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
1267Los Molinos, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 612
67.70 850
1976Martinez, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,375
67.65 1722
1823Northridge, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,809
67.64 1815
1709Hydesville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 155
67.63 1365
1712Valley Home, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
67.60 1269
1309Moorpark, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,025
67.41 1108
2173Elk 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 1948
723Fair Oaks, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,091
67.33 508
3064Claremont, 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 2920
1750Mountain House, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 681
66.93 1398
929Cottonwood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,658
66.79 710
2500Gridley, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 854
66.61 2159
2229Granada 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 2015
2810Soquel, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,050
66.46 2617
2212Foresthill, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 480
66.19 1834
1885Lake Forest, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,306
66.12 1633
3421Placentia, 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 3309
1919Truckee, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,151
66.03 1618
1802Bermuda Dunes, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 581
65.99 1286
2415Solvang, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,075
65.91 2221
1981Burbank, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 5,973
65.61 1718
1496Castaic, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,054
65.54 1158
1510Ojai, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,395
65.49 1197
3209Monterey 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 3027
1917Hacienda Heights, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,457
65.41 1763
1841Grenada, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
65.31 1369
1764Placerville, 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 1529
947Camarillo, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,000
64.76 814
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
2608Milpitas, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,185
64.35 2351
969Upland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,129
64.30 829
814Fullerton, 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 Award64.27 742
1338Shasta Lake, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,161
64.26 964
2045Chula 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 1819
1363Travis Afb, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,422
64.12 1107
3460Aliso Viejo, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,206
63.93 3218
1920Coleville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 121
63.91 1381
2909Glendale, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 8,764
63.69 2685
1336Venice, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,097
63.57 1070
1938South San Gabriel, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 575
63.46 1471
1085San Clemente, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,109
63.29 847
3193Midway City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,926
63.02 2788
1373La Mesa, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,552
62.88 1170
1907Templeton, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 856
62.65 1543
1225Hickman, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 888
62.58 775
1991Rancho Mirage, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 511
62.57 1551
1999Penngrove, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 383
62.44 1416
617Sunnyvale, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 7,706
62.36 571
2003Boulevard, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
62.34 1582
2438Discovery Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,140
62.33 1993
2269West 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 2107
2296San Gabriel, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,514
62.25 2149
1789Oakdale, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,657
62.18 1337
2018Murphys, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
62.11 1558
3630Berkeley, 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 3344
1111Rowland 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 Award62.07 955
2025Loma Linda, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 942
62.07 1534
1835Santa Fe Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,551
62.02 1523
1688Newhall, 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 1397
2038Etna, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 195
61.79 1740
349San 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 Award61.72 255
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
2121Alhambra, 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 1861
2052Guerneville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 293
61.42 1479
2053Copperopolis, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
61.41 1392
2589Santa Clara, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,144
61.30 2582
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
2532Goleta, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,353
61.00 2238
1619Brentwood, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,375
60.54 1288
5213Corona, California
Elementary Schools: 25 | Total Enrollment: 22,492
60.47 5017
3229Sebastopol, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 2,124
60.34 3149
2773Lomita, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,551
60.32 2384
1902Menifee, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,372
60.21 1539
3770Ripon, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,126
60.07 3564
2488Ramona, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,256
60.00 2289
4296El Cerrito, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,285
59.97 4150
4447Sonora, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,489
59.96 4020
3576Santa Cruz, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 4,475
59.88 3439
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
2195Antelope, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,144
59.61 1916
2840Culver City, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 3,823
59.43 2629
2146Tomales, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 187
59.43 1615
3332Signal Hill, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,433
59.40 2985
1589Nevada City, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 777
59.30 1285
3357Union City, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 4,931
59.10 3068
2180Lucerne, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
58.99 1516
2072South San Francisco, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,809
58.95 1773
2184Mendocino, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 271
58.93 1646
3699Healdsburg, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,044
58.90 3300
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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