Top 10 Best Vista Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 35 public schools serving 25,285 students in Vista, CA. Vista has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Vista, CA are Mission Vista High School, Casita Center For Science/math/technology and Empresa Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Vista, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Vista have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Vista, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mission Vista High School
Alternative School
Math: 63% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1306 Melrose Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 758-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,677 students
Rank: #22.
Casita Center For Science/math/technology
Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
260 Cedar Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-8442
Grades: K-5
| 588 students
Rank: #33.
Empresa Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4850 Avenida Empresa
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 940-8454
Grades: K-5
| 838 students
Rank: #44.
Alamosa Park Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
5130 Alamosa Park Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 940-0700
Grades: K-5
| 552 students
Rank: #55.
Breeze Hill Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1111 Melrose Way
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 945-2373
Grades: K-5
| 790 students
Rank: #66.
Vista Magnet Middle School Of Technology Science And Math
Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
151 Civic Center Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-5766
Grades: 6-8
| 852 students
Rank: #77.
Lake Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4950 Lake Blvd.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 945-5300
Grades: K-5
| 831 students
Rank: #88.
Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
653 Poinsettia Ave.
Vista, CA 92081
(760) 290-2888
Grades: K-5
| 765 students
Rank: #99.
Rancho Buena Vista High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1601 Longhorn Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 727-7284
Grades: 9-12
| 2,168 students
Rank: #1010.
Mission Meadows Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5657 Spur Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 630-7884
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
California Avenue Elementary School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
215 W. California Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 630-4870
Grades: K-8
| 26 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Vista Adult Transition Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
325 E. Bobier Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 758-3400
Grades: Inquire with school
| 112 students
Rank: #1313.
Vista Innovation And Design Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
740 Olive Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-7115
Grades: 6-8
| 751 students
Rank: #1414.
T.h.e Leadership Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1550 Temple Heights Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-6242
Grades: K-5
| 678 students
Rank: #1515.
Monte Vista Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Monte Vista Rd.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-0410
Grades: K-5
| 527 students
Rank: #1616.
Madison Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4930 Lake Blvd.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 940-0176
Grades: 6-8
| 1,077 students
Rank: #1717.
Vista High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Panther Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-5611
Grades: 9-12
| 2,515 students
Rank: #1818.
Grapevine Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
630 Grapevine Rd.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-8329
Grades: K-5
| 652 students
Rank: #1919.
Beaumont Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Beaumont Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-4040
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #2020.
Vista Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 941-0880
Grades: K-5
| 608 students
Rank: #2121.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
850 Sagewood Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-8003
Grades: 6-8
| 1,069 students
Rank: #2222.
Maryland Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 N. Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-6675
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #2323.
Bobier Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
220 W. Bobier Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-8501
Grades: K-5
| 645 students
Rank: #2424.
Foothill Oak Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1370 Oak Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-3458
Grades: K-5
| 644 students
Rank: #2525.
Hannalei Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Hannalei Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-6248
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #2626.
Rancho Minerva Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2245 Foothill Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 803 students
Rank: #2727.
Alta Vista High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Bonair Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-3775
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
Rank: #2828.
Major General Raymond Murray High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
215 N. Melrose Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-2502
Grades: 10-12
| 178 students
Bella Mente Montessori Academy
Charter School
(1)
1737 W. Vista Way
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 621-8948
Grades: K-8
| 628 students
Guajome Learning Center
Charter School
2000 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-8500
Grades: K-12
| 81 students
Guajome Park Academy Charter
Charter School
(1)
2000 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-8500
Grades: K-12
| 1,360 students
National University Academy
Charter School
2030 Univ Dr.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-5842
Grades: K-12
| 663 students
4207 Spring Gardens Rd.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 630-4080
Grades: K-8
| 257 students
North County Trade Technical High School
Charter School
1126 N. Melrose Dr. Ste. 301
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 598-0782
Grades: 9-12
| 169 students
836 Olive Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-7129
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Vista, California

Vista, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
510 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 726-3240
Grades: K-5
| 597 students
981 Vale Terrace Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 630-3200
Grades: K-12
| 1,823 students
3220 Executive Ridge
Vista, CA 92081
(760) 727-7980
Grades: K-12
| 624 students
2030 University Dr.
Vista, CA 92083
(559) 696-1490
Grades: K-12
| 77 students
1250 Arcadia Ave
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-5360
Grades: K-8
| 57 students
1401 Palomar Place
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-4785
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
740 Olive Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 758-6800
Grades: 9
| 125 students
305 E. Bobier
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-4785
Grades: K-12
| 21 students

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