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
3809Santa 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 3716
3720Half Moon Bay, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,061
43.09 3149
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
4599Crescent City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,589
42.76 4131
3171Hemet, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 8,297
42.70 2706
3610Edgewood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
42.46 2871
2167North Hollywood, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,607
42.32 1979
3594Lockeford, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
42.28 2934
1911Highland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,887
42.11 1619
2140Hanford, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 6,691
42.09 1813
4466Imperial Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,752
42.07 3934
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
2492Hollister, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,866
41.78 2368
3671Portola, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 377
41.78 3034
5628Menlo 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 5562
2583Patterson, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,965
41.71 1992
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
5256Middletown, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 935
41.69 4945
3085Yreka, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 994
41.66 2475
3964Daly City, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 5,436
41.48 3472
3543Covina, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,153
41.39 3109
1345Sacramento, 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 1266
4449Newark, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,094
41.12 3998
3164Riverdale, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,066
40.97 2567
5591Carson, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,355
40.92 5122
3267Spring Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,259
40.83 2760
3700Burney, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 345
40.78 3033
4705Riverside, California
Elementary Schools: 54 | Total Enrollment: 37,623
40.77 4496
5202Ontario, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 16,008
40.76 4848
4567Indio, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,038
40.72 4199
4727San Juan Capistrano, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,325
40.62 4210
4232Orange, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 8,510
40.58 4113
4601Canoga Park, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,423
40.54 4027
3159Keyes, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 752
40.48 2415
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
5345Fresno, 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 5340
2177Merced, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 9,127
40.13 1872
2396Chico, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 6,987
40.09 2111
4668Maywood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,922
40.09 4162
3580Montclair, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,087
39.92 3134
4385Huntington Park, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,701
39.85 3808
2930Jamul, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 885
39.84 2436
5148Lemoore, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,086
39.83 4726
5729North Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,466
39.79 5410
4993Paramount, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,212
39.72 4516
3816Oceano, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 482
39.58 3108
4801Perris, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,767
39.52 4261
3786El Nido, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
39.52 3065
3787Jamestown, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
39.52 3100
3041Fontana, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 23,074
39.50 2696
3794Petrolia, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 878
39.39 3087
3795Tahoe City, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 295
39.38 3526
4338Salida, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,453
39.37 3739
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
3196Nuevo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,042
39.25 2548
3804Pioneer, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 218
39.21 3190
3112Bellflower, 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 2622
3068Baldwin Park, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 8,436
39.11 2554
3314Fort Irwin, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,395
39.11 2736
5017Bell, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,057
39.08 4539
1719San Leandro, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,994
38.91 1284
2920San Lorenzo, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,716
38.83 2280
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
3944Livingston, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,699
38.61 3372
2817Pinole, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,673
38.57 2211
3852Mentone, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
38.48 3229
5537Eureka, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 3,421
38.41 5214
1874Pico Rivera, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,921
38.31 1378
2231Rialto, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,058
38.31 1718
3575Ceres, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,574
38.29 3184
2113La Puente, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 11,723
38.29 1757
3866Warner Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 102
38.27 3163
3087Reedley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,465
38.26 2485
4897Hesperia, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,237
38.23 4485
3872Lenwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
38.19 3107
4444Los Banos, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,996
38.12 4136
3703Dinuba, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,038
38.10 3073
4353Compton, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 12,365
38.08 3851
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
5057Banning, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,392
37.97 4584
4251Magalia, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 822
37.92 3581
3604San Ysidro, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,647
37.81 2977
4818Anderson, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 1,700
37.80 4472
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