, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1125 East 17th St. Ste. E-208
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-1567
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
1325 E. Fourth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 972-7600
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
333 East Walnut St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 565-5400
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
408 E. Santa Clara Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-2100
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
1801 S. Poplar
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 433-6500
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
500 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 569-0948
Grades: 9-12
| 406 students
1010 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-9000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,096 students
2701 W. Fifth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 480-2200
Grades: 5-8
| 829 students
1010 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 988-2775
Grades: 9-12
| 219 students
811 E. Bishop St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 647-2800
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Santa Ana, CA?
The top ranked public middle schools in Santa Ana, CA include Ocsa, Samueli Academy and El Sol Santa Ana Science And Arts Academy.
How many public middle schools are located in Santa Ana, CA?
23 public middle schools are located in Santa Ana, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Santa Ana, CA?
Santa Ana, CA public middle schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle schools average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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