Top 10 Best Temecula Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 32,797 students in Temecula, CA (there are 15 private schools, serving 4,783 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Temecula, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Temecula, CA are Great Oak High School, Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School and Pauba Valley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Temecula, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Temecula have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Temecula, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Great Oak High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
32555 Deer Hollow Way
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6450
Grades: 9-12
| 3,082 students
Rank: #22.
Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
32400 Camino San Dimas
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5199
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #33.
Pauba Valley Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
33125 Regina Dr.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5140
Grades: K-5
| 539 students
Rank: #44.
Red Hawk Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
32045 Camino San Jose
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5125
Grades: K-5
| 520 students
Rank: #55.
Tony Tobin Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45200 Morgan Hill Dr.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6355
Grades: K-5
| 734 students
Rank: #66.
Paloma Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
42940 Via Rami
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5165
Grades: K-5
| 496 students
Rank: #77.
Erle Stanley Gardner Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45125 Via Del Coronado
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 699-0080
Grades: 6-8
| 1,042 students
Rank: #88.
Temecula International Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
39600 N. General Kearny Rd.
Temecula, CA 95292
(951) 816-5506
Grades: K-8
| 280 students
Rank: #99.
Abby Reinke Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
43799 Sunny Meadows Dr.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-6610
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #1010.
Ysabel Barnett Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
39925 Harveston Dr.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 296-5579
Grades: K-5
| 727 students
Rank: #1111.
Crowne Hill Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
33535 Old Kent Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6370
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1212.
Elite Academic - Mountain Empire
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
43414 Business Park Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(866) 354-8302
Grades: K-12
| 675 students
Rank: #1313.
Temecula Luiseno Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45754 Wolf Creek Dr. N.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6340
Grades: K-5
| 757 students
Rank: #1414.
Temecula Valley High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
31555 Rancho Vista Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,925 students
Rank: #1515.
James L. Day Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40775 Camino Campos Verdes
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 699-8138
Grades: 6-8
| 919 students
Rank: #1616.
Vintage Hills Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
42240 Camino Romo
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-4260
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1717.
Vail Ranch Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
33340 Camino Piedra Rojo
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5188
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1818.
Temecula Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
42075 Meadows Pkwy.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5151
Grades: 6-8
| 974 students
Rank: #1919.
Chaparral High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
27215 Nicolas Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,973 students
Rank: #2020.
Nicolas Valley Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
39600 N. General Kearney Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-7180
Grades: K-5
| 705 students
Rank: #2121.
Rancho Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
31530 La Serena Way
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-7150
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #2222.
Margarita Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30600 Margarita Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-7370
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #2323.
Elite Academic - Lucerne
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
43414 Business Park Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(866) 354-8302
Grades: K-12
| 598 students
Rank: #2424.
Citrus Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2121 N. Grand Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 388 students
Rank: #2525.
Vail Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29835 Mira Loma Dr.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-7140
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #2626.
Empire Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
27740 Jefferson Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 1,430 students
Rank: #2727.
Pacific Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 Mater Dei Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 478 students
Rank: #2828.
River Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
27740 Jefferson Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 6,444 students
Rank: #2929.
Temecula Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
41951 Moraga Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-7130
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #3030.
Susan H. Nelson
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-7360
Grades: 6-12
| 338 students
Rank: #3131.
Harbor Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1704 Cape Horn
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 258 students
Rank: #3232.
Vista Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 E. Bobier Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 217 students
Rank: #3333.
Rancho Vista High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 202 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Temecula, California

Temecula, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
31340 Rancho Vista Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6265
Grades: 6-8
| 256 students
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5100
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
28780 Single Oak Dr
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 595-9095
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
43000 Margarita Rd
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 294-6512
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Temecula, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Temecula, CA include Great Oak High School, Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School and Pauba Valley Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Temecula, CA?
33 public schools are located in Temecula, CA.
What percentage of students in Temecula, CA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Temecula, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Temecula, CA?
Temecula, CA public schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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