Top 10 Best Torrance Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 25,015 students in Torrance, CA. Torrance has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Torrance, CA are Seaside Elementary School, Anza Elementary School and Walteria Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Torrance, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Torrance have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Torrance, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Seaside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4651 Sharynne Ln.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4532
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #22.
Anza Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
21400 Ellinwood Dr.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4559
Grades: K-5
| 644 students
Rank: #33.
Walteria Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24456 Madison St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4487
Grades: K-5
| 665 students
Rank: #44.
Hickory Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2800 W. 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4672
Grades: K-5
| 954 students
Rank: #55.
Towers Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5600 Towers St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4535
Grades: K-5
| 600 students
Rank: #66.
Arlington Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17800 Van Ness Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4510
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #77.
Edward J. Richardson Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4790
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #88.
West High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20401 Victor St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4299
Grades: 9-12
| 2,031 students
Rank: #99.
Bert M. Lynn Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5038 Halison St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4495
Grades: 6-8
| 687 students
Rank: #1010.
Riviera Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Paseo De Arena
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4460
Grades: K-5
| 668 students
Rank: #1111.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21717 Talisman St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4794
Grades: 6-8
| 627 students
Rank: #1212.
Victor Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4820 Spencer St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4542
Grades: K-5
| 965 students
Rank: #1313.
Joseph Arnold Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4100 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4524
Grades: K-5
| 700 students
Rank: #1414.
Calle Mayor Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4800 Calle Mayor
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4548
Grades: 6-8
| 782 students
Rank: #1515.
South High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4801 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4352
Grades: 9-12
| 2,042 students
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2418 W. 166th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4464
Grades: K-5
| 465 students
Rank: #1717.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 182nd St
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4513
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1818.
John Adams Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 238th St
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4480
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1919.
Casimir Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17220 Casimir Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4498
Grades: 6-8
| 667 students
Rank: #2020.
Fern Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1314 Fern Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4506
Grades: K-5
| 598 students
Rank: #2121.
North High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3620 W. 182nd St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4412
Grades: 9-12
| 1,846 students
Rank: #2222.
Yukon Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17815 Yukon Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4477
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: #2323.
Madrona Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21364 Madrona Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4562
Grades: 6-8
| 726 students
Rank: #2424.
Philip Magruder Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
4100 W. 185th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4527
Grades: 6-8
| 565 students
Rank: #2525.
Torrance High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2200 Carson St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4396
Grades: 9-12
| 1,954 students
Rank: #2626.
Howard Wood Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2250 W. 235th St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4484
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #2727.
Halldale Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21514 Halldale Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 328-3100
Grades: K-5
| 502 students
Rank: #2828.
Gene Drevno Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2291 W. Washington Ave.
Torrance, CA 90509
(310) 972-6962
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
Rank: #2929.
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
826 W. Javelin St.
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 320-8680
Grades: K-6
| 357 students
Rank: #3030.
Evelyn Carr Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3404 W. 168th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4467
Grades: K-5
| 361 students
Rank: #3131.
J. H. Hull Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2080 W. 231st St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4516
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #3232.
Torrance Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2125 Lincoln Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4500
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #3333.
Meyler Street Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1123 W. 223rd St.
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 328-3910
Grades: K-5
| 748 students
Rank: #3434.
Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Vine St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4440
Grades: 9-12
| 131 students
Launch Preschool
4000 W. 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4769
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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