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
1705Playa Del Rey, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 514
67.72 1287
2198Los Molinos, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 612
67.70 1781
970Martinez, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,375
67.65 716
596Northridge, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,809
67.64 588
1709Hydesville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 155
67.63 1365
1712Valley Home, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
67.60 1269
2294Moorpark, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,025
67.41 2093
2878Elk Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 17,816
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award67.34 2653
968Fair Oaks, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,091
67.33 753
1871Claremont, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,271
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award66.98 1727
1750Mountain House, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 681
66.93 1398
2548Cottonwood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,658
66.79 2329
1164Gridley, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 854
66.61 823
1384Granada Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,469
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award66.53 1170
1790Soquel, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,050
66.46 1597
1349Foresthill, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 480
66.19 971
1359Lake Forest, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,306
66.12 1107
1081Placentia, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,442
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award66.04 969
1677Truckee, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,151
66.03 1376
1802Bermuda Dunes, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 581
65.99 1286
2415Solvang, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,075
65.91 2221
1192Burbank, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 5,973
65.61 929
1421Castaic, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,054
65.54 1083
1854Ojai, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,395
65.49 1541
1293Monterey Park, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,636
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award65.48 1111
1017Hacienda Heights, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,457
65.41 863
1841Grenada, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
65.31 1369
2760Placerville, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,318
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award65.29 2525
397Camarillo, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,000
64.76 264
1875Mather, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 378
64.68 1294
1949Twain Harte, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 282
64.65 1454
1924Sunland, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,010
64.65 1500
1881Running Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 383
64.49 1263
1883Buellton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 478
64.48 1283
1887Douglas City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 114
64.41 1251
1615Milpitas, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,185
64.35 1358
429Upland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,129
64.30 289
3149Fullerton, California
Elementary Schools: 18 | Total Enrollment: 11,251
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award64.27 3077
2489Shasta Lake, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,161
64.26 2115
1005Chula Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 36 | Total Enrollment: 23,387
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award64.15 779
2306Travis Afb, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,422
64.12 2050
2922Aliso Viejo, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,206
63.93 2680
1920Coleville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 121
63.91 1381
1763Glendale, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 8,764
63.69 1539
1635Venice, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,097
63.57 1369
1938South San Gabriel, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 575
63.46 1471
2282San Clemente, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,109
63.29 2044
3193Midway City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,926
63.02 2788
2078La Mesa, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,552
62.88 1875
1907Templeton, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 856
62.65 1543
2892Hickman, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 888
62.58 2442
1991Rancho Mirage, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 511
62.57 1551
1999Penngrove, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 383
62.44 1416
286Sunnyvale, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 7,706
62.36 240
2003Boulevard, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
62.34 1582
2438Discovery Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,140
62.33 1993
2009West Covina, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,980
Four elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award62.32 1847
776San Gabriel, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,514
62.25 629
1460Oakdale, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,657
62.18 1008
2018Murphys, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
62.11 1558
1837Berkeley, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 3,843
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award62.09 1551
648Rowland Heights, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,981
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award62.07 492
2025Loma Linda, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 942
62.07 1534
1344Santa Fe Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,551
62.02 1032
2678Newhall, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,302
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.97 2387
2038Etna, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 195
61.79 1740
4320San Rafael, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,247
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.72 4226
2132Mckinleyville, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 876
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.67 1678
1923Alhambra, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,661
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.49 1663
2052Guerneville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 293
61.42 1479
2053Copperopolis, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
61.41 1392
1123Santa Clara, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,144
61.30 1116
3085Chatsworth, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,642
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.02 2899
1027Goleta, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,353
61.00 733
2883Brentwood, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,375
60.54 2552
4269Corona, California
Elementary Schools: 25 | Total Enrollment: 22,492
60.47 4073
2174Sebastopol, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 2,124
60.34 2094
1551Lomita, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,551
60.32 1162
1366Menifee, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,372
60.21 1003
1302Ripon, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,126
60.07 1096
1026Ramona, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,256
60.00 827
4296El Cerrito, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,285
59.97 4150
512Sonora, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,489
59.96 85
1512Santa Cruz, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 4,475
59.88 1375
2130Rio Dell, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 218
59.84 1414
1865Valley Center, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,642
59.80 1454
2131North Fork, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
59.74 1630
2056Antelope, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,144
59.61 1777
2257Culver City, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,823
59.43 2046
2146Tomales, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 187
59.43 1615
1538Signal Hill, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,433
59.40 1191
520Nevada City, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 777
59.30 216
1546Union City, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 4,931
59.10 1257
2180Lucerne, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
58.99 1516
2885South San Francisco, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,809
58.95 2586
2184Mendocino, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 271
58.93 1646
783Healdsburg, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,044
58.90 384
2228Bella Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 413
58.88 1666
2191Agua Dulce, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 343
58.74 1633
2193Trinidad, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
58.66 1756
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