PUSD Rated #11 Public School District in State, Including Top District with #1 Elementary, Middle and High Schools in Alameda County by Niche.com

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) rates as the 11th best public school district in California, and 1st in Alameda County, in independent online research company Niche.com’s 2020 Best School Rankings and Grades. Last year, PUSD was ranked #17 in the State, making this year a significant jump for PUSD as an organization as well as its schools.


“While this is just one measure of quality, we are thrilled that these ratings reflect the excellence we strive for as a District team and realize in our schools and classrooms,” said Superintendent David Haglund. “Thank you to our amazing team of administrators, educators, support staff, families and students for being integral parts to our success as a team.” 


The success of PUSD is bolstered by its world-class schools and educators. This was highlighted in Niche.com’s rankings as PUSD schools ranked 1st among Alameda County schools for elementary, middle and high school. Fairlands Elementary School topped the list for public elementary schools in Alameda County. All of PUSD elementary schools are ranked in the top 20 in the public elementary school category. Harvest Park is rated 1st among Alameda County public middle schools. Amador Valley High School ranked 1st in public high schools countywide, with Foothill High School coming in 2nd.  


Other highlights include PUSD ranking 10th for ‘Districts with the Best Teachers’ in California and 1st in Alameda County. View all of Pleasanton Unified School District rankings here


Niche rankings are calculated using dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews. To learn more about Niche.com rankings, click here.