Top 10 Best South Gate Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 19,223 students in South Gate, CA. South Gate has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in South Gate, CA are Bryson Avenue Elementary School, Willow Elementary School and Victoria Avenue Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Gate, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in South Gate have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best South Gate, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bryson Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4470 Missouri Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 569-7141
Grades: K-5
| 792 students
Rank: #22.
Willow Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2777 Willow Pl.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-5760
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
Rank: #33.
Victoria Avenue Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3320 Missouri Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 567-1261
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #44.
Sci Technical Engineering Arts And Math At Legacy High School Complex
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5225 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 357-7540
Grades: 9-12
| 585 students
Rank: #55.
South East High School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2720 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,070 students
Rank: #66.
Hollydale
Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5511 Century Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 602-8016
Grades: K-8
| 1,032 students
Rank: #77.
Montara Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10018 Montara Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 567-1451
Grades: K-6
| 841 students
Rank: #88.
South Gate Senior High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3351 Firestone Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,734 students
Rank: #99.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9820 Madison Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-3900
Grades: K-5
| 626 students
Rank: #1010.
Visual And Performing Arts At Legacy High School Complex
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5225 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 357-7531
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #1111.
International Studies Learning Center At Legacy High School Complex
Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5225 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 357-7521
Grades: 6-12
| 804 students
Rank: #1212.
Independence Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8435 Victoria Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 249-9559
Grades: K-5
| 709 students
Rank: #1313.
Stanford Avenue Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2833 Illinois Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 569-8117
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #1414.
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
8628 San Gabriel Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 567-1488
Grades: K-5
| 637 students
Rank: #1515.
Tweedy Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9724 Pinehurst Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-2828
Grades: K-5
| 662 students
Rank: #1616.
State Street Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3211 Santa Ana St.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 582-7358
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1717.
Liberty Boulevard Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2728 Liberty Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 583-4196
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1818.
South Gate Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Firestone Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-4000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,937 students
Rank: #1919.
San Miguel Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9801 San Miguel Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 567-0511
Grades: K-5
| 934 students
Rank: #2020.
Southeast Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2560 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 568-3100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,044 students
Rank: #2121.
Odyssey Continuation
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8693 Dearborn Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 567-5536
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
Rank: #2222.
Simon Rodia Continuation
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 Sequoia Dr.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 569-7140
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
3020 Kansas Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 563-9208
Grades: K
| 193 students
Valiente College Preparatory Charter
Charter School
8691 California Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 744-2107
Grades: 4-8
| 130 students

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