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
4424National 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 3899
5044East Nicolaus, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,578
37.34 4480
4034Emeryville, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 420
37.21 3319
2733Los 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 2708
2221Bakersfield, California
Elementary Schools: 87 | Total Enrollment: 54,953
37.09 2000
5918West 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 5522
4058Winnetka, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 742
37.02 3353
2806St. Helena, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 525
36.98 2457
2413Van 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 2111
4066Princeton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
36.87 3229
3358Lakeport, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,015
36.84 2702
5293Escondido, California
Elementary Schools: 21 | Total Enrollment: 15,075
36.74 5144
4073Redway, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 277
36.73 3422
3902Porterville, California
Elementary Schools: 20 | Total Enrollment: 10,993
36.70 3518
5731Altadena, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,004
36.34 5428
4120Alturas, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 366
36.20 3503
4137Helendale, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 346
35.97 3494
5017Marina, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,430
35.84 4340
4151Lake Isabella, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 419
35.78 3556
4003Antioch, California
Elementary Schools: 14 | Total Enrollment: 7,970
35.66 3433
4175Pinon Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 454
35.51 3461
4118Romoland, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,170
35.41 3382
4813Yucca Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,887
35.14 4119
4108Olivehurst, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,444
35.05 3688
5118Stanton, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,040
34.95 4368
4225Weldon, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 147
34.94 3516
2253Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 7,836
34.76 1838
4234Hayfork, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
34.74 3533
5517Moreno 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 5287
2590Tulare, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 8,359
34.42 2189
4621Woodland, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,540
34.40 4268
4257Mammoth Lakes, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 545
34.31 3576
5357El Monte, California
Elementary Schools: 22 | Total Enrollment: 14,680
34.18 4926
3308Kelseyville, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 773
34.13 2755
5494Fallbrook, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,824
33.94 4974
4717Fortuna, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,140
33.88 4151
4358Rodeo, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 739
33.87 3696
4290Tipton, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 635
33.87 3485
3651Live Oak, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,413
33.79 3031
4308Lost Hills, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 414
33.68 3535
5588Madera, California
Elementary Schools: 18 | Total Enrollment: 10,883
33.68 5219
5549Turlock, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,609
33.62 4999
4256Willits, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 744
33.54 3576
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
5098Pittsburg, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,882
33.29 4537
1898Parlier, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,360
33.13 1533
5273Visalia, California
Elementary Schools: 27 | Total Enrollment: 14,132
33.03 5086
3272Lodi, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,102
33.00 2887
4660Delhi, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,922
32.98 4002
4372Anza, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 543
32.93 3558
4390Landers, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 198
32.61 3694
4239Dixon, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,986
32.60 3565
4312Caruthers, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 987
32.32 3714
4410Willow Creek, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 213
32.29 3582
5224Rancho Cordova, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 3,600
32.07 4719
4598Sylmar, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,128
32.05 4002
4446Chualar, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 360
31.92 3601
3742Brawley, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,205
31.77 3310
4616Wilmington, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 5,335
31.76 3963
4776South Gate, California
Elementary Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 10,282
31.68 4175
4584Vallejo, California
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 7,326
31.56 4019
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
5581Delano, California
Elementary Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,299
31.13 5145
4496Ducor, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 182
31.11 3720
4511La Grange, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 202
31.01 3822
5113Arleta, California
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,124
30.98 4529
4249San Fernando, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 5,230
30.97 3503
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
5128Palmdale, California
Elementary Schools: 26 | Total Enrollment: 20,211
30.38 4714
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
6011East Palo Alto, California
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,907
30.19 5644
3848Lompoc, California
Elementary Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 4,446
30.19 3425
3597Salinas, California
Elementary Schools: 34 | Total Enrollment: 20,044
30.11 3399
2809Sonoma, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,103
30.09 2365
5000Littlerock, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 857
30.03 4268
4542Riverbank, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 704
29.99 3736
4177Lathrop, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,971
29.78 3498
5443Holtville, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 805
29.71 5041
5704Colton, California
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,037
29.61 5082
4958Winters, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 696
29.23 4200
4661Litchfield, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 269
29.22 3852
3784Adelanto, California
Elementary Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,954
29.14 3150
4679Maricopa, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
28.83 3822
4076Rio Vista, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 717
28.66 3455
4705Potter Valley, California
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 104
28.45 3937
3011Soledad, California
Elementary Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 2,578
28.22 2372
5928Panorama City, California
Elementary Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,690
28.21 5226
4025Willows, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,156
28.16 3262
3981Stockton, 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 3966
4877Pomona, 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 4637
5408Dos Palos, California
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 994
27.88 4661
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