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
2108Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 4,678
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award81.38 1993
1512Burlingame, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,843
80.80 1364
937Loomis, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,798
80.79 715
2495Fountain Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,794
80.75 2419
944Indian Wells, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 801
80.62 717
1380La Verne, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,138
80.49 1346
740Millbrae, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,034
80.43 533
230Santa Monica, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,341
80.15 160
479Davis, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,261
80.06 340
762Encino, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,799
80.02 617
986Meadow Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 406
79.96 594
454Clovis, California
Elementary Schools: 18 | Total Enrollment: 11,973
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award79.92 367
994Sunol, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 250
79.72 814
255Cerritos, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,147
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award79.68 217
1417Rocklin, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 5,741
79.59 1373
405Poway, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,167
79.57 238
1247La Palma, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,426
79.06 1162
351Brea, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,893
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award78.91 261
831Dublin, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,545
78.48 727
949Arroyo Grande, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,484
78.26 729
2081Glendora, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,019
78.18 1978
2276Temecula, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 13,179
77.91 2148
1090Quincy, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 466
77.72 728
1107Chester, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 236
77.44 817
2246Trabuco Canyon, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,696
77.39 2083
1112Boulder Creek, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 463
77.32 899
459Castro Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,244
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award76.74 455
1025Temple City, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,363
76.73 791
1161Tollhouse, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 178
76.20 766
1163Three Rivers, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 157
76.17 765
1165Hinkley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 339
76.13 814
1166Sun City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 821
76.12 836
1170Weimar, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 650
76.07 830
1171Carlotta, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 117
76.06 648
1173Arnold, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
76.05 885
1572Roseville, California
Elementary Schools: 19 | Total Enrollment: 10,155
75.91 1434
2143Alta Loma, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,843
75.60 2000
1178Huntington Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 19 | Total Enrollment: 11,128
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award75.41 1113
1199Bonsall, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 885
75.18 860
1207Kenwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 148
75.07 912
1151Folsom, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,891
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award74.85 1100
1407Mount Shasta, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 602
74.82 1149
1967Benicia, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,007
74.61 1867
1961Santee, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,505
74.08 1722
602San Dimas, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,925
74.02 413
1256Crows Landing, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 174
73.95 922
798Atherton, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,440
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award73.91 761
804Laguna Niguel, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,167
73.73 654
361San Marcos, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,524
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award73.72 243
895Newbury Park, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,029
73.67 789
1271Vandenberg Afb, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 653
73.60 990
3061Alameda, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,399
73.41 2979
1579Aptos, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,580
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award73.26 1443
1289Lake Arrowhead, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 516
73.20 848
2281Fremont, California
Elementary Schools: 29 | Total Enrollment: 17,566
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award73.04 2275
1510Encinitas, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,704
73.02 1426
900West Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,522
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award72.91 748
553Palm Desert, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,885
72.91 372
1156Palo Cedro, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 603
72.83 753
1001Murrieta, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 10,263
72.79 899
1719Newcastle, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 395
72.58 1472
1069Pacific Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,097
72.54 869
1727Orangevale, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,022
72.34 1673
1339Leona Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 167
72.26 1033
1343Columbia, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 585
72.19 814
1286Alpine, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,031
71.94 1054
1111Bonita, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,332
71.38 785
1221Cameron Park, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 732
71.34 988
1382Cayucos, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 208
71.30 1248
169Woodland Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,041
71.25 142
2537San Luis Obispo, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 2,482
71.25 2515
1450Plumas Lake, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 446
70.98 1041
1411West Hollywood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 290
70.96 1053
1414Spreckels, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 616
70.85 1053
1316Mission Viejo, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 6,689
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award70.84 1181
661Santa Ynez, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 366
70.80 482
1545Saugus, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,027
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award70.59 1284
1833Sherman Oaks, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,042
70.57 1526
3605Cypress, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,922
70.48 3485
969Torrance, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 11,702
70.47 828
1518Dana Point, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 412
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award69.73 1203
976Winchester, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,212
69.67 786
1033Mountain View, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,701
69.19 1010
1508Pacifica, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,508
69.10 1271
1680La Mirada, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,937
69.10 1425
1524Lake Hughes, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 323
69.07 1262
2714Thousand Oaks, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,515
68.92 2588
1532Knightsen, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 344
68.90 1138
1050Livermore, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 6,530
68.84 921
1539Davenport, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
68.75 1106
2583Tarzana, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,753
68.74 2335
1503Redlands, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,344
68.69 1394
1547Janesville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 413
68.67 1137
513Laguna Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,797
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award68.61 337
528Pleasant Hill, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,146
68.29 371
314Novato, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 3,803
68.23 254
2320San Bruno, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 2,915
68.04 2075
1591Los Olivos, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 245
68.03 1313
1057Pollock Pines, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 719
68.03 764
2087Rescue, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,138
67.99 1817
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