Best Public Schools in Zip Code 95821


The 95821 zip code area of Sacramento, California is home to 11 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. These schools are part of the San Juan Unified School District, with the exception of two charter schools and one alternative school that operate independently.

Among the standout schools in the area, Mira Loma High School stands out with its strong academic performance, ranking 318 out of 2,335 California high schools and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Dyer-Kelly Elementary and Pasadena Avenue Elementary struggle with lower proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The charter schools, Aspire Alexander Twilight Secondary Academy and Aspire Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Academy, serve a higher percentage of Hispanic and African American students, and the Marconi Learning Academy alternative school has the highest chronic absenteeism rate at 49.4%.

The data reveals a wide range of academic performance and student demographics across the schools in the 95821 zip code, suggesting that factors beyond just location, such as school leadership, teaching quality, and socioeconomic status, play a crucial role in determining educational outcomes. Addressing the disparities in academic achievement and student engagement, particularly at the schools serving disadvantaged communities, will be essential for improving the overall quality of education in this area.

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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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