Top 10 Best Josephine County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 10,826 students in Josephine County, OR. Josephine County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Oregon.
The top ranked public schools in Josephine County, OR are Fruitdale Elementary School, Highland Elementary School and North Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Josephine County, OR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Oregon public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Josephine County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Oregon public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Oregon public school average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Josephine County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Fruitdale Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1560 Bill Baker Way
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 476-2276

    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Highland Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1845 Nw Highland Ave
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5765

    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #33.
    North Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1725 Nw Highland Ave
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5740

    Grades: 6-8 | 770 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1132 Ne 10th St
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5770

    Grades: K-5 | 449 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Allen Dale Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2320 Williams Hwy
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 474-5760

    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Redwood Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3163 Leonard Rd
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 474-5775

    Grades: K-5 | 495 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Sunny Wolf Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Ruth Ave
    Wolf Creek, OR 97497
    (541) 866-2735

    Grades: K-5 | 99 students
  • Rank: #88.
    North Valley High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6741 Monument Dr
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 479-3388

    Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Fleming Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6001 Monument Dr
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 476-8284

    Grades: 6-8 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lincoln Savage Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8551 New Hope Rd
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 862-2171

    Grades: 6-8 | 405 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Grants Pass High School Math: 32% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    830 Ne 9th St
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5710

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,836 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Madrona Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 Detrick Dr
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 476-6624

    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Williams Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20691 Williams Hwy
    Williams, OR 97544
    (541) 846-7224

    Grades: K-5 | 66 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    South Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 W Harbeck Rd
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 474-5750

    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Riverside Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 Se Harvey Dr
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5780

    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Parkside Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    735 Sw Wagner Meadows Dr
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 474-5777

    Grades: K-5 | 438 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Evergreen Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 W River St
    Cave Junction, OR 97523
    (541) 592-3136

    Grades: K-4 | 393 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Manzanita Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    310 San Francisco St
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 479-6433

    Grades: K-5 | 397 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Illinois Valley High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    625 E. River St.
    Cave Junction, OR 97523
    (541) 592-2116

    Grades: 9-12 | 344 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Hidden Valley High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    651 Murphy Creek Rd
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    (541) 862-2124

    Grades: 9-12 | 559 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Ft Vannoy Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5250 Upper River Rd
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 479-4440

    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Lorna Byrne Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 S Junction Ave
    Cave Junction, OR 97523
    (541) 592-2163

    Grades: 5-8 | 319 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Woodland Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Murphy Creek Rd
    Murphy, OR 97533
    (541) 846-4246

    Grades: 1-8 | 170 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    New Bridge High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Ne F St
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 471-2862

    Grades: 6-12 | 83 students
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