Schools and a quality education are important in Carlsbad. In fact, 87 percent of Carlsbad’s elementary schools rank nine or 10—the highest rankings available—on www.greatschools.org.
The region is also home to many world-renowned research and higher education institutions. World-renowned research and higher education institutions in the region.
World Class Educational Opportunities
City Council has prioritized attracting world class educational opportunities as a strategic goal for the city. Economic development is leading this initiative and has conducted preliminary research on benefits of higher education to the local community as well as models for higher education recruitment that have been implemented throughout the country.
Schools in Carlsbad are run by school districts, not by the city. Residents in the City of Carlsbad are served by four school districts:
Nearby community colleges
San Diego area's largest universities
San Diego area's research institutions