Top 10 Best Visalia Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 32,641 students in Visalia, CA (there are 8 private schools, serving 2,051 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Visalia, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Visalia, CA are Oak Grove Elementary School, University Preparatory High School and Hurley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Visalia, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Visalia have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Visalia, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oak Grove Elementary School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4445 W. Ferguson Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3105
Grades: K-8
| 752 students
Rank: #22.
University Preparatory High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
915 S. Mooney Blvd. Mariposa B
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-2529
Grades: 9-12
| 263 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Hurley Elementary School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6600 W. Hurley Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7905
Grades: K-6
| 557 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Ridgeview Middle School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3315 N. Akers St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3308
Grades: 7-8
| 857 students
Rank: #55.
Mt. Whitney High School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 S. Conyer St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7602
Grades: 9-12
| 1,717 students
Rank: #66.
Shannon Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3637 N. Ranch St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3258
Grades: K-6
| 589 students
Rank: #77.
Redwood High School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 W. Main St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7367
Grades: 9-12
| 2,470 students
Rank: #88.
Manuel F. Hernandez
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2133 N. Leila St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3199
Grades: K-6
| 693 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Denton Elementary School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2231 N. Denton
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 931-8050
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Golden West High School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1717 N. Mcauliff St.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7814
Grades: 9-12
| 2,039 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Linwood Elementary School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3129 S. Linwood St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7776
Grades: K-6
| 528 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Veva Blunt Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1119 S. Chinowth Rd.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7793
Grades: K-6
| 534 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Visalia Charter Independent Study
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1821 W. Meadow Ln.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 735-8055
Grades: 7-12
| 602 students
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Crowley Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
214 E. Ferguson St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7758
Grades: K-6
| 453 students
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Houston Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 N. Giddings St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7772
Grades: K-6
| 544 students
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Sequoia High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1040 N. Woodland St
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7649
Grades: 9-12
| 422 students
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Tulare County Court
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6200 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93278
(559) 735-1640
Grades: 7-12
| 39 students
Rank: #1818.
Sycamore Valley Academy
Charter School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 59% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6832 Ave. 280
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 622-3236
Grades: K-8
| 388 students
Rank: #1919.
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4222 S. Dans St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3539
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #2020.
El Diamante High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 72% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5100 W. Whitendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,072 students
Rank: #2121.
Visalia Technical Early College
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2245 S. Linwood
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 622-3212
Grades: 9-12
| 229 students
Rank: #2222.
Valley Life Charter
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 52% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3737 W. Walnut Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 625-8527
Grades: K-12
| 651 students
Rank: #2323.
Blue Oak Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
28050 Rd. 148
Visalia, CA 93279
(559) 730-7422
Grades: K-6
| 313 students
Rank: #2424.
Green Acres Middle School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1147 N. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7671
Grades: 7-8
| 716 students
Rank: #2525.
La Joya Middle School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4711 W. La Vida
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7921
Grades: 7-8
| 777 students
Rank: #2626.
Eleanor Roosevelt Community Learning Center
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
31191 Rd. 180
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 592-9160
Grades: K-12
| 397 students
Rank: #2727.
Riverway Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 Glendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 931-8020
Grades: K-6
| 777 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Royal Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1323 Clover Dr.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7787
Grades: K-6
| 893 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Willow Glen Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N. Akers Rd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7798
Grades: K-8
| 540 students
Rank: #3030.
Mountain View Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 S. Encina
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7783
Grades: K-6
| 514 students
Rank: #3131.
Global Learning Charter
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1051 Robin Dr.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7788
Grades: K-8
| 402 students
Rank: #3232.
Annie R. Mitchell
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2121 E. Laura Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 622-3195
Grades: K-6
| 731 students
Rank: #3333.
Divisadero Middle School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S. Divisadero
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7661
Grades: 7-8
| 762 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Elbow Creek Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
32747 Rd. 138
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7766
Grades: K-6
| 488 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Outside Creek Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
26452 Rd. 164
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 747-0710
Grades: K-8
| 126 students
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Visalia, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
31411 Rd. 160
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7581
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Charter Oak (Char) (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
Charter School
26644 South Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 627-4566
Grades: 5-12
| 60 students
River Bend (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1800 N. Lovers Ln.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7581
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Visalia, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Visalia, CA include Oak Grove Elementary School, University Preparatory High School and Hurley Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Visalia, CA?
52 public schools are located in Visalia, CA.
What percentage of students in Visalia, CA go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Visalia, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Visalia, CA?
Visalia, CA public schools minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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