2010 City Rankings - California High 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 high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high 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 Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated Math 1
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
899Le Grand, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 512
50.49 506
757Hemet, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,331
50.34 422
409Hawthorne, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,911
50.24 333
895Shasta Lake, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 875
50.14 483
1465Marysville, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,939
50.12 1292
905Duarte, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,173
50.04 475
805El Centro, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,922
49.97 420
989Lake Elsinore, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,192
49.87 660
920Sonoma, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,314
49.85 595
906Los Banos, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,367
49.83 524
1051Atwater, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,773
49.69 706
910Tujunga, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,115
49.65 506
911Bishop, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 646
49.59 546
1261San Jose, California
High Schools: 25 | Total Enrollment: 41,000
Two high schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award49.56 1259
913Lake Arrowhead, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,402
49.52 632
914Quartz Hill, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,118
49.49 619
915Fowler, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 701
49.47 515
922Willows, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 490
49.43 499
963Ontario, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 8,873
49.38 600
760Oceanside, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,077
49.31 448
918Kingsburg, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,131
49.23 575
709Monrovia, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,870
49.23 378
928Kerman, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,201
49.00 517
931Norco, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,159
48.88 548
933Fortuna, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 862
48.87 549
1192Spring Valley, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,206
48.84 954
936Carpinteria, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 721
48.71 568
938Lennox, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 535
48.66 528
941Corning, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 364
48.52 474
942Groveland, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 105
48.51 462
1224Lompoc, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,944
48.45 992
955Tustin, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,132
48.40 547
944Greenville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 111
48.37 629
947Dixon, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,249
48.24 594
959Hollister, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,918
47.95 586
960Lake Isabella, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 602
47.89 543
961Mira Loma, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,034
47.73 527
964Berkeley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,349
47.57 585
966Galt, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,492
47.51 659
537Quincy, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 501
47.46 426
987Manteca, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,688
47.44 572
971King City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 996
47.44 489
967Crockett, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 524
47.41 538
972Cloverdale, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 468
47.40 728
973San Bruno, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,161
47.32 527
968Maxwell, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 126
47.31 631
1364Santa Rosa, California
High Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 8,904
47.31 1334
1384Sacramento, California
High Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 29,501
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award47.20 1372
554Sherman Oaks, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 798
47.20 375
988Petrolia, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 878
47.00 527
1137Hesperia, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,956
46.87 876
977Caruthers, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 539
46.80 534
980South El Monte, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,664
46.64 533
539Daly City, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,996
46.61 362
981Keyes, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 240
46.59 721
983Lucerne Valley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 311
46.50 623
986Trona, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
46.37 523
1187Fairfield, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 7,891
46.12 1051
990Escalon, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 972
46.00 584
749Red Bluff, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,100
45.96 460
1288Bakersfield, California
High Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 30,593
45.96 1112
993Yucca Valley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,603
45.90 724
598Valley Center, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,434
45.76 384
1485San Diego, California
High Schools: 41 | Total Enrollment: 52,109
45.74 1378
999Jamul, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 384
45.47 577
1002Montclair, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,221
45.45 538
1004Selma, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,681
45.40 549
1007Portola, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 270
45.19 641
847Yuba City, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,721
45.02 524
1416La Quinta, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,366
44.95 1193
707Paradise, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,471
44.93 464
1013Chatsworth, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,129
44.86 661
1016Esparto, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 339
44.82 603
1018Boron, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 233
44.74 660
1019Holtville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 574
44.64 645
1020Laton, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 191
44.59 525
1024Dinuba, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,733
44.46 580
1036Tulelake, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 235
44.46 570
1026Union City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 4,150
44.44 606
1025Wasco, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,659
44.44 506
1037Paramount, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 4,758
44.42 667
1029Sunnyvale, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,929
44.41 649
1347San Francisco, California
High Schools: 19 | Total Enrollment: 17,173
44.37 1339
1034Gustine, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
44.28 564
909Tracy, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 6,068
44.23 523
771San Lorenzo, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,322
44.10 370
1293Stockton, California
High Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 18,734
43.96 1215
1040Winters, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 562
43.78 689
948Covina, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 6,691
43.72 657
1045Corcoran, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 924
43.64 589
1310Crescent City, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,501
43.58 953
843Montebello, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 7,039
43.49 509
1048Brawley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,707
43.41 646
1049Beaumont, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,305
43.36 622
982San Pedro, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,999
43.31 556
1053Rosamond, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 921
43.03 608
1054Rancho Cordova, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,975
42.98 677
773Visalia, California
High Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 8,618
42.98 520
1128Riverside, California
High Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 19,971
42.90 926
1376Santa Ana, California
High Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 16,529
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award42.84 1320
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