Top 10 Best Watsonville Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public middle schools serving 4,933 students in Watsonville, CA.
The top ranked public middle schools in Watsonville, CA are Linscott Charter, Ceiba College Preparatory Academy and Pvusd Virtual Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Watsonville, CA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the California public middle school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 46% statewide average). Middle schools in Watsonville have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Watsonville, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Linscott Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
220 Elm St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6301
Grades: K-8
| 253 students
Rank: #22.
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
260 W. Riverside Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2100
Grades: 6-12
| 511 students
Rank: #33.
Pvusd Virtual Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
250 E. Beach St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2482
Grades: K-12
| 249 students
Rank: #44.
Alianza Charter
Charter School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Casserly Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6333
Grades: K-8
| 664 students
Rank: #55.
Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts
Charter School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Casserly Rd. W. Campus
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-8123
Grades: K-8
| 393 students
Rank: #66.
Pacific Coast Charter
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
294 Green Valley Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2180
Grades: K-12
| 169 students
Rank: #77.
Pajaro Middle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Salinas Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6238
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #88.
Lakeview Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2350 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6455
Grades: 6-8
| 479 students
Rank: #99.
Cesar E. Chavez Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Arthur Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 761-7699
Grades: 6-8
| 554 students
Rank: #1010.
Rolling Hills Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Herman Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6341
Grades: 6-8
| 621 students
Rank: #1111.
E. A. Hall Middle School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Brewington Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-6270
Grades: 6-8
| 601 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 middle schools in Watsonville, CA?
The top ranked public middle schools in Watsonville, CA include Linscott Charter, Ceiba College Preparatory Academy and Pvusd Virtual Academy.
How many public middle schools are located in Watsonville, CA?
11 public middle schools are located in Watsonville, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Watsonville, CA?
Watsonville, CA public middle schools minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle schools average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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