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
1516Panorama City, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,361
26.52 961
1326Lancaster, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 7,050
26.52 890
1522Desert Hot Springs, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,935
26.16 971
1525Pinole, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,622
25.96 1002
1577South Gate, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,926
25.44 1073
1366San Jacinto, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,077
25.32 856
1536Colton, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,308
25.23 1000
1537El Cerrito, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,243
25.22 1016
1541Woodlake, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 781
25.07 979
1542Winterhaven, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 119
25.03 1026
1543Barstow, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,705
24.99 1005
1550Pine Valley, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 449
24.77 1023
1551Acton, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 609
24.70 1040
1307San Bernardino, California
High Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 14,329
24.69 835
1552Firebaugh, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 710
24.68 1021
1553Maywood, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,343
24.63 1004
1554Soledad, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,127
24.46 1010
1569Coalinga, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,166
23.43 1037
1570Mojave, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 410
23.33 1061
1575Arvin, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,554
23.22 1012
1654Thermal, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,667
22.86 1124
1586Emeryville, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 337
22.21 1085
1658Denair, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 601
22.13 1151
1592Banning, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,170
21.98 1068
1613Westwood, California
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 568
21.76 1076
1370Richmond, California
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,811
21.44 857
1595Sylmar, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,625
21.31 1038
1608Gardena, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,806
20.20 1042
1615Arleta, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,978
19.74 1054
1628Gonzales, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 700
19.48 1082
1619Orosi, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,000
19.43 1067
1638Littlerock, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,795
17.52 1110
1666Compton, California
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,249
17.36 1107
1650Menlo Park, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 554
16.71 1100
1653Covelo, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 108
15.50 1095
1663Avenal, California
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 642
13.30 1099
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