Top 10 Best Vista Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public high schools serving 8,354 students in Vista, CA.
The top ranked public high schools in Vista, CA are Mission Vista High School, Vista Visions Academy and Vista Adult Transition Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Vista, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 56% statewide average). High schools in Vista have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public high schools.
Vista, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 83%, which is less than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Mission Vista High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Vista, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mission Vista High School
Alternative School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1306 Melrose Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 758-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,658 students
Rank: #22.
Vista Visions Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1575 Bonair Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-4785
Grades: K-12
| 407 students
Rank: #33.
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: 12
| 115 students
Rank: #44.
Rancho Buena Vista High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1601 Longhorn Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 727-7284
Grades: 9-12
| 2,027 students
Rank: #55.
Guajome Park Charter
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 54% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2000 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-8500
Grades: K-12
| 1,347 students
Rank: #66.
Guajome Learning Center
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-8500
Grades: K-12
| 90 students
Rank: #77.
Vista High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Panther Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-5611
Grades: 9-12
| 2,231 students
Rank: #88.
North County Trade Tech High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1132 N Melrose Dr. Ste. 501
Vista, CA 92085
(760) 598-0782
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Alta Vista High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Bonair Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-3775
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Major General Raymond Murray High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 N. Melrose Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 631-2502
Grades: 10-12
| 190 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 Univ Dr.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 631-5842
Grades: K-12
| 663 students
2030 University Dr.
Vista, CA 92083
(559) 696-1490
Grades: K-12
| 77 students
1126 N. Melrose Dr. Ste. 301
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 598-0782
Grades: 9-12
| 169 students
1250 Arcadia Ave
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 726-5360
Grades: K-8
| 57 students
836 Olive Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-7129
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
1401 Palomar Place
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 724-4785
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
3678 Aero Ct.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 630-4080
Grades: 6-12
| 113 students
740 Olive Ave.
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 758-6800
Grades: 9
| 125 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Vista, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Vista, CA include Mission Vista High School, Vista Visions Academy and Vista Adult Transition Center.
How many public high schools are located in Vista, CA?
10 public high schools are located in Vista, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Vista, CA?
Vista, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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