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
1167West Sacramento, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,891
42.81 764
773Huntington Park, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,226
42.77 465
1157Kelseyville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 530
42.72 790
1160Chowchilla, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 951
42.36 673
1164Buena Park, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,962
42.15 706
1168Bell, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 4,301
42.08 716
1233Newark, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,565
42.04 841
1474Susanville, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,038
42.00 1225
1445Van Nuys, California
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 10,989
41.92 1365
919Vista, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 9,326
41.89 643
977Lawndale, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,601
41.42 679
1179Upper Lake, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 381
41.42 711
1340Oxnard, California
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 14,219
41.37 1036
1000Pasadena, California
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 9,088
40.98 700
1191North Hills, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,749
40.89 722
1192Riverbank, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 744
40.85 693
1196Pittsburg, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,391
40.77 713
1195Reedley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,902
40.77 717
1198Calistoga, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 384
40.73 759
1381Concord, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 6,412
40.57 1130
1203Mendota, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 666
40.55 717
1210Colusa, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 351
39.98 848
1212Northridge, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,061
39.74 803
1214Shafter, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,507
39.61 749
1483Sonora, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,488
39.51 1267
1413Vallejo, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,792
39.33 1026
1143Oroville, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,139
38.89 789
1239Patterson, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,608
38.85 807
1517Pomona, California
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 8,289
38.78 1373
1225Cudahy, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,117
38.66 713
1224Orland, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 666
38.66 765
1302Antioch, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,981
38.50 908
1219Madera, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 5,548
38.12 983
1253Imperial Beach, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,775
37.99 753
1240Castroville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,305
37.98 749
1138Long Beach, California
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 21,124
37.86 896
1244Fontana, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 12,144
37.82 811
1243Canoga Park, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,860
37.78 768
1121Woodland, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,125
37.21 667
744San Luis Obispo, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,699
37.01 541
1259Indio, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,447
36.91 733
956Inglewood, California
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 4,540
36.86 623
1260Hoopa, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 253
36.84 766
1261Olivehurst, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,332
36.81 801
1262Pico Rivera, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,191
36.67 774
1267Rio Vista, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 321
36.37 796
1320La Puente, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,212
36.35 828
1276Hanford, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,535
36.20 828
1127Marina, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 608
36.07 864
1308Salinas, California
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 9,583
35.96 880
1280Cathedral City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,849
35.73 795
1537Los Angeles, California
High Schools: 63 | Total Enrollment: 84,569
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award35.59 1494
1289Clarksburg, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 181
35.14 894
1305Solvang, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 384
34.91 856
1298Sun Valley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,139
34.51 764
1439Norwalk, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,192
34.35 942
1301Los Olivos, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 485
34.29 877
1306Point Arena, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
34.19 832
1396Rialto, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 7,929
34.11 915
1399Citrus Heights, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,841
33.90 981
1313Strathmore, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 331
33.87 807
1423Carmichael, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,569
33.79 1027
1506Wheatland, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 783
33.72 1128
1317San Leandro, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,685
33.47 833
1505Perris, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 5,321
33.44 1173
1322Dos Palos, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 775
33.20 824
1328Alpaugh, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 134
32.53 820
1277Chino, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 5,057
32.53 815
1329Williams, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 343
32.51 836
1546Victorville, California
High Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 11,433
32.38 1386
1548Palm Springs, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,248
32.36 1222
1367Baldwin Park, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 7,008
32.28 910
1333Hercules, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,008
32.11 844
1485San Fernando, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 5,391
31.93 1047
1351Salton City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 396
31.88 810
1336Borrego Springs, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 150
31.85 788
1342Blythe, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 927
31.48 813
1596Moreno Valley, California
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 13,948
31.46 1257
1343Delhi, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 682
31.44 821
1345City of Industry, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,202
31.29 791
1352Seaside, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,207
31.08 850
1365East Nicolaus, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,431
30.94 818
1355Lower Lake, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 749
30.94 835
1366Greenfield, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 964
30.63 806
1056Palmdale, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 11,562
30.43 667
1372Azusa, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,464
29.75 832
1569Oakland, California
High Schools: 24 | Total Enrollment: 11,538
29.71 1564
1217North Hollywood, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,308
29.59 786
1337Hayward, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,144
29.54 819
1380Mcfarland, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 880
29.53 827
1180Fresno, California
High Schools: 18 | Total Enrollment: 29,049
28.85 1119
1397Gorman, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,198
28.51 883
1403Orange Cove, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 665
28.04 864
1406Lindsay, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,052
27.73 881
1408Harbor City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,387
27.40 905
1411Farmersville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 678
27.05 866
1421Parlier, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 821
26.92 886
1389Watsonville, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,840
26.85 936
1412Bell Gardens, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,570
26.75 895
1415Bloomington, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,972
26.64 873
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