Best Public Schools in Fair Oaks, CA


The city of Fair Oaks, California is home to 10 schools that are part of the San Juan Unified School District, which is ranked 844 out of 1,560 districts in the state. The schools include 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 5 high schools, with no alternative schools in the area.

Within the district, a few schools stand out as exceptional performers. Meraki High ranks 50th out of 2,335 California high schools and has a 5-star rating, with impressive test scores and a relatively low chronic absenteeism rate. Orangevale Open K-8 and Earl Legette Elementary also rank highly, with 4-star ratings and consistently strong academic performance across grade levels. In contrast, schools like La Vista Center, an alternative high school, struggle with low graduation rates, high dropout rates, and high chronic absenteeism.

The data reveals a correlation between socioeconomic factors, such as the percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, and school performance. Schools with higher rates of economically disadvantaged students tend to have lower test scores and higher chronic absenteeism. Additionally, student-teacher ratios appear to play a role, with the schools that have the lowest ratios generally performing better than those with higher ratios. Overall, the schools in Fair Oaks exhibit a wide range of academic outcomes, highlighting the need for targeted interventions and support to ensure all students have access to a high-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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