Top 10 Best Wilmington Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 9,471 students in Wilmington, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 450 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Wilmington, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Wilmington, CA are Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy, Dan M. Issacs Avalon High School and Phineas Banning Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wilmington, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Wilmington have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Wilmington, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-3932
Grades: 9-12
| 458 students
Rank: #22.
Dan M. Issacs Avalon High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1425 N. Avalon Blvd.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 549-2112
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Rank: #33.
Phineas Banning Senior High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1527 Lakme Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,490 students
Rank: n/an/a
24815 Brd. Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 835-3118
Grades: K-5
| 540 students
Rank: n/an/a
1301 Fries Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-6431
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
500 N. Island Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-1400
Grades: K-7
| 621 students
Rank: n/an/a
828 W. L St.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 835-3157
Grades: K-5
| 731 students
Rank: n/an/a
Harry Bridges Span
1235 Brd. Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 522-5400
Grades: K-8
| 1,213 students
Rank: n/an/a
540 Hawaiian Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 830-1151
Grades: K-5
| 553 students
Rank: n/an/a
Scholarship Prep - South Bay
Charter School
24910 S. Avalon Blvd.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(424) 251-9089
Grades: K-8
| 286 students
1700 Gulf Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,550 students
Rank: n/an/a
1140 Mahar Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 518-7460
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
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Wilmington, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1527 Lakme Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-3734
Grades: 9-12
| 544 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Wilmington, CA?
How many public schools are located in Wilmington, CA?
12 public schools are located in Wilmington, CA.
What percentage of students in Wilmington, CA go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Wilmington, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Wilmington, CA?
Wilmington, CA public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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