Top 10 Best Sonora Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 2,967 students in Sonora, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 153 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Sonora, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Sonora, CA are Gold Ridge Educational Center, Tuolumne County Community/isp and Gold Rush Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sonora, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Sonora have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sonora, CA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Gold Ridge Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12784 Just Center Dr.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2000
Grades: 1-12
| 9 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Tuolumne County Community/isp
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
175 S. Fairview Ln.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2012
Grades: K-12
| 35 students
Rank: #33.
Gold Rush Charter
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16331 Hidden Valley Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-9781
Grades: K-12
| 438 students
Rank: #44.
Sonora High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
430 N. Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-5511
Grades: 9-12
| 923 students
Rank: #55.
Sonora Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Greenley Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-5491
Grades: K-8
| 740 students
Rank: #66.
Curtis Creek Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18755 Standard Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-1428
Grades: K-8
| 461 students
Rank: #77.
Theodore Bird High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
251 S. Barretta St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-2923
Grades: 9-12
| 96 students
Rank: #88.
Belleview Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
22736 Kuien Mill Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 586-5510
Grades: K-8
| 163 students
Rank: #99.
Dario Cassina High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
251 S. Barretta St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-1587
Grades: 10-12
| 47 students
Rank: n/an/a
22736 Kuien Mill Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 586-5510
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
830 Greenley Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-5491
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tuolumne County Special Education
Special Education School
175 Fairview Ln.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2054
Grades: K-12
| 55 students
175 Fairview Ln.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2054
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Sonora, California

Sonora, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
22736 Kuien Mill Rd.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 586-5510
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
251 S. Barretta St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-1587
Grades: 9-12
| 63 students
18755 Standard Rd
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-1083
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
19401 Susan Way
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-4330
Grades: K-8
| 111 students
175 South Fairview Ln.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-8710
Grades: K-12
| 7 students
830 Greenley Rd
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-5491
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
251 South Barretta St
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-0423
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
610 S. Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2012
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
21125 School Rd
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2012
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
21125 School Rd
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-2012
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Sonora, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Sonora, CA include Gold Ridge Educational Center, Tuolumne County Community/isp and Gold Rush Charter.
How many public schools are located in Sonora, CA?
13 public schools are located in Sonora, CA.
What percentage of students in Sonora, CA go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Sonora, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Sonora, CA?
Sonora, CA public schools minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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