Top 10 Best Watsonville Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 14,925 students in Watsonville, CA (there are 8 private schools, serving 1,973 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Watsonville, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Watsonville, CA are Diamond Technology Institute, Ceiba College Preparatory Academy and Linscott Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Watsonville, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Watsonville have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Watsonville, CA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Diamond Technology Institute
Charter School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
112 Diamond Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6225
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: #22.
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
260 W. Riverside Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2100
Grades: 6-12
| 511 students
Rank: #33.
Linscott Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Elm St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6301
Grades: K-8
| 253 students
Rank: #44.
Bradley Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 37% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
321 Corralitos Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6366
Grades: K-6
| 496 students
Rank: #55.
Alianza Charter
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 39% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Casserly Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6333
Grades: K-8
| 664 students
Rank: #66.
New School Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Harkins Slough Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 761-6140
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #77.
Watsonville High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 47% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
250 E. Beach St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6390
Grades: 9-12
| 2,396 students
Rank: #88.
Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts
Charter School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 36% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Casserly Rd. W. Campus
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-8123
Grades: K-8
| 393 students
Rank: #99.
Ohlone Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Bay Farms Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6977
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #1010.
Ann Soldo Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 31% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1140 Menasco Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-1310
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1111.
Pacific Coast Charter
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
294 Green Valley Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2180
Grades: K-12
| 169 students
Rank: #1212.
Starlight Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 21% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Hammer Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6974
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1313.
Pajaro Valley High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Harkins Slough Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-8102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,562 students
Rank: #1414.
Mintie White Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Palm Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6321
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1515.
Hall District Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Sill Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6371
Grades: K-5
| 496 students
Rank: #1616.
Landmark Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 23% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
235 Ohlone Pkwy.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 761-7940
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1717.
Calabasas Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
202 Calabasas Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6368
Grades: K-6
| 572 students
Rank: #1818.
H. A. Hyde Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 19% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Alta Vista St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6243
Grades: K-5
| 468 students
Rank: #1919.
T. S. Macquiddy Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 24% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Martinelli St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6315
Grades: K-5
| 494 students
Rank: #2020.
Cesar E. Chavez Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 27% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Arthur Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 761-7699
Grades: 6-8
| 554 students
Rank: #2121.
Amesti Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 12% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Amesti Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6250
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2222.
Lakeview Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 21% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2350 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6455
Grades: 6-8
| 479 students
Rank: #2323.
Radcliff Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 17% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Rodriguez St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6469
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
Rank: #2424.
Rolling Hills Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Herman Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6341
Grades: 6-8
| 621 students
Rank: #2525.
Pajaro Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 24% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Salinas Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6238
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #2626.
E. A. Hall Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 16% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Brewington Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6270
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #2727.
Renaissance High Continuation
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Spring Valley Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6344
Grades: 9-12
| 90 students
Rank: n/an/a
Duncan Holbert
140 Herman Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 761-6066
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pvusd Virtual Academy
Alternative School
250 E. Beach St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2482
Grades: K-12
| 249 students
Rank: n/an/a
229 Green Valley Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 466-5697
Grades: 12
| 119 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Watsonville, California

Watsonville, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1815 Salinas Rd./hwy. 1
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 633-5881
Grades: 6-8
| 541 students
Po Box 50010
Watsonville, CA 95077
(831) 728-8104
Grades: 1-6
| 4 students
115 Casserly Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6380
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
15 Madison St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-9725
Grades: 6-8
| 25 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Watsonville, CA?
The top ranked public schools in Watsonville, CA include Diamond Technology Institute, Ceiba College Preparatory Academy and Linscott Charter.
How many public schools are located in Watsonville, CA?
30 public schools are located in Watsonville, CA.
What percentage of students in Watsonville, CA go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Watsonville, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Watsonville, CA?
Watsonville, CA public schools minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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