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
3711Joshua Tree, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 803
51.08 3285
3301Lakewood, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 9,875
50.99 3051
3643La Habra, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,101
50.91 3372
2920Colfax, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 381
50.65 2438
2921Ione, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 474
50.64 2250
2501Tehachapi, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,051
50.52 2013
2925San Geronimo, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 154
50.51 2239
2933Linden, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
50.45 2284
2938Point Reyes Station, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 132
50.27 2240
3060Auberry, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 286
50.25 2684
1880Susanville, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,202
50.20 1559
2967Twin Peaks, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 598
49.90 2484
3891Artesia, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,047
49.70 3569
2983Valinda, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,272
49.63 2368
2289Carmichael, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 9,185
49.62 2188
2981Bieber, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 108
49.59 2539
2929Yuba City, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,977
49.40 2596
1701Marysville, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,336
49.38 1276
4379Somis, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 905
49.37 3880
2992Lemon Cove, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 349
49.31 2462
3057Yucaipa, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,997
49.30 2619
4157Mariposa, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 653
49.25 3814
2997Pala, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 118
49.19 2245
2084Calipatria, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 695
49.09 1525
3035Redding, California
Elementary Schools: 19 | Total Enrollment: 7,703
49.08 2784
3024Sutter, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 475
48.99 2395
3032Westley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
48.92 2344
1797Orland, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,407
48.91 1468
3038Montague, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 125
48.81 2381
2640Imperial, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,691
48.44 2083
3749Concord, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,230
48.42 3475
2656Vacaville, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 7,799
48.35 2286
1904Palm Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,232
48.26 1424
3075Shingletown, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 194
48.23 2393
2454Rohnert Park, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,274
48.13 2048
4066El Sobrante, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 789
48.03 3524
2816Napa, California
Elementary Schools: 17 | Total Enrollment: 6,337
47.78 2775
4086Hawthorne, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 7,702
47.78 3768
3112Geyserville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 109
47.65 2665
3115San Martin, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 562
47.56 2409
2912Downey, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 8,970
47.52 2524
3128Laytonville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
47.41 2391
1381Ballico, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 306
47.39 905
3926Citrus Heights, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,273
47.29 3578
1856Costa Mesa, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 8,519
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award47.26 1592
3139Hilmar, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 874
47.24 2549
3144Loyalton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 200
47.18 2494
3147Colma, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 346
47.15 2394
3593Big Bear, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,344
47.10 3014
3104El Cajon, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 12,208
47.09 2930
3162Cotati, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 399
47.01 2478
2336Atwater, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,652
46.88 1826
2658Grand Terrace, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,457
46.88 2171
677Fairfield, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 7,501
46.81 519
2481Twentynine Palms, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,311
46.80 1934
3178Lockwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
46.69 2592
2663Crestline, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 766
46.66 2135
2917Tracy, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 12,184
46.64 2694
1925Whittier, California
Elementary Schools: 30 | Total Enrollment: 14,838
46.60 1697
1713Kingsburg, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,398
46.60 1309
2033Barstow, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,802
46.56 1691
3845Gilroy, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,305
46.52 3485
3195Inyokern, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 219
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award46.38 2601
3537Valley Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,146
46.28 2944
3204Brisbane, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 229
46.22 2595
3618Nipomo, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,633
46.21 2974
3877Modesto, California
Elementary Schools: 49 | Total Enrollment: 24,012
46.13 3752
3180Inglewood, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 9,060
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award46.10 2793
3238Bangor, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 128
45.98 2493
3294Santa Catalina, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 645
45.81 2647
3638Reseda, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,385
45.80 3258
3259Dunlap, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 386
45.65 2535
4251Mira Loma, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,487
45.64 3708
5029Cathedral City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 4,092
45.49 4571
3273Pleasant Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 191
45.44 2721
2864Mendota, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,514
45.16 2261
5058Manteca, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 9,644
45.12 4546
1445Oakland, California
Elementary Schools: 64 | Total Enrollment: 21,104
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award45.11 1400
3310Denair, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 567
45.05 3033
3309Groveland, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 293
45.05 2843
3330Selma, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,311
44.84 2786
3197Fort Bragg, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 864
44.75 2689
3296Lakeside, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 2,876
44.72 2972
2747Oakley, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,997
44.63 2290
4081Tujunga, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,234
44.61 3699
3589El Centro, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 5,820
44.56 3309
2949Victorville, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 14,931
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award44.43 2853
4012Red Bluff, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,290
44.40 3494
3066Escalon, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 996
44.39 2411
2848Corcoran, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 972
44.05 2235
3370Greenville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 141
44.05 2778
2722Gardena, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,767
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award43.97 2486
3381Cambria, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 326
43.93 2736
3383Santa Margarita, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 292
43.86 2779
3405Kernville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 152
43.55 2800
3205Anaheim, California
Elementary Schools: 46 | Total Enrollment: 33,090
43.54 3082
3628Firebaugh, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,113
43.49 2936
3773Lennox, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,674
43.38 3083
4573Santa Paula, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 3,224
43.36 4092
4315Norwalk, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 8,484
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award43.33 3781
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