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When deciding on a community for you and your family to settle in, it’s important to consider what schools are in the area. These institutions shape your children and the entire community surrounding them. If you’re looking at Huntington Beach real estate, then it’s time to learn a bit about the school districts in town and amenities the city has to offer your ever changing and evolving family. Huntington Beach City School District is just one of 5 districts which service this coastal community. The Huntington Beach Union High School District, Huntington Beach City Elementary  School District, Fountain Valley Elementary School District, Ocean View Elementary School District and the Westminster Elementary School District all service residents within Huntington Beach, CA.

With so many schools and districts, it’s hard to know where to begin. Let’s start with’s list of the best schools in Huntington Beach, CA. These 5 schools are the cream of the crop in the city, each scoring 10/10 based on state wide test scores:

Huntington Beach is a wonderful community for developing children not only because of its great schools but also because of the numerous public libraries. There is a Banning Branch, Helen Murphy Branch, Main Street Branch, Oak View Branch and of course the most diverse and popular Central Library. The Huntington Beach Central Library is nestled in the beautiful Huntington Beach Central Park and is so much more than just a quiet place to read. The library itself includes a community theater, genealogy collection, café, art gallery, meeting rooms, study areas and interactive children’s section. Another reason to love the Huntington Beach Library is the fact that the entire facility is solar powered! The parking lot has carports to protect your car from the sun and double as solar panels used to provide green power for the library and all its facilities.

And don’t forget, there’s still the 350 acres of the Central Park to explore!  It’s a great place for the whole family to spend the day out and about in the beautiful Southern California sun. Seventy something weather and a cooling coastal breeze nearly all year long is reason enough to fall in love with Huntington Beach. You can even bring the dog along for some fun and exercise, there’s a dog park on the grounds and plenty of room to roam and play.

Have more questions about homes for sale in Huntington Beach, CA? We have tons of local experts at any one of our 3 offices in the city. No matter what neighborhood you’re looking into, we’ve got the skinny on recent home price reductions, where to find homes with the best open layout and more.

Huntington Beach – Sea Cliff
19021 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Huntington Beach – South
20100 Brookhurst Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Continue your research and take a look at this complete list of schools in Huntington Beach:

Huntington Beach Union High School District

  • Coast High School
  • Edison High School
  • Huntington Beach High School
  • Marina High School
  • Ocean View High School


Fountain Valley Elementary School District

  • Oka (Isojiro) Elementary School
  • Newland (William T.) Elementary School (KG-10)
  • Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School


Huntington Beach City Elementary School District

  • Agnes L. Smith Elementary School
  • Huntington Seacliff Elementary School
  • John H. Eader Elementary School
  • John R. Peterson Elementary School
  • Joseph R. Perry Elementary School
  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School
  • S. A. Moffett Elementary School
  • Ethel Dwyer Middle School
  • Isaac L. Sowers Middle School   


Ocean View Elementary School District

  • Circle View Elementary School
  • College View Elementary School
  • Golden View Elementary School
  • Harbour View Elementary School
  • Hope View Elementary School
  • Lake View Elementary School
  • Oak View Elementary School
  • Sun View Elementary School
  • Village View Elementary School
  • Marine View Middle School
  • Mesa View Middle School
  • Spring View Middle School


Westminster Elementary School District

  • Ada Clegg Elementary
  • Schroeder Elementary School
  • Clegg Elementary School


Private Schools

  • Pattis Preschool (PK – KG)
  • Montessori Child Development Center (PK – 2)
  • Heritage Montessori (PK – 4)
  • Carden Conservatory Elementary School (PK – 8)
  • Grace Lutheran School (PK – 8)
  • The Pegasus School (PK – 8)
  • Carden Academy Huntington Beach (PK – 12)
  • Liberty Christian School (PK – 12)
  • Leport Schools – Huntington Beach(KG – 3)
  • Huntington Christian School (KG – 8)
  • St. Bonaventure (KG – 8)
  • Sts Simon & Jude School (KG – 8)
  • Hebrew Academy (KG – 12)
  • Warner Avenue Christian Academy (1 – 12)
  • California Science Academy (7 – 12)
  • Brethren Christian Junior/Senior High School (7 – 12)