Best Public Schools in Sonoma, CA


The city of Sonoma, California is home to 10 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, and no alternative schools. The schools in the Sonoma Valley Unified School District and two charter school districts demonstrate a wide range of academic performance and student demographics.

Among the standout schools, Prestwood Elementary and Adele Harrison Middle are the top-performing schools, with the highest proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Sonoma Valley High also stands out with a high 4-year graduation rate of 96.0% and a low dropout rate of 0.0%, though its test scores are below the state average. In contrast, Creekside High, a small alternative high school, has the lowest performance in the district, with a 75.0% 4-year graduation rate and 0% proficiency in state assessments.

The data reveals significant disparities in academic performance and student engagement across the schools, with a correlation between higher free/reduced lunch rates and lower test scores and higher chronic absenteeism. This suggests the need for targeted interventions and support to address the achievement gap and improve student outcomes throughout the Sonoma Valley Unified School District and the two charter school districts.

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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