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
3527Challenge, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
43.24 2864
4803Penn Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 745
43.21 4288
3537Campo, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 394
43.14 2840
1575Occidental, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 244
43.12 1145
4003Santa Ana, California
Elementary Schools: 50 | Total Enrollment: 34,096
Two elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award43.11 3910
3397Half Moon Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,061
43.09 2826
4057Tulelake, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 295
42.90 3398
3555Creston, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 109
42.89 3218
3556Springville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 363
42.87 2880
2053Crescent City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,589
42.76 1585
3171Hemet, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 8,297
42.70 2706
3610Edgewood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
42.46 2871
3850North Hollywood, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,607
42.32 3662
3594Lockeford, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
42.28 2934
4234Highland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,887
42.11 3942
2974Hanford, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 6,691
42.09 2647
4165Imperial Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,752
42.07 3633
4096Bishop, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 917
42.05 3511
3670Morongo Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 245
41.93 3134
3429Fowler, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 875
41.85 2840
3747Hollister, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,866
41.78 3623
3671Portola, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 377
41.78 3034
601Menlo Park, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,016
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award41.74 535
3810Patterson, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,965
41.71 3219
2927Corning, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 1,621
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award41.69 2552
2441Middletown, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 935
41.69 2130
3370Yreka, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 994
41.66 2760
3395Daly City, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 5,436
41.48 2903
4222Covina, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,153
41.39 3788
4734Sacramento, California
Elementary Schools: 102 | Total Enrollment: 53,933
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award41.21 4655
4074Newark, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,094
41.12 3623
2479Riverdale, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,066
40.97 1882
3806Carson, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,355
40.92 3337
3267Spring Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,259
40.83 2760
3700Burney, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 345
40.78 3033
2563Riverside, California
Elementary Schools: 54 | Total Enrollment: 37,623
40.77 2354
4185Ontario, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 16,008
40.76 3831
1699Indio, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,038
40.72 1331
2713San Juan Capistrano, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,325
40.62 2196
4638Orange, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 8,510
40.58 4519
4601Canoga Park, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,423
40.54 4027
4297Keyes, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 752
40.48 3553
3725Stratford, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 282
40.46 3025
3729Saticoy, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 409
40.42 3110
3735Isleton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 160
40.34 3110
3736Mission Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 684
40.34 3098
2961Suisun City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,919
40.27 2289
3587Fresno, California
Elementary Schools: 102 | Total Enrollment: 59,820
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award40.14 3582
2287Merced, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 9,127
40.13 1982
5246Chico, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 6,987
40.09 4961
4426Maywood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,922
40.09 3920
3454Montclair, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,087
39.92 3008
4126Huntington Park, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,701
39.85 3549
3574Jamul, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 885
39.84 3080
2467Lemoore, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,086
39.83 2045
4542North Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,466
39.79 4223
3675Paramount, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,212
39.72 3198
3816Oceano, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 482
39.58 3108
3331Perris, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,767
39.52 2791
3786El Nido, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
39.52 3065
3787Jamestown, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
39.52 3100
4099Fontana, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 23,074
39.50 3754
3794Petrolia, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 878
39.39 3087
3795Tahoe City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 295
39.38 3526
2905Salida, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,453
39.37 2306
3800Frazier Park, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 271
39.30 3067
3838Lemon Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,275
39.27 3147
4436Nuevo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,042
39.25 3788
3804Pioneer, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 218
39.21 3190
4564Bellflower, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,320
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award39.20 4074
3235Baldwin Park, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 8,436
39.11 2721
4334Fort Irwin, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,395
39.11 3756
5017Bell, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,057
39.08 4539
3619San Leandro, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,994
38.91 3184
2804San Lorenzo, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,716
38.83 2164
5519Acampo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 823
38.75 5055
3436Harbor City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,481
38.72 2763
3840Tres Pinos, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 145
38.66 3097
3173Livingston, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,699
38.61 2601
3710Pinole, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,673
38.57 3104
3852Mentone, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
38.48 3229
2014Eureka, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 3,421
38.41 1691
4163Pico Rivera, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,921
38.31 3667
4963Rialto, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,058
38.31 4450
3129Ceres, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,574
38.29 2738
3988La Puente, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 11,723
38.29 3632
3866Warner Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 102
38.27 3163
4143Reedley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,465
38.26 3541
4062Hesperia, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,237
38.23 3650
3872Lenwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
38.19 3107
2100Los Banos, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,996
38.12 1792
4958Dinuba, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,038
38.10 4328
1859Compton, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 12,365
38.08 1357
3550Exeter, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,304
38.04 2963
3005Waterford, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,014
38.00 2340
3948Alta, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 121
37.98 3385
1952Banning, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,392
37.97 1479
4251Magalia, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 822
37.92 3581
3604San Ysidro, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,647
37.81 2977
2890Anderson, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 1,700
37.80 2544
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