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
2843Penn Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 745
43.21 2328
3537Campo, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 394
43.14 2840
1575Occidental, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 244
43.12 1145
985Santa 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 Award43.11 892
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
4303Hemet, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 8,297
42.70 3838
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
2383Hanford, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 6,691
42.09 2056
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
5391Hollister, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,866
41.78 5267
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
2169Daly City, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 5,436
41.48 1677
4313Covina, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,153
41.39 3879
4793Sacramento, 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 4714
4074Newark, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,094
41.12 3623
2479Riverdale, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,066
40.97 1882
4500Carson, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,355
40.92 4031
3673Spring Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,259
40.83 3166
3700Burney, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 345
40.78 3033
4345Riverside, California
Elementary Schools: 54 | Total Enrollment: 37,623
40.77 4136
4185Ontario, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 16,008
40.76 3831
2932Indio, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,038
40.72 2564
2713San Juan Capistrano, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,325
40.62 2196
5620Orange, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 8,510
40.58 5501
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
3737Fresno, 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 3732
2287Merced, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 9,127
40.13 1982
4884Chico, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 6,987
40.09 4599
4426Maywood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,922
40.09 3920
1792Montclair, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,087
39.92 1346
3904Huntington Park, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,701
39.85 3327
3574Jamul, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 885
39.84 3080
4431Lemoore, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,086
39.83 4009
2698North Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,466
39.79 2379
3675Paramount, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,212
39.72 3198
3816Oceano, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 482
39.58 3108
4692Perris, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,767
39.52 4152
3786El Nido, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
39.52 3065
3787Jamestown, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
39.52 3100
1657Fontana, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 23,074
39.50 1312
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
3225Lemon Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,275
39.27 2534
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
3353Baldwin Park, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 8,436
39.11 2839
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
5846San Leandro, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,994
38.91 5411
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
4965Pinole, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,673
38.57 4359
3852Mentone, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
38.48 3229
2117Eureka, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 3,421
38.41 1794
3914Pico Rivera, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,921
38.31 3418
3577Rialto, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,058
38.31 3064
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
3087Reedley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,465
38.26 2485
4089Hesperia, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,237
38.23 3677
3872Lenwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
38.19 3107
2100Los Banos, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,996
38.12 1792
3375Dinuba, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,038
38.10 2745
1881Compton, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 12,365
38.08 1379
4265Exeter, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,304
38.04 3678
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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