Rancho Del Oro

Rancho del Oro is located within the city of Oceanside, California just north of Mira Costa College and southeast of downtown Oceanside. More specifically, the neighborhood of Rancho del Oro is located west of College Bl and east of El Camino Real north of the 78 Freeway. It is bordered on the east by Vista, and on the south by the college area of Oceanside and north Carlsbad.

Rancho del Oro is a prestigious neighborhood in Oceanside with great schools, parks, and missions. Commuting to Los Angeles (approx. 80 miles north), South Orange County (approx. 15 miles north) or to downtown San Diego (approx. 35 miles south) is easy via highway 76 or 78 to Interstate 5 Freeway.

Living in Rancho del Oro offers many opportunities to enjoy the beach, the parks, hiking trails, and the Mission at San Luis Rey. Residents of Rancho del Oro live in homes ranging in size from a studio apartment to expansive estates with views of the ocean and/or hills. Many of the homes in Rancho del Oro are built in the 1980’s or 1990’s and offer community features such as community pools, parks, playgrounds, and access to tennis or golf. The temperate climate of Oceanside, Ca offers residents the opportunity to enjoy the oceans, beaches, and parks year-round.

Local Schools in Rancho del Oro are:

  • Ivey Ranch Elementary
  • E G Garrison Elementary
  • MCauliffe Elementary
  • Nichols Elementary
  • San Luis Rey Elementary
  • King Middle School
  • Cesar Chavez Middle School
  • El Camino High School

The Oceanside Unified School District offers a new public preschool program for qualifying residents as well as the opportunity to choose a school within the district if you are an Oceanside resident. GATE programs and other opportunities offered by the school district are detailed on the Oceanside Unified School District’s website:

Those who are interested in moving to Rancho del Oro or moving to Oceanside can look school boundaries here.

Parks for those who live in Rancho del Oro, Oceanside Ca include:

  • Rancho del Oro Park located at College Blvd and Avenida Empressa
  • Palisades Park: Rancho del Oro and Sea Cliff Way, Oceanside CA
  • Sepulveda Park at Sherbourne Drive and Pauline Way, Oceanside CA
  • John Landes Park at 2855 Cedar Road, Oceanside CA (just south of Rancho del Oro in the Tri-City area)
  • Pier Beach Park (near the pier and ocean) at N. Pacific St and Pier View Way
  • Guajome Regional Park, 3000 Guajome Lake Road, Oceanside