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
4519Santa 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 4426
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
3300Crescent City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 1,589
42.76 2832
4866Hemet, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 8,297
42.70 4401
3610Edgewood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
42.46 2871
3143North Hollywood, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,607
42.32 2955
3594Lockeford, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
42.28 2934
4066Highland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,887
42.11 3774
4765Hanford, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 6,691
42.09 4438
2439Imperial Beach, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,752
42.07 1907
3763Bishop, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 917
42.05 3178
3670Morongo Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 245
41.93 3134
3429Fowler, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 875
41.85 2840
5055Hollister, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,866
41.78 4931
3671Portola, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 377
41.78 3034
671Menlo 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 Award41.74 605
3810Patterson, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,965
41.71 3219
5085Corning, 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 4710
2441Middletown, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 935
41.69 2130
4494Yreka, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 994
41.66 3884
3682Daly City, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 5,436
41.48 3190
4792Covina, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,153
41.39 4358
4135Sacramento, 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 4056
5144Newark, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,094
41.12 4693
3164Riverdale, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,066
40.97 2567
2562Carson, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,355
40.92 2093
3234Spring Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,259
40.83 2727
3700Burney, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 345
40.78 3033
4071Riverside, California
Elementary Schools: 54 | Total Enrollment: 37,623
40.77 3862
2311Ontario, California
Elementary Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 16,008
40.76 1957
3906Indio, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,038
40.72 3538
2837San Juan Capistrano, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,325
40.62 2320
4199Orange, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 8,510
40.58 4080
4947Canoga Park, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,423
40.54 4373
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
3224Suisun City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,919
40.27 2552
583Fresno, 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 Award40.14 578
3746Merced, California
Elementary Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 9,127
40.13 3441
4088Chico, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 6,987
40.09 3803
4668Maywood, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,922
40.09 4162
5626Montclair, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 5,087
39.92 5180
4083Huntington Park, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 6,701
39.85 3506
4873Jamul, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 885
39.84 4379
4167Lemoore, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,086
39.83 3745
2077North Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,466
39.79 1758
2375Paramount, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 6,212
39.72 1898
3816Oceano, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 482
39.58 3108
2791Perris, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,767
39.52 2251
3786El Nido, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
39.52 3065
3787Jamestown, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
39.52 3100
3741Fontana, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 23,074
39.50 3396
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
2466Lemon Grove, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,275
39.27 1775
3196Nuevo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,042
39.25 2548
3804Pioneer, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 218
39.21 3190
3943Bellflower, 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 3453
3128Baldwin Park, California
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 8,436
39.11 2614
4334Fort Irwin, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,395
39.11 3756
2677Bell, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,057
39.08 2199
2525San Leandro, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,994
38.91 2090
2920San Lorenzo, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,716
38.83 2280
2308Acampo, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 823
38.75 1844
4819Harbor City, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,481
38.72 4146
3840Tres Pinos, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 145
38.66 3097
4457Livingston, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,699
38.61 3885
4048Pinole, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,673
38.57 3442
3852Mentone, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
38.48 3229
5277Eureka, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 3,421
38.41 4954
4514Pico Rivera, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,921
38.31 4018
5048Rialto, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,058
38.31 4535
3635Ceres, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,574
38.29 3244
4386La Puente, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 11,723
38.29 4030
3866Warner Springs, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 102
38.27 3163
5316Reedley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,465
38.26 4714
5203Hesperia, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 8,237
38.23 4791
3872Lenwood, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 453
38.19 3107
4622Los Banos, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,996
38.12 4314
3561Dinuba, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,038
38.10 2931
5735Compton, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 12,365
38.08 5233
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
4309Banning, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,392
37.97 3836
4251Magalia, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 822
37.92 3581
3522San Ysidro, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,647
37.81 2895
5383Anderson, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 1,700
37.80 5037
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