2010 City Rankings - California Elementary Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by California to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for elementary schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all elementary schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

CST Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
16Hillsborough, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,005
98.96 7
26Orinda, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,784
98.00 14
61La Jolla, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,504
97.83 33
29Los Altos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,664
97.09 15
499Cupertino, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,070
96.94 498
46La Canada Flintridge, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,808
96.94 10
216Moraga, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,091
96.35 196
334Manhattan Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,851
95.91 316
208Piedmont, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,099
95.85 178
51San Marino, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,294
95.77 18
143Carmel, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 460
95.13 85
152Ross, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 356
94.85 3
230Tiburon, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 870
94.83 162
349Del Mar, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 774
94.10 258
127Rancho Santa Fe, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 900
94.08 84
201Woodside, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 541
93.66 104
184Rolling Hills Estates, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,072
93.62 86
121Portola Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 740
93.54 72
243Mill Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,973
93.11 182
178Hermosa Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,246
93.01 56
333Corona Del Mar, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,044
92.96 269
444Palos Verdes Estates, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 878
92.69 425
193Danville, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,263
92.56 164
306Oak Park, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,347
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award92.38 229
321Lafayette, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,082
92.25 274
356Kentfield, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,088
92.16 282
56Los Gatos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,667
92.14 25
77Stevenson Ranch, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,997
92.13 37
110Cardiff-By-The-Sea, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 749
91.65 20
1363Palo Alto, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,265
91.55 1353
370South Pasadena, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,774
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award91.47 299
469Stanford, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 958
91.47 394
41Los Alamitos, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,176
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award91.26 28
326Penryn, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
91.16 157
503San Anselmo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,038
91.16 386
1629Saratoga, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,819
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award90.97 1594
344Kensington, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
90.93 217
430Pleasanton, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,174
Three elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award90.63 391
375Pacific Palisades, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,076
90.52 233
363Pine Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 108
90.16 174
369Topanga, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 338
90.06 197
563Irvine, California
Elementary Schools: 24 | Total Enrollment: 15,984
Three elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award89.91 531
117San Ramon, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,212
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award89.75 100
386Sierra Madre, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,015
89.70 202
238Alamo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 882
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award89.64 143
221Foster City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,076
89.42 168
416Sloughhouse, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 506
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award89.39 255
427Gold River, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 702
89.03 296
526El Dorado Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,496
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award88.90 416
189Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,123
88.71 178
451Foothill Ranch, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,256
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award88.43 256
440Westlake Village, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,632
88.20 326
632Newport Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,328
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award88.20 543
466Larkspur, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
88.03 269
531Granite Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,443
87.95 448
507Carmel Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 343
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award87.89 342
147Yorba Linda, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,357
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award87.46 4
472Villa Park, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,117
87.36 302
727Agoura Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,451
87.09-
521Studio City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 848
86.87 346
723Walnut Creek, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 3,974
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award86.77 610
528Browns Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 164
86.71 360
341Malibu, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 940
86.66 291
506Solana Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 855
86.65 347
758Ladera Ranch, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,910
86.52 651
314La Crescenta, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,030
Three elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award86.51 193
543Seal Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 722
86.26 271
549Bayside, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 424
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award86.20 366
550Pismo Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 385
86.18 333
408Coronado, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,284
85.94 339
577Clayton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 845
85.80 385
1437Diamond Bar, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,861
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award85.76 1421
664Albany, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,609
85.71 511
587Laguna Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,197
85.64 379
596N.a.s. Lemoore, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 557
85.52 365
725Etiwanda, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,900
85.16 554
612Aguanga, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 215
85.11 303
634Corte Madera, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 722
84.92 457
1816Carlsbad, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 9,076
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award84.90 1792
637Millville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 251
84.89 278
125Arcadia, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,595
84.58 66
659Wilton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
84.28 376
661Fairfax, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 371
84.18 456
947Walnut, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,601
84.18 880
917Valencia, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,851
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award84.12 831
1245Redondo Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,984
83.92 1188
590Chino Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,909
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award83.89 517
605Beverly Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,687
83.65 401
730Coto De Caza, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 823
82.96 552
179Shingle Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 973
82.92 116
572El Segundo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,170
82.65 356
762Mount Baldy, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
82.37 495
773Scotts Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 567
82.21 505
836Calabasas, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,927
81.98 626
297Belmont, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,863
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award81.90 165
791Wrightwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 328
81.81 545
792Walnut Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 630
81.77 590
793Camino, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 426
81.76 458
169Santa Clarita, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,850
81.68 4
573San Carlos, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,078
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award81.40 388
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