Best Public Schools in Citrus Heights, CA


The city of Citrus Heights, California is home to 12 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. The data reveals significant disparities in academic performance across these schools, with some standout institutions like Cambridge Heights Elementary, Woodside K-8, and Skycrest Elementary significantly outperforming the district and state averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency.

The two high schools in Citrus Heights, Mesa Verde High and San Juan High, have quite different graduation and dropout rates, with Mesa Verde High performing better on these metrics. Across the district, there appears to be a correlation between socioeconomic factors, such as free/reduced lunch eligibility, and academic outcomes, with higher-poverty schools tending to have lower proficiency rates and higher chronic absenteeism.

Overall, the data for San Juan Unified district in Citrus Heights suggests that while there are some high-performing schools, there is also a need for targeted interventions and support to address the disparities in student achievement and ensure all children have access to a quality education.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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