Top 10 Best Santa Clara Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 13,126 students in Santa Clara, CA (there are 19 private schools, serving 3,852 private students). 77% of all K-12 students in Santa Clara, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Clara, CA are Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School, Adrian Wilcox High School and Santa Clara High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Santa Clara, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Santa Clara have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Santa Clara, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
277 Rodonovan Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 248-4313
Grades: K-5
| 561 students
Rank: #22.
Adrian Wilcox High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3250 Monroe St.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,981 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Clara High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Benton St.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,030 students
Rank: #44.
Mission Early College High School
Alternative School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 855-5532
Grades: 10-12
| 116 students
Rank: #55.
Wilson Alternative
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1840 Benton St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-3600
Grades: 6-12
| 160 students
Rank: #66.
Santa Clara Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3450 Brookdale Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-2000
Grades: 6-12
| 6 students
Rank: #77.
New Valley Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1875 Lawrence Rd.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
Rank: n/an/a
2755 Barkley Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1100
Grades: K-5
| 257 students
Rank: n/an/a
2700 Chromite Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1200
Grades: K-5
| 307 students
Rank: n/an/a
1930 Townsend Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1300
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: n/an/a
Buchser Middle School
1111 Bellomy St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 965 students
Rank: n/an/a
865 Los Padres Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-1400
Grades: K-5
| 349 students
Rank: n/an/a
2720 Sonoma Pl.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-4400
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: n/an/a
Don Callejon
4176 Lick Mill Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-3300
Grades: K-8
| 806 students
Rank: n/an/a
2550 Cabrillo Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 908 students
Rank: n/an/a
4949 Calle De Escuela
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 423-1500
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: n/an/a
955 Teal Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1600
Grades: K-5
| 623 students
Rank: n/an/a
615 Hobart Terrace
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1800
Grades: K-5
| 563 students
Rank: n/an/a
750 Laurie Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 423-1900
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
1250 Pomeroy Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-3800
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: n/an/a
1925 Scott Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-4100
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: n/an/a
3200 Forbes Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-4200
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: n/an/a
270 Washington Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-3900
Grades: K-5
| 339 students
Rank: n/an/a
435 Saratoga Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-4300
Grades: K-5
| 383 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Santa Clara, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Santa Clara, CA are Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School, Adrian Wilcox High School and Santa Clara High School.

How many public schools are located in Santa Clara, CA?

24 public schools are located in Santa Clara, CA.

What percentage of students in Santa Clara, CA go to public school?

77% of all K-12 students in Santa Clara, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in Santa Clara, CA?

Santa Clara, CA minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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