Top 10 Best Shasta County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 102 public schools serving 26,964 students in Shasta County, CA (there are 13 private schools, serving 1,582 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Shasta County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Shasta County, CA are Cottonwood Creek Charter, Grant Elementary School and University Preparatory. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Shasta County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Shasta County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Shasta County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cottonwood Creek Charter
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3425 Brush St.
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 347-7200
Grades: K-8
| 253 students
Rank: #22.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8835 Swasey Dr.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 243-0561
Grades: K-8
| 617 students
Rank: #33.
University Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Eureka Way
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-2790
Grades: 6-12
| 992 students
Rank: #44.
Phoenix Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2195 Larkspur Ln., Ste. 100
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 222-9275
Grades: K-12
| 309 students
Rank: #55.
Millville Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8570 Brookdale Rd.
Millville, CA 96062
(530) 547-4471
Grades: K-8
| 240 students
Rank: #66.
Happy Valley Primary
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16300 Cloverdale Rd.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 357-2131
Grades: K-3
| 212 students
Rank: #77.
North Cow Creek Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10619 Swede Creek Rd.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 549-4488
Grades: K-8
| 251 students
Rank: #88.
Shasta Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
307 Park Marina Cir.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 233 students
Rank: #99.
Shasta High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2500 Eureka Way
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 241-4161
Grades: 9-12
| 1,345 students
Rank: #1010.
Foothill High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9733 Deschutes Rd.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 547-1700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,382 students
Rank: #1111.
Junction Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9087 Deschutes Rd.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 547-3274
Grades: K-8
| 349 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Indian Springs Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25299 Big Bend Rd.
Big Bend, CA 96011
(530) 337-6219
Grades: K-8
| 11 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Redding Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5885 E. Bonnyview Rd.
Redding, CA 96099
(530) 225-0160
Grades: 1-8
| n/a students
Rank: #1414.
Chrysalis Charter
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21945 Old Forty-four Dr.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 547-9726
Grades: K-8
| 217 students
Rank: #1515.
Central Valley High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4066 La Mesa Ave.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 275-7075
Grades: 9-12
| 585 students
Rank: #1616.
Anderson New Technology High School
Charter School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2098 N. St.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 365-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 110 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bella Vista Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
22661 Old Alturas Rd.
Bella Vista, CA 96008
(530) 549-4415
Grades: K-8
| 337 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bonny View Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5080 Bidwell Rd.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0030
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1919.
Anderson High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1471 Ferry St.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 365-2741
Grades: 9-12
| 536 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Happy Valley Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16300 Cloverdale Rd.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 357-2131
Grades: K-8
| 7 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
North State Aspire Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Spruce St.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-7050
Grades: K-8
| 23 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Shasta County Juvenile Court
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2684 Radio Ln.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0360
Grades: 7-12
| 23 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Whitmore Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30611 Whitmore Rd.
Whitmore, CA 96096
(530) 472-3243
Grades: K-8
| 43 students
Rank: #2424.
Mt. Burney Special Education Center
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
37577 Mountain View Rd.
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-3852
Grades: K-12
| 5 students
Rank: #2525.
Manzanita Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1240 Manzanita Hills Ave.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0050
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #2626.
Redding School Of The Arts
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
955 Inspiration Pl.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 247-6933
Grades: K-12
| 540 students
Rank: #2727.
North Cottonwood
(Math: 48% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19920 Gas Point Rd.
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 347-1698
Grades: K-4
| 526 students
Rank: #2828.
French Gulch-whiskeytown Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11442 Cline Gulch Rd.
French Gulch, CA 96033
(530) 359-2151
Grades: K-8
| 24 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Mountain View High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20375 Tamarack Ave.
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-5189
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Soldier Mountain High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
44144 A St.
Mcarthur, CA 96056
(530) 336-7159
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
Rank: #3131.
Boulder Creek Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 Springer Dr.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 224-4140
Grades: K-8
| 859 students
Rank: #3232.
Tree Of Life International Charter
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19415 Jacqueline St.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-7040
Grades: K-8
| 288 students
Rank: #3333.
Redding Stem Academy
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3711 Oasis Rd.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 275-5480
Grades: K-8
| 230 students
Rank: #3434.
Stellar Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5885 E. Bonnyview Rd.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-7730
Grades: K-12
| 199 students
Rank: #3535.
Columbia Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10142 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 223-4070
Grades: K-4
| 402 students
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Shasta County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2195 Larkspur Ln. Ste. 100
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 222-9280
Grades: K-12
| 309 students
Po Box 776
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 365-1055
Grades: K-8
| 39 students
21132 Ronald St.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 365-1055
Grades: K-8
| 24 students
2680 Radio Ln.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0361
Grades: 8-12
| 104 students
5250 W. Anderson Dr.
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 365-6054
Grades: 9-10
| n/a students
P.o. Box 1070
Bella Vista, CA 96008
(530) 549-4415
Grades: 2-8
| 5 students
4411 Mountain Lakes Blvd.
Lakehead, CA 96051
(530) 238-6800
Grades: K-5
| 27 students
3711 Oasis Rd.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 225-0360
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
29771 Terry Mill Rd.
Round Mountain, CA 96084
(530) 337-6211
Grades: K-5
| 29 students
C/o Enterprise School District
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 224-4129
Grades: K-8
| 94 students
10146 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 223-4070
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
20512 West First St
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 347-3123
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
3425 Brush St
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 347-3071
Grades: K-2
| 337 students
7752 Ponderosa Way
Shingletown, CA 96088
(530) 474-3125
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
7752 Ponderosa Way
Shingletown, CA 96088
(530) 474-3125
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
3411 Churn Creek Rd.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-2714
Grades: 10-11
| 25 students
160 Masonic Dr.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 247-1800
Grades: K-5
| 69 students
9733 Deschutes Rd.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-2715
Grades: 10-11
| 19 students
2650 Eighth St.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 243-1880
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
19414 Jacqueline St
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-7040
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
16300 Cloverdale Road
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-7075
Grades: 6-8
| 10 students
9019 Deschutes Rd
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 547-5494
Grades: 6-8
| 109 students
1524 Magnolia Ave.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0163
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
20375 Tamarack St.
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-5189
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
14732 Bass Dr.
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 275-5480
Grades: K-8
| 8 students
Pace Academy (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
3200 Adams Ln.
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 224-4236
Grades: K-8
| 32 students
1645 Mill St
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 365-1801
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1756 South Street
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 222-5899
Grades: 9-12
| 46 students
3711 Oasis Rd.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-7833
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
3955 Platina Sch Rd.
Igo, CA 96047
(530) 352-4341
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
955 Inspiration Pl.
Redding, CA 96099
(530) 243-7145
Grades: K-8
| 543 students
1644 Magnolia Ave
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-0361
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
2650 Eighth St.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 246-4050
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
2500 Eureka Way
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-2716
Grades: 10-11
| 23 students
2985 Innsbruck Dr., Ste. B
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 245-7838
Grades: 9-12
| 31 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Shasta County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Shasta County, CA include Cottonwood Creek Charter, Grant Elementary School and University Preparatory.
How many public schools are located in Shasta County, CA?
102 public schools are located in Shasta County, CA.
What percentage of students in Shasta County, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Shasta County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Shasta County, CA?
Shasta County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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