Top 10 Best Ventura Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 15,751 students in Ventura, CA (there are 15 private schools, serving 1,846 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Ventura, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Ventura, CA are Foothill Technology High School, Mound Elementary School and Poinsettia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ventura, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Ventura have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ventura, CA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Foothill Technology High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Day Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-0023
Grades: 9-12
| 990 students
Rank: #22.
Mound Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
455 S. Hill Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1886
Grades: K-5
| 524 students
Rank: #33.
Poinsettia Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 N. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7971
Grades: K-5
| 375 students
Rank: #44.
Loma Vista Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Lynn Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5443
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #55.
Portola Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6700 Eagle St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1734
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #66.
Ventura Charter School Of Arts And Global Education
Charter School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2060 Cameron St.
Ventura, CA 93002
(805) 648-5503
Grades: K-8
| 445 students
Rank: #77.
Buena High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5670 Telegraph Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1826
Grades: 9-12
| 1,799 students
Rank: #88.
Junipero Serra Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8880 Halifax St.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-2717
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: #99.
Pierpont Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1254 Marthas Vineyard Ct.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5470
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #1010.
Homestead (Alternative)
Alternative School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
450 Valmore Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1817
Grades: K-8
| 181 students
Rank: #1111.
Cabrillo Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1426 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5155
Grades: 6-8
| 771 students
Rank: #1212.
Golden Valley Charter
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 56% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3585 Maple St. Ste. 101
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-3435
Grades: K-12
| 525 students
Rank: #1313.
Ventura High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2 N. Catalina St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5116
Grades: 9-12
| 2,165 students
Rank: #1414.
Juanamaria Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 S. Crocker Ave.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-0291
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #1515.
Balboa Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
247 Hill Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,141 students
Rank: #1616.
Citrus Glen Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9655 Darling Rd.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-0220
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1717.
Academy Of Technology & Leadership At Saticoy
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
760 Jazmin Ave.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-2701
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5438
Grades: K-5
| 187 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Montalvo Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2050 Grand Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1872
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #2020.
De Anza Of Technology And The Arts
(Math: 24% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2060 Cameron St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5165
Grades: 6-8
| 576 students
Rank: #2121.
Will Rogers Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Howard St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5496
Grades: K-5
| 436 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Elmhurst Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5080 Elmhurst St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1860
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Lemon Grove
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Valmore Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1817
Grades: K-8
| 250 students
Rank: #2424.
Anacapa Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 S. Mills Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #2525.
E. P. Foster Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Pleasant Pl.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5420
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2626.
Sheridan Way Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
573 Sheridan Way
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5491
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #2727.
Pacific High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 College Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 199 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ventura, California

Ventura, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5670 Telegraph Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1825
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2421 Portola Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-3435
Grades: K-12
| 56 students
5200 Valentine Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7925
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2 N. Catalina St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5116
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3777 Dean Dr
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5202
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3777 Dean Dr
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5202
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ventura, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Ventura, CA include Foothill Technology High School, Mound Elementary School and Poinsettia Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Ventura, CA?
27 public schools are located in Ventura, CA.
What percentage of students in Ventura, CA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Ventura, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ventura, CA?
Ventura, CA public schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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