Top 10 Best Van Nuys Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 23,596 students in Van Nuys, CA (there are 16 private schools, serving 1,790 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Van Nuys, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.
The top ranked public schools in Van Nuys, CA are Kester Avenue Elementary School, High Technical La and Chandler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Van Nuys, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Van Nuys have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Van Nuys, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kester Avenue Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5353 Kester Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 787-6751
Grades: K-5
| 946 students
Rank: #22.
High Technical La
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17111 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 609-2680
Grades: 9-12
| 369 students
Rank: #33.
Chandler Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14030 Weddington St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 789-6173
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #44.
Stagg Street Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7839 Amestoy Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 881-9850
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #55.
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12
Alternative School
Math: 40% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6701 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 342-6133
Grades: K-12
| 638 students
Rank: #66.
Jack London Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12924-a Oxnard St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 756-2795
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
Rank: #77.
Birmingham Community Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17000 Haynes St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 758-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 3,159 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Ulysses S. Grant Senior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13000 Oxnard St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 756-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,886 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Van Nuys Senior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6535 Cedros Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 778-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,582 students
Rank: #1010.
Ararat Charter
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6555 Sylmar Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 994-2904
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
Rank: #1111.
Lemay Street Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
17520 Vanowen St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 343-4696
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1212.
Erwin Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13400 Erwin St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 988-6292
Grades: K-5
| 632 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Champs - Charter High School Of Arts-multimedia & Performing
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6842 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 994-7614
Grades: 9-12
| 589 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Daniel Pearl Journalism & Communications Magnet Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6649 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 654-3775
Grades: 9-12
| 260 students
Rank: #1515.
High Technical La Middle School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5435 Vesper Ave. Rm. B50
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 583-6229
Grades: 6-8
| 213 students
Rank: #1616.
William Mulholland Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17120 Vanowen St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 609-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,246 students
Rank: #1717.
Hazeltine Avenue Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7150 Hazeltine Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 781-1040
Grades: K-5
| 718 students
Rank: #1818.
Magnolia Science Academy 2
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17125 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 758-0300
Grades: 6-12
| 464 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cohasset Street Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15810 Saticoy St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 787-2113
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Kittridge Street Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13619 Kittridge St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 786-7926
Grades: K-5
| 716 students
Rank: #2121.
Anatola Avenue Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7364 Anatola Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 343-8733
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #2222.
Valley Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14646 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 988-9128
Grades: 6-8
| 289 students
Rank: #2323.
Bassett Street Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15756 Bassett St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 782-1340
Grades: K-5
| 610 students
Rank: #2424.
Sylvan Park Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6238 Noble Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 988-4020
Grades: K-5
| 732 students
Rank: #2525.
Gault Street Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17000 Gault St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 343-1933
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #2626.
Valerio Street Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15035 Valerio St.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 785-8683
Grades: K-5
| 762 students
Rank: #2727.
Van Nuys Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6464 Sylmar Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 785-2195
Grades: K-5
| 496 students
Rank: #2828.
Independence Continuation Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6501 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 881-7737
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Rank: #2929.
Andres And Maria Cardenas Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6900 Calhoun Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 908-6700
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #3030.
Jack London Continuation Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12924 Oxnard St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 756-2794
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
Rank: #3131.
Columbus Avenue
Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6700 Columbus Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 779-5440
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #3232.
Robert Fulton College Preparatory
Math: 11% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7477 Kester Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 947-2100
Grades: 6-12
| 1,276 students
Rank: #3333.
Van Nuys Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5435 Vesper Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 267-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 946 students
Rank: #3434.
Will Rogers Continuation Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14711 Gilmore St.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 778-6895
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Van Nuys, California

Van Nuys, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5300 Sepulveda Blvd
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 528-1470
Grades: 6-12
| 253 students
17111 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 609-2640
Grades: 9-12
| 394 students
6555 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 994-2904
Grades: K
| n/a students
7400 Van Nuys Blvd., 2
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 786-0140
Grades: 7-12
| 109 students
6628 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(626) 685-9300
Grades: 7-12
| 380 students
14935 Valerio St.
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 902-1851
Grades: K-2
| 227 students
6649 Balboa Blvd
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 881-6502
Grades: K-6
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Van Nuys, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Van Nuys, CA are Kester Avenue Elementary School, High Technical La and Chandler Elementary School.

How many public schools are location in Van Nuys, CA?

34 public schools are location in Van Nuys, CA.

What percentage of students in Van Nuys, CA go to public school?

93% of all K-12 students in Van Nuys, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.

What is the racial composition of students in Van Nuys, CA?

Van Nuys, CA minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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