Best Public Schools in Ramona, CA


The Ramona, California school district consists of 11 schools, including 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a diverse student population, with a mix of white, Hispanic, and other racial/ethnic groups. While the district's academic performance is generally below the state average, a few schools stand out for their exceptional performance.

Ramona High School is the largest high school in the district, with 1,494 students, and it performs well academically, ranking in the top 30% of California high schools. The school has a strong 95.4% four-year graduation rate and a relatively low 1.4% dropout rate. In contrast, the continuation high schools, Montecito High and Future Bound Independent Study Secondary, face significant challenges, with lower graduation rates, higher dropout rates, and lower academic performance compared to the district and state.

Among the elementary schools, James Dukes Elementary and Ramona Community Montessori stand out for their higher academic performance and lower chronic absenteeism rates compared to the district average. The alternative school, Mountain Valley Academy, also has exceptional academic performance, with 100% of 11th graders proficient or better in English Language Arts and 64.71% proficient or better in Mathematics. Overall, the Ramona City Unified school district faces challenges in addressing socioeconomic disparities and supporting its continuation high schools to improve student outcomes.

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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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