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
25La Jolla, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,504
97.83 3
75Los Altos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,664
97.09 61
20Cupertino, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,070
96.94 19
38La Canada Flintridge, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,808
96.94 2
63Moraga, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,091
96.35 43
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
50Del Mar, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 774
94.10 41
127Rancho Santa Fe, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 900
94.08 84
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
122Mill Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,973
93.11 61
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
192Kentfield, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,088
92.16 118
501Los Gatos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,667
92.14 420
77Stevenson Ranch, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,997
92.13 37
493Cardiff-By-The-Sea, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 749
91.65 363
31Palo Alto, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,265
91.55 21
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
717Los 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 Award91.26 704
326Penryn, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
91.16 157
503San Anselmo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,038
91.16 386
186Saratoga, 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 Award90.97 151
344Kensington, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
90.93 217
213Pleasanton, 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 Award90.63 174
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
58Irvine, 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 26
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
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
331El 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 Award88.90 221
28Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,123
88.71 17
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
287Westlake Village, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,632
88.20 173
181Newport 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 92
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
353Yorba 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 Award87.46 202
525Villa Park, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,117
87.36 355
727Agoura Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,451
87.09-
521Studio City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 848
86.87 346
902Walnut 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 Award86.77 789
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
749Coronado, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,284
85.94 680
577Clayton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 845
85.80 385
735Diamond 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 Award85.76 719
336Albany, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,609
85.71 183
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
255Carlsbad, 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 Award84.90 231
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
486Walnut, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,601
84.18 419
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
144Redondo Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,984
83.92 87
1141Chino 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 1068
695Beverly Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,687
83.65 491
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
808Belmont, 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 Award81.90 676
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
1416Santa Clarita, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,850
81.68 1243
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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