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
17Hillsborough, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,005
98.96 8
39Orinda, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,784
98.00 27
25La Jolla, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,504
97.83 3
67Los Altos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,664
97.09 53
20Cupertino, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,070
96.94 19
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
62Manhattan Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,851
95.91 44
208Piedmont, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,099
95.85 178
182San Marino, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,294
95.77 149
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
244Rancho Santa Fe, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 900
94.08 201
202Woodside, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 541
93.66 105
226Rolling Hills Estates, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,072
93.62 128
121Portola Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 740
93.54 72
487Mill Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,973
93.11 426
308Hermosa Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,246
93.01 186
185Corona Del Mar, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,044
92.96 121
71Palos Verdes Estates, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 878
92.69 52
207Danville, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,263
92.56 178
167Oak 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 90
438Lafayette, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,082
92.25 391
192Kentfield, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,088
92.16 118
645Los Gatos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,667
92.14 564
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
163Palo Alto, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,265
91.55 153
322South 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 Award91.47 251
148Stanford, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 958
91.47 73
515Los 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 Award91.26 502
326Penryn, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
91.16 157
145San Anselmo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,038
91.16 28
35Saratoga, 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
344Kensington, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
90.93 217
180Pleasanton, 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 Award90.63 141
330Pacific Palisades, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,076
90.52 188
363Pine Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 108
90.16 174
369Topanga, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 338
90.06 197
227Irvine, 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 Award89.91 195
357San 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 Award89.75 340
386Sierra Madre, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,015
89.70 202
547Alamo, 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 Award89.64 452
967Foster City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,076
89.42 914
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
458El 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 Award88.90 348
2270Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,123
88.71 2259
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
212Newport 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 Award88.20 123
466Larkspur, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
88.03 269
158Granite Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,443
87.95 75
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
286Yorba 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 Award87.46 135
472Villa Park, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,117
87.36 302
259Agoura Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,451
87.09 167
521Studio City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 848
86.87 346
419Walnut 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 Award86.77 306
528Browns Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 164
86.71 360
341Malibu, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 940
86.66 291
559Solana Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 855
86.65 400
758Ladera Ranch, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,910
86.52 651
694La 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 Award86.51 573
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
601Diamond 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 Award85.76 585
807Albany, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,609
85.71 654
615Laguna Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,197
85.64 407
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
985Carlsbad, 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 Award84.90 961
637Millville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 251
84.89 278
195Arcadia, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,595
84.58 136
659Wilton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
84.28 376
661Fairfax, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 371
84.18 456
1135Walnut, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,601
84.18 1068
153Valencia, 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 67
579Redondo Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,984
83.92 522
239Chino 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 Award83.89 166
1058Beverly Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,687
83.65 854
730Coto De Caza, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 823
82.96 552
672Shingle Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 973
82.92 609
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
569Calabasas, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,927
81.98 359
505Belmont, 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 Award81.90 373
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
404San 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 Award81.40 219
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