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
4482National City, California
Elementary Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 6,001
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award37.35 3957
3170East Nicolaus, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,578
37.34 2606
4034Emeryville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 420
37.21 3319
5415Los Angeles, California
Elementary Schools: 267 | Total Enrollment: 162,797
Five elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award37.14 5390
5442Bakersfield, California
Elementary Schools: 87 | Total Enrollment: 54,953
37.09 5221
5235West Sacramento, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,591
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award37.03 4839
4058Winnetka, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 742
37.02 3353
5432St. Helena, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 525
36.98 5083
5821Van Nuys, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 10,621
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award36.92 5519
4066Princeton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
36.87 3229
4828Lakeport, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,015
36.84 4172
1602Escondido, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 15,075
36.74 1453
4073Redway, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 277
36.73 3422
4135Porterville, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 10,993
36.70 3751
4061Altadena, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,004
36.34 3758
4120Alturas, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 366
36.20 3503
4137Helendale, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 346
35.97 3494
4693Marina, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,430
35.84 4016
4151Lake Isabella, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 419
35.78 3556
5208Antioch, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,970
35.66 4638
4175Pinon Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 454
35.51 3461
4255Romoland, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,170
35.41 3519
3696Yucca Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,887
35.14 3002
4477Olivehurst, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,444
35.05 4057
5118Stanton, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,040
34.95 4368
4225Weldon, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 147
34.94 3516
4354Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 7,836
34.76 3939
4234Hayfork, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
34.74 3533
2306Moreno Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 28 | Total Enrollment: 19,876
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award34.50 2076
2983Tulare, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 8,359
34.42 2582
3748Woodland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,540
34.40 3395
4257Mammoth Lakes, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 545
34.31 3576
4615El Monte, California
Elementary Schools: 22 | Total Enrollment: 14,680
34.18 4184
5311Kelseyville, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 773
34.13 4758
4359Fallbrook, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,824
33.94 3839
3640Fortuna, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,140
33.88 3074
4358Rodeo, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 739
33.87 3696
4290Tipton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 635
33.87 3485
3101Live Oak, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,413
33.79 2481
4308Lost Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 414
33.68 3535
4807Madera, California
Elementary Schools: 18 | Total Enrollment: 10,883
33.68 4438
5250Turlock, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,609
33.62 4700
4380Willits, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 744
33.54 3700
4666Orosi, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,317
33.45 3981
4328Heber, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,101
33.37 3550
4329Trona, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 168
33.34 3510
4337Esparto, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
33.30 3566
4770Pittsburg, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,882
33.29 4209
5784Parlier, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,360
33.13 5419
5831Visalia, California
Elementary Schools: 27 | Total Enrollment: 14,132
33.03 5644
5863Lodi, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,102
33.00 5478
3896Delhi, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,922
32.98 3238
4372Anza, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 543
32.93 3558
4390Landers, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 198
32.61 3694
3482Dixon, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,986
32.60 2808
4312Caruthers, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 987
32.32 3714
4410Willow Creek, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 213
32.29 3582
5479Rancho Cordova, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 3,600
32.07 4974
4386Sylmar, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,128
32.05 3790
4446Chualar, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 360
31.92 3601
4605Brawley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,205
31.77 4173
4649Wilmington, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 5,335
31.76 3996
3711South Gate, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 10,282
31.68 3110
5405Vallejo, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,326
31.56 4840
3752San Andreas, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 711
31.45 3026
4475Point Arena, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 226
31.40 3652
4492Arbuckle, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 553
31.21 3744
2589Delano, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,299
31.13 2153
4496Ducor, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 182
31.11 3720
4511La Grange, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 202
31.01 3822
3519Arleta, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,124
30.98 2935
4038San Fernando, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 5,230
30.97 3292
5634San Miguel, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 523
30.77 5136
4704Lake View Terrace, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,243
30.62 3987
4581Pearblossom, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 363
30.45 3807
4295Palmdale, California
Elementary Schools: 26 | Total Enrollment: 20,211
30.38 3881
3885Cloverdale, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,015
30.32 3181
4569Glen Ellen, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 247
30.22 3758
4583Smith River, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 268
30.21 3832
5168East Palo Alto, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,907
30.19 4801
5203Lompoc, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,446
30.19 4780
5607Salinas, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 20,044
30.11 5409
5427Sonoma, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,103
30.09 4983
4184Littlerock, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 857
30.03 3452
4634Riverbank, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 704
29.99 3828
5053Lathrop, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,971
29.78 4374
5443Holtville, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 805
29.71 5041
4450Colton, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,037
29.61 3828
4368Winters, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 696
29.23 3610
4661Litchfield, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 269
29.22 3852
3943Adelanto, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,954
29.14 3309
4679Maricopa, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
28.83 3822
5338Rio Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 717
28.66 4717
4705Potter Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
28.45 3937
5922Soledad, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,578
28.22 5283
3389Panorama City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,690
28.21 2687
5419Willows, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,156
28.16 4656
5671Stockton, California
Elementary Schools: 72 | Total Enrollment: 44,936
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award28.12 5656
4194Pomona, California
Elementary Schools: 25 | Total Enrollment: 14,884
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award28.01 3954
4127Dos Palos, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 994
27.88 3380
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