Top 5 Best Wilmington Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 5,967 students in Wilmington, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Wilmington, CA are Harry Bridges Span, Broad Avenue Elementary School and Wilmington Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wilmington, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in Wilmington have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Wilmington, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harry Bridges Span
(Math: 33% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1235 Brd. Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 522-5400
Grades: K-8
| 1,111 students
Rank: #22.
Broad Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
24815 Brd. Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 835-3118
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #33.
Wilmington Park Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1140 Mahar Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 518-7460
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #44.
Wilmington Mid Sci Tech Engr Arts Math (Steam) Magnet
Alternative School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Gulf Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,347 students
Rank: #55.
Gulf Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
828 W. L St.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 835-3157
Grades: K-5
| 659 students
Rank: #66.
George De La Torre Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 N. Island Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 847-1400
Grades: K-8
| 638 students
Rank: #77.
Hawaiian Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
540 Hawaiian Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 830-1151
Grades: K-5
| 536 students
Rank: #88.
Scholarship Prep - South Bay
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
24910 S. Avalon Blvd.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(424) 251-9089
Grades: K-8
| 321 students
Rank: #99.
Fries Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Fries Ave.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-6431
Grades: K-5
| 364 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Wilmington, California

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 elementary schools in Wilmington, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Wilmington, CA include Harry Bridges Span, Broad Avenue Elementary School and Wilmington Park Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Wilmington, CA?
9 public elementary schools are located in Wilmington, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Wilmington, CA?
Wilmington, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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