The City of Carlsbad is home to four public school districts, all of which are in the top 15% of all public school districts in California.
- 13 of our 16 elementary schools rate between a nine and ten out of ten by www.greatschools.org
- Carlsbad High School has an award-winning AV/TV production program.
- The new Sage Creek High School is STEM focused with elective pathways in Biomedical Sciences.
- Award-winning Pacific Ridge School is one of the most prestigious private schools in San Diego County.
Public School Districts
- Carlsbad Unified School District
- Encinitas Union School District
- San Dieguito Union High School District
- San Marcos Unified School District
Carlsbad School District Rankings
Source: School Digger out of 782 California public school districts
|School District||California Ranking|
|San Dieguito Union High School District||66|
|Encinitas Union School District||78|
|Carlsbad Unified School District||106|
|San Marcos Unified School District||117|
- Beautiful Saviour Lutheran Elementary School
- Bright Horizons Carlsbad School
- Brilliant Kids Montessori School
- Case Educational Program School
- Discovery Isle
- Halstrom High- Carlsbad
- Montessori Arts and Sciences Elementary School
- Pacific Ridge School
- Redeemer by the Sea Lutheran Kindergarten and Preschool
- Sanderling Waldorf School
- St. Patrick School