2010 City Rankings - California Middle 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 middle schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all middle 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 English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
820Monrovia, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,352
65.88 555
797Colfax, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 381
65.83 373
1505Sunnyvale, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,065
65.62 1435
804Edgewood, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
65.49 641
1579Upland, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,737
65.37 1391
808Artesia, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 696
65.33 418
812San Juan Capistrano, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,393
65.25 410
991Cottonwood, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 823
65.10 790
781Jackson, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 728
65.07 339
959Livermore, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,568
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award64.92 740
1345Santa Cruz, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 2,242
64.88 1306
827Maxwell, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 273
64.79 535
624Glendale, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,633
64.74 374
830Valley Center, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 848
64.67 453
840Imperial, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 885
64.20 475
762Woodland Hills, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,302
63.97 496
857San Bruno, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 516
63.69 442
922Paso Robles, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,468
63.63 617
1577Petaluma, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,240
63.61 1396
277Fair Oaks, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,099
63.52 196
863Springville, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 363
63.51 546
1040Arcata, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 940
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award63.33 884
868Los Osos, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 374
63.33 588
1732Camarillo, California
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,388
63.23 1611
880Berkeley, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,826
63.06 510
1316Alhambra, California
Middle Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,661
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award62.90 1056
884Columbia, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 585
62.78 451
886Ojai, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 518
62.67 534
932Middletown, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 361
62.64 830
1325Gridley, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 863
62.24 1079
810Bishop, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 579
62.22 451
1254Grass Valley, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 2,467
62.19 1064
897Tomales, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 187
62.09 548
708Chico, California
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,090
61.98 457
902Soulsbyville, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 532
61.88 609
904Idyllwild, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 318
61.83 749
943Rosemead, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,502
61.67 654
909Selma, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 933
61.64 389
912Tahoe City, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 479
61.52 498
917Vandenberg Afb, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 765
61.18 587
873Napa, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,266
61.01 651
926Claremont, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,191
60.93 569
927St. Helena, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 314
60.90 476
1385Hollister, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,637
60.73 1199
1439Morgan Hill, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,813
60.37 1313
941Georgetown, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 484
60.21 435
619Solvang, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 960
60.17 425
945Grenada, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 156
60.06 495
948Angwin, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 113
59.94 545
949Groveland, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 293
59.93 478
953Calistoga, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 384
59.80 379
1060Redding, California
Middle Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 5,780
59.74 987
954Loleta, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 114
59.72 324
1252Lincoln, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,317
59.59 1078
1581Corning, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 976
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award59.53 1298
961Wheatland, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 366
59.50 501
964Half Moon Bay, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 775
59.29 637
795Felton, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 797
59.28 508
1584Susanville, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 850
59.26 1374
740Redlands, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,706
59.23 430
1097Santa Rosa, California
Middle Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 7,245
59.23 1054
937Julian, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,480
59.15 799
966Monterey, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 806
59.13 592
972Oakhurst, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 214
59.07 484
749Rancho Cucamonga, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,643
59.01 478
730Oceanside, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 6,970
59.00 590
1092Sanger, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,044
58.98 955
979La Palma, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,199
58.91 611
982Lake Arrowhead, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 730
58.84 432
984South El Monte, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 667
58.74 576
1460San Rafael, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,198
58.65 1352
479Chula Vista, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 8,864
58.64 307
420Alameda, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,292
58.45 253
1471South San Francisco, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,006
58.19 1153
997Blue Lake, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 150
58.16 608
1051Atascadero, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 922
58.04 770
1009Greenville, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 111
57.95 667
1008Sonora, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,489
57.94 726
550Fortuna, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 536
57.92 137
1072Costa Mesa, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,860
57.81 733
921Windsor, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,911
57.80 590
1013Alturas, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 177
57.77 620
1015American Canyon, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 877
57.63 585
319Tustin, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,038
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award57.54 225
1045Foresthill, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 229
56.97 689
510Acampo, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 823
56.65 266
1860Redwood City, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 4,656
56.52 1856
853Jamul, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 767
56.50 508
1038Dixon, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 609
56.42 671
1257Mckinleyville, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 519
56.30 938
988Ventura, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,188
56.29 843
1049Jamestown, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
56.04 591
1066Quartz Hill, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 858
55.99 688
1476Lakeside, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,605
55.68 1419
2079Carmichael, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 7,028
55.68 1830
1055Lockwood, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 203
55.55 615
1056Lakeport, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 592
55.54 673
767Corona, California
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 7,592
55.48 528
1063Valley Springs, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 551
55.14 678
1069Delhi, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,208
55.13 685
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